Welcome to the Canadian Psoriasis Network

I am proud and honoured to assume the role of President of the Canadian Psoriasis Network. I am a passionate advocate for the inclusion of people living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in our community. Over one million Canadians suffer from the disease and it is my goal to work with our Board to continue to build a strong Network to raise awareness and increase the understanding of our disease. The ultimate goal is to reduce the suffering and help people live their lives to the fullest.

Today, we have treatment options unavailable to us previously. There are new treatment options becoming available frequently as research progresses however, it is important for us to continue to collaborate with stakeholders in the ongoing quest for a cure. I hope you will join me in this mission. It will happen with the strategic focus of dedicated Canadians who are impacted by the disease. If you have any suggestions or questions, please contact me at president@cpn-rcp.com.

Simmie Smith, B.A, M.B.A.

President, Canadian Psoriasis Network

About Us

We are the Canadian Psoriasis Network (CPN). Our goal is to improve the quality of life of all Canadians who are living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while vigorously pursuing a cure. Our mission is to provide all current information on treatment and continuing care through education, outreach, research and leading by example.

What do I do Now?

If you are newly diagnosed it can be overwhelming to plan the next steps.

We have been down this road. Let us help you.

We suggest you start with the psoriasis section, and then check resources. If this looks helpful, please consider joining CPN to stay up to date on upcoming events.

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What’s Happening at the CPN?

Encouraging policy action to address the psoriasis challenge Economist report

Encouraging policy action to address
the psoriasis challenge

Click here to download a white paper recently published by The Economist, which featured CPN President Simmie Smith as a contributor.

Living with Severe Psoriasis

CPN Board Member Brenda Spinozzi writes about her struggles living with severe psoriasis in the latest edition of Canadian Family Magazine.  To read the article, please click here.

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