News Release

October 6, 2008

Contact: Chris DeFrancesco, 860-679-3914

Women’s Heart Health Expert Joins UConn Health Center

FARMINGTON, CONN. – Anjanette Ferris, M.D., M.P.H., is now seeing patients at the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Ferris comes to the UConn Health Center from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where she cared for patients in clinical cardiology, preventive cardiology, and the Women’s Cardiovascular Center. She earned her doctorate in medicine from the State University of New York at Downstate College of Medicine, and completed her postdoctoral training at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, including a residency in internal medicine, fellowship in cardiology, and research fellowship in preventive cardiology. She also holds a Master of Public Health Degree from Columbia.

“Dr. Ferris, with her expertise in women’s heart health and lipid disorders such as cholesterol problems, adds significantly to our preventive cardiology program,” says Bruce T. Liang, M.D., director of the Calhoun Cardiology Center.

Ferris lives in West Hartford.

More information about the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center is available at

Caption: Dr. Anjanette Ferris is now seeing patients at the UConn Health Center’s Calhoun Cardiology Center.

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