Helen is a graduate of the University of Tasmania and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists. She holds positions as Visiting Dermatologist at St Vincents Hospital, Melbourne and The Vulval Clinic, Royal Women's Hospital Melbourne. She works in private practice in Malvern, Melbourne. She is actively involved in medical teaching and is co-Supervisor of Training, Dermatology at St Vincent's Hospital. Her areas of interest include hidradenitis suppurativa and vulval diseases, in particular lichen sclerosus and lichen planus.