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April Armstrong, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Associate Dean For Clinical Research
Dermatology
HC4 2000 1450 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. April Armstrong is Associate Dean of Clinical Research at Keck School of Medicine at USC. She also serves as Director of Clinical Research for the Southern California Clinical and Translational Research Institute (SC CTSI). In the Department of Dermatology at USC, she serves as Vice Chair, Director of Clinical Trials and Outcomes Research, and Director of the Psoriasis Program.

Dr. Armstrong obtained her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed dermatology residency at the Harvard Dermatology Residency Program. She also obtained a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to joining faculty at the University of Southern California, Dr. Armstrong served as Vice Chair, Director of Clinical Research, and Director of Psoriasis Program at dermatology departments at the University of California Davis and later at the University of Colorado.

For her research focus, Dr. Armstrong is particularly interested in the appropriate use of systemic agents, comparative effectiveness research, technology-enabled healthcare delivery, and comorbidities associated with inflammatory skin diseases. Dr. Armstrong has conducted studies examining how new therapies impact patients’ disease states, quality of life, and their access to medical care. She is also examining how technology-enabled healthcare delivery can be applied to manage patients with chronic dermatological diseases. She is a federally funded investigator with an extensive clinical trial experience, having led or collaborated on over 120 studies. She has authored over 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications and has been an editor for the top pharmacology textbook Principles of Pharmacology. Her work has been supported by the NIH, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Dermatology Foundation, and the National Psoriasis Foundation.

Dr. Armstrong has held multiple leadership positions at professional societies, serving as a Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation, Councilor to the International Psoriasis Council, Steering Committee Member for Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. Dr. Armstrong is Chair for Teledermatology SIG at the American Telemedicine Association. She also has served on multiple task forces and committees at the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Armstrong also has also served on the editorial boards of JAMA Dermatology, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and Telemedicine and eHealth. She was also past President of Sacramento Valley Dermatologic Society.

Awards

International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS).: International Achievement Award, 2014

American Academy of Dermatology: President’s Award for Volunteerism in Telemedicine, 2011

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) : K08 Mentored Career Development Award, 2009-2013

Women's Dermatologic Society: Academic Researc` Award, 2009

Women's Dermatologic Society: Academic Research Award, 2009

Dermatology Foundation: Career Development Award in Health Care Policy , 2009

University of California Davis (funded through NIH): K12 Mentored Career Development Award, 2009

21st World Congress of Dermatology: Outstanding Clinical Research Award, 2007

American Telemedicine Association: Innovative Research Award in Teledermatology, 2006-2008

Harvard Medical School : Richard C. Cabot Prize for Excellence in Medical Education, 2004

Publications

Are patients comprehending? A critical assessment of online patient educational materials. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Sep 22; 1-5. View in: PubMed

Using qualitative methods to understand factors contributing to patient satisfaction among dermatology patients: a systematic review. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Sep 11; 1-5. View in: PubMed

Are patients comprehending? A critical assessment of online patient educational materials. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Sep 04; 1-21. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and suicidality: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Sep; 77(3):425-440. e2. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Sep 01; 153(9):956. View in: PubMed

Direct-Access Online Care for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial Examining Patient Quality of Life. Telemed J E Health. 2017 Sep; 23(9):726-732. View in: PubMed

Validation of psychometric properties and development of response criteria for the Psoriasis Symptoms and Signs Diary (PSSD): results from a phase III clinical trial. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Aug 11; 1-31. View in: PubMed

Antibiotic Resistance in Acne Treatment. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Aug 01; 153(8):810-811. View in: PubMed

International Dermatology Outcome Measures (IDEOM) Group 2016 New York Meeting: Meeting Summary and Data from the Psoriasis Working Group. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Aug 01; 16(8):770-777. View in: PubMed

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Quality of life among dermatology patients: a systematic review of investigations using qualitative methods. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Jul 13. View in: PubMed

Depression and suicidality in psoriasis: review of the literature including the cytokine theory of depression. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Jul 06. View in: PubMed

Drivers of Healthcare Costs Among the Costliest Patients With Psoriasis Over Three Years in a United States Health Plan. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Jul 01; 16(7):651-658. View in: PubMed

