Produced in collaboration with Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Support for this patient education program was provided by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.
During this live virtual presentation, a doctor, patient advocacy specialist and patient will discuss how atopic dermatitis affects the skin, strategies to improve communication between you and your doctor along with any questions you may have about eczema!
After watching this 60-minute session, you will be able to
- Explain how atopic dermatitis that affects the skin, can progress, and affect other parts of your body if left untreated
- Describe strategies and resources that can help you and your caregiver communicate and prioritize treatment goals with your clinician
- Practice shared decision-making with your doctor regarding your therapy for your eczema to reach your acceptable goals
Peter Lio, MD
Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago
Peter Lio, MD, is a clinical assistant professor of dermatology and pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, and a medical acupuncturist with interest in alternative medical approaches to dermatologic diseases. He is the founding director of the Chicago Integrative Eczema Center that’s devoted to patients with eczema and their families, with an emphasis on education about the disease. He currently serves as a board member and scientific advisory committee member for the National Eczema Association, and is the author of 2 textbooks and over 100 publications in peer-reviewed literature. Dr Lio received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and completed his internship in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital.