Dr. Purdy is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology & Cutaneous Science and Program Director for the Dermatology Residency Program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Purdy also has a part-time community and part-time academic practice in Halifax.
After receiving her medical degree, Dr. Purdy completed her residency training in internal medicine, followed by dermatology, at Dalhousie University. Additionally, she has completed fellowship examinations in both specialties.
Dr. Purdy has been a member of regional and national advisory boards. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Dermatology Association and is a consulting physician at Atlantic Dermatology Consultants in Halifax, Nova Scotia.