Skin expert given prestigious medal

Professor Christopher Griffiths,  Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal and Professor of Dermatology at The University of Manchester, has been presented with the Sir Archibald Gray Medal in recognition for his outstanding services to dermatology.

Named after the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) founder, The Sir Archibald Gray Medal is awarded as the organisation’s ultimate accolade bestowed on significant UK dermatologists.

It was presented to Professor Griffiths at the 95th Annual Meeting for the British Association of Dermatologists in July.

Prof Griffiths, who has long-standing research interests in all aspects of psoriasis, is also President of the European Dermatology Forum and co-founder of the International Psoriasis Council. In 2009 he received the lifetime achievement award from the American Skin Association.