Peter FoleyAssociate Professor Peter Foley graduated from Salesian College Chadstone in 1980, as College Captain of his year. He has been a member of our College Advisory Council since 2008, providing advice to the Principal on the future development of the College.
Peter is a clinical dermatologist, and has a wealth of experience in dermatology, particularly in the treatment of psoriasis. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology and on the editorial board of Clinical Photodynamics in Dermatology. He is Australia’s only councillor on the International Psoriasis Council. In addition, Associate Professor Foley is on the Board of the Photomedicine Society.
Peter graduated MBBS and BMedSc. from Monash University in 1987. His BMedSc. thesis was the first National Skin Cancer Survey. After obtaining an MD looking at the effects Vitamin D on the skin, Associate Professor Foley completed his dermatology training obtaining fellowship in 1997. Since that time he has consulted at Malvern. In addition, he attends the phototherapy, photodynamic therapy and biological therapy clinics at the Skin and Cancer Foundation, and the dermatology investigation, biological therapy, photobiology and cutaneous lymphoma clinics at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne where he is also Head of Dermatology Research.
He currently holds the position of Associate Professor, Department of Medicine (Dermatology) at The University of Melbourne, Director of Research at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc, and is a visiting dermatologist at the Photobiology, Phototherapy and Biologics Clincs and St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and the Phototherapy and Biologics Clinics at the Skin & Cancer Foundation Inc.
As Director of Research, Associate Professor Foley directs the Foundation’s rapidly expanding clinical trials program and the Australasian Psoriasis Registry. He has well over 60 peer-reviewed publications and has been an investigator in over 50 clinical trials. He is a world-renowned expert on psoriasis and has been invited to speak at numerous meetings in across the world.
Hall Of Fame Inductee - Medical Specialist
Skin Cancer Foundation Inc
An Introduction to Psoriasis with A/Prof Peter Foley
Foley Dermatology & Associates
Associate Professor Peter Foley (MBBS, BMedSc, FACD)