Dialog Box

Skin Health Institute
Rheumatology and Dermatology - Where Two Specialisations Meet

Rheumatology and Dermatology - Where Two Specialisations Meet

7:30PM - 8:30PM Tuesday 31st May 2022
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Rheumatology and Dermatology  - where two specialisations meet

Join Assoc. Prof Peter Foley and Prof Stephen Hall as they speak on their experience of co-managing patients. In this masterclass, you’ll have a chance to meet the speakers in person over a delicious dinner at La Luna Bistro organised by our event partner Janssen or join us online via Zoom for a live stream.

Zoom event

7.30pm - 8.15pm Livestream presentation with Q&As

In person dinner event at La Luna Bistro:

6.45pm – 7.30pm Arrival and entrée served

7.30pm – 8.15pm Live stream presentation with Q&As

8.15pm – 8.30pm Bonus in-person Q&As with the speakers

8.30pm – 9.00pm Dinner

9:00pm - 9:30pm Dessert and Close


Professor Stephen Hall MBBS (Hons), FACD

Prof Stephen Hall is a Rheumatologist at Cabrini Medical Centre and Medical Director of Emeritus Research in Melbourne. Prof Hall founded Emeritus Research in 2000, which has coordinated and conducted over 200 clinical trials to date.  

Prof Hall completed his Bachelor of Medical Science in 1974 and his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1977 at Monash University in Melbourne. He was a fellow in rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota from 1982 to 1984 and is a fellow at the Royal Australian College of Physicians in Sydney. For eight years, Stephen directed the training of rheumatologists throughout Australia via the Royal Australian College of Physicians Specialist Accreditation Committee. Prof Hall has also held positions in Rheumatology at many of Melbourne's hospitals, including Prince Henry’s Hospital, the Alfred Hospital, Dandenong Hospital and Box Hill Hospital, where he was Head of the Rheumatology Unit.  

Prof Hall has published widely on all aspects of rheumatic disease and maintains a strong interest in general Medicine. He has led some 250 clinical trials and is fascinated by new advances in medicine and what they may offer those who suffer from various medical conditions.


Associate Professor Peter Foley is a clinical dermatologist and has a wealth of experience in dermatology, particularly in the treatment of psoriasis. He is Australia’s only Councillor on the International Psoriasis Council and served on the steering committee of GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis). 

In addition to holding the position of Associate Professor with the Department of Medicine (Dermatology) at The University of Melbourne, Assoc. Prof Foley is also the Director of Research at the Skin Health Institute and Head, Dermatology Research at St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne. He is a visiting dermatologist at the Photobiology, Phototherapy and Biologics Clinics at St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and the Phototherapy and Biologics Clinics at the Skin Health Institute. 

As the Director of Research, Assoc. Prof Foley directs the Institute's rapidly expanding clinical trials program and is co-convenor of the Australasian Psoriasis Registry. To date, he has been an author on well over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including the reports of many of the pivotal trials on biologics in psoriasis. Assoc. Prof Foley is regarded globally as one of the leading experts on psoriasis and has been an investigator in over 100 clinical trials, including many exploring new therapies for psoriasis.


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