Incorporating ethnicity into a high school sunburn prevention program

Tasneem Poonawalla, Tatsuo Uchida, Richard F. Wagner

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Sunburn is a major preventable risk factor for skin cancer, but there is little shared experience about teaching high school students the concept of ultraviolet injury to ethnic skin. A Sunburn Education Program was developed to address this need and was administered to ethnically diverse high school students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-16
Number of pages8
JournalSkin Cancer
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008


  • Education
  • Ethnicity
  • High school
  • Sunburn
  • Ultraviolet radiation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Dermatology


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