Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

Task Force

Task Force Mission

Welcome to the Skin Cancer Task Force page.

1) To increase awareness about sun safety and skin cancer prevention through community outreach and educational events.

2) To decrease rates of melanoma and keratinocyte carcinomas across the state of Colorado.

Task Force Action Plan

Meeting Information

  • Date

    2nd Tuesday of the month

  • Time

    2:00 pm Mountain Time

  • Address

    Denver VA Neurology Conference Room

    1055 Clermont Street – Room 6a-121

    Denver, CO 80220

Co-Chair Information

Robert P. Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH, Co-Chair

Robert P. Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH, Co-Chair

Professor of Dermatology and Public Health University of Colorado School of Medicine Colorado School of Public Health
Nazanin Kuseh Kalani Yazd, Co-Chair

Nazanin Kuseh Kalani Yazd, Co-Chair

University of Colorado School of Medicine, MD Candidate 2018

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Member Organizations

Behavioral Healthcare Inc
Clear Creek County Schools
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Dermatology Society
Colorado Melanoma Foundation
Denver Botanic Gardens
Frank Shorter Race4Kids
Kids Running America Organization
Klein Buendel
Melanoma Research Foundation
National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention
Rocky Mountain Sunscreen
St. Mary’s Hospital, Grand Junction
Town of Silverthorne, Finance and Administrative Services Department
University of Colorado School of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Public Health
Veterans Affairs Hospital, Denver

Task Force Meeting Minutes

Skin Cancer Task Force Current Work

Visit the Sun Safe Colorado Facebook page for current happenings.

Skin Cancer Task Force Successes

CDC Success Story – Specialized Photography Promotes Sun Safety in Colorado

This year, we expect to staff over 15 community events! At these events, our team has conducted skin cancer checks, provided information on skin cancer prevention, distributed sunscreen, and educated participants through powerful images that instantly reveal areas of sun damage.