Whether you’re attending in-person or virtually this year, IDS offers an exciting interactive hybrid event with even more ways to learn and engage. Virtual attendance includes the opportunity to join us from the convenience of your desktop or mobile app to connect with conference attendees, submit your questions to speakers, explore the exhibit hall, and win prizes. Experience our best event yet!
LearnSkin is a dedicated group of dermatologists and integrative medicine practitioners with a mission to support professionals in dermatology. Their goal is to share the latest scientific research and treatment options in dermatology for both Western and Eastern medicine to meet the growing demand for responsible, high quality, and evidence-based education bridging conventional and complementary medical approaches.
LearnSkin programs are designed to provide clinicians like you with skills that expand past what was learned in school, residency, and traditional conferences with the hope you inspire change in your patients and reach better outcomes in their overall care.
Howard Maibach is a board-certified dermatologist and an expert in contact and occupational dermatitis and sees patient at the Environmental Dermatosis Clinic, which is part of the Dermatology Clinic. His specialty is dermatotoxicology, or skin exposure toxicity; allergies and skin disorders; and dermatopharmacology or the study of medications for skin disorders.
Dr. Maibach has been on the editorial board of more than 30 scientific journals and is a member of 19 professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco Dermatological Society and the Internal Commission on Occupation Health. He is a Professor in the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.
Prior to launching Resilient Health Institute, Dr. Barr was on the faculty at the University of California-Davis, School of Medicine in the departments of dermatology and pathology. Dr. Barr is internationally recognized for her creative research and has numerous peer reviewed publications and book chapters.
Dr. Barr’s expertise has been featured on national tv, radio, podcasts as well as popular outlets including MindBodyGreen, Reader’s Digest, Glamour, SELF, and Oprah magazine.
Emma is a third year student at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, with a background in cell and molecular biology. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec while playing varsity soccer. Emma has a special interest in naturopathic dermatology, and treating chronic skin conditions with clean products, herbal medicine and nutritional intervention.
Outside of school, she enjoys hiking the BC mountains, skiing, reading on the beach or visiting local breweries. Emma is looking forward to meeting you all at this year’s symposium!
Harpinder is a third year medical student at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine interested in integrative dermatology. She is currently doing research in examining diet in psoriasis patients and how nutritional changes can impact severity of the disease.
Narrainshree Sathiyarajeswaran is participating in the undergraduate program in SIDDHA medicine in Santhigiri Siddha Medical College affiliated by Kerala University of Health Sciences. He is interested in working in the research field, especially in clinical research. He is passionate about integrative medicine and establishing the siddha system of medicine worldwide.
Narrainshree presented research at the Integrative Dermatology Symposium in 2019 about Integrative Approach in Fungal Diseases as well as 2020 about the Development of Integrative Clinical Trial Protocol for Psoriasis Management.
Saloumeh (Sally) Rounaghi is a Naturopathic doctor interested in the mind-skin-gut connection and autoimmune conditions such as Psoriatic arthritis and Lyme. She believes that, to better our health, we need to reach the root of the problem.
Being a Naturopathic Physician allows her to focus on personalized health needs using a broad background of knowledge from personally tailored diets, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, botanical medicine, homeopathy, and lifestyle management. She believes in the collaborative efforts within all facets of healthcare to better the wellbeing of patients.