Cheryl Rosen, MD, FRCPC

Academic dermatology: Dreams, Disappointment and Enlightenment
Plenary 2: JCMS Lecture
Thursday, June 22, 2017: 15:00-15:30


Cheryl Rosen received her M.D. from the University of Toronto. She did her residency in internal medicine and dermatology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Rosen then did a Clinical and Research Fellowship in photobiology at the Wellman Laboratories, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University.

Dr. Rosen is Head of the Division of Dermatology at Toronto Western Hospital, and University Health Network Hospitals. Dr. Rosen has a clinical practice at Toronto Western Hospital and is a Clinician Investigator with the Krembil Research Institute at TWH. She is a Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Rosen continues to work with, teach and learn from the UofT dermatology residents, and residents and medical students from across Canada.

Dr. Rosen was the National Director of the Canadian Dermatology Association’s Sun Awareness Program for many years and remains actively involved in the Advisory Group. Dr. Rosen continues to be a member of the Ontario Sun Safety Working Group, after serving as the Chair for many years.

Dr. Rosen is also a member of GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) and IPART (International Psoriatic Arthritis Research Team) and IDEOM (International Dermatology Outcome Measures) Group.

Dr. Rosen’s interests include:

  • Public education for early detection and prevention of skin cancer
  • Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis
  • Effects of ultraviolet radiation on cutaneous biology