Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
First Coast Connect

Friday Media Roundtable; World Vitiligo Day

Jacksonville Daily Record
Jacksonville City Council President Sam Newby (left) and Vice President Terrance Freeman (right)

On today’s Friday Media Roundtable we discussed these topics affecting the First Coast: 

Today’s panelists were:

World Vitiligo Day

June 25 is World Vitiligo Day. Vitiligo, an autoimmune disorder that causes white spots on the skin, is commonly referred to as a “forgotten” disease, but it's estimated to affect up to 2% of the population. 

Dr. Ashley Wentworth of the Mayo Clinic joined us to discuss the disease and what the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville does to treat and study it. 

First Coast Connect first coast connect
Mackenzie Guiry is a senior multimedia journalism major at the University of North Florida. She spent her first two years of college at Florida Atlantic University.