Nurses & Medical Assistants

Janna Zempsky, Nurse Practitioner, Lactation Consultant

Janna joined our practice in 2014 and has a wealth of experience caring for families.  She is a certified Lactation Consultant who spent several years working at Hartford Hospital supporting new moms interested in breastfeeding.  She and her husband Bill live in West Hartford and have two grown boys.  Janna enjoys yoga and is a certified yoga instructor.  

 

Nurses

Christa, RN

Christa's background is in women's rights and women's health advocacy.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and Women's Studies from the University of Connecticut. She is also a graduate from Goodwin College's School of Nursing and is a Breastfeeding Counselor with Breastfeeding USA.  Christa lives locally with her husband and daughter.  

 

Michele, LPN

Michele has been at Rocky Hill Pediatrics for more than six years.  She is a member of the National Honor Society and graduated third in her nursing class when she was 46.  Michele is our coordinator of Synagis working tirelessly on behalf of our infants who require this medication.  She has a smart and beautiful daughter Caylee and they both live locally.  Michele loves working with our patients and their parents.  She is also is an avid Red Sox fan!

 

Medical Assistants

Tracy, Lead Medical Assistant

Working at Rocky Hill Pediatrics since 2005, Tracy is a seasoned and veteran employee.  She is a native of Ohio and is a big fan of all Ohio sports teams, especially Ohio State football!  She was recently married to her husband Keith and they live locally with their daughter Emily.  

 

Monica, Medical Assistant

Monica has been at Rocky Hill Pediatrics since August 2015.  Monica joined us after working at another local pediatric office and brought a wealth of experience with her to Rocky Hill Pediatrics.  She also leads our "Circle of Security" parenting classes which have, so far, proven successful among our patients.  Monica enjoys volunteering with several local non profits, traveling and spending time with her family.  

 

Jennifer, Certified Medical Assistant

Jennifer became a member of Rocky Hill Pediatrics in 2015 immediately after graduating with honors from the American Institute. Jennifer quickly adapted to working at RHP like it was second nature. She brings her dedication, perseverance and good heart to RHP and our patients.  Jennifer resides locally and has three beautiful daughters and a fiancé.

 

Shikiya, Medical Assistant

Kiya graduated from Branford Hall Career Institute in 2010.  She has worked for the Community Health Center and Hartford Healthcare, which provided her with clinical experience working with adolescents to adults.  Kiya joined RHP in 2017 and has been a quick study. Her smile and laugh puts patients and families at ease. She has an adorable son and recently had a baby girl.