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2019 Speakers

 

Chair:  Dr Sanjeev Rana

Dr. Sanjeev Rana is a Medical Director, Clinical Commissioner and GPwSI Dermatology

He graduated from the Imperial School of Medicine and Technology in 1995 and qualified as a General Practitioner in 1998. His works as  Dermatology GPwSI Dermatology in Essex.

He has completed his Diploma in Dermatology and Dermoscopy (Cardiff University) and runs a dermatology service.

 

 

 

Dr Robert Boyle

Dr Boyle is a paediatric allergist with a research programme focussed on the prevention of eczema and other allergic diseases. He trained in Melbourne where his PhD investigated mechanisms through which probiotics might prevent eczema, and most recently wrote a series of reports for the Food Standards Agency on the relationship between diet during pregnancy and infancy and allergic or autoimmune diseases. Dr Boyle works as joint Co-ordinating Editor for Cochrane Skin at the University of Nottingham, and is involved in the BEEP trial of emollients for preventing eczema and other allergic diseases. In this talk he will discuss the relationship between eczema and food allergy, explore some common myths and pitfalls in eczema management, and highlight new interventions for preventing and managing eczema.

 

Dr Angelika Razzaque

Angelika graduated in Germany but she did all of her postgraduate training in the UK. Angelika always had a special interest in dermatology and completed her Cardiff Diploma in 2009. Since, she has been working in General Practice to improve patient outcomes and training GP registrars including all matters relating to dermatology. Angelika has recently taken up a position in an extended role in dermatology at Kings College Hospital in London. She is also the chair of the executive committee of the Primary Care Dermatology Society (PCDS) and holds a Clinical Director role for the local Clinical Commissioning Group.

I qualified from Queens University Belfast in 1999. I completed my GP training in 2004 before taking up GP Partnership. A sabbatical to Brisbane in 2012/13 saw my interest in skin lesion recognition grow. I undertook several courses in dermoscopy and skin cancer management.

 

Dr Ivan Bristow

Since the commencement of his career, Ivan has held a strong interest in dermatology obtaining his PhD in the subject from the University of Southampton. He has promoted foot dermatology worldwide working with podiatrists, dermatologists and general practitioners on various education programmes. In addition, he has co-authored four books (including two on nail disorders) and published over 75 papers. His current work includes researching new technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of foot infections. He holds visiting appointments at Universities in the UK and Australia and continues to lecture around the world as well as regularly working in clinical practice.

 

 

 

Dr Finbar McGrady

Dr McGrady is currently a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Centre for Medical Education at QUB; GPwSI Dermatology, Southern Trust, NI; Sessional GP and Clinical Lead for Practice Based learning at the Federation Support unit.

He has been involved in reform of elective dermatology services in Northern Ireland and establishment of a photo triage service.

Dr McGrady established GP Dermoscopy NI in 2014 and run educational events on dermoscopy and lesion recognition. He was awarded best Poster Prize at World Congress of Dermoscopy in Thessaloniki, Greece in June, 2018 for his work in education of GPs in lesion recognition.

 

 

Dr Jennifer Jones

Qualifications MBBS, BSc, FRCP

Dr Jennifer Jones studied medicine at The Royal Free Hospital in London. She trained as a Dermatologist in London at St Mary’s, Chelsea and  Westminster and University College Hospitals. She also trained in the dermatology departments , of the University of Miami, Auckland and Barcelona and completed her training  in 2006. She has published and lectured internationally in the field of Dermatology and is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and the American Academy of Dermatologists. She has been an NHS Consultant at the Royal Free Hospital since 2007, where she is training programme director, an educational supervisor to trainees and a consultant appraiser.

Dr Jones has a specialist interest in skin cancer and eczema as well as general dermatology including acne. Her other clinical interests include alopecia (hair loss) and in 2013 she set up a monthly specialist clinic at the Royal Free Hospital. She is treasurer for the British Hair and Nail Society (BHNS) and co founder of London Hair Specialists. She edited the hair and scalp chapter of the 4th edition of “Differential diagnoses in Dermatology”.

Dr Jones also lived and worked in South America for four years and is a fluent Spanish speaker.

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Dr Clive Grattan

Dr Clive Grattan is a Consultant Dermatologist with a special interest in Cutaneous Allergy, including Urticaria and Mastocytosis.

Dr Grattan is Joint Editor in Chief of Clinical and Translational Allergy.

 

 

 

 

Dr Gillian Kyei

Gillian Kyei is a dermatology GPwSI working for the Community Dermatology Service in Bromley, Kent and for the Dermatology Referrals Triage Service in Bexley, Kent.

She undertook her clinical dermatology training as a GP trainee in a dermatology post at St George’s Hospital NHS Trust, London, in 2008.  After this she attained a Distinction in the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology from Queen Mary University of London, in 2012.  

Following stints as a salaried GP in both General Practice and Urgent Care with dermatology clinics on the side, her main work is now community dermatology with locum general practice sessions on the side.  

She is keen to assist in improving dermatology assessment and management in the community through GP education and the development of community dermatology services.”

 

Dr Bernard Ho

Dr Ho is a highly-motivated NHS Doctor with an avid interest in Dermatology, Lymphovascular Medicine and Medical Education.

 Dr Ho believes medicine is a learnt craft, it is why he strives to continue learning and sharing that learning experience and passion with other healthcare professionals. Most importantly, at the heart of this are the people you encounter in this profession. It’s not just about being an expert; it’s also having the empathy and bedside manner to engage with people. This is why he is motivated to continue his career in Dermatology, because of the way the skin changes people’s lives.

 Dr Ho is a recipient of the World Congress of Dermatology Trainee Scholarship and Royal Society of Medicine Dermatology Section Registrar’s Prize. He has attended various international and national Dermatology conferences (such as American Association of Dermatology Annual Meeting, British Association of Dermatology Annual Meeting, and British Lymphology Society Annual Conference) and various Dermatology courses.

 Dr Ho has leadership and management experience as a co-organiser of the St George’s Dermatology Patient Panel and as a Junior Doctor Representative on the National DermSoc Committee. He contributes to the medical education community as the Membership Officer on the British Society of Geriatric Dermatology Committee and as the Sponsorship Officer on the Royal Society of Medicine Trainees Section Committee.

 

 

 


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