Medical Grand Rounds
for Thursday, April 19, 2018:
“Mentorship in Contact Dermatitis”
Dr. Melanie Pratt, MD, FRCPC
Dr. Pratt is the Past President of the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS) and an Invited member of both the North American Contact Dermatitis Research Group (NACDG) and an Invited member of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group (ICDRG).
Dr. Pratt is world renowned in the field of contact dermatitis and is the divisional director of research for Dermatology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She has run a patch test clinic at The Ottawa Hospital for over 32 years, where 800+ patients are assessed and patch tested annually. She has been a contributing author on over 122 publications to date.
Her presentation will include an overview of what’s interesting and important to know about allergic contact dermatitis based on some interesting cases and studies that the dermatology residents have presented and published over the years. (Eg. Contact dermatitis to medicaments, furniture, eyelids and faces, shoes, textiles, knee prosthesis, etc.)
Funding for this lecture was provided by the Allergy Education Expendable Fund. This Fund was established by Sheila Alexander, Arts 1981, to support bringing to campus distinguished national and international speakers in the field of Allergy.
Etherington Auditorium 7:45 am - 8:45 am
Thursday, April 19, 2018
*Videoconferencing is available at HDH in Jeanne Mance 0-044 and Providence Care in the 2nd floor Residents Room for these rounds