About Us

The Eczema Society of Canada (ESC) is a registered Canadian charity, founded in 1997 by Dr. Bernice Krafchik and a concerned group of parents. We are dedicated to education, eczema awareness, providing support, and supporting research.

See our mandate in action - view our 2016 Program Summary


Our Mission Statement

We are dedicated to meeting the needs of those suffering with eczema by providing support, education, raising awareness, and supporting ongoing research activities. As well, we have a strong commitment to the continuing support of the medical community.


Board of Directors

Rachel Asiniwasis, MD, FRCPC (Dermatology)

Amanda Cresswell-Melville, Honours B.A., B.Ed.

Lesley Eisel,  RN, BA.

Joseph M. Lam, MD, FRCPC (Paediatrics)

Arima Ventin, BPhm, MBA.

Miriam Weinstein, BSc, BScN, MD, FRCPC (Dermatology, Paediatrics)