Title (Dr., Prof, etc.): Professor

Family Name: Murrell

Name: Dedee

Degree (MD, PhD, etc.): MA (Cambridge) BMBCh (Oxford) FAAD (USA) MD (UNSW) FACD FRCP (Edin)

1984        B.A. (MA 88) King’s College, Cambridge University, England. Graduated Hons 2:1.

1987        BM BCh Oxford University Medical School and New College, Oxford, England.

1993        Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology.

1994        F.A.A.D. Fellowship of the American Academy of Dermatology.

2007        MD- Doctorate of Medicine ‘Studies in Blistering Disorders’ Univ. NSW, Sydney.

2009        F.A.C.D. Australasian College of Dermatologists.

2013        Board Recertification Examination (invigilated), American Board of Dermatology

2014        Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Current position(s) and affiliations:

Professor and Head of Dermatology
St George Hospital Campus, UNSW Medical School, Sydney, Australia
Co-Editor, International Journal of Women’s Dermatology
Board of Directors, Women’s Dermatologic Society
President-Elect, Australasian Society for Dermatological Research

Executive Board Member, International Society of Pediatric Dermatology
President, International Congress of Dermatology 2021

Past positions:

1989-90                  Intern, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, UK

Resident in Medicine and Emergency medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK

Medical resident,  Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina U.S.A.

Dermatology Residency Training Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, New York University Medical Center 1993

1995                        Clinical Scholar and Director of Epidermolysis Bullosa Registry, Department of Dermatology, Rockefeller University, New York.

1996                        Staff Specialist and Conjoint Lecturer in Dermatology, St George Hospital, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

1998                        Dermatologist for Epidermolysis Bullosa Clinic, Sydney Children’s Hospital.

2000                       Conjoint Senior Lecturer, University of New South Wales.

2002                       Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, Sydney

2003                       Conjoint Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales.

2004                        Head, Department of Dermatology, St George Hospital, Sydney.

2008                        Conjoint Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales

2016                       Honorary Professor, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

2016                        Elected membership of The Athenaeum, London, UK


Fields of interest (max. 3): Blistering diseases (genetic and autoimmune), outcome measures for skin diseases, novel medical therapeutics/clinical trials (atopic dermatitis, psoriasis)

Number of peer-reviewed publications: 236

H-index: 31

Presentations Time:

Session code and title Session 13: Evidence based dermatology
Presentation title Evidence based treatment of bullous pemphigoid
Session date Wednesday 25 April 2018
Session time 15.00-17.00
Venue Attar Hall (D)


Session code and title Session 14: Blistering diseases
Presentation title Autoimmune blistering diseases in neonates & children
Session date Thursday 26 April 2018
Session time 9.00-11.00
Venue Khaje Nasir Hall (A)


Session code and title Session 17: Pediatric dermatology
Presentation title Anti-inflammatory agents & new topical therapies for EB
Session date Thursday 26 April 2018
Session time 9.00-11.00
Venue Attar Hall (D)


Session code and title Session 21: Women’s Dermatologic Society
Presentation title History of the WDS
Session date Thursday 26 April 2018
Session time 11.30-14.00
Venue Attar Hall (D)

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