Medicine, Higher Education
- First woman Dean at the University of Minnesota
- Former Executive Dean and Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the KU Medical Center, one of only seven women in the U.S.
- International expert on ovarian pathology
- President of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
- Member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Deans at the Association of American Medical Colleges
- Second woman in the State of Kansas ever elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest national honors for any physician