International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Meet Our Newest Councilors

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IPC is pleased to introduce and welcome our seven newest Councilors for 2023: Andrew Alexis, Anna López Ferrer, Maja Mockenhaupt, Lev Pavlovsky, Andreas Pinter, Abir Saraswat, and Junko Takeshita. These individuals were confirmed by the IPC Board of Directors in November. They bring a diverse and broad experience in the field of psoriasis and are passionate about working to improve care for psoriasis patients around the world. IPC Councilors serve in an advisory capacity and lend their global expertise on psoriasis research, treatment, and education to support all IPC programs, events, and initiatives. They are selected based on their overall reputation in the dermatology community, experience in clinical or investigative research in psoriasis, level of clinical expertise in patient care, and demonstrated professional interest in psoriasis. Learn more about the IPC Councilors and read their full biographies.

Andrew Alexis, MD, MPH

Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

New York, New York, United States


Anna López Ferrer, MD, PhD

Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

Barcelona, Spain


Maja Mockenhaupt , MD, PhD

University of Freiburg

Freiburg, Germany


Lev Pavlovsky, MD, PhD

Rabin Medical Center

Petah-Tikva, Israel


Andreas Pinter, MD

Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt, Germany


Abir Saraswat, MD

Midland Hospital and Research Center

Lucknow, India


Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States



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