Volume 17 - Issue 6 - June 2009

This month’s cover story profiles The Eczema Center at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego. This standalone facility that sits adjacent to the hospital is dedicated to providing comprehensive, multidisciplinary clinical care to pediatric patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis and to offering extensive education to the families of these patients. It also operates a dedicated research center. This center, the first of its kind, is staffed by five dermatologists, including specialists with expertise in such areas as atopy syndrome, chemical sensitivities in the skin, and use of s