Jennifer Beecker, MD, CCFP (EM), FRCPC, FAAD

JRB Research Inc.

2197 Riverside Drive, Suite 701
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1H 7X8


Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Jennifer Beecker, Dermatologist


Research Interests: 

Acne, Actinic Keratosis, Alopecia, Atopic Dermatitis, Blistering Disorders, Cosmetics, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Dermatitis, Fungal Infections, Hair Disorders, Hand Dermatitis, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, Ichthyosis, Melanoma, Nail Disorders, Onychomycosis, Phototherapy, Premalignant Skin Conditions, Pruritus, Psoriasis, Scalp Psoriasis, Nail Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rosacea, Scleroderma, Seborrheic Dermatitis, Skin Cancer of the Head and Neck, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Sun Damage, Sunscreen, Tinea Corporis, Tinea Pedis, Tinea Versicolor, Transdermal Drug Delivery Systens, Vitiligo, Warts, Wrinkles, Xerosis


Dr. Jennifer Beecker has been practicing dermatology in the Ottawa area since 1999.  


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Lynde C, Tan J, Andriesse A, Skotnicki S, Beecker J, Claveau J, Li MK, Rao J, Salsberg J, Sauder MB, Zip C. Clinical Insights About the Role of pH in Acne. J Drugs Dermatol 2019 Dec 1; 18(12): 221. PMID: 31860223

Lynde C, Tan J, Skotnicki, Beecker J, Claveau J, Li MK, Rao J, Salsberg J, Sauder MB, Zip C. Skin Surface pH. J Drugs Dermatol 2019 Dec 1; 18(12): 214. PMID: 31860222

Li H, Colantonio S, Dawson A, Lin X, Beecker J. Sunscreen Application, Safety, and Sun Protection: The Evidence. J Cutan Med Surg 2019 Jul/Aug; 23(4): 357-369. Epub 2019 Jun 20. PMID: 31219707 / doi: 10.1177/1203475419856611

Ghazawi FM, Beecker J. Necrotic leg ulcers associated with krokodil injection in a 41-year-old man. CMAJ 2019 Jun 24; 191(25): E712. PMID: 31235492 / doi: 10.1503/cmaj.190027

Papp KA, Gooderham M, Beecker J, Lynde CW, Delorme I, Dei-Cas I, Albrecht L, Rampakakis E, Sampalis JS, Vieira A, Hussein S, Chambenoit O, Rihakova L. Rationale, objectives and design of PURE, a prospective registry of patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis in Canada and Latin America. BMC Dermatol 2019 Jun 21; 19(1): 9. PMID: 31226985 / doi: 10.1186/s12895- 019-0087-3

Salsberg J, Andriessen A, Abdulla S, Ahluwalia R, Beecker J, Sander M, Schachter J. A review of protection against exposome factors impacting facial skin barrier function with 89% mineralizing thermal water. J Cosmet Dermatol 2019 Apr 9 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30964240 / doi: 10.1111/jocd.12927

Ashton R, Colantonio SA, Beecker J. Cystic scalp lesion. Cutis 2019 May; 103(5): 261; 280; 281. PMID: 31233577

Shelley AJ, Doubova M, Langley AR, Beecker J. Timing of Clinical Detection and Biopsy in Invasive Melanoma and Breslow Depth: A Chart Review. J Cutan Med Surg 2019 Mar/Apr; 23(2): 229-230. PMID: 30841735 / doi: 10.1177/1203475418800946

Lynde CW, Beecker J, Dutz J, Flanagan C, Guenther LC, Gulliver W, Papp K, Rahman P, Sholter D, Searles GE. Treating to Target(s) With Interleukin-17 Inhibitors. J Cutan Med Surg 2019 Mar/Apr; 23(2_suppl): 3S-34S. Epub 2019 Feb 11. PMID: 30742778 / doi: 10.1177/1203475418824565

Langley A, Worley B, Pardo Pardo J, Beecker J, Ramsay T, Saavedra A, Farrell-McCawley J, Tugwell P. Systemic interventions for treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN), and SJS/TEN overlap syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018; 9. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD013130

Kim WB, Worley B, Holmes J, Phillips EJ, Beecker J, Beecker J. Minimal Clinically Important Differences for Measures of Treatment Efficacy in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. J Am Acad Dermatol 2018 Dec; 79(6): 1150-1152. Epub 2018 Jun 8. PMID: 29890189 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2018.06.002

Dalcin D, Beecker J. Acquired Ichthyosis. J Cutan Med Surg 2018 Nov/Dec; 22(6): 608. PMID: 30322306 / doi: 10.1177/1203475418775374

Langley A, Beecker J. Management of Common Side Effects of Apremilast. J Cutan Med Surg 2018 Jul/Aug; 22(4): 415-421. Epub 2017 Dec 31. PMID: 29290125 / doi: 10.1177/1203475417748886

To D, Beecker J. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: Update and Review of Challenges and Successes. J Cutan Med Surg 2018 Mar/Apr; 22(2): 182-189. Epub 2017 Oct 23. PMID: 29056083 / doi: 10.1177/1203475417736279

Hanna S, Andriessen A, Beecker J, Gilbert M, Goldstein E, Kalia S, King A, Kraft J, Lynde C, Singh D, Turchin I, Zip C. Clinical Insights About Onychomycosis and Its Treatment: A Consensus. J Drugs Dermatol 2018 Mar 1; 17(3): 253-262. PMID: 29537443

Beecker J, Joo J. Treatment of Moderate to Severe Psoriasis With High-Dose (450-mg) Secukinumab: Case Reports of Off-Label Use. J Cutan Med Surg 2018 Jan/Feb; 22(1): 86-88. Epub 2017 Jul 22. PMID: 28735569 / doi: 10.1177/1203475417721424

