Navigation Links
Illinois Dermatologists Tee Up for Sun Safety at Two World-Class Golf Championships

CHICAGO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Fueled by the mission to reduce the incidence of skin cancer at a time when melanoma rates are on the upsurge in younger females, board-certified Illinois dermatologists representing the Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) will offer free skin cancer screenings and sun safety education to golf enthusiasts of all ages at the world-class LPGA Solheim Cup and the PING Junior Solheim Cup.


Breaking new ground in WDS outreach, Amy Derick, MD (Barrington, IL) will provide free skin checks and healthy tips to top-ranked American and European junior girls participating in the prestigious PING Junior Solheim Cup in Aurora, IL.

Jonith Breadon, MD and Aisha Sethi, MD, both of Chicago, will co-chair the subsequent outreach at the LPGA Solheim Cup at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, IL, where local dermatologists will offer free screenings in the WDS tent on Friday, August 21, from 12 noon-3 pm, Saturday, August 22, from 9 am-3 pm and on August 23 from 9 am-12 noon. Sun damage assessments, sun safety education and free broad-spectrum sunscreen will also be provided.

These events are part of a 3-year community outreach campaign, Play Safe in the Sun, presented by WDS in collaborative partnership with L'Oreal USA. Led by WDS Service Committee co-chairs Michel McDonald, MD (Nashville, TN) and Adrienne Stewart, MD (Denver, CO), the volunteer service promotes sun safety among outdoor sports enthusiasts.

Visit: and


The Women's Dermatologic Society (WDS) supports the careers and professional development of women dermatologists. Our mission is to help women in dermatology achieve their greatest potential by striving to foster, promote, and support women's issues in dermatology; identify, train, and recognize women leaders in dermatology; provide a forum for developing relationships and the exchange of ideas and research relevant to women's issues; and promote the highest possible standards of ethics, research, patient care and education, and public education.


L'Oreal USA, headquartered in New York City, is a wholly owned subsidiary of L'Oreal SA, one of the world's leading beauty companies. L'Oreal USA has Research and Development, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities across eight states in the U.S., including New York, New Jersey, Kentucky, Arkansas, Illinois, Ohio, Colorado and Texas. L'Oreal's impressive portfolio of brands includes Lancome, Giorgio Armani, Shu Uemura, L'Oreal Paris, Garnier, Vichy, La Roche-Posay, L'Oreal Professionel and Kerastase. The U.S. is the base for the product development, international marketing and advertising for L'Oreal's nine American brands: Maybelline New York, Soft-Sheen, Carson, Kiehl's Since 1851, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, Matrix, Mizani, SkinCeuticals and PureOlogy.

SOURCE Women's Dermatologic Society
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Announces One Millionth E- Prescription in Illinois
2. President Takes Illinois Womans Tough Health Care Questions at AARP Town Hall
3. Health and Environmental Groups Announce Intent to Sue Illinois Coal Plant Owners for Violating Clean Air Act
4. Medigap Plans in Illinois to Benefit From Medicare Advantage Reimbursement Cuts
5. Sysmex Supports Illinois Chapter Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
6. Maryjane A. Wurth Named New President of Illinois Hospital Association
7. ACLU of Illinois Responds to Ruling Reviving the Dormant Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act
8. Illinois Human Service Providers Announce Layoffs
9. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Urges Constant Vigilance Against Growing Threat of Killer Superbug
10. Illinois Cemetery and Funeral Home Association Condemns Burr Oak Crimes
11. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Awards $1.4 Million to 14 Community Initiatives in Chicago and Downstate
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/12/2017)... Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of ... National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest ... its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. ... Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( ), ... of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides ... while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally ... care, have expanded their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective ... operating a joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... Restoration, has recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic ... Mohebi’s article spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/23/2017)... HORSHAM, Pa. , Sept. 22, 2017 ... received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food ... (BLA) seeking approval of sirukumab for the treatment of ... response letter indicates additional clinical data are needed to ... of moderately to severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Ky. , Sept. 19, 2017   ZirMed Inc ... predictive analytics, today announced that it has been ranked #1 ... Black Book™ Rankings 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was ... solution for large hospitals and medical centers over 200 beds ... Black Book,s healthcare technology user survey history. ...
(Date:9/12/2017)... , Sept. 12, 2017   EcoVadis , the leading platform for ... the first annual edition of its Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. ... by EcoVadis, based on Scorecard Ratings that analyzed nearly 800,000 data points ... ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: