Shawn G. Kwatra MD, FAAD

Invited Speaker | 20th Annual SOCS Scientific Symposium

Dr. Shawn Kwatra, MD is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, USA and Director of the Johns Hopkins Itch Center. He specializes in medical dermatology and is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. His areas of clinical expertise include chronic pruritus, prurigo nodularis, atopic dermatitis and dermatology for ethnic skin. Dr. Kwatra’s primary clinical and translational research interests comprise the pathogenesis and treatment of chronic pruritus and his laboratory is funded by the National Institutes of Health and multiple foundations. Dr. Kwatra has been an author or co-author on over 200 publications in peer-reviewed international journals.

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