McDonald KA, Shelley AJ, Colantonio S, Beecker J. Hair pull test: Evidence-based update and revision of guidelines. J Am Acad Dermatol 2017 Mar; 76(3): 472-477. Epub 2016 Dec 20. PMID: 28010890 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.10.002

Mintsoulis D, Beecker J. Digital Dermoscopy Photographs Outperform Handheld Dermoscopy in Melanoma Diagnosis. J Cutan Med Surg 2016 Nov; 20(6): 602-605. Epub 2016 Jun 6. PMID: 27270098

Al-Ghazawi FM, Ramien ML, Brassard A, Shear NH, Beecker J. Management of Pain Associated with Selected Conditions in Dermatology. Am J Clin Dermatol 2016 Oct; 17(5): 463-474. PMID: 27256497 / doi: 10.1007/s40257-016-0200-x

Burd D, Sauder MB, Beecker J. Yellow plaques in a patient with liver cirrhosis. J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Apr; 74(4): e57-e58. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.09.068

Mintsoulis D, Beecker J. Muir-Torre syndrome. CMAJ 2016 Mar 15; 188(5): E95. Epub 2015 Nov 2. PMID: 26527831 / doi: 10.1503/cmaj.150171

Kuritzky LA, Beecker J. Sunscreens. CMAJ 2015 Sep 22; 187(13): E419. Epub 2015 Aug 4. PMID: 26243823 / doi: 10.1503/cmaj.150258

Mioduszewski M, Beecker J. Phytophotodermatitis from making sangria: a phototoxic reaction to lime and lemon juice. CMAJ 2015 Jul 14; 187(10): 756. Epub 2015 Jun 15. PMID: 26078459 / doi: 10.1503/cmaj.140942

Gavigan G, McEvoy A, Beecker J. Contact Cryoprobe Sterilization Practices: A Patient Quality and Safety Issue for Dermatologists. J Cutan Med Surg 2015 Jul/Aug; 19(4): 388-90. Epub 2015 Mar 5. PMID: 25775616 / doi: 10.1177/1203475415575011

Sauder MB, Cheung L, Beecker J. Acitretin-induced hepatitis: when to monitor cholestatic enzymes. J Cutan Med Surg 2015 Mar/Apr; 19(2): 115-120. Epub 2015 Mar 11. PMID: 25775629 / doi: 10.2310/7750.2014.14051

Bhullar S, Gill JS, Beecker J. Gaps in pain management in dermatology: a needs assessment from Canada. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Dec; 71(6): 1258-1259.e2. Epub 2014 Nov 15. PMID: 25454034 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.04.024

Sauder MB, Linzon-Smith J, Beecker J. Extragenital bullous lichen sclerosus. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Nov; 71(5): 981-4. Epub 2014 Jul 31. PMID: 25088813 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.06.037

Worley B, Kanigsberg N, Beecker J. Differential diagnosis of a pink nodule with a blue globule. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Nov; 71(5): e191-3. Epub 2014 Oct 15. PMID: 25437986 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.02.017

O'Toole A, Lacroix J, Pratt M, Beecker J. Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis associated with 2 common medications: hydroxyzine and benzocaine. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Oct; 71(4): e147-9. PMID: 25219740 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.05.041

Gavigan G, Beecker J. Reactive hemophagocytic syndrome in a patient with adult-onset Still disease. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 Sep; 71(3): e77-8. PMID: 25128133 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2014.02.015

Sauder MB, Beecker J, Ramsay T. Comment on 'A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of adalimumab in the treatment of cutaneous sarcoidosis'. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 May; 70(5): 950-1. PMID: 24742841 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.08.058

Colantonio S, Bracken MB, Beecker J. The association of indoor tanning and melanoma in adults: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 May; 70(5): 847-57. Epub 2014 Mar 12. PMID: 24629998 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2013.11.050

Cao A, Beecker J. Efficacy of a multimodality curriculum in a pigmented lesion clinic to teach dermatoscopy to dermatology residents: P6571. J Am Acad Dermatol 2013 Apr; 68(4): AB91. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.12.380

Beecker J, Colantonio S. Fixed drug eruption due to fluconazole. CMAJ 2012 Apr 3; 184(6): 675. Epub 2012 Jan 9. PMID: 22231677 / doi: 10.1503/cmaj.111530

Colantonio S, Beecker J. Pancreatic panniculitis. CMAJ 2012 Feb 7; 184(2): E159. Epub 2011 Dec 12. PMID: 22158400 / doi: 10.1016/j.det.2010.07.001

Beecker J. Therapeutic principles in vulvovaginal dermatology. Dermatol Clin 2010 Oct; 28(4): 639-48. Epub 2010 Aug 14. PMID: 20883909 / doi: 10.1016/j.det.2010.07.001

Yeung M, Beecker J, Marks M, Nuth J, Weitzman B, Lee AC, Frank JR. A new emergency medicine clerkship program: students' perceptions of what works. CJEM 2010 May; 12(3): 212-9. PMID: 20522286

Beecker J, Pratt M. A Case Series of Metal Prostheses Allergy. Dermatitis 2009 Jul-Aug; 20(4): 223-224. doi: 10.2310/6620.2009.00005

Woo MY, Frank J, Lee AC, Thompson C, Cardinal P, Yeung M, Beecker J. Effectiveness of a novel training program for emergency medicine residents in ultrasound-guided insertion of central venous catheters. CJEM 2009 Jul; 11(4): 343-8. PMID: 19594973

Beecker J, Gordon J, Pratt M. An interesting case of joint prosthesis allergy. Dermatitis 2009 Mar/Apr; 20(2): E4-9. PMID: 19426611

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