At the completion of this educational session, participants should be able to:
- Recognize the dermatological signs of acute HIV.
- Be more familiar with common dermatological presentations in chronic and advanced HIV disease.
- Understand primary-care diagnosis and treatment approaches to common HIV-related dermatological problems,
and when to refer to a specialist.
Patrick Hennessey is an associate clinical professor at the NYU School of Medicine, with additional teaching appointments at SUNY Downstate & the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hennessey is a member of the medical staffs of NYU Tisch, Long Island College & Southampton Hospitals with private practices in New York City & the Hamptons. Dr. Hennessey graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine with residencies in medicine at New England Deaconness Hospital in Boston and dermatology at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Hennessey also completed a post graduate fellowship in malignant melanoma and has continued his interest in cutaneous malignancies and HIV-related skin diseases with over 25 publications in these areas.
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