Please join DSMThe Skin Cancer FoundationBeiersdorf and government leaders for Safer Under the Sun, May 19th from 11AM-1pm in the Rayburn HOB Room 2075.  This educational event which celebrates May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month features free facial skin cancer screenings, a panel discussion with skin cancer experts and product giveaways.  Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States with 1 in 5 Americans developing this highly preventable cancer by the age of 70. 

May 19, 2022 Event Details

  • ·11AM-1PM, Rayburn HOB Room 2075
  • ·11AM-Noon: Panel discussion on skin cancer prevention and how sunscreen can help us be#SaferUnderTheSunwith:
  • ·Becky Kamowitz, Sr. Director of Marketing Communications (The Skin Cancer Foundation)
  • ·Emily Smith, Health Promotion Manager, Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA)
  • ·Eduardo Ruvolo, Clinical and Scientific Affairs Director for Suncare and Nivea (Beiersdorf Inc, US)
  • ·Carl D’Ruiz, Sr. Regulatory Manager (DSM)
  • ·Stephen Wood, Sr. Director Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients (DSM)
  • ·Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
  • ·Noon-1PM: First come, first serve free facial skin cancer screening
  • ·Light refreshments and product giveaways for the first 100 attendees

DSM is a 2022 sponsor of Destination Healthy Skin, The Skin Cancer Foundation’s mobile skin cancer education and screening program.  The Destination Healthy Skin RV, equipped with two private exam rooms, tours the U.S. from May to September. Local volunteer dermatologists provide free full-body skin cancer screening on board the RV.  Participants receive skin cancer prevention and early detection literature. So far, this outreach has provided more than 25,000 free skin cancer screenings and identified more than 10,000 potential skin cancers and precancers, including 450 suspected melanomas. For more information on the Destination Healthy Skin program and event schedule, please visit:  https://www.skincancer.org/early-detection/destination-healthy-skin/

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