It all started when Katie Deming, MD, went undercover at a boutique near her office. As a radiation oncologist, Dr. Deming wanted to test first-hand the types of bras on the market for women who had undergone radiation therapy for breast cancer. What she saw made her decide that she was never going to send her patients to that boutique. The bras had all the wrong features - they were scratchy and had an elastic that would irritate the skin.
Despite having zero designer experience, Dr. Deming saw a gap that needed to be filled. That was just the beginning of her years-long journey that led her to create MakeMerry, a first-of-its-kind online shop with bras designed specifically for women undergoing radiation treatment.
In today's episode, Dr. Deming shares all about how she got started developing her clothing line and all she has learned along the way. Don’t miss out as she shares tips for starting your own business as a physician as well!
In a nutshell, we speak about:
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Dr. Deming’s website: shopmakemerry.com
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