Observations from our evaluation of bodyweight changes after initiation of a biologic therapy in the Psoriasis Longitudinal Assessment and Registry (PSOLAR). J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Jun 16. View in: PubMed

Direct-Access Online Care for the Management of Atopic Dermatitis: A Randomized Clinical Trial Examining Patient Quality of Life. Telemed J E Health. 2017 Jun 01. View in: PubMed

Assessing the overall benefit of a medication: cumulative benefit of secukinumab over time in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 May; 28(3):200-205. View in: PubMed

Rethinking costs of psoriasis: 10% of patients account for nearly 40% of healthcare expenditures among enrollees with psoriasis in a U. S. health plan. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Mar 20; 1-10. View in: PubMed

Development and psychometric evaluation of the self-assessment of psoriasis symptoms (SAPS) - clinical trial and the SAPS - real world patient-reported outcomes. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Mar 02; 1-10. View in: PubMed

Efficacy and safety of guselkumab, an anti-interleukin-23 monoclonal antibody, compared with adalimumab for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe psoriasis with randomized withdrawal and retreatment: Results from the phase III, double-blind, placebo- and active comparator-controlled VOYAGE 2 trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Mar; 76(3):418-431. View in: PubMed

Secukinumab, a fully human anti-interleukin-17A monoclonal antibody, exhibits minimal immunogenicity in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Br J Dermatol. 2017 Mar; 176(3):752-758. View in: PubMed

Under-Treatment of Patients with Moderate to Severe Psoriasis in the United States: Analysis of Medication Usage with Health Plan Data. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2017 Mar; 7(1):97-109. View in: PubMed

Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Self-Assessment of Psoriasis Symptoms (SAPS) - Clinical Trial and the SAPS - Real World Patient-Reported Outcomes. J Dermatolog Treat. 2017 Feb 02; 1-41. View in: PubMed

From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Treatment targets for plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Feb; 76(2):290-298. View in: PubMed

The International Dermatology Outcome Measures (IDEOM) Initiative: A Review and Update. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Feb 01; 16(2):119-124. View in: PubMed

Updates on cardiovascular comorbidities associated with psoriatic diseases: epidemiology and mechanisms. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Jan; 37(1):97-105. View in: PubMed

National Psoriasis Foundation Priorities for Patient-Centered Research: Proceedings from the 2016 Conference. J Psoriasis Psoriatic Arthritis. 2017; 2(3):73-80. View in: PubMed

An update on psoriasis and metabolic syndrome: A meta-analysis of observational studies. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0181039. View in: PubMed

Efficacy and safety of guselkumab, an anti-interleukin-23 monoclonal antibody, compared with adalimumab for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe psoriasis with randomized withdrawal and retreatment: Results from the phase III, double-blind, placebo- and active comparator-controlled VOYAGE 2 trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Dec 29. View in: PubMed

Body Region Involvement and Quality of Life in Psoriasis: Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Adalimumab. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Dec; 17(6):691-699. View in: PubMed

Practice Guidelines for Teledermatology. Telemed J E Health. 2016 Dec; 22(12):981-990. View in: PubMed

Relationship between psoriasis and metabolic syndrome: a systematic review. G Ital Dermatol Venereol. 2016 Dec; 151(6):663-677. View in: PubMed

Effect of a Pre-Treatment Educational Video in Improving Patient Satisfaction with 5-Fluorouracil Treatment for Actinic Keratoses: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2016 Dec; 6(4):675-681. View in: PubMed

From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Treatment targets for plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Nov 28. View in: PubMed

Body Region Involvement and Quality of Life in Psoriasis: Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial of Adalimumab. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Nov 5. View in: PubMed

Recent trends in disease severity and quality of life instruments for patients with atopic dermatitis: A systematic review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Nov; 75(5):906-917. View in: PubMed

From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Perioperative management of systemic immunomodulatory agents in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Oct; 75(4):798-805. e7. View in: PubMed

Comparative efficacy and incremental cost per responder of methotrexate versus apremilast for methotrexate-naïve patients with psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Oct; 75(4):740-746. View in: PubMed

Comparative efficacy and incremental cost per responder of methotrexate versus apremilast for methotrexate-naïve patients with psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2016 Oct; 75(4):740-6. View in: PubMed

