Call for Entries - Canadian Dermatology Association's 2013 Public Education Awards

Call for Entries - Canadian Dermatology Association's 2013 Public Education 
OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Dermatology Association's Media and 
Public Education Award acknowledges the role played by the media and 
not-for-profit organizations in furthering the understanding of dermatologic 
issues and encouraging healthy behaviour in the medical, surgical and cosmetic 
care of skin, hair and nails. 
Diseases of the skin, hair and nails can cause their sufferers numerous 
symptoms, ranging from embarrassment and depression to sometimes-fatal 
illnesses. Such diseases can also be so visible that social interaction with 
others can be as painful as the physical symptoms. This is why CDA wishes to 
highlight the role of the media and other organizations that disseminate 
information to the public, thus increasing awareness of skin disease 
prevention, where possible, and proper management and treatment of diseases of 
the skin, hair and nails by Canada's dermatologists. 
Entries may be submitted in the following categories: Media, Not-for-Profit 
organizations or Industry 
To Enter
Full details about the award criteria and submission information are available 
on the Association website. 
Entries must be received by February 5, 2013. All winners will be notified 
by June 1, 2013. The awards will be presented at CDA's annual conference in 
Quebec City, Quebec on June 30, 2013. 
2012 Winners 
Not-for-profit David Cornfield Melanoma    Dear 16 year-old me 
Not-for-profit Canadian Cancer Society,    La face cachée des salons de 
           Quebec Division             bronzage 
Media          Beatrice Politi, Global     Sunscreen 1 & 2 


Media          Camilla Cornell, More       Skin Deep: Myths & Truths
               Magazine                    about the most common forms
                                           of cancer

Industry       Astellas Pharma Canada Inc. Eczema Awareness, Support
                                           and Education Program (EASE)

About CDA
The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian 
dermatologists. The association provides easy access to the largest, most 
reliable source of medical knowledge on dermatology. CDA exists to advance the 
science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair 
and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; 
support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection 
and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, 
hair and nails. By doing so, CDA informs and empowers both medical 
professionals and the Canadian public.

To learn more about what the work CDA does visit or join 
the conversation on or

Jennifer Scott - Director, Communications Office: 613.738.1748 | 
1.800.267.3376 x 222

Laura Craig - Coordinator, Communications Office: 613.738.1748 | 
1.800.267.3376 x 229

SOURCE: Canadian Dermatology Association

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