Sep 16, 2021
Knowledge of alopecia areata a little spotty? We got you some
coverage. This week, we’re joined by our hair expert, Dr. Paradi
Mirmirani, as she runs through recent research and covers the
fundamentals of treatment, monitoring, and risks to keep in mind.
Each Thursday, join Dr. Raja and Dr. Hadar, board certified
dermatologists, as they share the latest evidence based research in
integrative dermatology. To learn more about alopecia areata
treatment updates, attend Dr. Mirmirani's lecture at the 2021
Paradi Mirmirani, MD completed residencies in Internal
Medicine and Dermatology and a clinical hair research fellowship at
the University of California San Francisco. She is practicing at
the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Vallejo, California where
she serves as the assistant chief of dermatology, the regional
director for hair disorders, the local research chair, and the
regional co-lead for dermatology research. Additionally, Dr.
Mirmirani has faculty appointments at the University of California,
San Francisco and Case Western Reserve University. As an active
clinician, researcher, and teacher, she has over 50 peer review
publications and regularly presents at national and international
conferences on various hair topics. Notably, Dr. Mirmirani
co-authored “Cicatricial Alopecia: An Approach to Diagnosis and
Management,” the first book dedicated to the topic. Her awards
include the UCSF Outstanding Clinical Teacher and the San Francisco
Dermatologic Society’s Key Dermatology Leader for hair. Dr.
Mirmirani has served on various society committees including the
scientific advisory board of the Cicatricial Alopecia Research
Foundation, the clinical research advisory board for the National
Alopecia Areata Foundation, and the Board of Directors for the
North American Hair Research Society.