Dr Christa De Cuyper

Dr Christa De Cuyper

Former Head of Dermatology, Sint-Jan General Hospital, Bruugge, Belgium

Biography :

Dr. Christa De Cuyper is a dermatologist. She was head of the Dermatology department of the Sint-Jan General Hospital in Brugge, Belgium from 1985-2015 and engaged in training of young dermatologists. Her core business has been clinical dermatology, mycology and laser therapy. She has been interested in tattoos and body art for more than 30 years and published several articles, chapters and two books on complications with body art, tattoos, permanent make-up and piercings. Dr. De Cuyper is founding member of ESTP (European Society of Tattoo and Pigment Research) and active officer at the EADV (European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology) as chairperson of the NAWG (Nurse Association Working Group) and facilitator of the EADV Task Forces. Teaching and raising public awareness on dermatology related topics is part of her many hobbies.