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2023 AAD Annual Meeting Highlights – Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) and more

3 May 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm



Can’t make it to the Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA? Only want the highlights? Or have you attended but would like to debrief and discuss? This is the event for you. Join Dr Jenny Nicolopoulos and Dr Ryan De Cruz as they discuss the Annual Meeting- highlighting hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and other key topics of interest, as presented at the AAD Annual Meeting and the relevance of this information to Australian clinicians during a Q+A discussion.

Guest speaker Dr Diana Rubel will join Dr Nicolopoulos and Dr De Cruz for the Q&A session at the dinner event organised by our partner Novartis. The session will be chaired by A/Prof Aaron Robinson.

Please see the agenda below:


6:30pm – 6:55pmArrival and registration 
6:55pm – 7:00pmWelcome and IntroductionIngrid Wise, Novartis – Medical Science Liaison
7:00pm – 7:40pmInteractive highlights from AAD 2023Dr Jenny Nicolopoulos & Dr Ryan De Cruz
Dr Diana Rubel
7:40pm – 7:50pmQ & A discussion 
9:00pmMeeting concludes 

Dr Jenny Nicolopoulos 

Dr Jenny Nicolopoulos is the principal clinician of Fairfield Dermatology Clinic, she attained her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree at Melbourne University in 1995 and completed her FACD in Victoria in 2003. Dr Nicolopoulos is an expert in managing difficult psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa. Jenny is a Consultant Dermatologist in the Biologics Clinic at Royal Melbourne Hospital and is actively involved in teaching dermatology trainees. Jenny has published articles in multiple peer reviewed journals and attends major international dermatology conferences. Dr Nicolopoulos has a broad range of dermatology interests including skin cancer diagnosis, acne, rosacea, eczema, hair and nail disorders, cosmetic and acute medical dermatology. Dr Jenny is committed to holistic and individualised care of her patients. Patient education and achieving your best skin health and confidence, are integral to Jenny’s patient care.

Dr Ryan De Cruz 

Dr Diana Rubel
MBBS FACD Dip Paeds MMed

Dr Diana Rubel is a Consultant Dermatologist at the private practice, Woden Dermatology, Canberra, a visiting Medical Officer at the Canberra Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at the Australian National University. She completed her undergraduate medical degree and postgraduate Diploma in Paediatrics at the University of NSW, a Master of Medicine (specialising in cutaneous immunology) at Sydney University and received her  Australasian College of Dermatologists’ fellowship in 1998. She has over 15 years of experience at the Skin and Cancer Foundation (Sydney) and has been a Staff Specialist at the Sydney Children’s Hospital for 10 years.
She runs a multidisciplinary clinical practice in Canberra and conducts clinical research in association with Probity Medical Research and the Australian National University. Her subspecialty interests include acne, psoriasis and atopic dermatitis, skin cancer management, clinical trials, and cosmetic dermatology.

A/Prof Aaron Robinson


3 May 2023
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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