Head of Pediatric Dermatology Unit, Departments of Pediatrics and Dermatology, Children’s Hospital Lausanne University, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, SWITZERLAND

Stéphanie Christen-Zäch is a private docent and head of the pediatric dermatology unit in the departments of dermatology and pediatrics at the University Hospital Lausanne. She received her medical degree from Basel University, followed by a residency in dermatology and venereology at the University of Basel and Lausanne.


She is a board certified dermatologist and performed a fellowship in dermatopathology at the Harvard Medical School with Philippe McKee. For three years she was a fellow in pediatric dermatology at the Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago with Amy Paller and Anthony Mancini and graduated at the Northwestern University in the field of Clinical and Translational Research. She received diverse awards and numerous research grants. She is executive board member of the European Society for Pediatric Dermatology, honorary member of the French society for Dermatology and Venereology, active member of the European task force on atopic dermatitis, the Swiss Group for Vascular Anomalies in Children, the Northwestern University Clinical and the Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS), as well as past president of the Swiss group for pediatric dermatology. Her translational research focus is on atopic dermatitis.


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