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 that diagnoses diabetic retinopathy without the need for an extensive eye exam, particularly useful in developing countries or rural areas. That’s not even her first invention.
InvestigatorLauren Singer, 18
This budding psychiatrist has participated in research efforts aimed at diagnosing and treating those with developmental disabilities. See what inspires her.
Medscape Mentor of the YearDonna Magid, MD, MEd
She’s a constant presence in her students’ lives from day one of medical school until they leave for their residency. See how she’s enabling them for success.
Roundup2017 Health Heroes Gala
Jenna Wolfe, co-anchor of Fox Sports’ First Things First, hosted WebMD’s Health Heroes Awards presentation January 22 in New York City.