Jennifer Papa Kanaan, M.D.Associate Professor of Medicine
Site Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
Dr. Kanaan earned her medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency training at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence and a fellowship at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Kanaan is board-certificated in internal medicine, pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. As a mother of four young children, including a set of twins, she has a special interest in pediatric and adolescent sleep.
As an assistant professor of medicine, Dr. Kanaan is actively involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. She is the site director of the UConn Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship where she is involved in curriculum development.
Dr. Kanaan gives presentations and interviews throughout the region on the importance of sleep in both children and adults. She is the recipient of the American College of Chest Physicians Junior Faculty award.
|M.D.||University of Connecticut School of Medicine||Medicine|
|Internship||Rhode Island Hospital, Brown School of Medicine||Internal Medicine|
|Residency||Rhode Island Hospital, Brown School of Medicine||Internal Medicine|
|Fellowship||New England Medical Center, Tufts School of Medicine||Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine|
|Name of Award/Honor||Awarding Organization|
|Best Clinical Cases 2000 Presentation, Massachusetts Thoracic Society Annual Meeting||Massachusetts Thoracic Society|
|Title or Abstract||Type||Sponsor/Event||Date/Year||Location|
|Introduction to Ethics||Lecture||Danbury Hospital||2006||Danbury, Connecticut|
|ARDS||Lecture||Danbury Hospital||2002||Danbury, Connecticut|
|Preoperative Respiratory Assessment||Talk||Danbury Hospital||2002||Danbury, Connecticut|
|Near Fatal Asthma||Talk||Tufts- New England Medical Center||2001|
|Tracheobronchomalacia Presenting Post- Operatively in a Down Syndrome Patient||Talk||Massachusetts Thoracic Society Annual Meeting||2000|