The Academy's public relations staff is your resource for dermatology-related information.
Media resources
Stories and news
Media contacts

Accredited media members only.

We value the media's efforts to educate the public about dermatologic conditions and the latest news in dermatology. For more information or for referrals to medical experts, contact:

Jennifer Allyn: (847) 240-1730
Nicole DiVito: (847) 240-1746
Kara Jilek: (847) 240-1746
Amanda Jacobs: (847) 240-1714

Or email
Fax: (847) 330-0050

Office hours: Weekdays from
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT

About skin health
  • Dermatology A to ZView research and dermatologist-reviewed content about skin diseases.
  • Dermatology A to Z: Video seriesThe Academy produces the Dermatology A to Z: Video series to demonstrate dermatologist-recommended tips people can use to properly care for their skin, hair, and nails.
  • Dermatology A to Z mobile appFree app gives you UV index for your exact location, sun-protection tips, and more.
  • Health and beautyFind medical experts' insights to keep your skin, hair, and nails their healthiest and most beautiful.
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Skin cancer resources
  • SPOT Skin Cancer™The American Academy of Dermatology is committed to leading the charge to reduce mortality from and the incidence of skin cancer in the next 10-30 years. The Academy’s SPOT Skin Cancer™ program aims to educate the public about skin cancer and motivate individuals to make positive behavior changes to prevent and detect skin cancer.
  • SPOTme® free skin cancer screening programThe Academy's SPOTme® program mission is to reduce the number of deaths from skin cancer in the United States by educating the public about skin cancer risk and providing free skin cancer screenings to catch skin cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages. Learn more and find a SPOTme® free skin cancer screening event.