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IEC at AAD 2020 – Denver, CO, USA

March 19, 2020

Hand Eczema

At AAD 2020 | March 19, 2020
12:00-4:30 pm MDT
Le Méridien Denver Downtown | Grove Ballroom
1475 California St.
Denver, CO 80202

This symposium will take place immediately prior to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Meeting in Denver, CO, USA.
This program is sponsored in part by a grant from Leo Pharma.


  • Robert Bissonnette, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Tove Agner, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • David Cohen, New York, NY, USA


  • Review the epidemiology, etiologies and clinical subtypes of chronic hand eczema (CHE)
  • Discuss the essentials of an effective CHE clinic
  • Provide insights on allergic contact hand eczema
  • Understand the tools available to measure CHE severity
  • Discuss current and future therapeutic options


12:00–12:15 pm Lunch

12:15–12:20 pm Welcome
Emma Guttman, New York, NY, USA

12:20–12:25 pm Program Overview
Robert Bissonnette, Montreal, QC, Canada

12:25–12:55 pm Epidemiology, etiology and classification

12:55 pm–1:25 pm How to run a hand eczema clinic
Tove Agner, Copenhagen, Denmark

1:25–1:50 pm Allergic contact hand eczema
David Cohen, New York, NY, USA

1:50–2:05 pm Break

2:05–2:30 pm Tools to measure severity of CHE
Robert Bissonnette, Montreal, QC, CA

2:30–2:55 pm Current therapeutic strategies, phototherapy and systemic therapy
Jonathan Silverberg, Washington, DC, USA

2:55–3:35 pm Experimental topical and systemic treatments in clinical trials
Emma Guttman, New York, NY, USA

3:35–4:00 pm Panel Discussion
All faculty

4:00–4:15 pm Closing Comments

This educational symposium presented by the IEC is offered at no cost to attendees.

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March 19, 2020