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Updates in the Management of Alopecia Areata

Broadcast Date: April 14, 2023


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In this podcast, expert faculty discuss the answers to questions that pharmacists may receive about the management of alopecia areata.


Jamie McConahaJamie McConaha, PharmD, NCTTP, BCACP, CDCES is Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Duquesne University School of Pharmacy, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Duquesne, she completed a two-year academic teaching and research fellowship with the school. During her fellowship, Dr. McConaha pursued her interest in dermatology and cosmeceuticals, which led to the implementation of a new elective course at the university. Upon completion of her fellowship, Dr. McConaha joined the School of Pharmacy’s clinical faculty. Dr. McConaha continues to teach her dermatology elective, as well as other dermatologic topics within the required curriculum. She has published several peer-reviewed publications in this field. Dr. McConaha maintains a clinical practice in ambulatory care with Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh.

Monica DoughertyMonica Dougherty, PharmD, BCACP is Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the University of Rochester Medical Center Specialty Pharmacy in Rochester, New York. She specializes in dermatology, asthma, and allergy. Dr. Dougherty currently manages the treatment and monitoring of more than two hundred patients with atopic dermatitis, many of whom are prescribed newer therapies. Dr. Dougherty earned her Doctor of Pharmacy at University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 Residency at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Providence Medical Group, both in Portland, Oregon.

Kristi Hofer, PharmD is Senior Director of Scientific Projects in the Educational Programs Division of the ASHP Office of Professional Development and Publishing. In this role, she is responsible for the development and implementation of review and recertification activities for pharmacy specialty practice areas. Kristi also plans and coordinates a variety of needs-based educational activities for pharmacists, physicians, and other healthcare professionals, including live meetings, symposia, and webinars, home-study activities, web-based resource centers and toolkits, podcasts, publications, and mentoring initiatives. Kristi has led the development of ASHP’s review programs for several new pharmacy specialties and contributed to ASHP’s recognition by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties as a professional development provider. Kristi received her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from South Dakota State University and completed ASHP-accredited residencies in pharmacy practice and drug information. Before joining ASHP, Kristi practiced as a drug information specialist at the University of Virginia Health System.

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More in this Series

On-Demand Webinar: JAK Inhibitors and the Changing Landscape of Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata Management

On-Demand Webinar (Coming Soon!): Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata Treatment: Beyond the Basics

Engaging the Experts Podcast: Updates in the Management of Atopic Dermatitis 

The information presented during the podcast reflects solely the opinions of the presenter. The information and materials are not, and are not intended as, a comprehensive source of drug information on this topic. The contents of the podcast have not been reviewed by ASHP, and should neither be interpreted as the official policies of ASHP, nor an endorsement of any product(s), nor should they be considered as a substitute for the professional judgment of the pharmacist or physician.
This podcast is provided by ASHP and supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.