about derma care access network
The Derma Care Access Network sponsors educational initiatives and advocacy programs designed to encourage informed policymaking about the benefits of access to approved therapies and appropriate clinical care.
These programs provide the foundational capacity for developing a network of engaged advocates who are trained, organized and activated in furtherance of DCAN’s mission.
DCAN promotes better skin health through advocating for public policies that:
Encourage the advancement of dermatological science and innovation
Support the education of patients, healthcare providers, and other stakeholders
Promote the development of improved means of preventing and treating skin disease
Further access to appropriate prevention and treatment options for all patients.
Executive Director, Derma Care Access Network
Executive Director, Alliance for Balanced Pain Management
Principal, Patient Advocacy Strategies
MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD
Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD
President, Derma Care Access Network
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Residency Program Director
Director of Translational Research
Department of Dermatology, George Washington School of Medicine
Jeffrey M. Sobell, MD
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Chief Dermatologist, Ora Clinical Research and Development
Skincare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA
Peter Lio, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Founding Director, Chicago Integrative Eczema Center
Founding Partner, Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago
Avery H. LaChance, MD, MPH
Director, Connective Tissue Diseases ClinicDirector, Health Policy and Advocacy
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
The Derma Care Access Network is a 501(c)4 non-profit advocacy organization of diverse stakeholders, including patients, patient advocates, physicians, and scientists. DCAN is a project of the Alliance for Patient Access.