Meet our panel of medical specialists

Research Review Australia works with over 70 local medical specialists to select and advise on the most important research from around the world. They advise on what really matters, what impact it has on local healthcare and what we need to do in our daily practice to accomodate new skills and knowledge. Select a category below to see more about each of our expert advisors.

Dr John Frew

Dr John Frew

Dr John Frew is a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists and researcher in the field of inflammatory skin diseases with a focus on hidradenitis suppurativa. He holds a staff specialist position at Liverpool Hospital, and is a conjoint lecturer at the University of New South Wales supervising dermatology trainees and postgraduate research students. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Rockefeller University in New York City identifying immunological pathways and novel therapies for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa. Dr Frew has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and contributions to international dermatology and immunology textbooks in the field of inflammatory skin disease... read more »

Erin McMeniman

Erin McMeniman

A/Prof McMeniman is a dermatologist with an interest in public health, skin cancer, and medical dermatology. She completed a Master of Public Health with a dissertation project in skin diseases in indigenous children and recently completed her PhD on the phenotypic and genotypic correlations in a cohort of patients with multiple primary melanoma. .. read more »

Clinical Associate Professor Saxon D Smith

Clinical Associate Professor Saxon D Smith

Clinical Associate Professor Saxon D Smith is a consultant dermatologist in private practice in Gosford and St Leonards, Australia, and Clinical Associate Professor Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney. He has a special interest in biologics for the treatment of complex dermatologic conditions. He previously ran public clinics at Royal North Shore Hospital in surgical cutaneous oncology; immune-oncology management and surveillance in advance melanoma; multi-disciplinary team with plastic surgery on the management of hidradenitis suppurativa; multi-disciplinary team with neurology on skin diseases in neurology including management of adverse reactions of treatment; and dermatology in renal transplant patients... read more »