sun safety tips for summer by uofl health louisville ky

May is skin cancer awareness month.Sun lotion, hat with bag at the tropical beach

Prevention is knowledge, therefore it’s important you know your ABCs. If you have a mole or skin lesion, look for the following:


B-Border Irregular

C-Color Varies

D-Diameter Larger than 6mm

E-Evolving Appearance (is it changing?)

If you have concerns about your skin or see any of these issues, please contact your physician.

Sun and beach safety instruction, skin protection from summer vector

If you need a physician, visit or request an appointment online at

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Julie Knose

Julie Knose, CCMA, works in UofL Physicians Occupational Medicine, Safety and Health office. She has a bachelor's in sports science from Ohio University where she attended on an athletic scholarship for track and field. She graduated Cum Laude, received the Outstanding Graduate Award and Athlete Scholar Award. She is a former firefighter captain and EMT. She joined UofL Physicians in 2015. In her time off, she likes to venture out to street fairs, and festivals or take her three dogs for a walk.

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