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Nancy Burton Esterly

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US paediatric dermatologist.

Biography of Nancy Burton Esterly

Nancy Burton Esterly is (2004) the head of Pediatric Dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and is the former head of Pediatric Dermatology at Northwestern University. She is the editor of The Journal for Pediatric Dermatology. She has received several awards and has established the Nancy Burton Esterly, M.D., Scholarship for Medical Education of Women in Pediatrics and Dermatology.

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