Journey Medical Corp Announces New Journey with the Experts Video Featuring Ronald Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson discusses lichen planopilaris, a rare skin condition that is estimated to be the cause of baldness in about 1.25% of cases
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - March 5, 2021 - PRLog -- Journey Medical Corporation (Journey Medical) today released a new Journey with the Experts video featuring Ronald "Junior" Nelson, MD, a board-certified dermatologist who serves as Medical Director at Stones River Dermatology with locations in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, Tennessee. Dr. Nelson sits down with Journey Medical to discuss lichen planopilaris, including what it is, why it occurs and how those affected can seek treatment from their local dermatology practice.

Lichen planopilaris is a rare inflammatory condition that results in patchy, progressive, permanent hair loss mainly on the scalp. Several forms are recognized such as classic lichen planopilaris, also known as follicular lichen planus, frontal fibrosing alopecia and Graham-Little syndrome. To view the Journey with the Experts video featuring Dr. Nelson, please visit

About Journey with the Experts

Journey with the Experts is an educational initiative supported by Journey Medical Corporation, the medical dermatology company. The initiative is designed to educate the general public on common medical dermatology skin disorders and explain how these conditions can be treated at local dermatology practices.

The information, including, without limitation, topics, presentations, discussions, content, descriptions or any other material contained herein is for informational purposes only. None of the material herein is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified HCP with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new healthcare regimen. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have heard, observed, or inferred herein. Any reliance is strictly prohibited.

About Journey Medical Corporation

Journey Medical is focused on identifying, acquiring and strategically commercializing innovative, differentiated dermatology products through its efficient sales and marketing model. The company currently markets five products that help treat and heal common skin conditions. The Journey Medical team is comprised of industry experts with extensive experience commercializing some of the most successful prescription dermatology brands. Journey Medical is located in Scottsdale, Arizona and is a partner company of Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIO). For additional information about Journey Medical, visit

About Ronald "Junior" Nelson, MD

Dr. Nelson moved to Tennessee to attend Vanderbilt University School of Medicine after completing his undergraduate studies at Stanford University in California. During medical school, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society as a third-year student. Following graduation from medical school, he entered the United States Air Force at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. While at Keesler, Dr. Nelson finished a medical internship and then trained in aerospace medicine. He served as a flight surgeon for F-15 Eagle Fighter Squadrons at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska and Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. Dr. Nelson flew almost 850 flight hours in Air Force aircraft, including nearly 150 flights in the F-15D. Dr. Nelson deployed to Japan, Korea, Singapore, Guam, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Iceland on Air Force missions during his military service. He was named Pacific Air Force Flight Surgeon of the Year in 1994 and Air Combat Command Flight Surgeon of the Year in 1998.

Dr. Nelson left the Air Force in 1999 to begin his dermatology residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and upon completion, received board certification by the American Board of Dermatology. He practiced at Vanderbilt Dermatology clinics in Franklin and Shelbyville before joining Murfreesboro Dermatology Clinic. He founded Stones River Dermatology in 2010 with practice locations in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, TN. For additional information about Dr. Nelson, please visit

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Jaclyn Jaffe and William Begien
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