The Photomedicine Society
promotes a greater understanding
of light in health and disease.


The 27th Annual Meeting of The Photomedicine Society

The 27th Annual Meeting of The Photomedicine Society will be held:

February 15, 2018
8:30AM – 5:00PM
Marriot Marquis San Diego Marina
Grand Ballroom 5
San Diego, CA USA

8:00 – 8:25 Registration
8:25 – 8:30 Opening Remarks
Heidi Jacobe, MD, Dallas, Texas
New and Now: Innovations and Cutting Edge Research
8:30 – 9:00 Eduardo Ruvolo, Jr., Whippany, New Jersey
What is New in Photoprotection
9:00 – 9:30 Lilit Garibyan, M.D., Ph.D., Boston, Massachusetts
The Magic Wand Initiative
9:30 – 10:00 Chih-Shan Jason Chen, M.D, Ph.D., Hauppauge, New York
Optical Imaging of Basel Cell Carcinoma – Beyond Diagnosis
10:00 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 10:45 Andrea Willey, M.D., Sacramento, California
Innovations in PDT
10:45 – 11:15 Arup K. Indra, Ph.D., Corvallis, Oregon
Sun and Vitamin D in Melanoma Skin Cancer
11:15 – 11:45 Roopal V. Kundu, M.D., Chicago, Illinois
Photoprotection: Does color matter?
11:45 – 1:15 Break for Lunch
Keynote Speaker
1:15 – 2:00 Craig Elmets, M.D., Birmingham, Alabama
Current Progress in the Chemoprevention of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
2:00 – 2:15 Break
Grand Ballroom 5:
Phototherapy A-Z: A Practical Course for the Dermatology Provider
2:15 – 3:00 John Koo, M.D. and Kristen Beck, M.D., San Francisco, California
Targeted Phototherapy Can Clear Psoriasis in as Little as 3 Treatments
3:00 – 3:30 Anna L. Grossberg, M.D., Baltimore, Maryland
Phototherapy in Children
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:15 Elizabeth Buzney, M.D., Boston, Massachusetts
Therapeutic Challenges You Never Thought to Treat with UV
4:15 – 4:45 Heidi Jacobe, M.D., Dallas, Texas
UVA1 Today
Grand Ballroom 11:
Sunscreen Workshop
2:30 – 2:55 InSeok Seo, Ph.D., Skillman, New Jersey
Effects of UVA at Physiologically-relevant Doses by Non-invasive Methods: Pigmentation and Microstructural Responses Across Skin Ethnicities
2:55 – 3:20 Uli Osterwalder, M.S., Basel, Switzerland
How to Restore Trust in SPF Determination
3:20 – 3:55 Dennis Zlotnik, Chicago, Illinois
Stopping the Clock: Preventing the Formation of UVA and Visible Light Inducted Oxidative Stress
3:55 – 4:25 Shaun Hughes, PhD, Seattle, Washington and Curtis Cole, PhD, Ringoes, New Jersey
Redefining Sunscreen Protection
4:25 – 4:35 Indermeet Kohli, Ph.D., Detroit, Michigan
An Update on Visible Light Induced Effects from Henry Ford Health System-Detroit
4:35 – 4:40 Dan Latore
Skin Cancer Foundation
4:40 – 5:15 Q&A


28th Annual Meeting of the Photomedicine Society
February 28, 2019
Capitol Room
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC, USA

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