International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Improving Care.

Skin of Color

IMROVE THE UNMET NEEDS OF SKIN OF COLOR AND PSORIASIS

Project Description

The Skin of Color (SOC) Working Group will work to better understand the unmet needs around psoriasis on skin of color, improve the ability of dermatologists to diagnose and treat psoriasis in individuals with skin of color, and support and collaborate on activities by other organizations related to skin color in psoriasis including patient and dermatology associations. Preliminary plans for 2023 include: Preparing an up-to-date narrative literature search, creating an atlas of images of skin of color and psoriasis, creating educational tools and resources for clinicians, and exploring collaborations with other organizations such as IFPA and the Skin of Color Society.

Project Leaders

Mahira El Sayed Headshot

Mahira

El Sayed

,

MSc, MD

Ain Shams University
Cairo
,
Egypt

Chair

Murlidhar

Rajagopalan

,

MD

Apollo Hospitals
Chennai
,
India

Co-chair

Working Group Members

  • Andrew Alexis, United States
  • Nejib Doss, Tunisia
  • Chris Griffiths, United Kingdom
  • Elise Kleyn, United Kingdom
  • Mark Lebwohl, United States
  • Angela Londoño, Colombia
  • Junko Takashita, United States
  • Vermén Verallo-Rowell, Philippines

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