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Higher Education Seminar: Medical Applications

Higher Education Seminar: Medical Applications

Dr Alistair Robson, Dr Gayathri Perera, Dr Tushar Salukhe

Ficino Centre, St James

Tuesday 14th June 2011


Refreshments available from 5.35pm

All students and parents are welcome to attend.

Dr Alistair Robson Dr Robson graduated from the University of Birmingham, England, with Honours in Medicine, having previously gained a first class degree in Pathology. He was Lecturer at the University of Leicester and was heavily involved in developing the undergraduate Cancer Biology module, and in the supervision of undergraduate medical students. He was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Pathology at the University of Oxford following which he qualified in general pathology by passing the MRCPath examination. Shortly after, he passed the specialistDiploma in Dermatopathology. He was heavily involved in the teaching and supervision of undergraduate clinical students, and also acted as tutor to Jesus College pre-clinical medical students. In 2000, he was appointed Consultant Dermatopathologist at St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London. Dr Robson is an Honorary Senior Lecturer for Kings College London. He is heavily involved in teaching postgraduates, in the UK, Asia and elsewhere abroad. He provides lectures and specialist study modules for undergraduates. He has served as an admissions interviewer for sixth-form entry to Medicine for 3 years.


Dr Gayathri Perera MA (Oxon.), BM BCh. (Oxon.), MRCP Dr Perera undertook her medical training at Oxford University, after which she did her internship at the John Radcliffe Hospital and Royal United Hospital in Bath. She completed her senior house officer years in Medicine at NorthwickPark Hospital, in Intensive Care and Infection at St Thomas’ Hospital. She then embarked on her specialty training in Dermatology at St John’s Institute of Dermatology.  Dr Perera is now a Clinical Research Fellow, sponsored by the Medical Research Council, and is completing her PhD in Immunodermatology. Dr Perera continues to teach clinical medicine and basic science to medical students, junior doctors and dermatology specialists. She lectures on dermatology and in her research areas both internationally and nationally. She is a member of the Teachers of Undergraduate Dermatology, a subcommittee of the British Association of Dermatologists, and a faculty member of the board of the Biomedical Research Centre. She has served as an admissions interviewer for sixth-form entry to Medicine for 2 years.


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