The Photodermatology Society
promotes a greater understanding
of light in health and disease.

Our core goal of promoting a greater understanding of the effects of light in health and disease has not changed.


The 29th Annual Meeting of the Photodermatology Society
(formerly the Photomedicine Society)

The 29th Annual Meeting of The Photomedicine Society will be held:

March 19, 2020
Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center
Crystal Ballroom C
1420 Stout Street
Denver, CO, USA

Information will be added as it becomes available.

8:00 – 8:25 Registration
8:25 – 8:30 Opening Remarks
Steven Q. Wang, MD, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
New and Now: Innovations and Cutting Edge Research
8:30 – 9:00 Inbal Sander, MD, Baltimore, Maryland
Photosensitive and Photoaggravated Skin Disorders
9:00 – 9:30 Iltefat Hamzavi, MD and Indermeet Kohli, PhD, Detroit, Michigan
Update on Visible Light
9:30 – 10:00 Break/Poster Viewing
10:00 – 10:15 Abstract Presentation
10:15 – 10:30 Abstract Presentation
10:30 – 11:00 Giovanni Leone, MD, Rome, Italy
Phototherapy: The European Experience
11:00 – 11:30 Bob Golding, JD, Bryan, Ohio
When Milijoules Aren't Really Milijoules: Systemic Dosing Inconsistency in Phototherapy Dosing
11:30 – 1:00 Break for Lunch (lunch provided)
Keynote Speakers
1:00 – 1:20 E. Dennis Bashaw, Pharm D
Senior Science Advisor FDA
FDA Regulatory Landscape on Sunscreens
1:20 – 1:45 Henry Lim, MD, Detroit, Michigan
Update on AAD Sunscreen Taskforce
1:45 – 2:05 Q&A
Henry Lim, MD, E Dennis Bashaw PharmD, Luke Oh PhD
2:05 – 2:15 Break
2:15 – 2:20 Introduction
Steven Q. Wang, MD, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
2:20 – 2:40 Steven Xu, MD, Chicago, Illinois
Wearable, Battery-Free Dosimeters for Measuring UV Exposure
2:40 – 3:00 Julie Bain, BFA, New York, New York
The Skin Cancer Foundation: After 40 Years of Saving Our Skin, What’s Next?
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 3:35 Carl D-Ruiz, MPH, Parsippany, New Jersey
Approval of New Sunscreen Filters in The Unites States - Challenges and Opportunities
3:35 – 3:55 J Frank Nash, PhD, Mason, Ohio
Systemic Absorption of Topically Applied UV Filters: Toxicological Considerations
3:55 – 4:15 June K. Robinson, M.D., Chicago, Illinois
Shoulder Season Sunburn: An Observational Study Using UV and Physical Activity Wearable Sensors and Daily Self-Reported Sun Protection Survey
4:15 – 4:35 Eduardo Ruvolo, Jr., MS, Morristown, New Jersey
Effective Models and Methods to Protect Skin from Visible Light Induced Effects

Continuing Medical Education Credit will not be available for this year’s meeting.