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Luke Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Utah

Luke Johnson is a pediatric dermatologist by training who seems both children and adults. He is an assistant professor in the University of Utah Department of Dermatology with a keen interest in medical education. He is also interested in technology and multimedia; he co-hosts Dermasphere, a biweekly podcast about recent dermatology research. (www.dermaspherepodcast.com)

Improving Outcomes and Quality of Life in Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by intense itching and recurrent eczematous lesions. The disease affects up to 20% of children and up to 3% of adults. This activity will examine the clinical features, immuno-pathophysiology, and impact of AD, and strategies for individualized treatment.

Self Study

Live Group Discussions

  • Atopic Dermatitis - Group web conference # 1

    Please join your group for a brief web conference focused on the clinical features and QoL impacts of AD. This is an informal discussion focused on real-world issues and challenges we face in managing pediatric and adult AD patients.

  • Atopic Dermatitis - Group web conference # 2

    We’ll focus on our experiences with immune-pathophysiology and individualized treatment of AD. We’ll address issues related to systemic therapy and combination therapy, and also discuss some of your submissions and comments from the Group Task.

Group Tasks

Group Task - Case 1: Let's talk about Phoebe

Our Group Task is focused on how to provide optimal care to Phoebe, an 8-year old girl with an itchy rash on her face, trunk and legs.