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Health Services Staff

Amy Wisniewski, APRN, program manager, Student Health Services
Amy joined Health Services in 2015 as an APRN. She manages day to day operations, works closely with University of Hartford staff to ensure students' needs are met for health and education purposes. Amy also provides general medical care, women's health, and patient education.

Education and Experience:
  • APRN: Southern Connecticut State University. Master of Science-Nursing. Graduated Cum Laude, May 2007.
  • RN: Quinnipiac College. Baccalaureate Degree-Nursing. Graduated Cum Laude, May 1999.
  • Acute Critical Care/Telemetry staff registered nurse for eight years.
  • Family nurse practitioner with nearly 15 years experience.
Demetra Eleftheriou, M.D., M.P.H
Dr. Demetra joined Health Services in 2012. She provides general medical care, women's health, and patient education.

Education and Experience:
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • MD: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (East Lansing, Michigan)
  • MPH: University of Michigan School of Public Health (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
  • BA: Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
  • Family practice physician with nearly 20 years experience.
Laura Gezelman, APRN

Laura joined Health Services in 2019. She provides general medical care, women's health, and patient education.

Education and Experience:

  • Education: George Washington University: Master of Science in Nursing from 2013. 
  • RN: University of Florida. Graduated in 2002. 
  • Emergency room nurse of ten years
  • Nearly 10 years of experience in both primary and urgent care
Patty Perkins, office coordinator

Patty joined Health Services in 1997. She works collaboratively with the Manager and oversees the front office, including scheduling of staff. Patty also manages the immunization program.

Leslie Andersen, RN

Leslie joined Health Services in 2013 as an RN. She is our allergy injection nurse specialist and also provides immunization injections, runs flu clinics, does patient triage and educational outreach in addition to patient care. Leslie has over 25 years experience as an RN.

Kristen Hayes, Certified Medical Assistant

Kirsten joined Health Services in 2014 as a Certified Medical Assistant. She is responsible for patient set up, lab testing, blood draws, telephone triage, and scheduling.

Jennifer Eckstrom, RN, BSN

Jenni joined Health Services in September 2021. She is our allergy injection nurse specialist and also provides immunization injections, runs flu clinics, does patient triage and educational outreach in addition to patient care. 

Lorraine Daigle, patient service coordinator

Lorraine joined Health Services in 2009. She is our Patient Service Coordinator. She answers phones, schedules appointments, and assists students with questions about Health Services. Lorraine also assists the Office Coordinator with the immunization program and medical record maintenance.

Da’Jour Williams, CNA

Da’Jour joined Health Services in August 2021.  She is responsible for patient set up, lab testing, blood draws, telephone triage and scheduling.

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