- Edwin L. Kendig Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Chest Physicians, 2002 (for outstanding achievements in pediatric pulmonology)
- American Thoracic Society Lifetime Achievement Award, 2001
- Distinguished Alumna Award, 1986, Laurel School
- Her biography was included by the National Library of Medicine in a list of persons that have "Changed the Face of Medicine".
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