Anjanette D. Ferris, M.D., M.P.H.Assistant Professor, Medicine
Medical Director, Lipid Clinic
Dr. Ferris 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 was co-author of “Tracking Women’s Awareness of Heart Disease: an American Heart Association National Study,” a major driving force behind the development of the Association’s “Go Red for Women” heart disease awareness campaign. She is also the lead author of the article, “American Heart Association and American Stroke Association National Survey of Stroke Risk Awareness Among Women.” Dr. Ferris is a recipient of the Trudy Bush Fellowships for Cardiovascular Disease Research in Women’s Health Award and the American College of Cardiology Career Development Award in Women’s Cardiovascular Health.
Dr. Ferris is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, Association of Black Cardiologists, and the National Medical Association. She currently serves as a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association.
Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
|Undergraduate School||State University of New York at Stony Brook||Biochemistry|
|Medical School||State University of New York at Brooklyn College of Medicine||Medicine|
|Graduate School||Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health||Public Health|
|Residency||Columbia University Medical Center||Internal Medicine|
|Fellowship||Columbia University Medical Center||Cardiovascular Disease|
|Postdoctoral||Columbia University Medical Center||Preventive Cardiology|
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