News Release

February 11, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Women's Health Advocate, Dr. Kristen Zarfos to Speak at Farmington Public Library on February 17th

Farmington, Conn. - Kristen Zarfos, M.D., a women’s health specialist with the University of Connecticut Health Center, will discuss new developments in the early detection and prevention of breast cancer, and other new trends in women’s health, during a free presentation on Tuesday, February 17, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Farmington Public Library on 6 Monteith Drive.

Dr. Zarfos is an assistant professor of surgery at the UConn Health Center and is deputy director of women’s health programs. She is a tireless advocate for women’s health and led a successful grassroots effort in the late 90’s to ban drive-through mastectomies in Connecticut.

For more information about the February 17 program, call the Farmington Public Library at 860-673-6791.

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