Here are a few of the projects we've undertaken. If you have an idea for a new project, please contact us, or read more about other ways to get involved with Nevus Outreach.
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TBP is a medically prescribed procedure which dermatologists use to help them keep track of the appearance of facets of the skin. In the case of large nevi, which are supposed to be "watched for changes," photography is currently considered the best way you can tell if a pigmented lesion has changed. Continue Reading »
Area Code Awareness was an area code by area code, direct mail campaign focusing on education and awareness about large nevi and CMN within the dermatological community. With a goal of distributing current literature about these rare disorders to every dermatologist in the United States by the end of 1999, the campaign was clearly a mammoth undertaking, but one which holds great promise for raising insight among front line professionals who care for and advise people affected by these conditions. Continue Reading »
In June of 1998, twenty-four families from around the world each contributed one quilt square to help construct the first section of the Nevus Quilt. The Quilt was assembled by volunteers from the Ottumwa Quilt Guild. Continue Reading »
Presenting the 2010 Nevus Card Contest Winners!
We had so many great entries in the card contest - picking the winners was a hard decision. A great big THANK YOU to all who entered! Continue Reading »
In late 2009 the Morgan Family Foundation encouraged Nevus Outreach to undergo the Strategic Planning process. We engaged Courtney Schoessow of Public Health Works!, a Texas-based company, to shepherd us through this process. The resulting 3-5 year plan clarified two areas of focus: Scientific Research and Informed Decision Making. Continue Reading »