Board of Directors

Alan Irvine


Alan Irvine, MD DSc
Professor of Dermatology
Trinity College Dublin, Children’s Health 
Dublin, Ireland

Lawrence Eichenfield

President Elect

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD
Distinguished Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Department of Dermatology University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Chief Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
San Diego, CA, USA

Immediate Past-President 

Robert Bissonnette, MD FRCPC MSc
CEO and Medical Director, Innovaderm
Montreal, QC, Canada


Kevin Cooper, MD
Professor and Chair, Director, Murdough Family Center for Psoriasis
Director, Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Lymphoma Program,
UH Seidman Cancer Center
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Kenji Kabashima, MD PhD
Professor, Department of Dermatology
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Kyoto, Japan


Katrina Abuabara, MD MA MSCE
Associate Professor of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco
Associate Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley
San Francisco, CA, USA

valeria aoki


Valeria Aoki, MD PhD
Associate Professor and Director of the Cutaneous Immunopathology Laboratory,
Coordinator of the Dermatology Graduate Program, Department of Dermatology, Vice-President of the International Relations Office
University of Sao Paulo Medical School
São Paulo, Brazil


Bernd Arents
Patient advocate
Dutch Association for People with Atopic Eczema
Nijkerk, The Netherlands

Thomas Bieber


Thomas Bieber, MD PhD MDRA
Professor (em.) of Dermatology and Allergy
Christine Kühne-Center for Allergy Research and Education
Medicine Campus Davos


Carsten Flohr, MA MSc PhD FRCP FRCPCH
Professor and Chair in Dermatology & Population Health Science
Director Global Atopic Dermatitis Atlas
St John’s Institute of Dermatology
King’s College London
London, United Kingdom



Melinda Gooderham, MD FRCPC
Dermatologist and Medical Director
SKiN Centre for Dermatology
Peterborough, ON, Canada

Director, Past-President and Co-Founder

Emma Guttman, MD PhD
Waldman Professor and System Chair, Dermatology and Immunology
Director, Center of Excellence for Eczema and the Occupational Dermatitis Clinic
Director, Laboratory for Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA

Director, Past-President and Co-Founder

Amy Paller, MD MS
Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Northwestern University Skin Disease Research Center
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Committees Membership and Structure

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