We are an international group of parents and caregivers of children with moderate to severe eczema organized to advance research on childhood eczema so that it meets the needs of families affected by the condition. Global Parents for Eczema Research was selected for a "Pipeline to Proposal" award by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute in 2015. It was one of 47 groups chosen for this award, which is designed to build the community of patients, stakeholders, and researchers who can participate in patient-centered outcomes research. Global Parents for Eczema Research was created for and by parents of kids with moderate to severe eczema; such parents also comprise our Steering Committee. We are a virtual organization with members representing five different continents and 17 countries.
Over the next year there will be multiple ways to connect and get involved. In the near term, we invite parents and caregivers to: