Because she has trained the most number of pediatric dermatologists in the US, many of whom have distinguished themselves as clinicians, teachers, and investigators.
All 3 at Johns Hopkins.
Lack of pediatric dermatologists in her time (she recalls only 2: Al Jacobs at Stanford and Henry Pearlman in Philadelphia).
Bob Crounse in Dermatology and Mary Ellen Avery in Pediatrics were tremendous influences, while at Hopkins.
Very modest. "Multitasked and type A. Lots of fun! Loves animals."
Friedan IJ, Paller AS. Pedi Derm's Mamma MiaNancy B. Esterly, MD. Arch Dermatol. 2003;139(6):832. doi:10.1001/archderm.139.6.832