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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 Jan Kirk Carney, M.D.

Jan Kirk Carney, M.D.

"The Public's Doctor"

"I had a fifth grade teacher who would talk about her husband, who was a hospital intern, so I became really interested in science and medicine, and went on to become a doctor myself!"

Bernie Sanders
View Video of Jan Kirk Carney
[2 min, 57 sec]
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Photo of Eleanor S. Cantrell, M.D.

Eleanor S. Cantrell, M.D.

"Public Health and Rural Medicine Leader"

"I never dreamed I'd get to learn the things my job has taught me. I'm really blessed to be involved in public health and to work with inspiring, passionate people who motivate me to be better."

Rick Boucher
Photo of Janice F. Gable, M.D.

Janice F. Gable, M.D.

"…A Tackle Box of Medicine and a will of iron"

"Christ, Kennedy and Albert Schweitzer got me going in this direction. When I found out what was really in this direction, my stubbornness kept me here."

Rick Boucher
View Video of Janice F. Gable
[3 min, 5 sec]
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Photo of Dixie Tooke-Rawlins, D.O.

Dixie Tooke-Rawlins, D.O.

"Dedicated to Serving Rural and Underserved People"

"My personal mission is to help provide more physicians for rural communities. We are trying to build a medical school that will produce compassionate, caring doctors who want to work in rural areas."

Rick Boucher
Photo of Christine C. Matson, M.D.

Christine C. Matson, M.D.

"Tireless Advocate and Leader in Medical Education"

"Helping medical students gain competency and experience and become good doctors working with real patients is one of the best rewards I know."

J. Randy Forbes
Photo of Jean E. Shelton, M.D.

Jean E. Shelton, M.D.

"Leader in pediatric neurological services"

"I try to help children and give them the ability to do something they couldn't do before. When you can do that, you change their world."

J. Randy Forbes
Photo of Theresa Ann Schlager, M.D.

Theresa Ann Schlager, M.D.

"Leader in Treatment of Pediatric Infectious Disease"

"My goal is to increase the understanding of neurogenic bladder in children with spina bifida. There still is no cure for spina bifida, but it's a real privilege to work with these families and see their courage"

Rep. Virgil H. Goode, Jr
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