Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon AM
Director, Occupational Dermatology Research Education Centre (ODREC)
Associate Professor Rosemary Nixon qualified as a dermatologist in 1988 and as an occupational physician in 1994, being the only person with Australian qualifications in both specialties. A/Prof Nixon started the Occupational Dermatology Clinic in 1993, initially at Monash Medical Centre where she was Head of the Dermatology Unit from 1991 to 2001, and then at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc. A/Prof Nixon established the Occupational Research and Education Centre, a small research group, at the Foundation in 2001.
A/Prof Nixon served on the Board of Management of the Foundation from 1989 to 2001 and more recently since 2009. A/Prof Nixon has organised the monthly Update meetings since returning from the UK in 1989. After 5 years as a Censor (examiner) of the Australasian College of Dermatologists, she has recently completed a 2 year term as Chairperson, Victorian Faculty of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.
A/Prof Nixon holds the honorary positions of Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Monash University and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, the University of Melbourne. She is a member of the peak international group for contact dermatitis, the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group and has published over 100 scientific papers.
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