Professor Peter Van de Kerkhof started his training in Dermatology and his research on psoriasis in 1979 at the department of dermatology of the Radboud University Medical Centre. He was registered as a dermatologist in 1983. From 1991 until 2018 he was the chairman of that department. Under his guidance there was an active program on psoriasis and non-melanoma skin cancer.
Peter van de Kerkhof worked on understanding the pathogenesis of psoriasis by studies on the transition between symptomless and clinically involved skin. He has been a principle investigator in many clinical trials. He worked on international collaborative groups on understanding the treatment selection in daily practice.
He has published over 800 papers in peer reviewed journals and gives presentations abroad on invitation.
Currently he is a senior Professor of the Radboud University. He is Chief medical officer of the international psoriasis council , provides consultancies for pharmaceutical companies and gives lectures and masterclasses abroad.
Dr. Steven R. Feldman is Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, Social Sciences & Health Policy, and Molecular Medicine & Translational Science at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. He received MD and PhD degrees from Duke University and completed dermatology residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and dermatopathology training at the Medical University of South Carolina.
He leads the Center for Dermatology Research, a health services research center whose mission is to improve the care of patients with skin disease. He serves on the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation and directed psoriasis education programs for the American Academy of Dermatology.
According to Expertscape.com, Feldman has been rated among the top experts in the world on psoriasis, acne and dermatology. He has given more than 700 invited lectures to dermatology groups and organizations around the world including the Pan Arab Dermatology Meeting held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the Iranian Dermatology Society meeting in Tehran, Iran, and the Pan Asian Dermatology Meeting held in Seoul, Korea. His research has been published in over 1,000 Medline-referenced articles.