Meet our Providers

Edward Wheeler Jr., MD - Medical Director

Education: BA, Harvard University, English
MD, University of Cincinnati
Residency: Internal Medicine, Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fellowship: Adolescent Medicine
Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Clinical Appointments:

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Brown Program in Medicine 1/1987 - 1/2010

Joined Health Services staff in August, 1983




Patricia Maier, MD, FAAP- Staff Physician

Education: BS, City College of New York
MD, New York Medical College
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina
Brown University/ Memorial Hospital of RI- Family Practice
Board Certification: Family Practice
Professional Experience:

Harvard-Pilgrim Health Care
Urgent Care

Joined Health Services staff in August, 2003


Marsha Miller, MD, FAAP - Staff Physician

Education: BA, Sarah Lawrence College
MD, The Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Good Samaritan Family Practice Program
Milwaukee, WI
Board Certification: Diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians
Clinical Appointments: Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School
Professional Experience: Harvard Community Health Plan
Special Interests:

Women's Health, Sexual Health

Joined Health Services staff in January, 1997



Sheila C. Raimondo,DO - Staff Physician

Education:

BA, College of the Holy Cross
DO, University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Family Practice
Cranston General Hospital, RI
Board Certification: American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Professional Experience::

Rhode Island College Health Services
Johnson and Wales University Health Services
Urgent Care Centers

Joined Health Services staff in February, 2011


Lionel Bercovitch, MD - Dermatologist

Education: University of Manitoba Medical School, Winnipeg, Canada
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Brown University Affiliated Hospitals
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Dermatology
Clinical Appointments:

Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Brown Medical School

Joined Health Services staff in December, 1978


Laurie Anderson, RNP, PNP - Nurse Practitioner

Education: BSN, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Maternal-Child Health Nursing, Boston University
Certifications: Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by
American Nurses Credentialing Center
RI State registration as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges.
Special Interest:

Women's Health, Sports Medicine

Joined Health Services staff in December, 1995



Cindy Capra, MS, RNP, BC - Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Care Manager

Education: BA, Brown University
Master of Science in Nursing, Pace University
Certifications: Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by American Nurses Credentialing Center
RI State registration as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges.
Special Interest:

Women's Health, Primary Care

Joined Health Services staff in January, 1984


Tor Clark, PA-C, MHP - Physician Assistant

Education: BA, University of Massachusetts,
Theater Arts, minor Psychology
MHP, Northeastern University
Certifications: PA-C, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant
RI State licensure as a Physician Assistant with prescription privileges.
Special Interests:

Sports Medicine, Dermatology

Joined Health Services staff in September, 1987



Sandra Mathieu, RN-CS, FNP
- Nurse Practitioner

Education:

RN, Milwaukee Area Technical College
Family Nurse Practitioner, University of California, Davis Medical School - Family Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant Program

Certifications: Board Certification in Advance Practice Nursing as Family Nurse Practitioner by American Nurses Credentialing Center
RI State registration as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges.
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Urgent Care

Joined Health Services staff in September, 1993

   

Lisa Pearlman, MS, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Education: BA, Oberlin College, Biology
Master of Science in Nursing, Yale University
Certifications: Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing as a Family Practitioner by
American Nurses Credentialing Center
RI State registration as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges.
Special Interests:

Women's Health, Sexual Health, Primary Care

Joined Health Services staff in November, 2013

Rita Shiff, PA-C, MHP, MAT- Physician Assistant

Education: BS, Biology, Cornell University
MAT, Teaching Science, Harvard University
MHP, Physician Assistant Program, Northeastern University
Certifications: PA-C, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
RI State licensure as a Physician Assistant with prescription privileges.
Special Interests:

Health Education
Primary Care
Women's Health

Joined Health Services staff in April, 2000


Laura N. Ward, FNP-BC – Nurse Practitioner

Education: BSN, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Rhode Island
Certification: Board Certification in Advanced Practice Nursing as Family Practitioner by American Nurses Credentialing Center
RI State registration as a Registered Nurse Practitioner with prescription privileges.
Special Interests

Women's Health, Asthma, Nutrition

Joined Health Services staff in August, 2005