CDA 2014 Media & Public Education Awards - Call for Entries

OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) is pleased to announced it is now accepting entries for the 2014 Media and Public Education Awards.

The CDA's Media and Public Education Awards recognize the important role played by the media and not-for-profit organizations in furthering the understanding of dermatologic issues and encouraging healthy behaviour in the medical, surgical and cosmetic care of skin, hair and nails.

  Eligibility: Entries may be submitted in the following categories: Media, Not-for-Profit organizations or Industry
   
  To Enter: Entries must have been published, broadcast or taken place between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013. Full details about the award criteria and submission information are available on the Association website.

Entries must be received by February 5, 2014.  All winners will be notified by June 1, 2014.  The awards will be presented at CDA's annual conference in Toronto, Ontario in June.

2013 Winners

Not-for-profit   Canadian Skin Patient Alliance   Skin Deep:  A report card on access to Dermatological care and treatment in Canada
Media (Print)   Dr. Denise Wexler, Best Health magazine   Don't be fooled: Indoor Tanning Isn't Pretty
Media (Print)   Ms. Lisa Hannam and Ms. Emilie Dingfeld, Glow Magazine   "Hot Topic" What's your sunscreen IQ?  There's a lot to learn
Media (TV)   Ms. Beverly Thomson, CTV News:  W5   Don't Get Burned

About CDA
The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian dermatologists. The association provides easy access to the largest, most reliable source of medical knowledge on dermatology. CDA exists to advance the science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. By doing so, CDA informs and empowers both medical professionals and the Canadian public.

To learn more about what the work CDA does visit www.dermatology.ca or join the conversation on Twitter.com/CdnDermatology or Facebook.com/CdnDermatology.

SOURCE Canadian Dermatology Association

For further information:

Jennifer Scott - Director, Communications
Office: 613.738.1748  | 1.800.267.3376 x 222
Email: jscott@dermatology.ca