Susan Bayliss, MD, is director of pediatric dermatology at the School of Medicine. She uses humor and kindness in connecting with her patients. Most of them are in the St. Louis region, but she also treats children she meets while on medical missions overseas. Wherever she is, her passion for her work is evident.
A survey of tanning salon operators in Missouri shows that 65 percent would allow children as young as 10 to 12 years old to use tanning beds. That’s despite evidence that any tanning bed use increases the risk of all skin cancers, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, later in life.
Lynn A. Cornelius, chief of the Division of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named the Winfred A. and Emma R. Showman Professor in Dermatology. Cornelius specializes in the treatment and research of melanoma, a deadly skin cancer.