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May 29, 2015

Dr. Judith Kaur — Teacher, Healer, Role Model

By Sumedha G. Penheiter

Kaur Judith 4_2015Judith Kaur, M.D., says it was her grandmother who first put the thought of becoming a doctor into her head. "My grandmother, Ada, had no formal education, but she was a very wise woman and a very keen observer," Dr. Kaur, medical director for Native American Programs at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, says in a recent interview with Indian Country Today Media Network. Her grandmother, she says, "was not a healer, but she thought that I had the potential to be a healer, and she was the first one that ever put that little seed in my brain."

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