Wende Westinghouse Logan-Young, M.D.
South High School
Wende Westinghouse Logan-Young, M.D. (1953) is a diagnostic radiologist and founder of The Elizabeth Wende Breast Clinic in Rochester, NY. She is also Clinical Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Rochester and the former chair for the Breast Cancer Detection and Education Program Advisory Committee for the State of New York.
After graduating from Williamsville High School in 1953, Dr. Young attended Westminster College where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. She went on to the University of Buffalo School of Medicine, graduating in 1961 and then completing residencies in Internal Medicine and Radiology at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY and at the University of Rochester, respectively.
Dr. Young has published extensively on breast cancer and mammography. During her distinguished career, Dr. Young has served as a consultant for Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Health, the National Cancer Institute of Canada, the National Council on Radiation Protection, and the Federal Drug Administration’s Bureau of Radiation Health. She also has served on regional boards of the American Cancer Society and on several commissions for the American College of Radiology.
Widely recognized for her dedicated work on a local, state, and national level, Dr. Young has received numerous awards including the American Cancer Society Hope Award, the American Association of University Women Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine, and the Lifetime Career Achievement Award from the State University of New York at Buffalo. A resident of Canandaigua, NY, Dr. Young enjoys spending time with her sixteen grandchildren.