Research plan

GPA Work Streams

Work Stream One

Conduct an extensive systematic review of currently available literature with the desired outcome of publications in suitable high impact scientific journals.

Work Stream Two

Determine a methodology to serve the framework for compiling the GPA, thus providing a Standard Operating Procedure to execute the GPA under a “hub and spoke” model.


The Global Psoriasis Atlas (GPA) refers to previous atlas projects from several medical fields, such as the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Diabetes Atlas.

Based on learning from the Diabetes Atlas, currently in its Eighth Edition.

Scientific Work


About the International Psoriasis Council (IPC)

Founded in 2004, the International Psoriasis Council (IPC) is a dermatology-led, voluntary, global nonprofit organization dedicated to innovation across the full spectrum of psoriasis through research, education and patient care.

Global Psoriasis Leadership

With over one hundred board members and councilors from twenty-five countries, IPC embodies the global expertise of multispecialty psoriasis key opinion leaders. These leaders include representatives from basic science, translational research, genetics, epidemiology, cardiology, international clinical trials, and direct patient care.


IPC’s mission is to empower our network of global key opinion leaders to advance the knowledge of psoriasis and its associated comorbidities, thereby enhancing the care of patients worldwide.