Adalimumab Treatment in Women With Moderate-to-Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa from the Placebo-Controlled Portion of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind Study. J Drugs Dermatol. 2016 Oct 01; 15(10):1192-1196. View in: PubMed

Adalimumab Treatment in Women With Moderate-to-Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa from the Placebo-Controlled Portion of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind Study. J Drugs Dermatol. 2016 Oct 1; 15(10):1192-1196. View in: PubMed

Assessing the overall benefit of a medication: cumulative benefit of secukinumab over time in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. J Dermatolog Treat. 2016 Aug 19; 1-6. View in: PubMed

Two Phase 3 Trials of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 04; 375(5):422-34. View in: PubMed

Two Phase 3 Trials of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa. N Engl J Med. 2016 Aug 4; 375(5):422-34. View in: PubMed

A Clinician's Guide to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Candidiasis in Patients with Psoriasis. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Aug; 17(4):329-36. View in: PubMed

Dietary supplementation with Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (B. infantis) in healthy breastfed infants: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2016 Jul 22; 17(1):340. View in: PubMed

Perceptions of Aesthetic Outcome of Linear vs Multiple Z-Plasty Scars in a National Survey. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 1; 18(4):263-7. View in: PubMed

Perceptions of Aesthetic Outcome of Linear vs Multiple Z-Plasty Scars in a National Survey. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2016 Jul 01; 18(4):263-7. View in: PubMed

Effect of Ixekizumab Treatment on Work Productivity for Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Analysis of Results From 3 Randomized Phase 3 Clinical Trials. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jun 01; 152(6):661-9. View in: PubMed

Effect of Ixekizumab Treatment on Work Productivity for Patients With Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: Analysis of Results From 3 Randomized Phase 3 Clinical Trials. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jun 1; 152(6):661-9. View in: PubMed

Secukinumab in the Treatment of Palmoplantar, Nail, Scalp, and Pustular Psoriasis. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 9(6 Suppl 1):S12-S16. View in: PubMed

Secukinumab: Review of Clinical Evidence from the Pivotal Studies ERASURE, FIXTURE, and CLEAR. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 9(6 Suppl 1):S7-S12. View in: PubMed

Screening Recommendations for Hepatitis B Virus Infection. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 1; 152(5):565-6. View in: PubMed

Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis 2015 Treatment Recommendations for Psoriatic Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 May; 68(5):1060-71. View in: PubMed

International Dermatology Outcome Measures Initiative as Applied to Psoriatic Disease Outcomes: An Update. J Rheumatol. 2016 May; 43(5):959-60. View in: PubMed

Managing Patients With Psoriasis in the Busy Clinic: Practical Tips for Health Care Practitioners. J Cutan Med Surg. 2016 May; 20(3):196-206. View in: PubMed

Screening Recommendations for Hepatitis B Virus Infection. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 01; 152(5):565-6. View in: PubMed

Who are the Pioneers? A Critical Analysis of Innovation and Expertise in Cutaneous Noninvasive and Minimally Invasive Cosmetic and Surgical Procedures. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Mar; 42(3):335-51. View in: PubMed

Adalimumab Efficacy in Patients with Psoriasis Who Received or Did Not Respond to Prior Systemic Therapy: A Pooled Post Hoc Analysis of Results from Three Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Feb; 17(1):79-86. View in: PubMed

US Perspectives in the Management of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Patient and Physician Results from the Population-Based Multinational Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (MAPP) Survey. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2016 Feb; 17(1):87-97. View in: PubMed

Dietary supplementation with Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (B. infantis) in healthy breastfed infants: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2016; 17(1):340. View in: PubMed

Posterior Displacement of Supraspinatus Central Tendon Observed on Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Useful Preoperative Indicator of Rotator Cuff Tear Characteristics. Arthroscopy. 2015 Nov; 31(11):2089-98. View in: PubMed

The Role of Biologic Therapies in Dermatology. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Nov; 99(6):1183-94. View in: PubMed

A case of Kaposi sarcoma in an immunocompetent, heterosexual Irish man: a discussion of etiology and viral transmission. Dermatol Online J. 2015 Oct 16; 21(10). View in: PubMed

Effectiveness of a novel interactive health care education tool on clinical outcomes and quality of life in acne patients: A randomized controlled pilot study. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015 Oct; 26(5):435-9. View in: PubMed

