This presentation focuses on congenital and acquired melanocytic nevi as they relate to melanoma, and provides an update on the management of this malignancy.
Dr. Rivers served for seven years as national director of the Canadian Dermatology Association's Sun Awareness Program. During this time, he presented a paper on ozone depletion, UV and the skin to the House of Commons Hearing on Ozone Depletion. Dr. Rivers also participated in Environment Canada's forum to develop the UV index. His current practice includes cutaneous oncology, general dermatology, laser, and cosmetic dermatology. He has participated in clinical research for more than 15 years and has published more than 130 articles.