Submitted byLori Babyak, Communications Manager
SARASOTA, FLORIDA – CAN Community Health, celebrating its 26th year serving the needs of the HIV/AIDS community in Florida, is proud to announce that Dr. Ana Puga, Dr. Sheetal Sharma and Dr. Michael Sension have joined CAN in a partnership with Broward House at two clinics in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. Ana Puga was formerly the medical director of the Comprehensive Family AIDS Program (CFAP) at Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center. Dr. Puga received her medical training at Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico. She completed her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Infectious Diseases as well as a post-graduate National Institutes of Health research fellowship in HIV at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center.
Dr. Sheetal Sharma offers more than 25 years of experience in HIV medicine, internal medicine and research. He was formerly the medical director at the Center for Special Immunology (HIV) in Ft. Lauderdale and received his medical training at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He completed his residency in General Surgery, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Intensive Care at the McGill University Teaching Hospital in Montreal, Canada and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. He also completed a residency in Internal Medicine at the Mercy-Fitzgerald Medical Center/Medical College of Pennsylvania, Darby, Philadelphia, Pa.
Dr. Michael Sension was formerly the medical director in HIV Clinical Research for Broward Health in Fort. Lauderdale, Fla. Dr. Sension received his medical training at the John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He completed his internship and residency at Cornell University, New York Hospital. He also completed a Clinical Fellowship Training in Infectious Diseases at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
“I’m excited to have individuals with the credentials and experience of Dr. Puga, Dr. Sharma and Dr. Sension working for our organization,” stated CAN president and CEO, Richard E. Carlisle. “They provide a great blend of education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing the best patient care.”
For more information about the Broward House Third West, 4101 N.W. Third Ct., Suite 9, Plantation, Fla., please call (754) 701-6920 or the Broward House, 1726 S.E Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., please call (754) 701-6911.