Dr Rachael Morris-Jones

Consultant

Year Qualified

1994

Qualifications

FRCP, PhD, PCME

Specialty

Dermatology

Special Interests
  • Cutaneous infection
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Tropical dermatology
Biography

Prior to studying medicine Dr Morris Jones undertook a degree in Parasitology, and then research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She studied medicine at the University of Wales.

As a student she was awarded the Society of Tropical Medicine Elective Travel Fellowship and prize for her work with HIV patients in West Africa, and completed her medical degree with honours. She undertook her junior medical training at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington. After attaining membership of the Royal College of Physicians, she worked in Accident and Emergency Medicine before moving into Dermatology at St Thomas' Hospital.

During her training at the St John's Institute of Dermatology, she was awarded a Wellcome Training Fellowship to complete a PhD which characterised the role of melanin as a virulence factor in cutaneous fungal infections. She then came to King's College Hospital to complete her Dermatology training and started work as a Consultant in 2008. She runs specialist cutaneous infection clinics at King's alongside her general and paediatric clinics plus a hyperhidrosis service.

Dr Morris Jones is Deputy Head of Phase 4 for the Medical School at King's College London. She is the lead dermatologist for tropical dermatology teaching for the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, based in London and Tanzania.

Professional Memberships
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians
  • Royal Society of Medicine
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