Caitriona Ryan, MD, MRCPI, FAAD
Professor Ryan attained a first class honours medical degree at University College Dublin where she graduated first place in her medical class. She commenced her training as a Dermatology Specialist Registrar at St. Vincent’s Hospital and completed a residency and research fellowship at the esteemed Baylor Dermatology Residency program in Dallas, Texas. She spent 7 years in Dallas as Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology for the Texas A+M Health Science Center and Vice Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. She works as a Consultant Dermatologist at Blackrock Clinic and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at University College Dublin.
Professor Ryan has published a textbook on psoriasis, six book chapters, an encyclopaedia chapter, and over 50 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, including first author articles in JAMA and The Lancet. She regularly presents at international dermatology conferences. She has conducted both scientific and clinical research in psoriasis and other inflammatory dermatological conditions and was the Principal Investigator for drug trials in psoriasis and eczema conducted at the Menter Dermatology Research Institute, Dallas, Texas.
Professor Ryan specialises in medical and cosmetic dermatology. Her main areas of medical dermatological interest include psoriasis, melanoma, skin cancer, acne, atopic dermatitis (eczema), lupus, contact dermatitis, melasma, disorders of pigmentation and hair loss. She was the director of cosmetic training for the Baylor Dermatology Residency program and has a wide range of experience in facial rejuvenation and cosmetic procedures, including the use of anti-wrinkle injections, injectable dermal fillers and laser therapies.
Professor Ryan has a considerable interest in medical education, particularly with regard to psoriasis education and melanoma awareness. She has been appointed as a councillor of the International Psoriasis Council, a member of the Medical Board and Editorial Board of the US National Psoriasis Foundation and a representative on the International Affairs Committee of the Women’s Dermatological Society. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Royal College of Physicians Ireland, the British Association of Dermatologists, the Irish Association of Dermatologists and the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group.
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