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AMCP Podcast Meet April Armstrong MD MPH

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This episode of the AMCP Podcast Series powered by PopHealth Week features April Armstrong, MD, MPH.

Health care expert Fred Goldstein of AMCP Podcast Powered by PopHealth Week sits down with Dr. April Armstrong to discuss psoriasis, a chronic and systemic inflammatory skin disease affecting children as well as adults and the tremendous impact on their physical and mental impact on quality of life. Dr. Armstrong is a general dermatologist with a focus on inflammatory skin diseases, and those include psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. She also treats patients with hidradenitis suppurativa, conducts research, and specifically looks at some of the systemic therapies and how they impact patients with inflammatory skin diseases. 

Dr. Armstrong is Professor of Dermatology and Associate Dean at the University of Southern California (USC). She also serves as Vice Chair in the dermatology department and heads the psoriasis program at USC.

Dr. Armstrong obtained her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed dermatology residency at Harvard. She also obtained a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health. Prior to joining faculty at the University of Southern California, Dr. Armstrong was Vice Chair at the University of California Davis in Sacramento and later at the University of Colorado in Denver.

This episode is sponsored by UCB Pharmaceuticals.

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