Response to: "is tonsillectomy a therapeutic option for plaque-type psoriasis?". Response to: "is tonsillectomy a therapeutic option for plaque-type psoriasis? ". J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Oct; 73(4):e155. View in: PubMed

Phase 3 Studies Comparing Brodalumab with Ustekinumab in Psoriasis. N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct; 373(14):1318-28. View in: PubMed

Screening Recommendations for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 151(9):1014-6. View in: PubMed

Effect of Automated Online Counseling on Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life Among Adolescents With Acne Vulgaris: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 151(9):970-5. View in: PubMed

Effect of Automated Online Counseling on Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life Among Adolescents With Acne Vulgaris: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Sep 1; 151(9):970-5. View in: PubMed

Comparing cutaneous research funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the US skin disease burden. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 73(3):383-91. e1. View in: PubMed

Screening Recommendations for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Sep 1; 151(9):1014-6. View in: PubMed

Comparing cutaneous research funded by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the US skin disease burden. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Sep; 73(3):383-391. e1. View in: PubMed

Effect of Adhesive Strips and Dermal Sutures vs Dermal Sutures Only on Wound Closure: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Aug; 151(8):862-7. View in: PubMed

Essential Truths for the Care and Management of Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2015 Aug; 14(8):805-12. View in: PubMed

Essential Truths for the Care and Management of Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2015 Aug 1; 14(8):805-12. View in: PubMed

Effect of Adhesive Strips and Dermal Sutures vs Dermal Sutures Only on Wound Closure: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Aug 1; 151(8):862-7. View in: PubMed

Successful treatment of psoriasis with ustekinumab in patients with multiple sclerosis. Dermatol Online J. 2015 Jul 15; 21(7). View in: PubMed

Does class attendance matter? Results from a second-year medical school dermatology cohort study. Int J Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 54(7):807-16. View in: PubMed

The global burden of psoriatic skin disease. Br J Dermatol. 2015 Jun; 172(6):1665-8. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and risk of diabetes-associated microvascular and macrovascular complications. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Jun; 72(6):968-77. e2. View in: PubMed

Economic Burden of Psoriasis in the United States: A Systematic Review. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Jun; 151(6):651-8. View in: PubMed

The global burden of disease associated with alopecia areata. Br J Dermatol. 2015 May; 172(5):1424-6. View in: PubMed

Set-back versus buried vertical mattress suturing: results of a randomized blinded trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Apr; 72(4):674-80. View in: PubMed

Combining biologic therapies with other systemic treatments in psoriasis: evidence-based, best-practice recommendations from the medical board of the national psoriasis foundation. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Apr 1; 151(4):432-8. View in: PubMed

Combining biologic therapies with other systemic treatments in psoriasis: evidence-based, best-practice recommendations from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Apr; 151(4):432-8. View in: PubMed

Effectiveness of a novel interactive health care education tool on clinical outcomes and quality of life in acne patients: A randomized controlled pilot study. J Dermatolog Treat. 2015 Mar 20; 1-5. View in: PubMed

Purse-string suture vs second intention healing: results of a randomized, blind clinical trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Mar; 151(3):265-70. View in: PubMed

Participant satisfaction with appearance-based versus health-based educational videos promoting sunscreen use: a randomized controlled trial. Dermatol Online J. 2015 Feb 16; 21(2). View in: PubMed

Participant satisfaction with appearance-based versus health-based educational videos promoting sunscreen use: a randomized controlled trial. Dermatol Online J. 2015 Feb; 21(2). View in: PubMed

Patient-centered, direct-access online care for management of atopic dermatitis: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Feb 1; 151(2):154-60. View in: PubMed

Comparing the effectiveness of automated online counseling to standard web-based education on improving acne knowledge: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 16(1):55-60. View in: PubMed

Effect of tonsillectomy on psoriasis: a systematic review. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 72(2):261-75. View in: PubMed

Patient-centered, direct-access online care for management of atopic dermatitis: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 151(2):154-60. View in: PubMed

The International Dermatology Outcome Measures Group: formation of patient-centered outcome measures in dermatology. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 72(2):345-8. View in: PubMed

Successful treatment of psoriasis with ustekinumab in patients with multiple sclerosis. Dermatol Online J. 2015; 21(7). View in: PubMed

