Dr. Eapen graduated in Medicine from St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore and went on to complete his post graduation in Dermatology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He also has a diploma in dermatology from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow(UK). Having taught clinical and cosmetic dermatology in India for few years, he moved to the United Arab Emirates and had worked in reputed hospitals in Dubai, AbuDhabi, and Sharjah for almost a decade. He is an avid dermatology blogger, and his Skin Deep blog is one of the most popular blogs in clinical and cosmetic dermatology. He is the founder of Dermatologists Sans Borders, one of the biggest social media groups of skin care experts. He is a specialist in health research dissemination through social media.
Selected eHealth Publications: (Full List)
- Eapen BR. ONTODerm – A domain ontology for dermatology. Dermatology Online Journal 14 (6): 16 (2008)
- Eapen BR, Chapman B. Mobile Access to ClinicalConnect: A User Feedback Survey on Usability, Productivity, and Quality; JMIR mHealth uHealth 2015;3(2):e35 [Full Text]
Selected eHealth Projects:
- Patient Controlled and Contributed Health Record (PCCHR)
- Customizing OpenMRS for Canadian primary care physicians