On Thursday 16th Embrace Your Skin kicks-off with lectures for medical professionals run by specialists and opinion leaders in dermatology.

Dr Sahota will give a lecture about unusual presentations of common skin conditions.
Dr Chan will share information about eczema, hand dermatitis and mask related peri-oral dermatitis.
Dr Merika will dive into acne and Dr Borysiewicz will discuss cancer patient management during COVID-19 outbreak.

Each lecture will be followed by Q&A session. Event attendance will grant you up to 3CPD points. To book your place, fill this registration form. Limited spaces available.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Bioderma Medical Ambassador Peter Wachowicz at peter.wachowicz@uk.naos.com.
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Dr Borysiewicz

studied medicine at Cambridge University achieving an MA in immunology and virology. She studied clinical medicine at University College London and graduated with distincon. She completed her specialist dermatology training at a number of prestigious central London teaching hospitals. Dr Borysiewicz is an experienced consultant working within the NHS as clinical lead for skin cancer at Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and was recently appointed to chair of the RM Partners skin pathway group. She consults privately in central London where she specialises in inflammatory skin diseases including eczema, acne and psoriasis and sun damage and skin cancers. Additional areas of clinical interest include skin surveillance strategies and the early detection of skin cancer using mole mapping. She runs the highly specialised adult Langerhan’s Cell Histiocytosis service at Hammersmith hospital. Friendly and approachable she is frequently called on for her dermatology expertise when skin is misbehaving.

Dr Sahota

Dr Sahota did his undergraduate medical training at King College London where his love of dermatology started as a medical student. His dermatology training was at the Royal London Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and St Thomas Hospital including training in Mohs surgery. Dr Sahota is a Consultant Dermatologist at Barts Health NHS Trust. He is an Associate Course Director for the Diploma in Clinical Dermatology (London) and is the past Treasurer of the British Association of Dermatologists. He currently works at Whipps Cross Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. His clinical interests include general dermatology, skin and nail surgery, skin cancer treatment, phototherapy and treatment of hyperhidrosis. In his capacity as an Officer of the BAD since 2013 he has helped to formulate policy on issues including workforce and training. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, woodcarving and is learning to play the piano.

Dr Merika

Dr Merika is a fully licenced Consultant Dermatologist who specialises in adult and paediatric dermatology. She is a graduate of University College London and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. She is on the General Medical Council's specialist register for Dermatology and a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and Royal Society of Medicine. She works for Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, where is the Clinical Lead for the acne service and local training lead for Dermatology. She is the principle investigator for a JAK inhibitor trial in atopical dermatitis and regularly teaches junior trainees, medical students and GPs.

Dr Chan

Dr Chan qualified in July 2010 from the University of Aberdeen with the Lockhart Bequest Prize and subsequently obtained her Membership of Royal Colleges of Physicians (MRCP,UK) in 2012. Dr Chan completed her Higher Specialist Training in Dermatology in the West Midlands as a Specialist Registrar looking after adults and children with skin conditions; and obtained her Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2018. Dr Chan is currently a substantive Consultant Dermatologist at the King’s College Hospital NHS Trust based at Beckenham Beacon and the Princess Royal University Hospitals. During her training, she has developed a keen interest in Skin Oncology and is a team member of the Skin Cancer Cochrane Reviews on Diagnostic Tests Accuracy for Skin Cancers. In 2016, Dr Chan won the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) European Young Investigator Award for her research work in Skin Lymphoma. Other awards include BAD Best SpR Oral Presentation (Cutaneous Allergy Section 2017) and Midlands Dermatology Society Awards.