*EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS, CASTINGS, AND OVERALL GREAT OPPORTUNITIES* 

Starting Fall 2017 off with a bang!

*If you’re on this page, make sure to get involved and SPREAD THE WORD. As we know eczema / atopic dermatitis is VERY ISOLATING, so now’s your chance to GET INVOLVED!

Recently, there have been some epic opportunities that have been presented to me and I’m here to spread the word…

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About two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with two postdocs from the University of Oklahoma. We touched on some incredible topics about eczema. Think – mental health, overall cost of having eczema, which treatment methods I’ve used etc.. It was so inspiring to hear postdocs remotely interested in eczema, a skin condition that has been around for decades and until recently received little to no attention.

Who: Postdocs Dustin Masser and Blake Hopiavuori
What: Researching / Looking to interview
Casting: ANYONE with Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis
Contact Info: Dustin-Masser@ouhsc.eduBlake-Hopiavuori@ouhsc.edu 

Info –
Dustin Masser and Blake Hopiavuori are two postdocs at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, who are looking to interview eczema sufferers via phone or Skype.

They are part of a program on their campus that develops ideas they previously worked on, during their PhD training. These ideas have the potential to build a startup company, based on their research and findings, but they need your help. Specifically, they are looking for those with eczema and atopic dermatitis to share how you manage your skin. This is a FANTASTIC opportunity to let them know how important struggling with eczema / atopic dermatitis is.

PLEASE consider help them out, as this helps our community get ONE STEP CLOSER to possibly finding a cure. Or bettering the current treatments on the market. If you or anyone you is interested in speaking with them, their contact info is listed above, just click on the emails.

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Barcroft Media is hands down one the of the best production agency I’ve worked with! Amazing content and superb storytellers. They’ve recently reached out and are now casting women of all backgrounds from the US who use the Echinacea as part of their daily haircare and/or skincare. If this is you, they want to hear your story. If chosen, you may be featured in an upcoming Dove Campaign!! Super exciting.

Who: Barcroft Media / Dove
What: Looking to feature those who use Echinacea on their hair or skin
Casting: 20s and early 30s
Contact Infoarianna.marin@barcroftmedia.com or Ruth.amelung@barcroftmedia.com

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Remedy Health Media is taking the online digital health platform by storm! They are responsible for producing an incredible culture of productivity and collaborations. Their mission is helping real people share their stories about living with chronic illnesses.

Who: Remedy Health Media
What: Mini Documentary Style Video
Casting: Anyone with Eczema / Atopic Dermatitis that has a great Patient-Doctor relationship
Contact Info: Katie from HealthCentral kdirks@remedyhealthmedia.com 

We’ve all been to doctors and dermatologist throughout the course of our lives, but sometimes there’s that special one. You know, the doctor who greets you with a pleasant smile, engages in actual conversation and goes above and beyond to make sure you get the care you need. Or the doctor that gives it to you straight, when your faced with challenges but helps every step of the way.

If you currently have this special doctor in your life and are suffering from eczema / atopic dermatitis, then you are a PERFECT candidate for the Live Bold, Live Now Storytelling Initiative on HealthCentral.com.

To see some examples of previous stories produced, click on the links – Rheumatoid Arthritis , Ankylosing Spondylitis , Ulcerative Colitis. If you or anyone you know is interested, contact Katie from HealthCentral – info listed about

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LEADERS IN ECZEMA ONE-DAY FORUM IN NEW YORK

So excited to attending this One-Day Forum in Manhattan October 1st (Next SUNDAY) and hope to see some familiar faces!! Info Listed Below –

When: OCTOBER 1ST
Where: 
Hess Center for Science and Medicine
Davis Auditorium
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Info: Registration is $25 per person and includes a light breakfast, lunch, and a tote bag with NEA Seal of Acceptance product samples. Please note, if you have food allergies that need to be accommodated, email us no later than Wednesday, September 20. Coming from out of town? Find local recommendations here. Please note that the conference is at the upper east side location.

Source – https://nationaleczema.org/eczema-one-day-forum-new-york-2017/

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