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Women's Dermatologic Society Announces Collaboration on 'America's Ethnic Skin: An Al Roker Health Special'
Date:5/20/2008

l concerns and treatment of ethnic skin," says Wendy E. Roberts, MD, FAAD, President-elect of the WDS, who appears in this NBC Local Media Special. Dr. Roberts remarks, "One day, the term 'ethnic skin' will become obsolete, as we all will have ethnic skin, we are one world, and we are finally coming together."

"America's Ethnic Skin" showcases real-life stories that tell of the skin troubles and triumphs experienced by famous and everyday people of different ethnicities, including celebrity Keke Palmer, young rising star of Akeelah and the Bee fame, Detroit newscaster Lee Thomas, NYC Human Rights Commissioner Patricia Gatling, and NYPD Detective William Harvey.

The dermatologists and ethnic skin experts shown in the Special will help viewers better understand their own skin, how to safeguard from the risks associated with darker skin, and how to achieve and maintain beautiful, healthy ethnic skin of color.

America's Ethnic Skin: An Al Roker Health Special will air on Saturday, May 24, 2008 in the following cities on NBC Local Media: Chicago-WMAQ at 6pm; Dallas-KXAS at 5pm; Hartford-WVIT at 7pm; Los Angeles-KNBC at 5pm; Miami-WTVJ at 7pm; New York-WNBC at 7pm; Philadelphia-WCAU at 7pm; San Diego-KNSD at 5pm; San Francisco -KNTV at 7:30pm; and Washington, DC-WRC at 7pm.

Programming sponsorship made possible by Ambi (R)Skincare through a grant from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

ABOUT AMERICA'S ETHNIC SKIN

A half-hour NBC Special hosted and narrated by Al Roker.

Produced by: Al Roker Entertainment

Executive Producers: Al Roker and Michael Kaufman

Co-Executive Producer/Director: Dave Snyder Editorial content created in collaboration with the Women's Dermatologic Society Foundation.
For more information, visit: http://www.womensderm.org/ethnicskin

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