The Road to Healthy Skin Tour Blog

September 16, Austin, TX: Texas Hospitality

It was a rainy day when the Road to Healthy Skin Tour made a stop at the REI store located in the Gateway shopping center in Austin, TX.  Read More

September 18 and 19, Arlington, TX: UT Students Care About Skin Cancer

The University of Texas at Arlington was the site of the 2-day screening event for the Road to Healthy Skin Tour.  Read More

September 21 and 22, Houston, TX: A Warm Welcome from Randall’s

The Road to Healthy Skin Tour stopped at the Randall’s grocery store in Austin, TX for another year in a row. Read More

  • August 17, Santa Monica, CA: Weather Report Brought Visitors

    Early this morning, the Tour made a visit to the local CBS station, KCAL9, to tape a segment that aired during the morning weather news. Lisa Chipps, MD, met us at the studio to do a live interview … more

  • August 16, Los Angeles, CA: Hollywood Screenings

    The Tour made its stop at the Rite Aid off of N. Vermont Avenue, near Hollywood, in Los Angeles, CA today. Awaiting our arrival were Erma Benetiz, MD, and her nurse, Carla, who were eager and ready … more

  • August 14, Calabasas, CA: Community Outreach

    The Tour made a stop at the Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center today. The center is a public facility nestled in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains and offers a wide range of activities … more

  • August 11, San Ramon, CA: Another Great Day in California!

    It was a short 2-hour event held at the Rite Aid in San Ramon, CA. We are grateful to Shanny Baughman, MD for volunteering her time for a second day this week. She provided 23 screenings to the … more

  • August 8, Walnut Creek, CA: A Lot of Helping Hands

    The Road to Healthy Skin Tour made its first appearance at the Rite Aid in Walnut Creek, CA. The day started off great as we had several people awaiting our arrival. Also there to greet us was the … more

  • August 5, Elk Grove, CA: Every Screening Counts

    Local dermatologist, Linda Sheu, MD, volunteered her time to provide free skin cancer screenings to the public. She was able to perform 17 screenings and discovered 10 suspicious lesions with five … more

  • August 2, Medford, OR: The ABCs of Screenings

    The Rite Aid in Medford, OR was a popular stop for the Road to Healthy Skin Tour. Danielle, a reporter from the local ABC TV station, stopped by in the morning to interview our volunteer … more

  • July 27, Seattle: Seattle, Day 2

    The Road to Healthy Skin Tour made a stop in West Seattle on Friday, July 27.  Local dermatologist Susanne Gee, MD, and her nurse Sandra provided three solid hours of screenings and were able to … more

  • July 26, Seattle: Sunny and Warm … in Seattle!

    Today the Tour bus made a two-hour appearance at the Rite Aid in Seattle, WA. This store has hosted the Tour for several years and the Rite Aid manager blocked off spaces directly in front of the … more

  • July 23, Kennewick, WA: It’s Always Busy in Kennewick!

    The Road to Healthy Skin Tour pulled into the Rite Aid in Kennewick, WA, shortly after 9 AM to find a crowd awaiting our arrival. Once Sidney Smith, MD, and his medical assistants Brenda and … more

  • July 21, Walla Walla, WA: On the West Coast at Last

    The Road to Healthy Skin Tour made its debut in the city of Walla Walla, WA, known for its sweet onions and vineyards. Jeffrey Stiles, MD, and Francesco D’Alessandro, MD, both from the Walla … more

  • July 19, Boise, ID: Our First Time in Boise

    The Road to Healthy Skin Tour made an appearance at the Rite Aid in Boise, ID, for the first time today. Our location was only a few blocks from the state capital buildings as well as Boise State … more