Dr. Marilyn Suite
Dr. Marilyn Suite is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the West Indies. Her post- graduate training in dermatology was obtained in Trinidad under Dr. David Quamina and at St. John’s Hospital for Diseases of the Skin in the United Kingdom. Dr. Suite’s career as a dermatologist spans more than 20 years, as consultant dermatologist at the Port of Spain General Hospital, Specialist Medical Officer of the Hansen’s disease Control Unit of the Ministry of Health in Trinidad and Tobago and also as an associate lecturer of the University of the West Indies.
She accepted early retirement from the Ministry of Health, Trinidad and Tobago in 2007 and has since been in solo private practice in Port of Spain. Her work in the public sector continues however, as she offers consultation in dermatology at the Scarborough General Hospital, Tobago. She has recently returned to clinical teaching of medical students. Dr. Suite has been a visiting lecturer for the Diploma in Clinical Dermatology (formerly Diploma in Dermatological Sciences) and the MSc Clinical Dermatology at Cardiff University, Wales for the past twelve years.
Dr. Suite is a founding member of the Caribbean Dermatology Association and served as its President from 1996 to 2002 and as Secretary from 1992 to 1994. She is the immediate past Chairperson of the Trinidad and Tobago Dermatological Society, a member of the International Society of Dermatology, an international fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and is actively involved in the Lupus Society of Trinidad and Tobago. She continues to contribute to medical education by delivering talks to medical practitioners and other medical professionals in Trinidad and Tobago and within the region and also educates the general public on dermatological conditions.