Victoria Mary Lawton Jolliffe

Victoria Mary Lawton Jolliffe

Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Dermatologist

Having been awarded an Entrance Exhibition to King’s College, Cambridge to read Classics, Vicky subsequently read Medical Sciences at Cambridge and completed her clinical training at St Mary’s Hospital, London. She has a very broad based medical training encompassing several years in Accident and Emergency Medicine and General Practice prior to training in Dermatology. She completed an NHS R and D funded period as a Research Registrar evaluating the reliability of Teledermatology in triaging pigmented lesions. She has a special clinical interest in Hair Disorders and Medical Education, having completed the RCP Physician as Educator programme in 2010. She holds the ARCM Violin Performers Diploma.


Course Director, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology (UK)

 Recent and ongoing research projects:

Jolliffe, VML, Sinclair, RD. Disorders of the Hair and Scalp. Health Press 2011- in press

I am a founder member and Educational Lead for the British Hair and Nail Group.

Chair and Guest Lecturer BMJ Masterclass Ophthalmology and Dermatology 2012

BAD Education Subcommittee

Faculty member of F1000. Awarded a a BAD Travel fellowship to Melbourne to study Hair Disorders in 2011


Application of Teledermatology


Jolliffe VML, Harris DW, Whittaker SJ  Can we safely diagnose pigmented lesions from stored video images? A diagnostic comparison between clinical examination and stored video images of pigmented lesions removed for histology  Clin Exp Derm 2001 Jan. 26(1) 84-7

Jolliffe VML, Harris DW, Morris R , Wallace P, Whittaker SJ  Can we use video images to triage pigmented lesions? Brit J Dermatol 2001 Dec;145:904-910

View all Victoria Jolliffe's Research Publications at:


As Course Director for the UK Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology I am intensely involved in both the planning, designing and delivery of first class distance learning and in-person teaching to adult learners, and was shortlisted in 2011 for the Drapers Award for Excellence in teaching and the ALT- Epigeum Award for effective use of video in teaching.

I am a founder member and Educational Lead for the British Hair and Nail Group

BAD Education Subcommittee

 Chair and Guest Lecturer BMJ Masterclass Ophthalmology and Dermatology 2012

Further information

Chair: Board of Examiners PG Diploma in Aesthetic Surgery, Flexible Training representative BAD Education Committee


Centre for Cutaneous Research
Blizard Institute
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Blizard Building
4 Newark Street
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