Dr Ogden trained and worked as a GP and started in dermatology in 1993 as a clinical assistant. She has worked in both hospital and community dermatology ever since. She is clinical lead of the Hertfordshire Community Trust Skin Health Service and is an associate specialist in East and North Herts NHS Trust. She is member of the Executive Committee of the Primary Care Dermatology Society. Her special interests are dermatology teaching, genital dermatology, paediatrics and psychodermatology.