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SKIN DEEP Behind the Mask is a UK charity that helps skin disease patients and their carers. We provide practical help to patients and their carers no matter what skin disease they have.
This important series is aimed at raising awareness of skin diseases and how they affect people. The latest medical research & advice will be given by renowned dermatologists as guest speakers. The free seminars are directed at the primary healthcare team: practice managers, GPs, practice nurses, community health specialists, and other healthcare professionals. Members of the public will also find the seminars informative.
The first Seminar in the series is scheduled for 10 December starting at 6:30pm at the Braithwaite Halls in Croydon. Tickets are limited and can be booked here.
Dr Eleanor Mallon, consultant dermatologist will be our honoured guest speaker.
Dr Eleanor Mallon trained in dermatology in Oxford, St John’s Institute of Dermatology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and has been an accredited dermatologist since 1999. She was awarded a postgraduate MD thesis for research into the pathogenesis of psoriasis.
She was appointed consultant dermatologist and honorary senior lecturer in dermatology at the Trust and St John’s Institute of Dermatology in 1999.
Recent achievements include appointment to the clinical services unit (CSU) of the British Association of Dermatologists in 2013. Work for the CSU includes writing national guidelines for the management of skin disease. She has recently written a chapter on the diagnosis and management of perianal skin disease for the internationally renowned Rook Textbook of Dermatology.
Specialist Interests: Inflammatory skin disease, skin cancer, paediatric dermatology; teaching and training in dermatology; therapeutics.
10th December 2015
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Braithwaite Halls, Croydon Clocktower
Surrey CR9 1ET
CROYMART is happy to announce the donation of an abstract canvass (above left) by Lucine Lavelly, international artist, for the SKIN DEEP Awareness fund raising campaign on 20th Dec, 2015. A reserve bid is in place set at £800. Email your bid here.
Skin Deep Behind the Mask: providing education, support and guidance to skin disease sufferers and carers alike. Please register your interest in attending this event by booking here.
The prevalence of skin disease exceeds that of obesity, hypertension, or cancer. Despite skin being the largest organ of the human body, dermatological research remains one of the most under funded areas of medicine. In a world where society has an increasing preoccupation with image and it’s importance to every aspect of a person’s life, sufferers of skin diseases are feeling and being more marginalised and isolated than ever.
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