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Dana Rector, APRN
Internal Medicine

Dana practices in our West Haven and New Haven offices.


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.


  • Sacred Heart University, 2014, M.S., Nursing
  • Sacred Heart University, 2009, B.S., Nursing

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, 2014
  • Certified in Medical-Surgical Nursing, 2011


  • English