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2021 Integrative Dermatology Symposium

In-Person Workshops

Innovative sessions that introduce new ideas and give participants a safe space to learn hands-on skills and inspire exploration of a new practice.

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Workshops

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Interdisciplinary
Partnering in
Dermatology

Olivia Hsu Friedman
DACM LAc

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM PDT

Integrative Practice Tips for Treating Common Pediatric Dermatology Conditions

Jennifer Ornelas
MD MAS

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM PDT

Auricular Acupuncture to Target Chronic and Acute Pain: The Battlefield Acupuncture Method

Steven Daveluy
MD

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM PDT

Sunday, October 24, 2021

How to Pick Specific Strains For Your Patients and How to Incorporate Gut Microbiome Testing Results

Raja Sivamani
MD MS AP

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

Supported by Microbiome Labs

Using Bio-Identical
Hormone Therapies
in Dermatology

Peter Koshland
PharmD BS

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

How to Setup, Manage,
and Bill for Group
Therapy Visits

Suhani Bora
MD

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT

2021 IDS Workshop Registration

Workshops are available for in-person attendees only.

Olivia Hsu Friedman, DACM LAc

Dr. Olivia Hsu Friedman holds a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, completed an additional diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology and is a NCCAOM board licensed Illinois acupuncturist. She is the owner of Amethyst Holistic Skin Solutions and treats dermatology patients in office and via video conference using only herbal medicine. Outside of the office, Olivia serves as a Board Member for the American Society of Acupuncturists and as faculty for the Chicago Eczema Support Center.

Jennifer Ornelas, MD

Dr. Jennifer Ornelas is a board-certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatology fellow in the Department of Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco. She conducted translational research investigating botanical extracts as novel treatment options for acne and earned a master’s in clinical and translational research. She is passionate about working with children and hopes to sub-specialize in pediatric dermatology. She is committed to serving the medically underserved populations of the region and hopes to provide culturally competent specialist care in her future practice.

Steven Daveluy, MD

Steven Daveluy is a board-certified dermatologist and residency program director at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He earned his bachelor of science from Michigan State University. He completed medical school and dermatology residency at Wayne State University, where he joined the faculty after graduation. He has a special interest in medical dermatology, hidradenitis suppurativa, cutaneous lymphoma, skin of color, and integrative approaches to skin health.

Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP

Dr. Raja Sivamani is a board-certified dermatologist and practices as an integrative dermatologist at Pacific Skin Institute. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology at the University of California, Davis, and Director of Clinical Research and the Clinical Trials Unit. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the California State University, Sacramento and an Associate Professor of Dermatology at California Northstate University, College of Medicine. He engages in clinical practice as well as both clinical and translational research that integrates bioengineering, nutrition, cosmetics, and skin biology. 

With training in both Allopathic and Ayurvedic medicine, he takes an integrative approach to his patients and in his research. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research manuscripts, 10 textbook chapters, and a textbook entitled Cosmeceuticals and Active Cosmetics, 3rd Edition with a passion for expanding the evidence and boundaries of integrative medicine for skin care.

Peter Koshland, PharmD

Peter Koshland, PharmD is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of California at San Francisco School of Pharmacy. Peter opened his compounding pharmacy, Koshland Pharm, in 2009 in San Francisco, and has continued to work with doctors and patients on individualized, integrative therapies that make a difference in the quality of patients’ day-to-day lives. He trains and consults with doctors across the state of California in the areas of hormone replacement, thyroid disorders, and compounding applications for dermatology, urology, and pain management.

Suhani Bora, MD

Suhani Bora, MD is currently the Director of Integrative Health and Core faculty at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (GLFHC) and Lawrence Family Medicine Residency (LFMR) in Lawrence, MA. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan, Suhani trained in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin.

Following residency, she joined the faculty at GLFHC/LFMR in Lawrence, MA, which is an urban, primarily Spanish-speaking city north of Boston. While at GLFHC she learned Spanish and was introduced to group medical visits through Centering Pregnancy.

Her interest in integrative medicine and exploring the evidence behind the traditional healing practices used by her patients led her back to Madison, WI where she completed a fellowship in Academic Integrative Medicine. As a fellow, she developed Whole Health Group Visits, a series of lifestyle-focused group visits to discuss wellness topics and address loneliness.

Following the fellowship, Suhani resumed her work with underserved communities by bringing Whole Health Group Visits, along with new integrative medicine tools, into her primary care practice at a federally qualified health center in Madison, WI before returning to GLFHC / LFMR in Lawrence, MA.