Degree and Year:
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Utah
Professional Background:I am an academic general pediatrician involved in teaching, research and clinical care.
How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?:The Duke PhD positively influenced the various committees that considered me for professorial and administrative posts. English studies in general developed a liberal habit of mind and an ease of written and oral communication that served me well in positions requiring wide sympathies and effective communication skills.