Lauren Gold

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Carla Pugh, MD, may be changing the way doctors diagnose breast cancer and the accuracy of the diagnosis during a clinical office exam.

Pugh, a researcher and surgeon at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, just earned the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for research in using her patented technology to set standards for clinical performance. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for science and engineering professionals.