Dana Rector attended Sacred Heart University, where she received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing. After earning her undergraduate degree, she worked as a registered nurse for the Hospital of Saint Raphael on a medical-surgical unit. During this time, she became a member of the skin committee, assisting with the diagnosis and treatment of skin conditions and wounds. She also furthered her competency, earning her medical-surgical nursing certification. Dana was also employed at a pediatrician’s office where she gained additional knowledge in family medicine. She later worked for Yale-New Haven Hospital on an observation-telemetry unit. Dana is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a passion for health and fitness and providing medical advice for a healthy lifestyle. Dana joined West Haven Medical Group in 2014.