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Appointment of New Editor of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology

Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, the prominent UK dermatology journal owned by the British Association of Dermatologists, has today announced the appointment of Dr Alexa Shipman as Editor of the journal. Dr Shipman will take over from Dr George Millington in January 2019.

Dr Shipman trained in Oxford, doing her foundation jobs in the Oxford deanery. She then went on to do her medical training in Stoke Mandeville, Norfolk and Norwich and numerous hospitals in the West Midlands dermatology training scheme, she is now a consultant at St Mary’s Hospital, Portsmouth.

Dr Shipman is a general dermatologist but has interests in research and education, supervising trainees, and teaching and examining for Southampton medical school. She has previously sat on the editorial board of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology and the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology.

Dr Shipman also has a keen interest in medical history, sitting on the historical committee at the British Association of Dermatologists.

Shehnaz Ahmed, Managing Editor for the British Journal of Dermatology and Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, said:

“Dr Shipman has been working on CED for the past four years, we are now delighted that she can continue with us as editor. Dr Shipman is a very talented dermatologist who we’re proud to have working alongside our CED team, she has track record of dedication to dermatological research and editing from her work here and at the International Journal of Women’s Dermatology”.

“On behalf of the team at CED I’d like to thank Dr George Millington for all the work he has done for the journal, it has been a pleasure to work with him”.

Dr Alexa Shipman said:

"I am delighted to be taking over from George Millington and look forward to working with the excellent team of editors and staff at the CED.”

“I am happy to discuss article ideas if you think it is something we might not normally accept. The website is a good source of up to date author's guidelines."


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About us:

Clinical and Experimental Dermatology (CED) is a unique provider of relevant and accessible material of educational value to practising clinicians and dermatological researchers. In supporting the continuing professional development (CPD) of dermatology specialists, the journal aims to advance understanding, management and treatment of skin disease and improve patient outcomes.

In addition to a dedicated CPD section, CED publishes review articles, original papers, concise reports and items of correspondence. CED is an official organ of the British Association of Dermatologists but attracts contributions from all countries in which sound clinical practice is conducted, and its circulation is equally international.

Journal content and further information—including author guidelines and submission details—can be found online at

The British Association of Dermatologists is the central association of practising UK dermatologists. Our aim is to continually improve the treatment and understanding of skin disease. For further information about the charity, visit

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