Skin Sense Award Gala 2011

The Skin Sense Award is given in recognition of exceptional achievement in skin health, including public education about sun protection and skin cancer prevention.

More than 400 people attended The Skin Cancer Foundation's annual Skin Sense Award Gala, held on October 11 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. The event honored The Skin Cancer Foundation’s Photobiology Committee, Elliott Sigal, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and President, Research and Development Bristol-Myers Squibb and Melisse Shaban, CEO of StriVectin, for their leadership roles in promoting skin health.

The hosts for the evening were Katie Couric, Sam Champion, weather anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, and Jerry Penacoli, EXTRA correspondent. Entertainment was provided by pop tenor Salvo Randazzo.