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Several pictures of doctors who are featured on the Local Legends web site



State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
Photo of Mary Fontana, M.D.

Mary Fontana, M.D.

"Childhood dreamer and determined barrier-breaker"

"Growing up, I was surrounded by doctors and the study of medicine. I couldn't help but be affected by my family's enthusiasm for the subject."

Patrick Tiberi
Photo of Linda Stone, M.D.

Linda Stone, M.D.

"Outstanding family practitioner, mentor and role model"

"When you have a loving family, a wonderful circle of friends, then the difficult path to medicine is made possible through their kindness and love. To be a doctor, you need to be a relationship-centered person and derive the joys of your day through those relationships."

Patrick Tiberi
Photo of Frances J. Storrs, M.D.

Frances J. Storrs, M.D.

"Expert Dermatologist and Student Mentor"

"I was one of the first women from my medical school to go into dermatology. Discovering how interesting it was--and how much I still love dermatology-- was not on the board when I started."

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Photo of Nancy S. Boutin, M.D.

Nancy S. Boutin, M.D.

"Radiation Oncologist and Community Health Leader"

"Radiation oncology is a great field. Cancer patients are wonderful to work with–appreciative and really motivated to get better. I love the patients and the chance to make a difference in their lives."

Darleen Hooley
Photo of Mae Harrington Cardwell, M.D.

Mae Harrington Cardwell, M.D.

"Pioneering Advocate for Women in Medicine"

"Dr Cardwell lived one of the most interesting and helpful lives imaginable. Being a pioneer woman physician she was met everywhere with opposition by men physicians so she was compelled to fight her way to prominence by sheer merit."

Darlene Hooley
Photo of Joanna M. Cain, M.D.

Joanna M. Cain, M.D.

"Leader in Health Care for Women"

"I try to deliver the best possible health care for women. It's just not acceptable that in our country women are still dying of preventable diseases such as cervical cancer"

David Wu
Photo of Sandra Levison, M.D.

Sandra Levison, M.D.

"Founder of First Women's Health Curriculum"

"I always wanted to be a doctor and my parents took me to a female pediatrician, which was unusual back then. It was a very warm, safe place and she interacted well with my parents. She seemed to have it all..."

Joseph Hoeffel
and Chaka Fattah
View Video of Sandra Levison
[2 min, 58 sec]
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