Dr. Paul J. Scalise, MD, FCCP

Paul J. Scalise, MD, FCCP
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Chief-Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director-HSC Hartford Satellite

Specialty Certifications:
  • Board-Certified, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board-Certified, Critical Care Medicine
Education:
  • BS, Fairfield University
  • MD, Georgetown University
Postgraduate Training:
  • Internship, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency, Georgetown University Hospital
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
Academic Appointments:
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Dr. Thomas J. Soltis, MD, MPH

Thomas J. Soltis, MD, MPH
Chief of Geriatrics

Specialty Certifications:
  • Board-Certified, Medical Examiners
  • Board-Certified, Internal Medicine
  • Board-Qualified, Geriatric Medicine
Education:
  • BS, Microbiology, University of Kentucky
  • MD, West Virginia University Medical School
  • MPH in Epidemiology, University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Postgraduate Training:
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, West Virginia University Hospital
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hennepin County (W.V.) Medical Center
  • Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Geriatric Fellowship, Hennepin County Medical Center
Academic Appointments:
  • Assistant Professor, Geriatric Faculty, University of Connecticut

Winifred A. Benjamin, APRN

Winifred A. Benjamin, APRN
Assistant Clinical Manager

Specialty Certifications:
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
  • Registered Nurse, State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Education:
  • Diploma in Nursing, St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing
  • BSN, Nursing, American International College
  • Doctorate Nursing Practice, Quinnipiac University
Areas of Expertise:
  • Provide nursing care to active ventilator weaning patients on cardiac monitors
  • Collaborate with the healthcare team to coordinate patient care and discharge planning

Dottie B. Leighton, MSN, APRN

Dottie B. Leighton, MSN, APRN
APRN Skin & Wound Care

Specialty Certifications:
  • ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • NAWC Wound Care Certification
Education:
  • Nursing Diploma, St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing
  • BS, Nursing, University of New Hampshire
  • MS, Nursing, University of Saint Joseph
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence education, Wick’s Educational Associates, Inc.
Areas of Expertise:
  • Complex wound management
  • Evaluation and treatment of pressure ulcers in the spinal cord injured population

Kayann A. Wilson, APRN

Kayann A. Wilson, APRN
Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Certifications:
  • Board Certified ANCC Adult Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered Nurse (New York and Connecticut) ACLS/BLS
Education:
  • BSN, Registered Professional Nurse, City College, New York, NY
  • MSN, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Areas of Expertise:
  • Providing comprehensive and responsive patient care for older adult population including patient education programs