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Good Skin Knowledge Stories


Good Skin Knowledge provides free resources to educators to teach children ages 8-10 and 11-13 about acne, skin health, and sun protection.

Learn more about the impact of this youth education campaign by reading the stories below.

Casey Schukow is currently a fourth-year medical student at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM).
Embrace your appearance!

Medical student Casey Paul Schukow helps teach local summer camp kids how to appreciate their skin.

Treasures of Winter Park Girl Scouts Troop during a Good Skin Knowledge project.
Girls that glow

Good Skin Knowledge led medical student Chrislene Olukoga, BS, to fun and fulfillment.

The girl scouts were led through fun, interactive activities by Erika Malana.
Understanding how skin impacts self-image

Good Skin Knowledge helped medical students Erika Malana, BMSc, and Meenu Reddy, BS, foster good skin habits for girl scouts.

Jessika Sanz, BS, preparing supplies for Good Skin Knowledge teaching project.
The power of teaching

Medical student Jessika Sanz, BS, combined her passion for skin care and teaching.

Meenu Reddy, BS, taught the Boy Scouts in her community to be comfortable talking about their skin.
Self-care starts with skin care

Meenu Reddy, BS, led the Boy Scouts in her community to open up and talk about their skin.

Medical student Katie O’Connell
Spreading the mission of Good Skin Knowledge

Medical student Katie O’Connell enjoys the opportunity to teach Good Skin Knowledge virtually to AAD Camp Discovery participants and Hornets’ Nest troop members in North Carolina.

Medical students Jayci Givens and Joanne Jacob used Good Skin Knowledge to teach healthy skin habits to Girl Scout troops across Houston.
Visualizing the importance of healthy sun habits

Medical students Jayci Givens and Joanne Jacob used Good Skin Knowledge to teach healthy skin habits to Girl Scout troops across Houston.

Charissa Obeng-Nyarko, MS
Sharing Good Skin Knowledge

Medical student Charissa Obeng-Nyarko, MS, knows the importance of educating youth.

Diana Quach Girl Scout Troop, Good Skin Knowledge
Teaching the beauty of individuality

Learn why medical student Diana Quach, MS, enjoyed teaching the Good Skin Knowledge lesson plans to her local girl scout troop.

Building confidence in girls at a young age

Medical student Priya Uppal uses Good Skin Knowledge to introduce STEM to young girls in her community.

Going from student to teacher

How medical student Vanessa Ramos’s own experience with acne led to her using Good Skin Knowledge materials to teach local Girl Scouts about their skin.

Jessica Kern, Good Skin Knowledge
Knowledge is power: Creating opportunities for learning

Medical student Jessica Kern encourages children and teens to learn about their skin.

Support Good Skin Knowledge

The Good Skin Knowledge youth education campaign provides free resources to educators to teach children about acne, skin health, and sun protection. Learn more about how you can get involved.

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