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Consultant Dermatologist and Hon S Lecturer
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
United Kingdom
2023 Fellow
Dr. Maria-Angeliki Gkini qualified from the Medical School of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Greece. She is an MSc holder in International Medicine-Health Crisis Management and further pursued her interest in research by completing her PhD on hair diseases. She completed her dermatology training at Barts Health NHS Trust in London. She is an IPC 2023 Fellow, with Professor Alice Gottlieb, Mount Sinai, New York City, as her mentor. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians.

Currently, she is a Consultant Dermatologist and Hon S Lecturer at Barts Health NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom, where she is running the specialist medical dermatology (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and hidradenitis suppurativa) and psychodermatology clinics. Her special interests include inflammatory skin diseases, advanced therapies (biologics and small molecules), hair diseases, and psychodermatology. Moreover, Dr. Gkini is interested in clinical research and has been a principal and sub-investigator in more than 45 multicenter studies focusing on inflammatory skin diseases. She has significant teaching experience, including teaching at the Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology at Queen Mary University in London.

Dr. Gkini is actively involved in several organisations and their committees, such as the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and the European Society for Dermatology and Psychiatry (ESDaP). She has participated in numerous national and international congresses as a speaker/invited speaker and has published her research in international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Gkini has also been awarded multiple prizes and grants by prestigious institutions and organisations, such as the EADV, the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD), and the Royal College of Physicians.
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