Prior to joining the MVHS Medical Group, Cannan was employed as a registered nurse and registered cardiac sonographer in the Non-Invasive Cardiac Testing Department at the MVHS St. Elizabeth Campus in Utica, New York. She has also worked as a nurse at the St. Elizabeth Campus Vascular Access Department, Intensive Care Unit and Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit since 1993.
Cannan received her master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner Studies from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York, and her Bachelor of Science from Utica College in Utica. Cannan completed her associate in Applied Science in Nursing at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica and is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Cannan is also a Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician.