Glenn Flores, MD, Named Chief Research Officer for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

For Immediate Release: August 29, 2017
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HARTFORD, Conn. – Glenn Flores, MD, FAAP, recently joined Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as chief research officer.

In his new role, Dr. Flores will be responsible for promoting and growing Connecticut Children’s research enterprise and will assume a regional and national leadership role in health services research.  He will also focus on the development of a new Health Services Research Institute.

Dr. Flores received his bachelor of arts from Harvard University and medical degree from the University of California. He completed his pediatric residency at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and his fellowship in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Flores is board certified in pediatrics and a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Pediatric Research.

“We are very excited to bring such a well-regarded research leader in pediatrics to Connecticut Children’s and our region,” said Juan Salazar, MD, Connecticut Children’s physician in chief. “Glenn’s research experience, expertise and enthusiasm will be instrumental in growing our reputation as an institution dedicated to innovation, to the wellness of our physicians and staff and of course to the children and families we serve.”

Dr. Flores comes to Connecticut Children’s from the University of Minnesota where he served as Chair of Health Policy Research.

About Connecticut Children’s
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is the only hospital in Connecticut dedicated exclusively to the care of children and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. With a medical staff of more than 1,000, Connecticut Children’s provides comprehensive, world-class health care in more than 30 pediatric specialties and subspecialties. Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a not-for-profit organization, which serves as the primary pediatric teaching hospital for the UConn School of Medicine, has a teaching partnership with the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University and is a research partner of The Jackson Laboratory. Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health is a national leader in community-based prevention and wellness programs.

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