Clinical Leadership

Rebecca Eleck, MD, Primary Care Medical Director

Dr. Eleck oversees the delivery of primary care services for adults, children, and families through Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Centers in Bristol, New Britain, and Hartford. She also provides clinical oversight and management of clinical performance outcomes and direct clinical supervision to providers, and provides direct primary medical care to patients across the lifespan. Dr. Eleck joined Wheeler in 2016 as a family practice physician for the Wheeler Health & Wellness Center in Bristol.

Dr. Eleck is a board-certified family physician with a special interest in medication-assisted treatment for alcohol and opioid addiction. She attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and completed her family medicine residency at Middlesex Hospital. Dr. Eleck also has a special interest in global health and has worked in Haiti, Guatemala, and Honduras.

Dr. Dorota Gasior, Dental Director

Dr. Gasior oversees all aspects of on-site preventive dentistry services at Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 43 Woodland Street, Hartford. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from New York University’s College of Dentistry and completed her General Dentist Residency at Harlem Hospital. Dr. Gasior specializes in General Dentistry.


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Jennifer Cannon, APRN

Jenny is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who delivers high-quality primary care to individuals of all ages. Jenny has extensive hospital and primary care management of both acute and chronic diseases, and short- and long rehabilitation. Jenny earned her master’s degree in nursing from Sacred Heart University and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Southern Connecticut State University.

Laurie Kennedy, APRN

Laurie joined Wheeler in 2015 and treats adults with primary psychiatric illness and dual diagnosis, including addiction and mental health issues. She has experience in inpatient and hospital intensive care and surgical settings. Laurie obtained her Masters, an APRN in Psychiatry, in 2009. She also is a graduate of the Saint Francis Hospital School of Nursing.

Debbie-Ann Ellington, APRN, ANP

Debbie-Ann has more than 13 years of patient-focused experience in primary care and community-based non-profit settings. Most recently, she focused on management of acute and chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, COPD, cardiac and respiratory issues and more. Debbie-Ann obtained her Master of Science in Adult Primary Care from Quinnipiac University.

Rebecca Theriault, PMHNP, APRN

Becky specializes in child and adolescent services and also serves adults. She works in Wheeler’s Congregate Care program and at the Northwest Village School as a provider. Becky graduated from University of St. Joseph in 2015. Prior to becoming an APRN, she worked in women’s health, primarily in labor and delivery.


Paula Angrand, MSN, APRN, NP-C

Paula is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who provides primary care and other services to adults. She has 18 years of critical care experience as a registered nurse. Paula comes to Wheeler from a hospital setting, where she treated patients with common acute as well as chronic illnesses. Paula received her Master of Science in Nursing from the Chamberlain College of Nursing and her BA in Nursing from the University of North Alabama.

Angela Roberts, APRN

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