Listee Features — Health Care

Linda Pickle


Linda Williams Pickle, PhD, is renowned as a biostatistician with more than four decades of expertise in cancer research and public health modeling. She initially pursued an education at the Johns Hopkins University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in statistics in 1974 and a PhD in biostatistics in 1977. Dr. Pickle subsequently completed postgraduate coursework at the George Washington University during the 1986-1987 academic year. From 1966 to 1969, Dr. Pickle began her career as a computer programmer for the Commercial Credit Computer Corporation of Baltimore. Additionally active as a systems analyst for the Greater Baltimore Medical Center from 1969 to 1972, she later worked as a graduate teaching assistant in biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins University from 1974 to

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Elizabeth Anne Ouellette, MD, is a prominent board-certified orthopedic surgeon who performs hand surgeries of all complexities, particularly for athletes, as well as patients of all ages in hand and wrist fracture, ligament tear, nerve injuries, joint instability and small joint replacement surgery. She also specializes in tendon and nerve repair after trauma, inflammation and compression injuries. Currently maintaining her own practice, the Ouellette Group Physicians for the Hand since 2010, she is also affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. She is also the chief of hand surgery and excels as a clinical professor in the Department of Orthopedics at Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.

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Anne Perry


With years of practiced nursing experience under her belt, Anne C. Perry, FNP-BC, currently serves as a representative for District 140 of the Maine House of Representatives. Earlier in her career, she worked for Moses Ludington Hospital as an obstetrics nurse, and the Essex County Head Start Program as a nurse and social worker. Following these appointments, she accepted various roles in the field of medicine, including a prepared childbirth instructor, a clinical director, an office nurse and a family nurse practitioner for Essex County Clinic, Southern Adirondack Planned Parenthood, Adirondack Mountains Family Practice and Family Practice of Laurie Churchill, Maryland. More recently, Ms. Perry excelled as the president of the Maine Nurse Practitioner Association, the vice chief for Staff

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Growing up, Dr. Pat Lawson was involved in the fashion industry working as a model. Her health began to deteriorate and, given her young age, she was motivated to take action to find a solution. Unfortunately, after countless visits to different doctors, she was unable to find any help for her health issues in ordinary medicine. Once she began to explore more natural options for treatment, she started to see improvements to her health. Because of this experience, Dr. Lawson was inspired to pursue a career in integrative medicine and help others like her who have struggled with medical problems outside of the scope of ordinary medicine. Dr. Lawson is a certified herbologist, natural doctor, natural health professional, clinical nutritionist

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After pursuing a career as a real estate agent and a restaurant owner, Carolyn M. Rubin decided to switch careers so that she could dedicate more time with her two children. One night, she witnessed a commercial for medical assistance and began seeking certifications in the field. From 2001 until 2006, Ms. Rubin gained valuable expertise in the field as a reimbursement coordinator for Oncology Hematology West before transferring to Texas Oncology as the associate director of health information services for the remainder of the 2000s. Subsequently, Ms. Rubin found success as a practice administrator for Texas Oncology from 2010 until 2012, and a director of reimbursement support services for McKesson Specialty Health and the U.S. Oncology Network for the

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Dolores Winkler


With more than 45 years of industry experience to her credit, Dolores E. Winkler has been retired since 1995, having most recently worked as the director of budgets and reimbursement for the Aurora West Allis Medical Center from 1985 to 1995. Prior to this appointment, she served Aurora West Allis Medical Center as a reimbursement analyst from 1978 to 1985, chief accountant from 1970 to 1978 and staff accountant from 1968 to 1970. Ms. Winkler began her career as an accountant for the Curative Care Network from 1949 to 1960. Before embarking on her professional path, Ms. Winkler pursued an education at the Business Institute of Milwaukee, graduating in 1949. During this time, she was appointed as the governor of

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Rebecca Cohen


Rebecca S. Cohen, MD, is renowned as an educator and psychopharmacologist with more than 20 years of distinction in her specialty. She initially pursued an education at Tufts University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1991. She subsequently obtained a Master of Arts in medical sciences from the Boston University Graduate School of Sciences in 1992. In 1997, Dr. Cohen earned an MD in psychiatry from the Boston University School of Medicine after discovering her passion for psychopharmacology during clinical rotations. Dr. Cohen believes that psychopharmacology is the best way to combine the art of connection with the potential of neuroscience, a constantly evolving field, to serve her patients. From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Cohen completed a residency in

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Growing up in a small New England town, Robin R. Fintel, MD, decided at a young age that she wanted to pursue a career helping others. As a young woman, she volunteered as a candy striper and frequently spoke to doctors about their work. Additionally, she also gained valuable expertise working in one of the most prominent hospitals in the country. Today, she excels as a clinical assistant professor for the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Additionally, Dr. Fintel serves as a physician with the Northwestern Medicine Physician Network. In pursuit of her dream career, Dr. Fintel earned an MD from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 1982. Subsequently, she completed a residency at the Johns

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While coming of age, Anupama Pani, MD, was exposed to the field of medicine and recognized the importance of helping others in need. Drawing upon influence from her parents, a physician and a nurse, she pursed a formal education at the Saba University School of Medicine in the Caribbean Netherlands, where she obtained an MD in 1999. Completing subsequent medical training in family medicine at Wayne State University and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, Dr. Pani has since become a prominent and successful figure in her own right. Since 2003, Dr. Pani has earned distinction as the owner and medical director of Immediate Medical Care in Briarcliff, New York, for which she provides both medical and administrative direction

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Shirley A. Schrank is renowned as a retired nurse and visual artist with a career spanning more than 50 years. She began her career in nursing as part of a federal nurse training program instituted after World War II, earning a degree in nursing at the University of Rochester in 1954. Ms. Schrank concluded her academic efforts at the University of Rochester, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1960 and a Master of Science in nursing education in 1961. From 1954 to 1956, Ms. Schrank worked as a staff nurse in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester, where she was subsequently active as a team leader of the Department of Medicine from 1956 to 1960.

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