About CDA


The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian dermatologists.  The association exists to advance the science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails.

A Short History of Dermatology in Canada

National Office Staff


Chantal Courchesne
Chief Executive Officer
ccourchesne@dermatology.ca

Olu Akinwumi
Manager, Professional Education
oakinwumi@dermatology.ca

Camila Bahamon
Communications Specialist
cbahamon@dermatology.ca

Pamela Belfer
Manager, Corporate Services
pbelfer@dermatology.ca

Sean Dawson
Manager, Education Program
sdawson@dermatology.ca

Lyne Di Millo
Coordinator, Membership Services & Operations
ldimillo@dermatology.ca

Jack Gorman
Officer, Finance and Contracts
jgorman@dermatology.ca

Caroline Herzberg
Director, Health Policy and Accreditation
cherzberg@dermatology.ca

Maura Hope
Manager, Membership Services
mhope@dermatology.ca

Robyn Hopkins, CPA, CA
Senior Director, Finance
rhopkins@dermatology.ca 

Jonelle Istead
Director, Development
jistead@dermatology.ca 

Suzanne Joyal
Director, Digital Innovation
sjoyal@dermatology.ca 

Nimmi Lawrence
Manager, Marketing & Communications
nlawrence@dermatology.ca

Andrea Van den Tillaart
Senior Director, Human Resources & Operations
avandentillaart@dermatology.ca