June K Robinson

  • 5476 Citations
1978 …2020
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Research Interests

The body of work explores early detection of melanoma by skin self-examination (SSE) by those at risk to develop a melanoma. This research evolved from qualitative research in focus group testing of rulers and magnifying glasses to assist with SSE to a randomized trial of the educational and skills training intervention with qualitative measures by self-reported surveys and diaries. This randomized controlled trial demonstrated an efficacious in- person skills training program for melanoma patients and their skin check partners. Now, a new group of melanoma patients and their skin check partners are trained remotely and followed for 18 months. In order to improve the early detection of melanoma by physicians providing care, Dr. Robinson's research seeks to move beyond the usual didactic lectures with online mastery learning. This interactive learning will enhance the reliability of healthcare provided by primary care physicians via opportunistic screening. Dr. Robinson's research interest over the last decade has also included prevention of skin cancer by harm reduction messages and educational interventions with teens and young adults with a particular focus on reducing indoor tanning and sun protection. Recently her sun protection research was expanded to include wearable UV sensors to improve awareness of the amount of UV exposure an at-risk individual receives. She is working with a team of researchers to refine the UV app and sensor to deliver actionable messages to at-risk melanoma patients and their families.

Primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer , especially melanoma

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Maryland

… → 1974

Keywords

  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Graduate Medical Education
  • Medical Education
  • Post-Graduate Medical Education
  • Simulation
  • Skin Cancer

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Grants 2005 2020

Self-Examination
Skin
Melanoma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Survivors
Self-Examination
Skin
Melanoma
Randomized Controlled Trials
Survivors
Social Support
Self-Examination
Melanoma
Skin
Qualitative Research
Primary Care Physicians
Melanoma
Dermatology
Learning
Dermoscopy

Research Output 1978 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Appropriate use criteria in dermatopathology: Initial recommendations from the American Society of Dermatopathology

Task Force/Committee Members & Rating Panel, Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 80, 1, p. 189-207.e11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physicians
Consensus
Evidence-Based Medicine
Decision Making
Delivery of Health Care
3 Citations (Scopus)

Chemoprevention agents for melanoma: A path forward into phase 3 clinical trials

Jeter, J. M., Bowles, T. L., Curiel-Lewandrowski, C., Swetter, S. M., Filipp, F. V., Abdel-Malek, Z. A., Geskin, L. J., Brewer, J. D., Arbiser, J. L., Gershenwald, J. E., Chu, E. Y., Kirkwood, J. M., Box, N. F., Funchain, P., Fisher, D. E., Kendra, K. L., Marghoob, A. A., Chen, S. C., Ming, M. E., Albertini, M. R. & 22 othersVetto, J. T., Margolin, K. A., Pagoto, S. L., Hay, J. L., Grossman, D., Ellis, D. L., Kashani-Sabet, M., Mangold, A. R., Markovic, S. N., Nelson, K. C., Powers, J. G., Robinson, J. K., Sahni, D., Sekulic, A., Sondak, V. K., Wei, M. L., Zager, J. S., Dellavalle, R. P., Thompson, J. A., Weinstock, M. A., Leachman, S. A. & Cassidy, P. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Cancer. 125, 1, p. 18-44 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Phase III Clinical Trials
Chemoprevention
Melanoma
Drug Repositioning
Biological Products

Patients believe that cosmetic procedures affect their quality of life: An interview study of patient-reported motivations

Waldman, A., Maisel, A., Weil, A., Iyengar, S., Sacotte, K., Lazaroff, J. M., Kurumety, S., Shaunfield, S. L., Reynolds, K. A., Samuelson, E. P., Robinson, J. K. & Alam, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cosmetics
Motivation
Quality of Life
Interviews
Beauty

Physical activity of early stage melanoma survivors

Robinson, J. K., Feb 1 2019, In : International Journal of Women's Dermatology. 5, 1, p. 14-17 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survivors
Melanoma
Exercise
Leisure Activities
Solar System

Remote partner assisted skin self-examination skills training of melanoma survivors and their partners

Robinson, J. K., Reavy, R., Mallett, K. A. & Turrisi, R., Feb 1 2019, In : Australasian Journal of Dermatology. 60, 1, p. e80-e82

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Self-Examination
Melanoma
Skin