Our Team

Impact Health prides itself on hiring the best of the best. Our team of medical, psychiatric, and telehealth providers are expertly trained practitioners who understand how to navigate in the post-acute and long-term care settings.

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Integrated care that blends seamlessly across the continuum.

Practitioners across a broad spectrum of specialties.

Impact Health providers are highly skilled in meeting the needs of their patients whether in a skilled facility or at home.

Customized one on one training designed to provide a high level of efficiency that is a must in todays world.

Our philosophy supports any plan that improves the lives of our most vulnerable population with severe dedication.

Medical Director

Dr. Garumuni DeSilva, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Garumuni DeSilva is a graduate of St George’s University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Yale affiliated Norwalk Hospital in Internal Medicine. He has a special interest in palliative care. He is also Certified Medical Director from the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term care medicine and is the Medical Director of a number of area skilled nursing facilities. In addition, Dr. DeSilva is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at Quinnipiac University School of Medicine. His hospital affiliations include Milford Hospital and Yale hospital Systems. Currently his practice is in Hamden, CT.

Clinical Leadership

Sheri Kipperman, APRN
Medical, Clinical Lead Director

Sheri Steiglitz Kipperman is a graduate of Western CT State University and comes to us with over 25 years of clinical practice. She is the Clinical Lead Director of our medical nurse practitioners.

Elysa Doherty-Fisher, M.S., RN, APRN, ANP-B.C
Behavioral Health, Clinical Lead Director

Elysa Doherty-Fisher is a graduate of UMass Graduate School of nursing in Worcester, MA and comes to us with over 30 years of clinical psychiatric practice. She is the Clinical Lead Director of our behavioral health nurse practitioners.

Brooke Fortenberry, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Lead

Brooke Fortenberry is a graduate of UCONN and comes to us with over 8 years of clinical social workers experience. She is the Clinical Lead Director of our Licensed Clinical Social Workers.


Jillian Reid, DNP AGPCNP-BC
Clinical Lead Director

is a graduate from Quinnipiac University and comes to us with over 10 years of clinical experience. She is the Clinical Lead Director of Tele-Medicine.

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