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All Hands In

Meet the Team

We are a group of doctors committed to improving education and resources in skin of colour. For vacancies please click here or email info@SOCTUK.org.

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Consultant Lead 

Dr Marisa Taylor | MBBS DCD MSc MD FRCP

Dr Marisa Taylor is a Consultant Dermatologist at Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS  Trust (ESTH) in the United Kingdom. She studied medicine (MBBS) at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica graduating with honours in pharmacology, pathology and microbiology. She completed her Dermatology training in South Wales following a Masters and MD in Dermatology at Cardiff University. She was the Undergraduate Lead and an Honorary Senior lecturer at Imperial College London before moving on to her current role at ESTH where she is the Biologics Lead.
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Trainee Lead 

Dr Oluwadamilola Jagun | MBBCh MSc MRCP PGCert

Dr Jagun is a Dermatology Specialty Registrar in East Kent. She studied medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) medical school in Dublin and subsequently completed an MSc in Clinical Dermatology at Cardiff University where she graduated with a Distinction. She is passionate about Medical Education and developed a Dermatology Teaching program for 4th year medical students whilst working as a Clinical Fellow in Wolverhampton where she also completed a Post Graduate Certification in Teaching and Learning. 
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Secretary and Website Content Creator

Dr Shahd Elamin | MB BCh BAO MSc (Clin Ed) MRCP (UK)

Dr Elamin is a dermatology registrar currently undergoing her training in Northern Ireland. She completed her undergraduate medical degree at Queen’s University Belfast where she graduated in 2014. With a keen interest in teaching, she completed a Masters in Clinical Education and was awarded a distinction. She has an interest in research and has presented at a number of meetings as well as attaining a number of publications. She is a member of the British Association of Dermatologists and the British Society of Medical Dermatology.
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Treasurer

Dr Cher-Han Tan | MBChB MRCP (UK) (Dermatology)

Dr Tan is a Consultant Dermatologist at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland. He completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Liverpool in 2007.  He subsequently completed postgraduate training and spent time as a research fellow in dermatology for a year before completing his dermatology specialist training in 2018. Dr Tan has an interest in medical dermatology and skin of colour dermatology.  He is currently part of the committee for the Skin of Colour Training Day UK team.  
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Content Strategist, Website and Social Media

Dr Dominique Dao | MD MSc BSc Dip Cos Sci

Dr Dao is an Internal Medicine trainee in South Wales. She completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in London and her undergraduate medical degree at the University of Malta. She has a keen interest in dermatology and in particular skin of colour. She completed a diploma with the Society of Cosmetic Scientists and has set up her own blog that specialises in skin health advice for skin of colour. 
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Research Lead

Dr Dijon Millette | MD MSc

Dr Dijon Millette is the research lead for Skin of Colour Training UK. He received his primary medical qualification at the Latin American School of Medicine in Cuba in 2013. He completed a MSc in Clinical Dermatology at the Cardiff University. He then spent his formative postgraduate years in the Midlands.

Past Committee Members

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Website Content Lead

Dr Hannah Wainman | MBBS MRCGP (2011) DPD DRCOG DCH

Dr Wainman is a Locum Consultant Dermatologist at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. She is also the undergraduate lead for dermatology at Bristol Medical School. She is passionate about diversification of the medical curriculum at Bristol University and sits on the diversification special interest group there. She has done a lot of work ensuring that Bristol medical students are able to recognise medical conditions in all skin types. She joined the committee as she wanted to expand her interest and use her skills in diversifying dermatology by getting involved in postgraduate education and ensuring that both current and future doctors can recognise skin conditions in all skin types. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, in particular cycling and ultra-running.

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