Dr. Catherine McCuaig

Immediate Past President, Canadian Dermatology Association

Dr. Catherine C. McCuaig is a pediatric dermatologist working at Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, and a clinical professor at the University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Her medical doctorate was obtained at Queens University, Kingston, residency training at University of Toronto, dermatology at McGill University, and dermatology fellowship in pediatrics and laser under Dr James Rasmussen at the University of Michigan. Her special interests include neonates, vascular anomalies (Hemangioma Investigator Group and the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies), lymphedema, epidermolysis bullosa, laser and teaching. She is an active member of local, national, and international dermatologic societies. Her leadership has been seen in the Society for Dermatology of Montreal as president nine years, as well as the chair of the Atlantic Dermatology meeting 2014, current co-chair of the Canadian Lymphedema Framework, and fellowship director of the Sainte-Justine UHC since 2013. She has spearheaded two multidisciplinary clinics in epidermolysis bullosa and lymphedema. Catherine has authored 100 peer reviewed articles and 10 dermatology textbook chapters. She enjoys reading, yoga, swimming, dragon boat, the cottage, and her family and friends, not necessarily in that order!