Dr. Hughes lives in Tolland with her husband and their two children. She enjoys reading, hiking, skiing, scuba diving and spending time with her family. While she is new to Mansfield Family Practice, she has been practicing in Connecticut for over 10 years. Dr. Hughes studied at Boston College and went to medical school at the University of Connecticut. She is a Member of the Connecticut State Medical Society and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Quinnipiac School of Medicine. Dr. Hughes is an executive board member of the Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians and an active participant of Health Horizons International which provides quality and continuity care to patients in the Dominican Republic. She has traveled to the Dominican Republic on these work retreats since 2011 and is looking forward to her future trips with this organization.