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American Skin Association Announces New Education Council Member Dr. Jerry Shapiro of New York University School of Medicine
August 3, 2016 - American Skin Association (ASA) today announced the newest member of its Education Council, Dr. Jerry Shapiro, Professor of Dermatology at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine.

American Skin Association (ASA) Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology
May 20, 2016 - David A. Norris, MD, Chair of ASA’s Medical Advisory Committee, presented the David Martin Carter Mentor Award and the Research Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology. The award recipients were celebrated at a luncheon hosted by ASA’s Medical Advisory Committee at the Westin Kierland Resort.

American Skin Association Announces New Board of Directors Members Gitte Aabo of LEO Pharma and Dr. George Cotsarelis of Penn Medicine
April 20, 2016 - American Skin Association (ASA) today announced the newest members of its Board of Directors, Gitte Aabo, President and Chief Executive Officer of LEO Pharma A/S, a global healthcare company dedicated to helping people achieve healthy skin, and Dr. George Cotsarelis, Chair, Department of Dermatology and Milton Bixler Hartzell Professor of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the University of Pennsylvania Hair and Scalp Clinic.

American Skin Asssociation 2016 Spring Gala Celebrates 29 Years and Three Outstanding Honorees
April 19, 2016 - Event Raises Over $650,000 to Support Outstanding Medical Research to Fight Melanoma, Skin Cancer and Other Skin Diseases and Education Programs that Promote Skin Health to Nation’s Youth. Spring Gala honors Outstanding Yale Educator Dr. Irwin M. Braverman, Leading Figure in Melanoma Research, Dr. John M. Kirkwood, and Outstanding Corporate Leader Nestlé SHIELD.

American Skin Association Announces 2016 Research Scholar Awards and Research Grants
March 25, 2016 - As American Skin Association (ASA) celebrates 29 years of promoting good skin health through research and education, they continue their long history of awarding significant research grants by announcing the funding of 18 grants for 2016. Grants are concentrated in various areas: melanoma, non-melanoma, skin cancer, psoriasis and inflammatory diseases, vitiligo and pigment cell disorders, and childhood skin diseases. Although recipients have pursued investigations in subjects ranging from acne to stem cell replacement, many have chosen to focus on melanoma, the most fatal of all skin diseases.

American Skin Association Strongly Endorses Recently Proposed FDA Regulations to Limit Tanning Bed Exposure for Minors
February 3, 2016 - American Skin Association (ASA), a longstanding advocacy organization for dermatologic health care, strongly endorses the recently proposed limits to be placed on tanning beds. Use would be restricted to individuals age 18 and older and would require prospective users to sign a risk acknowledgement. The proposal is gaining praise from organizations like ASA, whose mission is both to advance dermatological research and to educate youth on the importance of skin health and sun safety.

American Skin Association Medical Advisory Committee Announces New Co-Chair Robert Modlin, MD and New Member Angela Christiano, PhD
November 20th, 2015 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that that current member Robert Modlin, MD has become Co-Chair of its Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) alongside Dr. David Norris. Dr. Modlin is Chief of the Division of Dermatology and Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Medicine and Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Modlin's lab is interested in the immunology of microbial infection. Infectious disease poses a major health problem worldwide.

American Skin Association Announces New Education Council Member Michael Rogers of OneBlood
November 20th, 2015 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that Michael Rogers, Vice President of Collections and Recruitment at OneBlood Inc., has become a member of its Education Council. Rogers oversees donor recruitment and collections for all of OneBlood. He is responsible for strategic donor growth and retention, implementing new company initiatives, donor services support, and bone marrow recruitment.

American Skin Association Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator
July 17th, 2015 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that it has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's premier evaluator of charities. This honor is awarded only to those charities displaying the highest levels of responsible fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

American Skin Association Announces New Board of Directors Member Helen T. Shin, MD of Hackensack University Medical Center
June 17th, 2015 - American Skin Association (ASA) today announced a new member of its Board of Directors, Dr. Helen T. Shin, Section Chief of Pediatric Dermatology at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology at NYU School of Medicine.

American Skin Association Announces New Education Council Member Tyler Steele of La Roche-Posay
June 3rd, 2015 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that Tyler Steele, Assistant Vice President, Medical & Media Relations at La Roche-Posay, a brand owned by L'Oréal, has become a member of its Education Council.

American Skin Association (ASA) Honors Outstanding Researchers During Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology
May 6th, 2015 - Earlier this evening, David A. Norris, MD, Chair of ASA's Medical Advisory Committee, presented the David Martin Carter Mentor Award and the Research Achievement Awards at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology.

American Skin Association Announces New Members of the Board Dr. Kenneth Beer, Notable Dermatologist, Niels M. Johnsen of International Shipholding Corporation, and Deborah A. Jorn of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
April 22nd, 2015 - Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of American Skin Association (ASA), announced today that Dr. Kenneth Beer, Niels M. Johnsen of International Shipholding Corporation, and Deborah A. Jorn of Valeant Pharmaceuticals have become members of ASA's Board of Directors.

American Skin Association Celebrates 28 Years and Honors Outstanding Individuals at 2015 Spring Gala
April 22nd, 2015 - On April 21, American Skin Association (ASA) celebrated 28 years of funding research and educating youth on skin health and honored three outstanding individuals for their contributions to the cause.

