News Release

October 7, 2004

Contact: Maureen McGuire, 860-679-4523

Dr. Deborah DeHertogh Joins UConn Health Center

Primary Care Physician Sees Patients in Farmington

Farmington, Conn. – A new primary care physician offering complete care for men and women in the Farmington Valley has joined the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Deborah DeHertogh, M.D., comes to the Health Center from Bristol-Myers Squibb where she served as vice president and global project leader for clinical trials of a hepatitis B treatment and executive director of infectious disease clinical research.

Prior to that, Dr. DeHertogh served as assistant chief of medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford where she was the internal medicine residency coordinator for the UConn School of Medicine. From 1988 to 1991, she served as an associate clinical professor at the UConn School of Medicine.

“I’m delighted to be back at UConn, seeing patients and working with medical students and residents,” Dr. DeHertogh said. “As everyone knows, the practice of medicine becomes more complex every day. I believe my broad experience in internal medicine, infectious diseases and clinical research will allow me to provide good advice and medical care to my patients,” she said.

Dr. DeHertogh is a graduate of Brown University and Brown University Medical School. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago and a fellowship in infectious diseases at University of Chicago Hospitals. Dr. DeHertogh has published numerous articles in medical journals and has presented abstracts at several scholarly conferences.

For more information or to make an appointment, call the Health Center at 800-535-6232.

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