Raj Chovatiya, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Chovatiya received his MD and PhD in immunology from Yale University. He completed his internship at Yale followed by residency and postdoctoral research fellowship at Northwestern, where he also served as Chief Resident. Dr. Chovatiya leads the Center for Eczema and Itch at Northwestern, and his clinical focus includes atopic dermatitis, eczema, chronic itch, and other chronic inflammatory skin disorders such as seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, urticaria, hidradenitis, and vitiligo. Dr. Chovatiya’s research focus includes the intersection of cutaneous immunology and inflammatory disease. He has a particular interest in optimizing patient-centered care, understanding chronic disease burden especially in understudied inflammatory diseases, and improving care across diverse skin types. He has published numerous abstracts and manuscripts and has been recognized for his contributions as a speaker, researcher, and leader at national and international conferences.