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Big-city life suits Jane Luu, M.D., MPH. She's a four-time marathoner and enjoys running along Lake Michigan and The Riverwalk in Chicago. PH OTO BY AL A N K LEH R A river runs through it. A huge lake sits next to it. And both have been heavily responsible for the prosperity that Chicago has enjoyed for many a year. The river would be the Chicago River and the lake, of course, would be the third largest of the Great Lakes. "Mishigami," its original Ojibwa tribal name, means "great water." At its length of 309 miles, Lake Michigan certainly qualif es. More important to Jane Luu, M.D., MPH, an interventional cardiologist, is that 20 of those miles are along the Chicago Star of Lake Michigan Chicago beach, unsullied by ugly industrial complexes that plague some cities along other lakes. "I have run four marathons, so I like to go for long runs by the lake- shore," she says. Another favored running location for her is The Riv- erwalk, a six-block promenade-in-progress alongside the north branch of the Chicago River, which she can view from her apartment in River North, an urban renewal area with residential high-rises, many restaurants and clubs—and the largest concentration of art galleries in the U.S. outside of New York. Luu, who grew up in Philadelphia, calls herself a "city girl." (Make that big city.) After earning a medical Continued on page 73 SUMMER 2014 | 71 2 4 3 - S u m 1 4 - L i v e - P r a c t i c e . i n d d 7 1 243-Sum14-Live-Practice.indd 71 6 / 1 3 / 1 4 1 1 : 5 5 A M 6/13/14 11:55 AM

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