Professor H. Peter Soyer is an academic dermatologist with over 30 years’ experience in the field. He has a strong focus on translational skin cancer research in his dual role as Director of the Dermatology Research Centre (DRC), UQ Diamantina Institute, UQ Faculty of Medicine; and leadership of the Dermatology Department at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.
Professor Soyer is internationally recognised in the field of dermatology with particular expertise in the areas of clinical dermatology, dermato-oncology, dermatopathology and dermatologic imaging (dermoscopy and reflectance confocal microscopy). Within the dermatology discipline he is a pioneer and world leader in the field of dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions, a non-invasive diagnostic method. Professor Soyer has lead the development of the morphologic classification system currently used worldwide.
One of his research focuses is to expand the concept and applications of teledermatology and teledermoscopy at the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Telehealth.