2017 Health Heroes
AdvocateChloe Fernandez, 10
When she couldn't find a book on her rare condition, she wrote one herself. What happened next left her teary eyed.
InventorKavya Kopparapu, 17
She invented a device to diagnose diabetic retinopathy without the need for an extensive eye exam. That's a huge help to people in developing countries. And it isn't even her first invention.
InvestigatorLauren Singer, 18
This budding psychiatrist has taken part in research efforts that aim to diagnose and treat people with developmental disabilities. See what inspires her.
Medscape Mentor of the YearDonna Magid, MD, MEd
She's a consistent presence in her students' lives, from day one of medical school until they leave for their residency. Find out how she prepares them for success.