Dr Tamara Griffiths received her dermatology training at the University of Michigan, USA and the University of Manchester, UK. An American Board-Certified dermatologist and on the UK Specialist Register, she is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the British Association of Dermatologists. She is a senior Consultant at one of the largest UK Dermatology Centres at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, and Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester where she is Programme Director for the MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine.
She is Chair of the Royal College of Physicians’ Dermatology Specialist Advisory Committee responsible for Dermatology training across the UK, after completing her role as Training Programme Director for the North Western Deanery. In 2015 she was appointed as the first Education Director of the British Association of Dermatologists, with the aim of addressing workforce needs through quality-assured educational initiatives.
Dr Griffiths is recognised internationally as an expert in the field of Cosmetic Dermatology. She is founding member and past-President of the British Cosmetic Dermatology Group, and has represented the UK across Europe to develop high standards of care (BSI and CEN). She was key advisor to the Review of Cosmetic Interventions lead by Sir Bruce Keogh (2013) and is founding member and Trustee of the newly formed Cosmetic Practice Standards Authority (CPSA), recognised as the professional body responsible for bench-marking UK standards.
As spokesperson and Trustee of the British Skin Foundation for over a decade, she has regular appearances in broadcast and print media, and has been named as one of Tatler’s top Dermatologists. In 2018 she was recognised as a senior member of the award-winning BMJ Dermatology Team of the Year.