MELANOMA WEBINAR DETAILS

Melanoma Monday – Early Detection & Prevention. Life with Melanoma 

Join us Monday, May 2nd, for our FREE Melanoma Information Webinar. Our panelist of speakers include, Brian Hamilton Assistant Equipment Manager, Vancouver Canucks sharing his patient story. Dermatologist Dr. Geeta Yadav discussing all things sunscreen, Dermatologist Dr. Julia Carroll sharing early detection and prevention strategies.

Also learn the latest updates on melanoma support services.

Date: Monday May 2, 2022
Time: Meeting room opens at 6:25 p.m. EST
Presentations: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. EST
Q&A Period: 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

SPEAKERS

The Game That Changed My Life – My Melanoma Journey
Vancouver Canucks, Brian “Red” Hamilton

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Let’s Talk Sunscreen
Dr. Geeta Yadav, Dermatologist, MD, MHS, FRCPC

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Melanoma Early Detection & Prevention
Dr. Julia Carroll, FRCPC (Dermatology)

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Question and Answer Period

 

SPEAKER BIO’S

Brian “Red” Hamilton

Brian ”Red” Hamilton has been a member of the Vancouver Canucks training staff for 20 years and is currently in his eighth season as Assistant Equipment Manager. In January 2021, Brian achieved a career milestone, reaching 1,000 NHL games-worked. Ironically, Brian didn’t play ice hockey growing up. Instead, he could be found on the football field. This passion led him to his first job in sports with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League where he worked 13 seasons from 1989 to 2001. His tenure with the Lions included two Grey Cup Championships in 1994 and 2000. Outside of work, Brian lives in Langley with his wife Jessica, daughter Ashley, and Jessica’s two children, Bennett and Avyn. He spends much of his downtime watching Ashley play ringette and fastpitch softball and also keeping up with his meticulously manicured lawn.

Dr. Geeta Yadav, Dermatologist, MD, MHS, FRCPC

Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Geeta Yadav is an expert in both medical and cosmetic dermatology. A second-generation Canadian, her interest in under-serviced communities and treating BIPOC patients was inspired by her childhood travels to India. She holds a master’s degree in International Health from Johns Hopkins and completed her dermatology training at the University of Toronto, where she still teaches today. Dr. Yadav is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. When she’s not working, she volunteers as an Alumni Governor at the University of Toronto. She also loves running, dancing, and spending time with her husband and three young children.

Dr. Julia Carroll, FRCPC (Dermatology)

Dr. Carroll is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPC) and an active member of the Canadian Dermatology Association, Toronto Dermatologic Society, American Society of Dermatologic Surgeons and the American Academy of Dermatology. Besides her busy dermatology practice, she is also on staff at the University of Toronto Medical School. Dr. Carroll completed her dermatology training at the University of Toronto. Prior to her dermatology training she completed medical school at Dalhousie University, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha, and also attained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Acadia University

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