KOLD News-13 ‘Business File,’ New Feature with Banner Docs on Healthy Living Updates – Starts with Skin Cancer

Photo collage of KOLD News-13 Business File video with Dr. Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski and Joan LeeKOLD News-13 TV in Tucson started a “Business File” feature this summer in cooperation with Banner – University Medicine that focuses on different health-care issues of note to the local community. The first interview (featured at link below – or click on image right to view) is with UA dermatologist Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, on skin cancer issues in Southern Arizona.

In the 3-minute video, she is interviewed by Joan Lee, a former KOLD account executive who is now with MaddenMedia in Tucson.


“Yes, it did air (in mid-June),” said Christina Geare, regional marketing and PR director at Banner Health. “We recently did one on L&D (labor and delivery) and are planning another for stroke” that will air soon.

Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MDA research member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the UA Cancer Center, Dr. Curiel-Lewandrowski is a professor of medicine in the UA Division of Dermatology, clinical director of the UA Skin Cancer Institute and director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program and Pigmented Lesion Clinic. 

KOLD News-13 TV logo - squareHer role as a member of the UA Cancer Center is to establish and foster research activities related to the skin cancer field across multiple disciplines. She has served as a lead dermatologist in seven clinical studies and as a PI in seven clinical trials through the PO1-Skin Cancer Chemoprevention Grant, the UA NCI/DCP/Cancer Chemoprevention Consortium Agreement, and sponsored studies. She has been instrumental in establishing research collaborations between the UACC and the College of Optical Sciences, Bioengineering, and the Department of Radiology to evaluate novel imaging modalities in the skin cancer arena. To date, her research interests has focused in photobiology, early skin cancer detection, and primary prevention.

“Five from Department of Medicine Recognized at UA President’s Esteemed Faculty Reception” | Posted April 2, 2019
“Journal of American Medical Association Article Focuses on Melanoma with UA Input” | Posted Oct. 15, 2018
“Dr. Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski Named Winner of AZBIO Researcher of the Year Award” | Posted Aug. 28, 2018

Release Date: 
06/17/2019 - 3:00pm