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Learn from the leaders in eczema and get support from your peers. Eczema Expo 2019 features an all-star cast of experts and innovators.
Dermatologist at UCSF Medical Center with special interest in treating eczema. In her research, Abuabara uses large collections of related data – integrating genetic, clinical, environmental and social factors – to gain a better understanding of patterns and predictors of eczema activity.
Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West, and Professor of Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. As Director of the Skin of Color Center, he is actively involved in advancing patient care, research, and education pertaining to dermatologic disorders that are prevalent in ethnic skin.
Widely-known dermatologist based in South Africa, creator of the internet-renowned Aron Regimen. MB Ch B (University of Cape Town) 1963, Master of Medicine (Dermatology) University of Cape Town 1969. Registered with the Human Sciences Council of South Africa (No. MP0110817). Private Practice as a Consultant Dermatologist from 1986 to 2015 at BMI Hendon Hospital.
Clinical director of Modern Acupuncture Arcadia. Nationally Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture by the NCCAOM and is a graduate of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (DACM) and Phoenix Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAc, MSOM).
President of ITSAN, a non-profit that works to bring awareness to the potentially adverse effects caused from long-term topical steroid use for chronic skin conditions like eczema. A lifetime sufferer of eczema, after 26 years of prescribed topical steroid treatment, Kelly went through a harrowing withdrawal which turned her life completely in a different direction. She left her career of working as a contract musician and e-commerce business owner to completely dedicate her time and energy to the eradication of TSW, and to help those suffering from the same condition.
Board certified allergist and immunologist. Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Clinic and Co-Director, Immunohematology Clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Founded the Phoenix Children’s Allergy and Immunology Clinic in 2013. Her areas of interest include food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis, asthma, allergic/atopic diseases, and immunodeficiencies.
Professor of Clinical Dermatology, UCSF Department of Dermatology. Specializes in itch and complex skin disorders.
Board-Certified Physician Assistant at Illinois Dermatology Institute, nationally certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and licensed by the state of Illinois.Likes to focus her attention on patient education, as she believes it is a vital part to every patient’s recovery.
Pediatric allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health.
Holds a BS in Exercise and Sports Science from The Pennsylvania State University and a MA in Education from the University of Connecticut. Through her 30 year career as an aquatic fitness professional, she has taught a variety of class formats and populations. Most importantly, she is the mom and head cheerleader to an eczema warrior.
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and program director for the Severe Eczema Clinic and Eczema school at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Has presented nationally on the topic of atopic dermatitis management at the Dermatology Nurses Association and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Began her career in dermatology as a nurse where she discovered her interest in managing eczema with patients and families, and hopes to positively impact research and education for eczema patients to improve management of this devastating skin condition.
Nurse at National Jewish Health, in the Pediatric Care Unit for over 10 years. Her focus includes asthma, atopic dermatitis, and food allergies. Her passion is educating families and teaching them how to better manage their diagnosis. Emily is a leader is teaching skin care and wet wrap therapy at NJH.
Co-founder of National Eczema Association who's lived with atopic dermatitis for most of her life.
Licensed clinical social worker in the Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health at National Jewish Health in Denver. Specializes in mental health counseling for individuals and families of all ages, psychological factors related to illness, management of chronic illness, parenting difficulties, impact of trauma, behavioral and cognitive behavioral intervention, and biofeedback. Certified in EMDR.
Associate Professor of Dermatology and Public Health at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he also serves as Chief of the Denver VA Medical Center Dermatology Service. Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at Colorado School of Medical Health, Professor of Dermatology, Chief of Service, Denver Veterans Administration Hospital.
Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, and Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine (Dermatology), at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Member of NEA’s Scientific Advisory Committee.
As a fellow Eczema Warrior, a techie, and a certified yoga and meditation teacher, she works to empower warriors to find their own practice and push forward research on the powerful effect of meditation in relation to stress and itchiness. She is well versed in meditation technology that can help warriors on their journey.
Board certified dermatologist, currently serving as the medical director for the Contact Dermatitis Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Co-author of 2 textbook chapters on rubber and metal allergy.
Professor of Dermatology at Oregon Health & Science University. Co-founder of National Eczema Association. Internationally-recognized expert and lecturer on atopic dermatitis.
Writer and audio storyteller who’s lived with moderate-to-severe eczema for most of her life. Founder of Skin Stories, a website that espouses the belief that the dominant cultural narrative around skin needs to be changed, because all skin is good skin.
Assistant professor of dermatology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She specializes in eczema care and contact dermatitis. She conducts research focused on integrative medicine in dermatology, including the role of meditation and herbal therapies.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (board-certified in Dermatology). Eczema Expo 2019 Medical Director.
Eczema warrior committed to helping others on their journey of healing. Founder of VisionHery, a conscious movement dedicated to empowering others to take action towards living a fulfilling life, utilizing vision boards to heal one’s mind, body, and spirit.
Board certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants since 2012, Amanda is currently President of the American Association of PA’s in Allergy and serves as the Medical Liaison to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Special interests in the field are severe asthma, atopic dermatitis, and food allergy. Practices at Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Child Health, University of Arizona, College of Medicine. Specializes in improving healthy lifestyle behaviors, physical health and adaptation to living with chronic illness or dermatologic conditions for children and adolescents. Practices at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Division Chief of Pediatric Dermatology at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Dr. Price specializes in the complex systemic treatment of atopic dermatitis in children with a multidisciplinary focus.
Eczema warrior, certified yoga instructor, self-professed skincare fanatic, blogger, and Social Media News Anchor for Wake Up West Texas.
Medical Managed Care, Associate Director, Sanofi Genzyme. Focus on payers and managed care. Therapeutic areas include immunology, MS, and oncology.
Board-certified dermatologist and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Dermatology at the University of Arizona where she directs the Eczema and Skin Barrier Specialty Clinic. She has extensive clinical and research experience in eczema and repair of the skin’s natural protective barrier. Her principal focus is atopic dermatitis (AD) and she’s a longtime AD sufferer herself.
Eczema warrior and Instagram influencer, known as EczemaLove, who's helping to change the way people see their skin.
Commercial photographer based in Chicago. Official photographer of Expo 2018 and Expo 2019.
Dermatologist nurse practitioner, Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Sciences University. Co-founder of National Eczema Association.
Former educator, therapist, and licensed yoga instructor with a background in Psychology and a Ms. Ed from Johns Hopkins University. She has been practicing yoga since 2007 and has over 10 years experience working with at-risk youth, building youth and community access to the arts and extracurriculars. She left the classroom to pursue advanced degrees in Clinical Psychology, but avidly practices yoga and volunteers in schools all across the Chicagoland Area. She is currently working towards launching a program, based on the foundations of yoga therapy in order to build access to alternate learning and self regulative strategies into classrooms and safe spaces in under resourced communities.
Board-certified dermatologist and fellowship trained pediatric dermatologist specializing in allergic contact dermatitis and occupational dermatitis in adults and children. Practices at Mass General Hospital for Children. Eczema Expo 2019 spa and housekeeping product consultant.