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Terence J Ryan

Professor Terence Ryan is a renowned Dermatologist and an Emeritus Fellow of Green Templeton College in Oxford. When he is not traveling due to his advisory roles, he is an Archivist of the history of Medicine at the home of Sir William Osler at 13 Norham Garden.

Prof Ryan was a full time consultant with the NHS until he retired from the post in 1997. A member of all governing bodies of his profession, he has been held various positions including President of the International Society of Dermatology and Chairman of the International Foundation of Dermatology. In addition, he is a member of the International Advisory Board to the American Lymphedema Framework Project and the International Advisory Committee for the Institute of Applied Dermatology Kasarogod Kerala India. He is also currently Chairman of two International Organisations promoting Community Dermatology, Chairman Taskforce Skin Care for All: Community Dermatologyof the International Society of Dermatology Director of the Global Initiatives For Traditional Systems (GIFTS), Prof Ryan further strengthens his ties with Oxford as a founder and member of the Oxford Medical Alumni Council.

He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from several International Organisations, and hold titles of professor at Jefferson Philadelphia, Nanjing Limerick and Missouri Universities and a doctorate at Martin Luther University Wittenberg/Halle.

Research areas
• Wound healing
• Lymphoedema

Selected publications
• Ryan T J (1989) Biochemical consequences of mechanical forces generated by distension and distortion. J American Acad Derm 21:115-30
• Ryan TJ, Steven J Ersser,and Lucinda Claire Fuller 2012 The Public Health Intervention of Skin Dare for All:Community Dermatology IN Public Health –Social and Behaviol Health ed Jay Maddock published by INTECH Croatia,pp570
• Ryan T J 2012 International Chronic Wound Caring In Chronic Wound Care5 Volume 1 EdsDiana L Krasner,George Rodeheaver, R Gary Sibbald , Kevin Y Woo HMP Communications pp334
• Ryan TJ and Narahari SR 2012 Reporting an Alliance using an integrative approach to the management of Lymphoedema in India. International Journal of Lower Extremity Wounds 11: 5-9
• Ryan TJ, H-MHirt and Wilcox M (2011)Collaboration with Traditional health practitioners in the provision of skin care for all in Africa. International Journal of Dermatology .50: 564-570
• Ryan TJ (2010) The skin on the move but cold adapted: Fundamental misconceptions in the laboratory and clinic., Indian Dermatology Online Journal 1 3–7
• Narahari SR, Ryan TJ, Bose KS, Prasanna KR, Aggithata M, 2011 Integrating modern Dermatology and Ayurveda in the treatment of vitiligo and lymphoedema in India. Int J Derm 50: 310 334
• Ryan TJ. (2011)The International Society of Dermatology’sTaskForce for Skin Care for All:Community Dermatology . International journal of Dermatology 50:548-551