The 2014 Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Translational Project Awards in Skin Disease
August 14th, 2013 - The mission of the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation (MMAAP Foundation) is to improve world health by developing mutually beneficial partnerships between the United States and China, as well as greater Asia.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation (MMAAP Foundation) Announces 2013/2014 Fellowship and Project Awards in Skin Disease
June 24th, 2013 - As part of its mission to bring together leading research and medical talent and institutions from the US and Asia, the Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation (MMAAP Foundation) today announced that it has made its 2013/2014 Fellowship and Project Awards in Skin Disease.

American Skin Association Announces New Member Of The Board J. Michael Pearson And New Education Council Member Ryan Weldon Of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
April 24th, 2013 - Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of American Skin Association (ASA), announced that J. Michael Pearson, Chairman and CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., has become a member of the ASA Board of Directors.

American Skin Association (ASA) Celebrates 25th Anniversary
April 23rd, 2013 - American Skin Association (ASA) tonight celebrates its 25th anniversary at a gala event honoring leading physicians and scientists who have made groundbreaking discoveries and unique contributions to the field of dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer as well as other devastating skin disorders.

Regional Plan Association Honors Howard Milstein With Lifetime Leadership Award
April 20th, 2013 - Regional Plan Association honored New York State Thruway Authority Chairman Howard Milstein with the organization's 2013 Lifetime Leadership Award for his extraordinary contributions to New York and the region at the RPA's 23rd Annual Assembly, "A Resilient Region."

American Skin Association Honors Leading Physicians and Scientists and Journalist Deborah Norville at its 14th Annual Gala
October 25, 2011 - One week after a CDC report outlined the devastating nature of melanoma, the most serious of skin cancers, which causes 8,000 U.S. deaths and costs billions of dollars each year, American Skin Association (ASA), a collaboration of patients, families, advocates, physicians and scientists, tonight honored leading physicians and scientists who have made groundbreaking discoveries and unique contributions to the field of dermatology and the treatment of skin cancer as well as other devastating skin disorders.

American Skin Association (ASA) Launches Program For Public Schools To Help Students Prevent Skin Cancer
September 22, 2010 - American Skin Association announces the launch of its new education program that helps students learn how to prevent skin cancer.

American Skin Association Receives Major Grant from Galderma to Create New Education Initiative for Tweens and Teens
July 22, 2010 - American Skin Association has received major funding from Galderma Laboratories to create a ground-breaking new education initiative entitled The Skin You're In.

American Skin Association's 11th Annual Gala honors Passion, Achievement & Accomplishment
October 29, 2009 - American Skin Association honors a broad and diverse range of dignitaries from Olympian to volunteer activist and distinguished research scientist from Vienna to snowboard entrepreneur from Vermont.

American Skin Association Featured Charity on ABC-TV's Grey's Anatomy
May 7, 2009 - In conjunction with the long-awaited wedding of characters Meredith Grey (played by Ellen Pompeo) and Derek Shepherd (played by Patrick Demsey), ABC-TV's hit show Grey's Anatomy is encouraging viewers to send contributions to the American Skin Association in lieu of wedding gifts.

American Skin Association Announces The Wonders of Skin Has Expanded to Include Orange County, California
May 7, 2009 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that its signature skin health education program, The Wonders of Skin: Looking Good, Being Healthy, has expanded into 27 new school districts in Orange County California, affecting 503,307 school-age children.

American Skin Association Announces Receipt of 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 5th Consecutive Year
March 6, 2009 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that it has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent evaluator of charities, for the fifth consecutive year.

American Skin Association Announces Another Successful Skin Health Education Training Workshop
February 24, 2009 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that its signature skin health education program, The Wonders of Skin: Looking Good, Being Healthy, has expanded into the Fort Worth (Texas) Independent School District, affecting 45,000 school-age children in the Fort Worth region.

American Skin Association Announces 2009 Research Scholar Awards; Research Seeks Treatment, Cures for Skin Disorders Affecting 100 Million Americans and Costing $37 Billion Annually
December 8, 2008 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today its 2009 Research Scholar Awards to four promising investigators conducting research in the causes, prevention, and treatment of skin diseases and cancers. The grants support new discoveries in basic and clinical sciences, which should advance the understanding and treatment of skin diseases. ASA is a volunteer-led organization that provides public support for research, education, prevention, and treatment of skin disorders and cancers.

American Skin Association Announces 2008 Abby S. and Howard P. Milstein Innovation Award for Melanoma/Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Research
October 30, 2008 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today the recipient of the inaugural Abby S. and Howard P. Milstein Innovation Award for Melanoma/Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Research. Boris C. Bastian, M.D., Professor in Residence, Dermatology, and Clinical Professor, Pathology, University of Southern California, San Francisco, will receive an award of $250,000 per year for each of three years for his research on the KIT signaling pathway as a therapeutic target in melanoma.

American Skin Association (ASA) Announces Peter Bentley/National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Research Service Awards (NRSA); Seeks to Advance Postdoctoral Education in Skin Disease
September 17, 2008 - American Skin Association (ASA) announced today the Peter Bentley/National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Research Service Awards in honor of ASA's founder and first chairman, Peter Bentley IV (1915-2008).