About this event

  • Date and time Tue 12 Jan 2021 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Trainees

Enhance your knowledge of common dermatological problems and how they can present differently in skin of colour.

This webinar will promote better recognition of skin pathology and aims to arm junior doctors and non-specialist practitioners with the tools and confidence to diagnose, investigate and manage common dermatological complaints in the diverse patient population that we serve.

Topics will include:

  • How to recognise common dermatological pathology in varying skin types
  • Hyperpigmentation and how to investigate and manage it prior to referral to secondary care
  • Common hair pathology with a focus on ethnic hair and associated hair practices
  • The importance of adapting clinical consultations to take into account ethnic and cultural differences in skin practices

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

We would like to thank our sponsor Eucerin for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.


Key speakers

Dr Jinah Yoo

Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospitals Birmingham and sk:n clinic

Speaker's biography

Dr Jinah Yoo is currently working as a consultant dermatologist at University Hospitals Birmingham and a medical director at sk:n clinics in Birmingham, following completion of her dermatology training in West Midlands deanery in 2017, and has been appointed as an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham in 2019. Her sub-specialty interests are skin lymphomas and hyperpigmentary disorders.


She has developed an interest in skin pigmentation during her MSc Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine course at the University of Manchester and graduated with Distinction in 2018.


She attended numerous observerships at the worlds' leading pigment clinics in USA and Singapore and set up hyperpigmentation clinic based in NHS hospital in August 2018 with aims to improve the management of patients with hyperpigmentary disorders using NHS resources as well as giving evidence-based advice on treatments they can explore outside NHS.


She is a research supervisor for several dermatology registrars supervising their projects on hyperpigmentation.

Dylan Griffiths

Dylan Griffiths

Professional Expertise Manager, Eucerin UK

Speaker's biography

With over 18 years of healthcare education, marketing and sales expertise, Dylan has a breadth of expert knowledge on product ingredients and innovations, educating medical professionals and supporting consumers in finding the best-targeted skincare solutions.

After graduating from City University London with a BSc in Diagnostic Radiology, Dylan spent 3 years working at the prestigious Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital before moving to a medical education role which took him internationally, with focus on the US, Middle East and Indian markets. 

With marketing roles in cosmetic Dermatology; pharmaceuticals and skincare, Dylan has worked extremely closely with world-leading Dermatologists and industry experts to gain further insights on an ever-evolving industry.


View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Dr Louise Zuzarte, Council Member, Trainees Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Dr Anna Dunnigan, Editorial and Library Representative, Trainees Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Ethnic dermatology

Dr Ophelia Dadzie, Consultant Dermatopathologist, North West London Pathology Centre, Consultant Dermatologist, Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and Founder and Director, London Ethnic Skin Limited

Afro hair

Dr Olayemi Bello


Dr Jinah Yoo, Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation

Effective prevention and reduction of hyperpigmentation

Dylan Griffiths, Professional Expertise Manager – sponsored session by Eucerin

Panel discussion
Close of meeting




Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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