Nominations Now Being Accepted for National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Professionals Awards

Awards Celebrate Outstanding Work of Medical Professionals Treating Psoriatic Disease

Portland, Ore. (November 1, 2017) — Nominations are now open for the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) third annual Medical Professionals Awards. NPF created these awards to celebrate the medical professionals who work tirelessly to better psoriatic disease patient outcomes and promote a cure. Through their work, they have joined the NPF in its mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected.

These awards reflect the range of professionals who help the psoriatic disease community. Nominations are now being accepted for the following awards: Outstanding Educator in Psoriatic Disease, Outstanding Physician-Clinician, NPF Health Professional Volunteer of the Year and Outstanding Allied Health Professional.

The call for nominations is open through Sunday December 31, 2017. Patients and colleagues are encouraged to nominate professionals that deserve recognition for the incredible work they do providing care and attention to their patients and the psoriatic disease community.

Winners will receive their award at an NPF reception in conjunction with the winter American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in February 2018. The application process is open now through December 31, 2017. To nominate a professional and to learn more about these awards please visit: https://www.psoriasis.org/medical-programs/awards-program

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About the National Psoriasis Foundation

Serving its community through more than 50 years of patient support, advocacy, research funding, and education, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is the world’s leading nonprofit fighting for individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The NPF mission is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and dramatically improve the lives of more than 8 million Americans affected by this chronic immune-mediated disease. As part of that effort, NPF created its Patient Navigation Center to offer personalized assistance to everyone with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. To date, NPF has funded more than $21 million in research grants and fellowships that help drive discoveries that may lead to more and better treatments and ultimately a cure. Learn more at www.psoriasis.org.