Our APRN's & Midwife

Ann Chalifour, A.P.R.N.


 
 
Ann Chalifour - Nurse in Manchester, NH
 
Ann received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1981 at the University of New Hampshire. In 1997 she received her Master's Degree and Nurse Practitioner education at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. She is certified as a women's health nurse practitioner and is a member of the NH Nurse Practitioners Association. Ann enjoys providing health care to women throughout the lifespan. She holds a special interest in adolescent to peri-menopausal care. She especially enjoys health education and promotion.
 
 

Tracey J. Gahara, R.N.C., L.C., R.N.


 
 
Tracey Gahara - Nurse in Manchester, NH
 
Tracey received her nursing degree in 1993. She is a registered nurse with a certification in Perinatal Nursing with a specialty in prenatal counseling and breastfeeding. She has specialized training with urodynamics for all female stress incontinence/urinary bladder control types. She has a keen aesthetic eye and enthusiasm for facial cosmetics and has been certified in the art and science to perform Botox/Dysport, facial fillers, and Platelet Rich Plasma for facial rejuvenation and enhancement.
 
 

Angela Diorio, R.N.C., M.S.N., A.P.R.N.


 
 
Angela Diorio - Nurse in Manchester, NH
 
Angie received her RN Diploma in 1977 at Whidden Memorial Hospital, Everett, Mass. In 1994 she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of New Hampshire. She received her Master of Science in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner education at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 1996. She is certified as and Adult Primary Care and Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner and a member of the New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner Association and The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. Angie has a special interest in adolescents, obstetrics, PMS, menopausal issues with a major focus on women's health prevention and education.
 
 

Alison Palmer, A.P.R.N.


 
 
Alison Palmer - Nurse in Manchester, NH
 
Alison Palmer, APRN has worked much of her career in high risk obstetric settings, and has her certification as a women's health nurse practitioner. She received her undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees from Boston College. As the perinatal mental health nurse coordinator at Elliot Hospital she established and operates the organization's Postpartum Emotional Support Program and Perinatal Mood Disorder Taskforce. As a member of AWHONN and the NH State Coordinator for Postpartum Support International, Alison's clinical focus is to improve awareness of perinatal mental health initiatives and relative evidenced-based practice among nurses, obstetric, and pediatric health providers in the community. She has been funded by grants awarded from the Endowment for Health to develop and implement a standard of care for perinatal mood disorders within the Elliot Health System. Her clinical subspecialty skills in reproductive mental health complement her comprehensive approach to caring for women in general health promotion, gynecological disorders, pregnancy, postpartum, infertility, perinatal loss, and the transition to menopause.
 
 

Our Midwife

Meghan Stringer, CNM


 
Meghan Stringer - Nurse in Manchester, NH
 
Meghan received her Bachelor of Arts at Saint Anselm College and went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Villanova University. She returned to New Hampshire to practice as a nurse before receiving her Masters in Nursing at Georgetown University in 2014 with certifications as a Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. Meghan knows that women are strong and smart. Her goal is to give them the information they need to make the best decisions for themselves and their families during pregnancy, birth and routine visits. She enjoys working with each woman to help them achieve wellness, especially through counseling about lifestyle, birth control, and planning for pregnancy. She believes the childbearing years can be ideal for growth and attention to healthy changes. Outside of the hospital, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs, travelling, and taking advantage of all the outdoor activities NH has to offer.