A case of Kaposi sarcoma in an immunocompetent, heterosexual Irish man: a discussion of etiology and viral transmission. Dermatol Online J. 2015; 21(10). View in: PubMed

An evidence-based review of the mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety of biologic therapies in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Curr Med Chem. 2015; 22(16):1930-42. View in: PubMed

The global burden of disease associated with alopecia areata. Br J Dermatol. 2015; 172(5):1424-6. View in: PubMed

Efficacy of photodynamic therapy vs other interventions in randomized clinical trials for the treatment of actinic keratoses: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Dec; 150(12):1281-8. View in: PubMed

Comparative prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use among outpatients in dermatology and primary care clinics. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Dec; 150(12):1363-5. View in: PubMed

Pre-bisection of a single skin biopsy does not produce technically inadequate specimens for direct immunofluorescence: a review of 3450 specimens. J Cutan Pathol. 2014 Nov; 41(11):890-2. View in: PubMed

Public perception of dermatologists and comparison with other medical specialties: results from a national survey. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Nov; 71(5):875-81. View in: PubMed

Treatments for nail psoriasis: a systematic review by the GRAPPA Nail Psoriasis Work Group. J Rheumatol. 2014 Nov; 41(11):2306-14. View in: PubMed

Severe adverse events from the treatment of advanced melanoma: a systematic review of severe side effects associated with ipilimumab, vemurafenib, interferon alfa-2b, dacarbazine and interleukin-2. J Dermatolog Treat. 2014 Oct; 25(5):401-8. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis provoked or exacerbated by medications: identifying culprit drugs. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 Sep; 150(9):963. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and dyslipidemia: a population-based study analyzing the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2014 Aug; 28(8):1109-12. View in: PubMed

Electrobrasion vs. manual dermabrasion: a randomized, double-blind, comparative effectiveness trial. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Jul; 171(1):124-9. View in: PubMed

Metabolomic analysis using porcine skin: a pilot study of analytical techniques. Dermatol Online J. 2014 Jun 15; 20(6). View in: PubMed

Prebiotics and probiotics: the prevention and reduction in severity of atopic dermatitis in children. Benef Microbes. 2014 Jun 1; 5(2):151-60. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis educational initiatives: an update from the 2013 GRAPPA Annual Meeting. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 41(6):1240-3. View in: PubMed

Who do you prefer? A study of public preferences for health care provider type in performing cutaneous surgery and cosmetic procedures in the United States. Dermatol Surg. 2014 Jun; 40(6):671-8. View in: PubMed

The International Dermatology Outcome Measures initiative as applied to psoriatic disease outcomes: a report from the GRAPPA 2013 meeting. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 41(6):1227-9. View in: PubMed

Strategies to maximize treatment success in moderate to severe psoriasis: establishing treatment goals and tailoring of biologic therapies. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2014 Jun; 33(2):91-7. View in: PubMed

Outcomes research in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis using large databases and research networks: a report from the GRAPPA 2013 Annual Meeting. J Rheumatol. 2014 Jun; 41(6):1233-6. View in: PubMed

Metabolomic analysis using porcine skin: a pilot study of analytical techniques. Dermatol Online J. 2014 Jun; 20(6). View in: PubMed

Prebiotics and probiotics: the prevention and reduction in severity of atopic dermatitis in children. Benef Microbes. 2014 Jun 01; 5(2):151-60. View in: PubMed

Effect of appearance-based education compared with health-based education on sunscreen use and knowledge: a randomized controlled trial. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Apr; 70(4):665-9. View in: PubMed

Videos to influence: a systematic review of effectiveness of video-based education in modifying health behaviors. J Behav Med. 2014 Apr; 37(2):218-33. View in: PubMed

Are we seeing the effects of public awareness campaigns? A 10-year analysis of Breslow thickness at presentation of malignant melanoma in the South West of England. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Mar; 67(3):324-30. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis prevalence among adults in the United States. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Mar; 70(3):512-6. View in: PubMed

Managing patients with psoriatic disease: the diagnosis and pharmacologic treatment of psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis. Drugs. 2014 Mar; 74(4):423-41. View in: PubMed

Diet and nutrition in psoriasis: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in the United States. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2014 Mar; 28(3):327-32. View in: PubMed

