Leadership team

Emily Baker, MD

Emily Baker, MD is a Maternal Fetal Medicine physician and the Medical Director of Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC)'s labor and delivery unit. She has participated in the development and implementation of the plan of care for women with opioid dependence during hospitalization for birth. She provides Maternal-Fetal Medicine consultation, co-management of complex obstetrical patients, and other support to the Mothers in Recovery program, including the management of medication-assisted treatment in the inpatient setting.

Stephen Chapman, MD

Steven H. Chapman, MD, FAAP, is a general pediatrician with more than 20 years of experience, including four years in the National Health Service Corps. He is currently practicing at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and at the Moms in Recovery Program, and serves as Medical Director of the Boyle Community Pediatrics Program. Dr. Chapman teaches pediatric residents at DHMC, as well as medical students at Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. In 2017 he was elected President of the New Hampshire Pediatric Society. He is a Core Investigator at the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network (NIDA CTN) Northeast Node. Dr. Chapman is also the school physician for his local Dresden School District. He has particular interest in Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in primary care, integrated behavioral health in primary care, and support of parents in recovery who are raising young children.

Julia Frew, MD

Julia Frew, MD received her MD from Brown Medical School through the Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medical Education and completed her psychiatry residency training at DHMC. An Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Medical Education at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Dr. Frew is the Associate Director of the psychiatry residency program and is involved in medical student education. Her clinical work focuses on the care of pregnant and postpartum women with psychiatric illness, including substance use disorders. She directs a perinatal psychiatry clinic as well as the Moms in Recovery Program, which provides integrated psychiatric, addiction, obstetric, and pediatric care to pregnant and parenting women with substance use disorders and their young children.

Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH, APRN, CNM

Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH, APRN, CNM is a certified nurse midwife, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, a core investigator with the NIDA Clinical Trials Network Northeast Node, and directs women’s health services at the DHMC Moms in Recovery Program. She teaches health care quality improvement methods at The Dartmouth Institute, and is actively involved in resident and undergraduate medical education. Her research focuses on improving access to substance use treatment for women through integrated delivery models. Daisy is a principal investigator for a multisite study comparing models of care delivery for women with opioid use disorders, funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), and leads a three-year dissemination and implementation project to improve maternity care for women with opioid use disorders, sponsored by the Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network.

Teri Larock, MSW, LICSW

Teri LaRock, MSW, LICSW is the Clinical Director for the Moms in Recovery Program at DHMC. She spent the first nine years of her career at Boston Children’s Hospital. She then spent several years as a therapist at two sites simultaneously, a community mental health clinic in Fitchburg, MA, caring for mothers involved with child protection transitions, and at the public school system in Leominster, MA. After moving to Vermont, Teri worked for almost 10 years with Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center as a social worker and continuing care manager, primarily supporting children and families involved with child advocacy and protection services. She went on to work with the Psychiatry Department’s Behavioral Intervention Team as a Behavioral Health Clinician, providing therapy for medically admitted patients. Teri has worked for the last two years at the Moms in Recovery Program where she enjoys integrating her interests in women’s mental health, maternal-child health, and addiction treatment. She completed undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Women’s Studies at the University of Vermont and has a Masters in Social Work from Boston University.

Bonny Whalen, MD

Bonny Whalen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and is a newborn hospitalist and Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Whalen is a general pediatrician who received her MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, trained in residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA, then practiced newborn and pediatric medicine in Madison, WI for six years before moving back to New England to join Dartmouth Health Children's in 2005. Dr. Whalen specializes in the care of opioid-exposed newborns and breastfeeding support for new mothers. She leads quality improvement efforts in her hospital and Northern New England to improve care for newborns affected by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) due to in-utero opioid exposure. Her work focuses on increasing baby- and family-centered care, improving neonatal outcomes and mother-baby bonding through rooming-in couplet care, empowering families to best care for their newborns through prenatal education and in-hospital support, and increasing breastfeeding for newborns through education of mothers and health care providers. Dr. Whalen is co-developer of the "Eating, Sleeping, Consoling (ESC) Care Tool," a new assessment and care tool for in-hospital care of opioid-exposed newborns. She is leading efforts to study its effectiveness and safety in a regional QI/learning collaborative in northern New England, as well as co-leading efforts to improve safe transitions to home for these newborns.

Leadership advisors

Margaret Minnock, MBA

Margaret Rose Minnock, MBA is Director of DHMC's Regional Program for Women’s & Children’s Health, and Executive Director of Northern New England Perinatal Quality Improvement Network (NNEPQIN). For more than 25 years, Maggie has been working with colleagues at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and around the region who share the mission of improving care for women and children. In October 2016, she joined the project team in a consulting role to work on expanding the infrastructure that supports perinatal addiction services, which has culminated in the creation of the Center for Addiction Recovery in Pregnancy & Parenting (CARPP). She holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business.

William Torrey

William C. Torrey, MD is Professor and Interim Chair for Clinical Services for the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and DHMC. He has devoted much of his professional life to improving the care of adults with severe mental illnesses and integrating psychiatric care into primary care. His work has included clinical care, administration, teaching, and research. He cares for adults with severe mental illnesses, trains medical students, psychiatric trainees, and the public on these topics, leads clinical care systems that aim to offer evidence-based, measurement-informed care, and contributes to services research. His research, writing, and teaching have focused on supported employment, integrated services for adults with co-occurring substance use disorders and severe mental illnesses, evidence-based practice implementation, collaborative care in primary care, and shared decision making in medication management for adults with psychiatric and addictive illnesses.

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