Produced in collaboration with Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Support for this patient education program was provided by Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Eczema is a condition that touches many people’s lives – in this new educational program, created in collaboration with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, families managing eczema can learn:
- What causes eczema in the human body
- What types of medicines and lifestyle habits can help manage eczema
- How to communicate with health care professionals, and participate in treatment decisions
- Social and financial burdens than can accompany eczema, and how to address them
- Other conditions that often come along with eczema
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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.
Lidia Pomaville, PA-C
Lidia Pomaville, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant specializing in medical and cosmetic dermatology with more than 16 years of health care experience. She is an expert in treating acne and rosacea, psoriasis, eczema (including pediatric atopic dermatitis), and skin cancer detection. She also treats cosmetic concerns such as acne scarring, pigmentation, and age-related skin changes, and takes a special interest in integrative dermatology, combining conventional treatments with complementary holistic approaches. She focuses on skin aging prevention and using the latest in cosmetic treatments to achieve natural-looking results. Ms Pomaville began her career at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and currently practices medical and aesthetic dermatology in Berwyn, Illinois.
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