July 14, 2008

Join the Lupus Foundation of America's Webchat this Thursday, July 17. "UV Light & Lupus" will be hosted by Dr. Victoria Werth.

Reminder -- the Lupus Foundation of America's Webchat is this Thursday afternoon, July 17, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.

The LFA welcomes Dr. Victoria Werth, who will serve as the guest expert for the UV Light & Lupus chat.

Dr. Werth is chief of the Division of Dermatology, at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital. She is also a Professor of Dermatology and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Dr. Werth received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and served her internship in medicine and a residency in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was a resident and later a chief resident and research fellow in dermatology at New York University. Dr. Werth is a member of several prestigious professional and scientific societies, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Rheumatology and the Dermatology Foundation. She is a Feature Editor for the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. In addition, Dr. Werth is a reviewer for several esteemed publications, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Arthritis & Rheumatism, the Journal of Rheumatology, and the British Journal of Dermatology.

You can submit a question in advance here.

We hope you can join us Thursday afternoon. To do so, you can log in to the live chat here.

As always, copies of all chat transcripts are posted online within a day or 2 of the chat. Visit here to read the LFA's previous chat transcripts.

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