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Lisa Swanson, MD
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Dr. Swanson is a board-certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatologist. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She attended college at the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors as an English major. After that she obtained her medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She performed her internship at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, and went on to complete her dermatology residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. After that, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Arizona.

She is a past Treasurer, Vice President and President of the Colorado Dermatologic Society. She is an active lecturer at conferences discussing pediatric dermatology with audiences across the country. She has been selected as a “Top Doc” by 5280 Magazine in 2012 through 2019. She is on staff at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children where she sees hospital consults and performs procedures.

  

Updates in Pediatric Dermatology

Objectives:

  1. Understand the burden of atopic dermatitis and learn about numerous treatment options
  2. Understand the burden of pediatric psoriasis and learn about associated comorbidities
  3. Learn about emerging treatment options for acne and alopecia areata

Needs: 

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  3. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)
  4. Development of new technology
  5. Advances in medical knowledge
  6. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care

References:

  1. Igelman et al. “Off label use of Dupilumab for pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis: A multicenter retrospective review.” JAAD. Feb 2020; 82(2): 407-411.
  2. Barbieri J.S. et al. “The clinical utility of laboratory monitoring during isotretinoin therapy for acne and changes to monitoring practices over time.” JAAD. Jan 2020; 82(1): 72-79.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

  

Tips & Tricks in Pediatric Dermatology

Objectives:

  1. Increased awareness and comfort level with treating vascular lesions in children
  2. Learn about existing and emerging treatment options for warts and molluscum
  3. Learn about the various ways hand, foot & mouth disease can present in children

Needs: 

  1. New advances in dermatologic treatment
  2. New methods of diagnosis or treatment
  3. Availability of new medication(s) or indication(s)
  4. Development of new technology
  5. Advances in medical knowledge
  6. Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes effecting patient care

References:

  1. Nofal et al. “Intralesional versus intramuscular bivalent human papillomavirus vaccine in the treatment of recalcitrant common warts.” JAAD. Jan 2020; 82(1): 94-100.
  2. Shin et al. “Ingenol mebutate gel for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum: An open-label comparative pilot study.” JAAD. Jan 2020; 82(1): 254-255.

Core Competencies: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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