Addressing the Challenges of Managing Atopic Dermatitis

March 13, 2020

Atopic Dermatitis Podcasts:


Management strategies for adults with severe atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Mark G. Lebwohl, M.D.

Dr. Lebwohl has been practicing dermatology since 1983. He is the Waldman Professor and Chair of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Lebwohl is past President of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Lebwohl is actively involved in clinical trials of many new dermatologic treatments. He introduced the use of imiquimod for the treatment of actinic keratosis; the use of topical calcineurin inhibitors for facial and intertriginous psoriasis; and many topical, systemic and combination therapies for psoriasis.


Improving outcomes in patients with atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Amy Paller, MS, MD

Amy Paller, MS, MD is the Walter J. Hamlin Chair and Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center (SBDRC) at Northwestern. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brown University and her medical degree from Stanford University. Dr. Paller completed residency training in both Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern University and her postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of North Carolina. She served as Chief of Pediatric Dermatology at Northwestern’s Children’s Hospital until she became Chair of Dermatology in 2004.


Making therapeutic decisions

Presented by: Jonathan I Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH

Jonathan Silverberg is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. He is the Director of Clinical Research and Contact Dermatitis.


Atopic dermatitis treatment strategies for children

Presented by: Amy Paller, MS, MD

Amy Paller, MS, MD is the Walter J. Hamlin Chair and Professor of Dermatology, Professor of Pediatrics, and Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Center (SBDRC) at Northwestern. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Brown University and her medical degree from Stanford University. Dr. Paller completed residency training in both Pediatrics and Dermatology at Northwestern University and her postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of North Carolina. She served as Chief of Pediatric Dermatology at Northwestern’s Children’s Hospital until she became Chair of Dermatology in 2004.


The importance of early intervention in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Lawrence Eichenfield, MD

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, is Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics and Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology at the University of California San Diego. He is the Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology, Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego, and Director of the Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego/UCSD Eczema and Inflammatory Skin Disease Center.


New topical therapies in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Adam Friedman, MD

Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD is Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology and serves as Residency Program Director, Director of Translational Research, and Director of the Supportive Oncodermatology Program in the Department of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.


The emerging pipeline of systemic therapies in the treatment of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Linda Stein Gold, MD

Linda Stein Gold is Director of Dermatology Clinical Research for the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan. She is also Division Head of Dermatology for the Henry Ford Health System in West Bloomfield, Michigan. She received her medical degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, completed an internship in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and was Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.


The role of barrier and immune deficits in the development of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Peter Lio, MD

Peter Lio, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and a founding partner of Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago. Dr. Lio received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed his internship in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, and his Dermatology training at Harvard where he served as Chief Resident in Dermatology. He is the founding director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center, a member of the American Academy of Dermatology's Atopic Dermatitis Expert Resource Group, has numerous publications, and is active in clinical research.


Advances in our understanding of the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Emma Guttman-Yassky

Emma Guttman-Yassky is the Sol and Clara Kest Professor of Dermatology and Immunology, Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology, and Director of the Center for Excellence in Eczema and Laboratory of Inflammatory Skin Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA.


Overall burden of atopic dermatitis

Presented by: Jonathan I Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH

Jonathan Silverberg is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. He is the Director of Clinical Research and Contact Dermatitis.