Protecting your Skin: Tips from a Dermatologist

May is Skin Cancer Awareness month – but taking care of your skin is of everyday importance. We spoke with Dr. Daniel Dapprich, an MSU College of Human Medicine alum and dermatologist at Dermatology Associates of West Michigan, a sponsor for MSU Gran Fondo 7!  Read our interview with Dr. Dapprich, who provided great insight into skin cancer and how to best protect your skin. What … Continue reading Protecting your Skin: Tips from a Dermatologist

Sears Blue Time Machine: Ride Sally Ride

Picture this: A vintage blue 1960s bike – single gear with coaster brakes only – decked out in safety lights, a front basket, and a bike bell with a Bambi illustration on top. That is the “Sears Blue Time Machine.” And Terrie Fielden-Barry rode it at the MSU Grand Fondo 6 – where she finished in the top third of the 25-mile ride! “The bicycle … Continue reading Sears Blue Time Machine: Ride Sally Ride

Two Time Skin Cancer Survivor: Raising her Voice for Awareness

The first emotion Teri Alger felt after being diagnosed with skin cancer was fear. Fear for her two young daughters. Fear of the future. And fear of the unknown. But soon after, her faith took over. She went to regular check-ups, had hope for the best and used her voice to spread awareness. In 1979 Teri was on vacation with her family when her sister-in-law, … Continue reading Two Time Skin Cancer Survivor: Raising her Voice for Awareness