Profession:

Consultant Dermatologist

Relevant organisations/institutions:

  • Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust (Consultant Dermatologist)
  • University of East Anglia (Honorary Senior Lecturer)
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network (Eastern Dermatology Speciality Lead)

Research areas of interest/specialisms:

  • Hair loss disorders
  • Alopecia areata
  • Outcomes for research

Work/academic background:

Dr Abby Macbeth is a Consultant Dermatologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals Trust. Abby has a clinical and research interest in hair disorders, in particular Alopecia areata (AA). She was Co-Champion and Data lead for the Hair Loss Priority Setting Partnership funded by Alopecia UK.  Current work is looking at ‘outcomes’ for clinical trials in AA, with a focus on what is most important to patients (ROMA- refining outcome measures for trials in alopecia areata).  This is funded by the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials Network (UK DCTN). She is the Clinical Research Network Eastern Dermatology lead, a former UK DCTN Registrar fellow, a founder member of the UK DCTN Trainees Research Group and recipient of the Maxwell Charnley Dermatology Research Fellowship. Abby is also a former Trainee Representative of the British Hair and Nail Society. 

Relevant weblinks:

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University of Nottingham, Refining Outcome Measures for trials in Alopecia Areata (ROMA)