A recent study reveals that melanoma rates are on the increase among older Americans. The study (JAMA Dermatology, March) is the first to focus on how this lethal form of skin cancer affects different age groups, and Arash Akhavan, MD, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai, says the
Robert Michelin is the online marketing manager for University Health News. Prior to his time at UHN, Michelin worked in a number of journalism and media roles. Most recently, Michelin was the state breaking news editor for Digital First Media's Connecticut publications, including the New Haven Register, The Register Citizen, and The Middletown Press. Michelin also worked as a web producer for DFM's Connecticut publications, where his responsibilities included publishing web content and managing social media accounts. Michelin started his career as a journalist, reporting for The Star-Ledger and The Daily Voice. He graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in journalism. A New Jersey native, Michelin currently lives in Stamford, CT.