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Editorial: Can women in healthcare have it all?
Modern Healthcare

One of my favorite interviews of all time was Dr. Janet Rowley. Her research helped identify cancer as a genetic disease and led to the creation of Gleevec, a life-saving therapy that changed how leukemia is treated.We met in 2009 when she received a Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, which came a decade after President Bill Clinton presented her with the National Medal of Science. She was quiet and unassuming but the silver bun at the top of her head trembled as she spoke of her husband, a pathologist, and her four boys.Rowley told me her first big discovery happened at her kitchen table.