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Palliative Care Team

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Palliative Care Program providers

Christopher G. Ahern, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

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 holistical…
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Locations
Lebanon
Eva E. Barger, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Eva E. Barger, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Manchester
Lisa Bradshaw, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Lisa Bradshaw, MS, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Nashua
Kathleen Broglio, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Kathleen Broglio, DNP, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Areas of Focus
  • Complex pain management
  • Substance use disorder in serious illness
Locations
Lebanon
Amelia M. Cullinan, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Amelia M. Cullinan, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Sarah R. Durante, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Sarah R. Durante, MD

Palliative Medicine

Areas of Focus
  • Supporting patients and families in medical decision-making.
  • Optimizing function and quality of life in the setting of serious illness.
Locations
Lebanon
Kimberly Haller, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Kimberly Haller, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Allen C. Hutcheson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Family Medicine provider.

Allen C. Hutcheson, MD

Family Medicine

Locations
Bennington
Jonathan S. Jolin, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Jonathan S. Jolin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Kathryn B. Kirkland, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Kathryn B. Kirkland, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Emily G. Kobin, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Emily G. Kobin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Robin J. Larson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Robin J. Larson, MD, MPH

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Lisa A. Leinau, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Lisa A. Leinau, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Keene
Meredith A. MacMartin, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Meredith A. MacMartin, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Ember S. Moore, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Ember S. Moore, MSN, APRN, ACNP

Palliative Medicine

My philosophy of care is rooted in joy and honor for being a part of each person's care team. My goal is to support each person and family to achieve their healthiest possible life. I resp…
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Areas of Focus
  • Palliative care
  • Assisting individuals and their families with medical decision making
  • Optimizing wellness during serious illness course and treatment
Locations
Lebanon
Lisa A. Stephens, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Lisa A. Stephens, MSN, APRN, ACHPN

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Maxwell T. Vergo, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

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, an…
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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
Anna M. Westervelt, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Anna M. Westervelt, MSN, APRN

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon
Charles Y. Whang, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

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 …
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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
Shana A. Wierchowski, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

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 co…
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Areas of Focus
  • Inpatient palliative care consultation
  • Symptom management for patients with serious illness
  • Advanced care planning
Locations
Lebanon
Matthew M. Wilson, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Palliative Medicine provider.

Matthew M. Wilson, MD

Palliative Medicine

Locations
Lebanon

Other team members

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
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