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Past Editors: Elise Weisert, Michael Ryan, Keith Wagner, Tim Allen, Kristyna Gleghorn, Dung Mac, Alex Acosta, William Tausend, Sheila Jalalat, Rebecca Philips, Chelsea Altinger, Lindsey Hunter, Alison Wiesenthal, Leslie Scroggins, Mara Dacso, Ashley Group, Fadi Constantine, Emily Fridlington, Joslyn Witherspoon, Tasneem Poonawalla.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

March DIG Meeting

The DIG held its March meeting on March 20, 2006. New officers were elected for the 2006-2007 term. Congratulations to new co-presidents, Ashley Group and Fadi Constantine!!! Our new community outreach coordinator is Courtney Freasier!

We also discussed the upcoming community service projects including:
1) High school sun safety program: Jennifer Pike will coordinate the dates with the high schools and the DIG will hold a meeting to review the presentation prior to the date.

2) Miles for Melanoma: The DIG plans on holding a "Miles for Melanoma" walk to take place on May 20, 2006. Courtney Freasier will coordinate the site and send out announcements once plans are finalized. Members of DIG, as well as, community members will obtain pledges to go toward melanoma research. After the walk, participants will be encouraged to attend the department of dermatology's skin cancer screening. The walks are coordinated with the Schlip Foundation. For more information on Miles for Melanoma, please visit www.theschlip.com

3)AAD Skin Cancer Screening: On May 20, 2006 the DIG will participate in the AAD skin cancer screening. The screening will take place from 10 am - 1 pm. Members will assist in registering patients and distributing information on skin cancer, sun safety and sunscreen samples.