Keturah Edwin-Tobias obtained her medical degree from the Faculty of
Medical Sciences, Cienfuegos, Cuba 2004. She completed a Master’s in
Clinical Dermatology from Cardiff University in 2010. After which she
returned to her island home of St. Lucia.
Dr. Edwin-Tobias headed the STI/HIV department for 1 year. Towards
the end of 2011 she took up the post of Community Dermatologist.
Since then, she has provided dermatological care to patients at various
health care facilities throughout the island. Dr. Edwin-Tobias provides
consultations for patients admitted to the main hospital the Owen King
European Union Hospital and runs a private practice.
Earlier this year, Dr. Edwin-Tobias was accepted as a mentee in the
second cohort of GLODERM (International Alliance for Global Health
Dermatology) scholars. GLODERM is a non- profit organization whose
mandate is to help reduce the burden of skin disease in individuals,
families, and communities through education, communication,
prevention, and other public health measures. Leprosy will be the main
skin ailment that will be tackled through this collaboration. Dr. Edwin is
the country manager for the Leprosy Programme in St. Lucia.
She is also a member of the Caribbean Dermatology Association.
She is a wife and mother of 2 two children. She enjoys reading and
travelling in her spare time.