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Research Sub-Committee


Chairman Prof Edel O'Toole  
Past Chairman Prof Eugene Healy  
Dr Mabs Chowdhury BAD Academic Vice President
  Dr Amr Salam Research Trainee Representative
Dr Stephen Smith BAD Trainee Representative
  Dr Mariana Noy BAD Trainee Co-Representative
  Prof Chris Bunker British Skin Foundation
  Dr Mike Ardern-Jones THESIS & BSID Representative
  Prof Des Tobin University Representative
  Dr Alison Layton NHS Representative
  Dr David Edey RCP Joint Specialty Committee Representative
  Emma Rush Patient Representative
  Dr Rachel Watson Co-opted Member
Marilyn Benham BAD Chief Executive
Dr Helen Young BSID Chair


Meetings: 3 times per year 

Function: The role of the Research Sub-committee is:

  • To advise members of the BAD Executive Committee on aspects of promoting and supporting research into skin health and disease.
  • To emphasis the importance of communication and interaction with other relevant bodies such as BSF, BSID, RCP, SAC and external organisations.
Dr Alison Layton
Dr Alison Layton


  Dr Alison Layton NHS Representative


NHS Representative


Patient representative


Dr Helen Young
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