Posts Tagged ‘indoor tanning’

Design of TN Health Chat for Mothers of Adolescent Girls

Julia Berteletti - Tuesday, 4 April 2017 03:51

TN Health Chat, an NIH-funded study was presented by Ms. Julia Berteletti from Klein Buendel at the 38th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in San Diego, California in March. TN Health Chat is a social media-based health intervention for mothers of adolescent girls in Tennessee to help reduce indoor tanning.


Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Joel Hillhouse

Alishia Kinsey - Monday, 23 May 2016 10:27

Dr. Joel Hillhouse is the Associate Dean of Research in the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University. He received his B.S. in Psychology from Valparaiso University and his doctorate in Clinical Psychology at State University of New York – Albany where he worked in behavioral medicine. His post-doc was completed at Ohio State University where he worked in psychoneuroimmunology.


Comment on the FDA’s Proposed New Rules Restricting Indoor Tanning by Minors

Mary Buller - Friday, 25 March 2016 07:56

The research scientists at Klein Buendel support banning young people under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning facilities in order to reduce their exposure to harmful, potentially life-threatening ultraviolet radiation.


Federal Action on Restricting Indoor Tanning by Minors

Klein Buendel - Wednesday, 6 January 2016 04:45

Indoor tanning has been linked to more than 419,000 annual cases of skin cancer in the U.S., including 245,000 cases of basal cell carcinoma, 168,000 cases of squamous cell carcinoma, and 6,200 cases of melanoma (1). This year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to do something about protecting young people from the dangers of artificial UV.


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Collaborator Spotlight: Dr. Katie Baker

Alishia Kinsey - Monday, 9 November 2015 08:07

Dr. Katie Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community & Behavioral Health at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). She received her B.S. in Health & Exercise Science from Furman University; her MPH in Maternal & Child Health from the University of Alabama – Birmingham; and her DrPH in Community Health at ETSU College of Public Health.


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