Dr Julie Peconi is a Canadian native living in Swansea. She has over 15 years’ experience in several research methodologies across numerous topics and roles. She received her PhD in Health Services Research in 2014 looking at the epidemiology of demand for, and outcomes of, contacts with telephone-based healthcare. She is currently employed as a project and data manager in Swansea Trials Unit. Julie also volunteers with two skin related charities, Skin Care Cymru in Wales and the international charity, the PC Project and has a special interest in pursuing skin related research.