Your Skin in the High Desert: Risks, benefits, and how to stay safe
New Mexicans typically enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine every year. While this can have significant benefits for your health and well-being, it also contributes to one of the highest rates of life-threatening skin cancers in the country. However, with appropriate sun protection and early skin cancer detection, your risk can be dramatically reduced.
Join expert UNM School of Medicine faculty as they teach you how to identify signs of sun damage and protect your skin while enjoying our beautiful climate.
Naiara S. Barbosa, MD, FAAD
Director of Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology
Departments of Dermatology and Surgery
Marianne Berwick, PhD
Department of Internal Medicine
John R. Durkin, MD, FAAD
Department of Dermatology