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MEET LOCAL LEGENDS: By Medical Specialty


State/Congressional Nominator Medical Specialty Audio/Video Clips
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."

Photo of Carla Greenbaum, M.D.

Carla Greenbaum, M.D.

"Gifted Leader in Diabetes Clinical Research"

"In my work, I'm trying to bridge the gap between science and health. How do you take clinical research and translate it into something that helps people with diabetes?"
Diabetes Clinical Research

Photo of Bilha Fish, M.D.

Bilha Fish, M.D.

"Total commitment and a passion for doctoring"

"What counts is being good at what you do."
Diagnostic Radiology
New York

Photo of Evelyn Ogle, M.D.

Evelyn Ogle, M.D.

"Leader for women in medicine in Tennessee"

"When I was in medical school in the 1940s, there was a quota system. No more than a dozen women a year were supposed to graduate. Now you see in any graduating class at medical school that 50 percent or so are women. I'm most proud that in some small ways I've helped with that change."

Photo of Debra G. Perina, M.D.

Debra G. Perina, M.D.

"Emergency Medicine Expert and Leader"

"In emergency medicine, we are treating people at some of the worst moments of their lives. One of my greatest satisfactions is being part of a team that gives emergency patients what they need and puts them on the road to recovery."
Emergency Medicine

Photo of Nancy Auer, M.D.

Nancy Auer, M.D.

"Leader in emergency medicine and disaster preparedness"

"For me, the most important thing is to make a difference. I try not to see challenges as obstacles. I like to look at barriers as puzzles that I can help solve."
Emergency Medicine

Photo of Peggy Goodman, M.D.

Peggy Goodman, M.D.

"The challenge of never knowing what's next!"

"I like fixing problems…anybody who walks in the door who needs medical care is someone I can help."
Emergency Medicine
North Carolina

View Video of Peggy Goodman
[3 min, 10 sec]
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