Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon AM is the only person to have attained Australian specialist qualifications in both dermatology and occupational medicine, and has a special interest in occupational dermatology and contact dermatitis. She has been patch testing patients with contact dermatitis since 1987 and started Australasia’s only occupational dermatology clinic in 1993, establishing a large database in occupational dermatitis.
In 2001, she established a small research group in occupational dermatology at the Skin and Cancer Foundation Inc, the Occupational Dermatology Research and Education Centre (ODREC) (www.occderm.asn.au) and has authored over 150 scientific papers. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at both Monash University and the University of Melbourne. She was Head of the Dermatology Unit at Monash Medical Centre from 1991 to 2001 and retired as a Visiting Dermatologist in 2016. She has been active in the Australasian College of Dermatologists including being a past examiner and Faculty Chair (Victoria).Back to speakers