Palliative Care Team

Program leadership

Palliative Care staff

Administrative support

  • Judith St. Hilaire
  • Lynelle Sargent
  • Robin White

Healing arts

  • Briane Pinkson, LPN, LMT

Nursing

  • Anna Marie DeVito, RN, OCN
  • Carrie-Ann Finch, RN (Nashua)
  • Sharon Keller, RN
  • Kimberley Leets, RN (Manchester)
  • Hannah Williams, MA

Section manager

  • Brenda Carpenter

Social work

  • Mary Elizabeth Byrnes, LICSW
  • Anne E. (Brisson) Malin, PhD, MPH, MSW
  • Alexandra "Sasha" C. Steinbaugh, MSW

Chaplain

  • Gayle A Robertson, MA, CSD

Palliative Care providers

Christopher G. Ahern, DO

Palliative Medicine

I treat patients and loved ones as they deal with serious illnesses. I help them explore what it is they hold most dear during a very challenging time. I focus on creatively and holistica… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Eva E. Barger, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Manchester

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Lisa Bradshaw, MS, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Nashua

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Kathleen Broglio, DNP, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Areas of focus

  • Complex pain management
  • Substance use disorder in serious illness

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Sylvia L. Christie, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Amelia M. Cullinan, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • Manchester
  • Nashua

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Sarah R. Durante, MD

Palliative Medicine

I have two primary areas of clinical practice which I believe are complementary to one another: Physiatry and Palliative Medicine. As a physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation s… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Supporting patients and families in medical decision-making.
  • Optimizing function and quality of life in the setting of serious illness.
  • Treating pain and spasticity caused by stroke and other neurological impairments,

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Allen C. Hutcheson, MD

Family Medicine

Locations

  • Bennington

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Jonathan S. Jolin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Emily G. Kobin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Robin J. Larson, MD, MPH

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Lisa A. Leinau, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Keene

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Meredith A. MacMartin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Ember S. Moore, MSN, APRN, ACNP

Palliative Medicine

My practice is rooted in the joy and honor of being a part of each person's care team. Dying is an important phase of life. It deserves as much care, attention, and planning as birth. I… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Palliative care
  • Assisting individuals and their families with medical decision making
  • Optimizing wellness during serious illness course and treatment

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Hannah G. Ruede, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Lisa A. Stephens, MSN, APRN, ACHPN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Maxwell T. Vergo, MD

Palliative Medicine

Every patient and family living with serious illness deserves to have holistic, dignity conserving, and value-aligned care. Our team specializes in symptom management, emotional coping, a… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Serious illness conversation training and implementation
  • Creative writing and legacy work
  • Quality improvement to assure patient values are followed in the healthcare system
  • Medical education research
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Anna M. Westervelt, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Charles Y. Whang, MD

Palliative Medicine

My hope is to be an advocate and guide for anyone-patients or their loved ones-going through serious illness. I am here to help with distressing symptoms of the mind, body and soul and to… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Medical decision making support
  • Medical system navigation and education
  • Elucidation of patient and family hopes, values and fears
  • Symptom management in the area of severe illness (i.e. shortness of breath, cancer related pain, nausea etc.)
  • And 2 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Shana A. Wierchowski, MD

Palliative Medicine

Palliative care helps patients with the challenges that arise with serious illness. In my role, I see patients when they are in the hospital and help them manage their symptoms and find c… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Inpatient palliative care consultation
  • Symptom management for patients with serious illness
  • Advanced care planning

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Matthew M. Wilson, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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