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Celebrating 17 Great Years!


Mark Beckwith and Kathy Stewart with their daughter First Nevus Outreach conference First regional gathering

1997

  • Nevus Outreach founded
  • Granted 501(c)(3) status
  • First office - Lansing Michigan
  • nevus.org web site created

1998

  • First conference - Orlando
  • First research grant awarded
  • Oklahoma office established
  • Toll-free hotline set up
  • Nevus registry set up

1999

  • Attended doctor meeting for the first time
  • 11,000 info packets sent to dermatologists

2000

  • Second conference - Denver
  • Went to Capitol Hill for the first time

2001

  • First Executive Director - Kathy Wright

2002

  • Third conference - Salt Lake City
  • Registry exceeds 300 people with nevi

2003

  • Mark Beckwith named Executive Director

2004

  • Fourth conference - Columbus
  • Added "finding a cure" to mission
  • Registry first published in medical journals

2005

  • First multi-national research projects
  • First regional nevus Gathering - New York

2006

  • Fifth Conference - Dallas
  • Australia attends our conference
  • Created National Nevus Science Group

2007

  • Nevus Outreach meets Rita Pink
  • Registry exceeds 500 people with nevi

2008

  • Sixth Conference - Dallas
  • Nevus Outreach Support group hits 1000 on Yahoo!

2009

  • Nevus Outreach addresses French nevus association
  • Begin MRI Study

2010

  • Seventh Conference - Dallas
  • Nevus Outreach appears on Facebook
  • 123 blood samples collected
  • Total Body Photography Study created

2011

  • Pat McAdams write series of articles
  • Received first NIH grant
  • International Expert Meeting - Germany
  • NRAS connection confirmed

2012

  • Eighth Conference - Dallas
  • Registry exceeds 1000 people with nevi
  • Total Body Photography study exceeds 100 patients

2013

  • International Expert Meeting - France
  • Founded Naevus Global
  • Gavin Bailey Tissue Bank created

2014

  • Ninth Conference - Dallas
  • Facebook group hits 2000 members
  • Tissue bank exceeds 300 samples
  • MRI Study exceeds 100 cases

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