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Dermatology and Celiac Disease: Did Gluten Cause this Rash?
October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Join the National Celiac Association (NCA) and the Harvard Medical School Celiac Research Program for a discussion on celiac disease and dermatology. The second webinar in our “Ask the Experts: All Things Celiac” Fall 2021 series will be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 1 pm ET. Speakers will present on selected topics for 60 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for Q&A.
A range of dermatological features have been associated with celiac disease and gluten-related disorders, including Dermatitis Herpetiformis, eczema and psoriasis, to name a few. Attendees will learn about the connection between the largest organ in our body and celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity in children and adults. “Celiac Disease and Your Skin” will be presented by Channi Silence, MS, a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital under the mentorship of Shadi Kourosh, MD, MPH, board certified dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kourosh will answer the Q & A along with Sophie Delano, MD, Instructor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School, who will present “Recognizing & Treating Cutaneous Symptoms of Pediatric Celiac Disease.”
Lee Graham, executive director of the NCA, will introduce the webinar and Alessio Fasano, MD, founder and director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital, will moderate the session. Please submit general questions below or during the webinar on the Zoom platform.
Please note: This is an educational webinar, and no information is intended for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Please seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 1.25 CEU for Registered Dietitians (pending). CEU certificates will be sent to participants via email after completion of webinar.