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Meg Watson MPH, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control, provides a concise summary of the risk factors for skin cancer and describes effective prevention interventions that public health can support. 

Videos

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Part 1 - Overview (3:00)

Part 2 - UV Rays and Exposure (2:59)

Part 3 - Prevention (2:58)

Part 4 - Effective Interventions (4:54)

Full Video (13:20)

Resources

Learning Objectives

  • Describe trends in skin cancer
  • List risk factors for skin cancer
  • Explain interventions in skin cancer prevention 

Quiz and Certificate of Completion

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Presenters

Meg Watson, MPH, Centers for Disease Control

Meg Watson is an epidemiologist in the CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control’s Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch. Watson’s research focuses on skin cancer and human papillomavirus associated cancers.

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