The Healthy Dose

Expert insights from UArizona Health Sciences

Lisa Quale

LIsa QualeLisa Quale began her career with the University of Arizona Cancer Center in 2002, and became the health educator for the Skin Cancer Institute when it was established in 2006. She educates patients, oversees all educational materials and aids in the development of brochures, videos and website information on skin cancer prevention and detection.

Recent Blog Posts

Woman using her mobile phone to take a selfie in her bathroom
Tags: skin cancer, melanoma, skin care, dermatologist, mobile apps
Mobile applications can’t replace doctors, but they can be useful tools if you want to take a proactive approach to skin care.  In the U.S., 1 in 5 people will get skin cancer in their lifetimes, according to the... (read more)
Woman running at sunset
Tags: melanoma, skin cancer, sunblock, sun protection, sun safety, ultraviolet light, Bob Marley
The sun gives us light and life, but it is also one of the world’s top causes of cancer because of the daily exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light it provides. UV rays can knock the letters of our DNA out of place, and those... (read more)