HEFFERNAN JOINS UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER

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.

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