Antidrug antibodies in psoriasis: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Feb; 170(2):261-73. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and Sexual Behavior in Men: examination of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in the United States. J Sex Med. 2014 Feb; 11(2):394-400. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and smoking: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Feb; 170(2):304-14. View in: PubMed

Surgeon error and slide quality during Mohs micrographic surgery: is there a relationship with tumor recurrence? J Am Acad Dermatol. Surgeon error and slide quality during Mohs micrographic surgery: is there a relationship with tumor recurrence? J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Feb; 70(2):386-7. View in: PubMed

Metabolomics in psoriatic disease: pilot study reveals metabolite differences in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. F1000Res. 2014; 3:248. View in: PubMed

Effects of biologic agents and other disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs on cardiovascular outcomes in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review. Curr Pharm Des. 2014; 20(4):500-12. View in: PubMed

JAK inhibitors: treatment efficacy and safety profile in patients with psoriasis. J Immunol Res. 2014; 2014:283617. View in: PubMed

Endothelial dysfunction and the effects of TNF inhibitors on the endothelium in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a systematic review. Curr Pharm Des. 2014; 20(4):513-28. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis, electrocardiographic characteristics, and incidence of atrial fibrillation. Arch Dermatol Res. 2013 Dec; 305(10):891-7. View in: PubMed

Undertreatment, treatment trends, and treatment dissatisfaction among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in the United States: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation surveys, 2003-2011. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 149(10):1180-5. View in: PubMed

Association between psoriasis and viral infections in the United States: focusing on hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2013 Oct; 27(10):1312-6. View in: PubMed

Anti-drug antibodies in psoriasis: a critical evaluation of clinical significance and impact on treatment response. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 9(10):949-58. View in: PubMed

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors and myocardial infarction in psoriasis--reply. JAMA. 2013 Sep 11; 310(10):1076. View in: PubMed

Evaluation criteria for mobile teledermatology applications and comparison of major mobile teledermatology applications. Telemed J E Health. 2013 Sep; 19(9):678-82. View in: PubMed

Corticosteroids and wound healing: clinical considerations in the perioperative period. Am J Surg. 2013 Sep; 206(3):410-7. View in: PubMed

Immunology of atopic dermatitis: novel insights into mechanisms and immunomodulatory therapies. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2013 Sep; 32(3):132-9. View in: PubMed

Cardiovascular comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug; 40(8):1434-7. View in: PubMed

Infectious, oncologic, and autoimmune comorbidities of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a report from the GRAPPA 2012 annual meeting. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug; 40(8):1438-41. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis video project: an update from the 2012 GRAPPA annual meeting. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug; 40(8):1455-6. View in: PubMed

Surgeon error and slide quality during Mohs micrographic surgery: is there a relationship with tumor recurrence? J Am Acad Dermatol. Surgeon error and slide quality during Mohs micrographic surgery: is there a relationship with tumor recurrence? J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jul; 69(1):105-11. View in: PubMed

Clinical manifestations of pediatric psoriasis: results of a multicenter study in the United States. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 30(4):424-8. View in: PubMed

Access to health care in patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: data from National Psoriasis Foundation survey panels. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 149(6):717-21. View in: PubMed

Reply: To PMID 22459360. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 68(6):1042-3. View in: PubMed

Do TNF inhibitors reduce the risk of myocardial infarction in psoriasis patients? JAMA. Do TNF inhibitors reduce the risk of myocardial infarction in psoriasis patients? JAMA. 2013 May 15; 309(19):2043-4. View in: PubMed

Postoperative preferences in cutaneous surgery: a patient-centered investigation from an academic dermatologic surgery practice. Dermatol Surg. 2013 May; 39(5):773-8. View in: PubMed

Standardizing training for psoriasis measures: effectiveness of an online training video on Psoriasis Area and Severity Index assessment by physician and patient raters. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):577-82. View in: PubMed

Prevalence of pilomatricoma in Turner syndrome: findings from a multicenter study. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 May; 149(5):559-64. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and major adverse cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Apr 04; 2(2):e000062. View in: PubMed

Psoriasis and major adverse cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Apr; 2(2):e000062. View in: PubMed

Clinical and histologic diagnostic guidelines for psoriasis: a critical review. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2013 Apr; 44(2):166-72. View in: PubMed

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