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MEET LOCAL LEGENDS: By Medical Specialty


State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
Photo of Mildred Stahlman, M.D.

Mildred Stahlman, M.D.

"Creator of world's first newborn Intensive Care Unit"

"When she was about 11, Stahlman was given a microscope. "I looked at flies' wings and bugs," she recalls. "A cousin of mine had a chemistry set, which I envied greatly." About this time, she decided she would be a doctor when she grew up."

Photo of Alice Brandfonbrener, M.D.

Alice Brandfonbrener, M.D.

"Leader in Performing Arts Medicine "

"My specialty itself has raised greater awareness among music educators and professional musicians that there are real health problems to be addressed; they're not just imaginary."
Performing Arts Medicine

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."
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Photo of Erica Frank, M.D.

Erica Frank, M.D.

"Exceptional energy as a physician and academic"

"I have always had a burning desire to make the world a better place, and preventive medicine is the key to helping people in powerful ways. My advice to girls, especially, is to think big: through medicine and public health, you'll have the power to transform the way the world looks."
Preventive Medicine

Photo of Laura Morrow, M.D.

Laura Morrow, M.D.

"Charitable and Passionate Pioneer for Women in Medicine"

"Life has a way of working things out."
Psychiatric Medicine
New Jersey

Photo of Barbara Starks Favazza, M.D.

Barbara Starks Favazza, M.D.

"Multi-Faceted Pathfinder, Teacher, Counselor and Mentor"

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Photo of Lynn C. Epstein, M.D.

Lynn C. Epstein, M.D.

"Renowned Psychiatrist, Educator, and Advocate "

"My passion is to bring people together and help them work with each other. Throughout my career, I've tried to build programs that create opportunity for others to do good things."
Rhode Island

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