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Saud AnwarDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 3
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CTResidence (state)

Saud Anwar (born October 5, 1967) is an American physician and politician, who serves as a member of the Connecticut State Senate, representing the 3rd District. The district includes the towns of East Hartford, South Windsor, East Windsor, and Ellington. A member of the Democratic Party, Anwar was previously the mayor of South Windsor, Connecticut from 2013 to 2015, as well as 2017 to 2019. A pulmonary physician by profession, he is a graduate of Yale University and Aga Khan University. He has two children.

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Education8 - 8 of 6
Yale University
MPH
1996 - 1998
Yale University
Occupational Medicine Fellowship Occupational and Environmental Medicine
1996 - 1998
Yale University
Critical Care Fellowship Critical Care Medicine
1995 - 1997
Yale University
Attended Pulmonary Medicine
1995 - 1996
University of Illinois
Internship/Residency Internal Medicine
1992 - 1995
Aga Khan University
MD
1986 - 1991
Past Positions1 - 12 of 12
Deputy President Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
2021 - Current
Senator
Connecticut State Senate
2019 - Current
Deputy President Pro Tempore
Connecticut State Senate
2019
Mayor
Town of South Windsor, Connecticut
2013 - Current
Council Member
Town of South Windsor, Connecticut
2011 - 2013
Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine
Manchester Memorial and Rockville General Hospitals
Current
Chair
Department of Medicine, Eastern Connecticut Health Network
2005 - 2010
Partner
Northeastern Pulmonary Associates
1999 - Current
Chief Coordinator
Conference on Understanding Radicalization and DeRadicalization Strategies, Hartford, CT
Conference Speaker
Office of Secretary Janet Napolitano, United States Department of Homeland Security
Consultant
Multi Cultural Advisory Committee, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Consultant
British Department of Communities and Local Government
Other Experience1 - 19 of 19
Board Member
South Windsor Community Foundation
Commissioner
State Emergency Response Commission
Conference Speaker
Department of Homeland Security
Conference Speaker
United States Mission to the European Union
Conference Speaker
Friends of Europe-Brussels
Diplomatic Mission
United States - Pakistan Relations
Former Commissioner
Asian Pacific American Affairs
Former President
South Windsor Haiti Schools Incorporated
Founder
South Windsor United in Diversity
Founding Member
South Windsor Hunger Action Team
Founding Member
Zero Waste South Windsor
Founding Member
South Windsor Alliance for Progress
Medical Mission
Haiti Disaster Relief
Medical Mission
Pakistan Earthquake Response
Member
South Windsor Human Relations Commission
Member
Connecticut Safe School Climate Coalition
Member
Health Equity Leadership Council of Connecticut
Former Co-Chair
Housing Committee, Connecticut State Senate
Former Member
Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Connecticut State Senate