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CohnJohn Cunningham, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, Physiology, and Stem Cell Research
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics

John M. Cunningham, MD, is an internationally known expert in the treatment and research of childhood cancers and blood diseases. He has particular expertise in treating hemoglobinopathies, which are disorders that affect red blood cells, such as sickle cell disease and thalassemia. He is a recognized leader in the field of pediatric stem cell transplantation, and has developed novel uses for this life-saving treatment.


Pediatric Grand Rounds


January 29, 2015

12:00 p.m.— 1:00 p.m.

Billings Auditorium—P117


Skin Manifestations of Connective Tissue Diseases


Vesna Petronic-Rosic, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Dermatology & Pathology

University of Chicago Medicine



  • Recognize characteristic skin signs of CTD.
  • Differentiate between various CTDs based on cutaneous presentation.
  • Learn which cutaneous manifetations are specific/characteristic for certain diagnoses and how to incorporate them into the work up of the patient.

Presented by

Department of Pediatrics

1 hour CME credit offered

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