September 30, 2005

Jennifer Heffernan, MD, has joined UNT Health Science Center as an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Heffernan is a member of several professional medical organizations, including the American and Texas geriatric societies, the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. She previously served as a clinical fellow of geriatrics at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation where she received the World Class Service Award for her compassionate care of the elderly.

Dr. Heffernan earned a bachelor of arts degree in physics from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Fla. and a medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Fla.

A native of Jacksonville, Fla., she currently resides in Dallas with her husband, Thomas Heffernan, who is a gynecologic oncology fellow at UT Southwestern at Parkland.


Contact: Andrea Arterbery 81 7-735-5152 pager: 817-216-0345 e-mailaarterbe@hsc.unt.edu.

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