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State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
Photo of Annette E. Fitz, M.D.

Annette E. Fitz, M.D.

"Quiet Leadership; Extraordinary Accomplishments"

"For more than 35 years, Anne Fitz was an extraordinary physician, scholar, and humanitarian. Anne was the physician of choice for thousands of intensely loyal patients and the colleague of choice for physicians throughout the state and the Midwest who sought her clinical judgment and expertise." (John B. Stokes, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.)"

Rep. James A. Leach
Photo of Kim Templeton, M.D.

Kim Templeton, M.D.

"Dedicated orthopaedic surgeon and educator"

"The most rewarding part of my work is seeing patients diagnosed with really serious problems overcome their illnesses after surgery. Years later they are going to college, working and living normal lives."

Dennis Moore
Photo of Patricia A. Thomas, M.D.

Patricia A. Thomas, M.D.

"Renowned pathologist, researcher and leader in diversity"

"I was the middle child of five and then lost a brother and a sister. I felt helpless but came to see that medicine could give me the information and power to battle illness."

Dennis Moore
Photo of Linda Duston Warren, M.D.

Linda Duston Warren, M.D.

"I guess I am what they call a 'country doc'…"

"I started working at the local hospital when I was fourteen or fifteen and, at sixteen, I decided I wanted to be a doctor — I wanted that relationship with patients."

Jerry Moran
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[3 min, 12 sec]
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Photo of Barbara Atkinson, M.D.

Barbara Atkinson, M.D.

"Renowned educational leader, clinician and researcher"

"I love the opportunity to build new programs and recruit faculty here in the medical center. I enjoy the energy and challenges of the job. It's a way to make a difference."

Pat Roberts
Photo of Susan Pingleton, M.D.

Susan Pingleton, M.D.

"Educator and Leader in Pulmonary Critical Care"

"When I was a child, I had open-heart surgery followed by complications. I was in the hospital for nearly four months, and the thing I remember most is all those people trying to help me. I decided then I'd try to pay them back by helping others like me"

Pat Roberts
Photo of Lucena Axtell, M.D.

Lucena Axtell, M.D.

"Pioneer in Women's Health Care and Community Medicine"

"A woman far ahead of her time, she represents the ideal of what women physicians can do and accomplish."

Todd Tiahrt
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