Professor Eugene Healy BA, MB BCh BAO (Hons), PhD, FRCP, FRSB
Professor of Dermatology/Honorary Consultant Dermatologist, Director Clinical Academic Training
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Professor Eugene Healy is Professor of Dermatology/Honorary Consultant Dermatologist within Medicine at the University of Southampton.
Professor Healy graduated in medicine from Trinity College, Dublin and conducted his general medical and early dermatology training in Dublin. He was awarded a Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Training Fellowship (1994-1997) during which time he conducted his PhD in Newcastle upon Tyne. He subsequently moved to the MRC Human Genetics Unit in Edinburgh as a MRC Clinician Scientist and later was appointed to the University of Southampton. He was awarded a MRC Senior Clinical Fellowship (2001-2006) and was originally Professor of Molecular Dermatology from 2002 before taking over as Professor of Dermatology/Head of Academic Dermatology in the University of Southampton.
Professor Healy’s research interests comprise skin responses to ultraviolet radiation, pigmentation, skin cancer and skin immunology. His research includes molecular biological, genetic and immunological approaches to investigating disease and spans from in vitro laboratory studies to in vivo human clinical trials. He has supervised clinical and non-clinical training at BMedSci, MMedSci, academic F2, Academic Clinical Fellow, Specialist Registrar, MSc, PhD, and post-doctoral scientist up to Lecturer/Senior Lecturer levels. Potential clinical and non-clinical students and people wishing to join his group are encouraged to contact Professor Healy.
He is a consultant dermatologist in Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust.
BA, MB BCh BAO (Hons), Medicine, Trinity College Dublin (1987)
MRCPI, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (1989)
PhD, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne (1998)
FRCP, Royal College of Physicians of London (2004)
FRSB, Royal Society of Biology (2011)
Medical Research Council Clinical Training Fellow, University of Newcastle upon Tyne. 1994-1997.
Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellow, MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh and University of Newcastle upon Tyne. 1997-1999.
Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellow, University of Southampton. 1999-2001
Medical Research Council Senior Clinical Fellow, University of Southampton. 2001-2006
Professor of Molecular Dermatology, University of Southampton. 2002-2007
Professor of Dermatology, University of Southampton. 2007-present