Dr. Ron Vender is a Dermatologist who currently practices in Hamilton. He is the founder and director of Dermatrials Research Incorporated and Venderm Innovations in Psoriasis. He has participated as principal investigator in over 100 clinical trials. He is Associate Clinical Professor at McMaster University in the Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology. Dr. Vender serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery reviewer for the JEADV, JAAD, and BJD. He is one of eight Canadians elected to the International Psoriasis Council, a member of the Canadian Professors of Dermatology and the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. He represents Canada on several global educational steering committees as well as international advisory boards. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has had posters, abstracts and lectures presented internationally.