HAMPTON, N.H., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS) recently announced the establishment of National Acne Awareness Month which will occur in June 2009. At the 4th Annual Meeting of the AARS, James Q. Del Rosso, DO, President, stated that National Acne Awareness Month is an important opportunity to educate healthcare providers concerning the treatment of acne and to generate awareness for this disease which affects over 17 million Americans.
Throughout the month of June, the AARS will sponsor a series of live multi-media professional education activities to encourage US based healthcare providers to interact and exchange information with AARS experts. Webinar participants will receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(TM) for each webinar. The following leading research dermatologists will conduct the respective webinars:
Managing Acne in the Pediatric Patient Lawrence F. Eichenfield, M.D. June 2, 2009 8:30PM - 9:30PM ET Treatment Challenges in the Management of Moderate-to-Severe Acne Vulgaris Hilary Baldwin, MD & Diane Berson, MD June 9, 2009 8:30PM - 9:30PM ET Topical Retinoid Therapy: Issues & Answers James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD June 15, 2009 8:30PM - 9:30PM ET New Acne Treatments for the Patient with Mild-to-Moderate Acne Vulgaris Diane Thiboutot, MD June 23, 2009 8:30PM - 9:30PM ET Controversies Related to P Acnes Resistance and Acne Therapy James J. Leyden, MD June 30, 2009 8:30PM - 9:30PM ET
To register online, sign-up for RSS feeds, access webinars, or for more information about National Acne Awareness Month, please visit www.thederm.org/naam. Videos and podcasts will be developed and made available of the webinars on this site after each activity.
The American Acne & Rosacea Society (AARS), founded in 2005, provides a forum for the exchange of information about acne and rosacea, as well as the promotion of research into these two skin diseases. Its mission is to address the need to bring clarity to the millions of Americans who are suffering from acne and/or rosacea and who are not receiving adequate treatment. For more information from the American Acne & Rosacea Society visit www.acnesociety.org
TheDERM.org is a professional education community owned and operated by Millennium CME Institute, Inc. which is designed to meet the educational needs of dermatology and aesthetic medicine physicians. Members of www.theDERM.org have access to a skin disease image atlas of over 23,000 images, summaries of the latest evidence based data presented at worldwide medical conferences, access to multi-media CME activities and the latest developments in the area of dermatology and aesthetic medicine.
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