IEC is composed of 132 Councilors and Associates*, including the leading voices in the field of atopic dermatitis (AD) from around the globe. IEC’s 35 Associates are early-career clinicians or researchers in Atopic Dermatitis (AD) management who have completed their residency training, published at least two peer-reviewed articles, and already made meaningful contributions to the field.

  • Jiyoung Ahn, Korea
  • Daniel C. Butler, USA 
  • Zelma Chiesa Fuxench, USA
  • Sarah S. Chisolm, USA
  • Raj Chovatiya, USA
  • Anna De Benedetto, USA
  • Ester Del Duca, USA
  • Catherine Droitcourt, France
  • James Elder, USA
  • George Han, USA
  • Carol Hlela, South Africa
  • Carolyn Jack, Canada
  • Julieth Kalikwendwa Kabagire, Tanzania
  • Akiharu Kubo, Japan
  • Yael Anne Leshem, Israel
  • Paula C. Luna, Argentina
  • Yasaman Mansouri, USA
  • Joseph Merola, USA
  • Audrey Nosbaum, France
  • Uffe Nygaard, Denmark
  • Chang Ook Park, Korea
  • Raquel Orfali, Brazil
  • María Fernanda Ordóñez Rubiano, Colombia
  • Yael Renert-Yuval, USA
  • Juan Ruano, Spain
  • Esther Serra-Baldrich, Spain
  • Marieke Seyger, Netherlands
  • Vivian Shi, USA
  • Sahana Srinivas, India
  • Marie Tauber, France
  • Benjamin Ungar, USA
  • Fernando Valenzuela, Chile
  • Miriam Weinstein, Canada
  • Elke Weisshaar, Germany
  • JiaDe Yu, USA

Learn more about how you can become a councilor or associate.

If you are a Councilor or Associate and would like to submit a proposal for a manuscript, please complete the application form 

Click on the image to download an infographic illustrating the global representation of IEC Councilors and Associates,  who come from 30 countries across 6 regions. (Numbers as of December, 2023)





Get a personal glimpse into the mindsets of the IEC’s leading experts and key opinion leaders in the field who are solving complex dermatological challenges and navigating evolving field opportunities in Atopic Dermatitis and beyond.  We invite you to ‘Meet the Councilor’

*Numbers as of December, 2023