Aging and the Skin: the impact of age on skin disease 

Monday, December 11th, 12:00-1:00 pm (MST) Livesteam

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Speaker

Daniel Butler, MD
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine

Daniel C Butler, MD, is the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He directs the U of A's Inflammatory and Aging Skin Research Program. Dr Butler's research interests focus on the presentation and treatment of skin disease in older adults. In this thread, he founded and leads international clinical and research groups evaluating best practices in this population. Dr Butler has active clinical trials focusing on pruritus and atopic dermatitis in older adults. He continues to mentor students and trainees all over the country who are interested in skin disease of the oldest generation.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the lecture, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify common skin diseases seen in older populations
  • Understand how aging impacts immunologic and neural systems in the skin and how this reflects in skin disease
  • Obtains 1 practical tip in treating older patients with skin disease

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement(s):

All faculty, CME planning committee members, and the CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

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