Kathy Davis, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics and director of KU Kids Healing Place, has been inducted into the University of Kansas Women's Hall of Fame. This prestigious award honors exemplary KU alumnae, faculty and staff women who have made significant contributions and have had an overall impact on a local and/or national level. Dr. Davis is one of six new members.
Kim Templeton, M.D., professor, orthopedic surgery, has been appointed a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners. Nominated by their nomination committee, Dr. Templeton is a new at-large member, and will help look for new ways to assure the quality of physicians, improve patient care, and protect the public.
Free skin cancer screening presented by Midwest Cancer Alliance on Monday, May 6, 3 to 5 p.m., Dermatology Clinic, 4th floor Medical Office Building. All are welcome and screening results will be available that day. There is space enough for 100 participants. Free parking is also available. For registration and information, contact Brooke Groneman at 913-588-4719.
Take part in the second annual Outpacing Melanoma 5K run/walk and Dot-to-Dot Kid Trot on Sunday, May 5, at 8 a.m., Corporate Woods Office Park, 9401 Indian Creek Parkway, Overland Park, Kan. Race fees range from $10 to $30, and proceeds will benefit our local community and The University of Kansas Cancer Center through the Richard A. Klover Melanoma Fund. Click here for complete race information or to register online.
Outpacing Melanoma is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding research and increase public awareness by promoting early detection, screening and prevention in the fight against melanoma, an often neglected disease and the most deadly form of skin cancer.