International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.





Hospital de Clínicas Department of Dermatology
2019 Fellow
Dr. Contreras is a specialist in dermatology and venereology; she recently completed a Masters in Autoimmune Diseases. She holds clinic and teaches at the Hospital de Clínicas Department of Dermatology in Asunción, Paraguay where she is also in charge of the Teledermatology Unit. She has special interest in the integral management of psoriasis, combining clinical practice and research. She is the principal investigator for “VDR polymorphism and its relationship with psoriasis severity.” For her 2019 Fellowship, Dr. Contreras was placed with Prof. Catherine Smith at the St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, in London, United Kingdom and attended the World Congress of Dermatology. During her time, in London she observed Prof. Smith’s clinics on Psoriasis, Eczema, and Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). She also attended the British Association of Dermatologists meeting in Liverpool and observed clinical cases at RSM (Royal Society of Medicine).
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