Author, TV medical commentator, and physician who established a private gynecology practice in New Jersey and wrote The Body Scoop for Girls.
She received her MD from Columbia University and became a board-certified Ob-Gyn.
Her book The Body Scoop for Girls is a health information book aimed at adolescent girls and attempts to enlighten them about their bodies as they mature.
Her father was a cardiologist, her mother was a nurse, and she married surgeon Dr. Robert C. Ashton, Jr.
She appeared regularly as a medical contributor on The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.