NIHR recognised Academic Clinical Lecturer (Clinical Assistant Professor), Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Esther graduated from the University of Nottingham Medical School (BMBS Hons) in 2007, after completing her BMedSci in 2005. She then undertook clinical training at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and Lincoln County Hospital, gaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians, MRCP (UK). In 2011 she commenced Dermatology Specialist Training and completed the Speciality Certificate Examination in Dermatology. She was awarded the UK DCTN SpR Fellowship and the Neil Cox Award for the highest scoring applicant in 2013. Esther started as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Centre in 2014, and has continued to develop a portfolio of research in childhood psoriasis. In 2016 she was awarded an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship to develop diagnostic criteria for psoriasis in children. As part of the fellowship, Esther conducted a consensus study with the International Psoriasis Council and a large multi-centre case-control diagnostic accuracy study recruiting 320 children from paediatric dermatology departments in the UK (DIPSOC study). Esther is now appointed as an NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Clinical Assistant Professor and is undertaking further research to test the diagnostic accuracy of the criteria.
Applied dermatology research
Esther is actively involved in teaching and supervising undergraduate medical students. She also teaches doctors in training and health professionals from other specialties.
Esther is currently undertaking research in the area of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in childhood. In particular, she is conducting research into the development and application of diagnostic… read more
Esther is currently undertaking research in the area of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis in childhood. In particular, she is conducting research into the development and application of diagnostic criteria for psoriasis in children.
Developing a screening tool for psoriatic arthritis
Identifying a psychological intervention for patients with vitiligo
Stratifying the risk of liver fibrosis in patients on methotrexate
A meta-epidemiological study to compare review and study outcomes in Cochrane reviews and create a core outcome taxonomy.
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