On Friday 11th December 2020, The Vitiligo Society hosted a virtual summit, the first of its type in the history of the charity. We are delighted to announce that the recording of this event is now available to view.
The event saw 3 incredible speakers presenting the latest developments in relation to vitiligo:
Dr John Harris
Dr John Harris is a dermatologist and Director of the University of Massachusetts Vitiligo Clinic and widely recognised as one of the leading figures related to vitiligo research. He joined us as our keynote speaker where he presented the state of play for vitiligo research, current treatment options and what the future holds in relation to research.
Dr Viktoria Eleftheriadou
In 2020, new guidelines in relation to managing vitiligo were updated by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) and Dr Viktoria Eleftheriadou presented on how the guidelines have changed since the last update in 2008.
Dr Alia Ahmed
Consultant Dermatologist & Skin Wellness Expert, Dr Alia Ahmed, focused on mental health in relation to skin conditions and how visible conditions like vitiligo can impact our wellbeing. She also shared some insight into the recently released report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Skin (APPGS). Dr Ahmed has previously featured on BBC Radio 5 Live, Vogue, The Times and The Daily Mail.
Click on the link to view the summit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6u6VT4DExc