Dr. Rudi Chandra is a lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Prima, Medan, Indonesia, and a dermatologist at Sylvani General Hospital in North Sumatera, Indonesia. He completed his Dermatology Residency and master’s degree in Medical Sciences in 2019 at the Universitas Sumatera Utara, North Sumatera, Indonesia. He has special interests in immunodermatology, especially psoriasis and autoimmune bullous diseases. Dr. Chandra has worked in clinical research since his residency along with his Mentor, Prof. Irma D. Roesyanto-Mahadi, Sp.KK(K). He has also published a pilot study about immunohistochemistry expressions of vitamin D receptors associated with the severity of disease in psoriasis patients in a Scopus-indexed journal. Currently, Dr. Chandra is working on researching an online web-based survey on post-COVID-19 vaccinations and psoriasis flare in Indonesian patients and the correlation between immunohistochemistry expression of interleukin-22 and vitamin D receptor in psoriasis vulgaris patients.
Dr. Chandra will study with IPC Councilor Curdin Conrad at the University Hospital of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.