VALLEY MEDICAL GROUP

PROVIDERS FOR EASTHAMPTON HEALTH CENTER

Family Practice

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Laura Aierstuck, N.P.

Allyson Boucher, PA-C

Pamela A. Brigham, MSW, LICSW

Specialty:
- Family Practice

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

- Registered Nurse

- Registered Professional Nurse

- Buprenorphine Waiver Trained

- Nexplanon Insertion Trained

- BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers

Education:
- Yale University of Nursing, New Haven, CT

- Smith College, Northampton, MA

Specialty:
- Integrated Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Greenfield Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Certified School Social Worker Adjustment Counselor K-12

- Trained in Non-Violent Restraint

- Trained Mediator through the Center of Human Development

- EDMR trained and Certified through Trauma Recovery EMDR HAP 2012

Education:
- Springfield College, Springfield Massachusetts

- University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez


 

Specialty:
- Family Practice

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

- Massachusetts Board of Registration of Physician Assistants

- Providers Clinical Support System

- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

- SCOPE of Pain: Safer/Competent Opioid Prescribing Education


Education:
- Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Elizabeth Cory, N.P. 

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses
- Registered Nurse, Massachusetts

Buprenorphine Waiver Trained

- BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers


Education:
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 

Honors & Awards:
- William F. Field Alumni Scholar
- Veterans Administration Scholar

Jerald Feinland, M.D. 

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts 
- Board Certified, American Board of Family Practice
- American Academy of Family Practice
- American Board of Family Practice


Education:
- University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
- State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

Special Interests:

- Functional Medicine

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Annastasia M. Fernandes, MSN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC

Specialty:

- Behavioral Health
 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center

- Northampton Health Center

Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner

- American Nurses Credentialing Center Certification

- Basic life support (CPR/AED) for healthcare providers

- XDEA License


Education:

- University of St. Joseph, West Hartford, CT

- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, MA

- Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

Honors & Awards:

- Summa Cum Laude- UMass Amherst

- Summa Cum Laude - University of St. Joseph

- Academic Excellence Award - University of St. Joseph

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Lauren Gorski, PA-C

Heather Kirby, PA-C

Kharmen Lopez del Castillo, MD

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

- Basic Life Support for HEalthcare Providers

- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Education:
- Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

- Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- NCCPA Certification

- Licensed Physician's Assistant

- BLS/CPR Certified

- ACLS Provider Certification

- American Academy of Physician Assitants (AAPA)

Education:
- Westfield State University, Westfield, MA

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts 
- Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
- Member, American Medical Association
- Certified, Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers 
- Certified, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Gradutes


Education:
- Fatima College of Medicine, Venezuela, Metro Manilla, Philippines
- New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Trisha Rogers - PA-C

Specialty:
- Family Practice

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Certified PA, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assitants

 - State of Massachusetts Physician Assistant License

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association

- Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider, American Red Cross

- Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants

Education:
- MCHPHS University, Boston, MA

- Boston University, Boston, MA

 

Special Interests:

- Diabetes
 

Lauren Schwartz, M.D. 

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts
- Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
- Member, American Academy of Family Physicians


Education:
- Middlesex Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, Middletown, CT
- School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL
- Amherst College, Amherst, MA


Honors & Awards:
- Ganguli Award
- Thomas Brown McClelland Rotary Club Scholarship
- Magna cum Laude, Amherst College
- Amercian Association of Lutherans Fund

David Slack, M.D.

Specialty:
- Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts
- Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics


Education:
- New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
- Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Honors & Awards:
- Stavros Access Award, October 2015
- Excellence In Primary Care Award, BC/BS



 

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Julianne Tauscher, MS, FNP-BC

Hannah Wzorek, FNP

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts
- DEA, DEA-X and Mass Controlled Substance Registration

- American Nurse Credentialing Center

- Basic Life Support certified

Education:
- University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

- Boston College, Chestnut Hill MA

- Northeastern University, Boston MA

Specialty:
- Family Practice

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts

- Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

- Registered Nurse, Massachusetts

- Basic Life Support, American Heart Association


Education:
- University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA

- Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA  

Honors and Awards:

Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International

Behavioral Health

 

Debra Edelman, Ph.D.

Specialty:

- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Northampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Psychologist, Division of Professional Licensure, Massachusetts

Education:

- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Barry Krimsky, CAGS, LMHC
 

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts
- Certified School Psychologist, Massachusetts
- Licensed Certified Social Worker, Massachusetts


Education:
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
- American International College, Springfield, MA


Honors & Awards:
- Certifictate of Advanced Graduate Studies with Distinction


 

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Justine McCarthy, M.D.

Patricia Mullady, LMFT, LMHC 

John J. Novo, M.Ed.,LMFT, CADC II, LADC 

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration
- Licensed Drug Enforcement Agency Controlled Substance Prescriber
- Member, Western Masachusetts Psychiatric Society
- Member, American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Education:
- Wright State University, Dayton, OH
- Ohio University, Athens, OH

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Massachusetts
- Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts


Education:
- Antioch New England Graduate School, Keene, NH
- School of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle, WA



 

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Marital and Family Therapist
- Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
- Member Motivation Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Levels I & II


Education:
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 


 

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Whitney Robinson, LICSW

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Audra T. Winn, MSW, LICSW

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Certified Social Worker

- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Education:
- Springfield College, School of Social Work - Springfield, MA

- Springfield College - Springfield, MA

Specialty:
- Behavioral Health

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Northampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, ASWB Massachusetts

- National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter; Phi Beta Kappa

- Certified Domestic Violence Counser

- Special Interests: racial & cultural traumas; intimate partner abuse

- Bilingual in Spanish and English

Education:
- Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

- Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA

 

Physical Therapy

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Leanne Greene, MS, PT

Sandy Kobylarz, PT

Specialty:
- Physical Therapy

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physical Therapist, Massachusetts

Education:
- Springfield College, Springfield, MA
- Elms College, Chicopee, MA

 

Specialty:
- Physical Therapy

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Physical Therapist, Massachusetts


Education:
- Boston University, Boston, MA
 

Specialties

 

Diane Alpern, RD, LDN

Stuart Chipkin, M.D. 

John B. Erskine, DPM, FACFAS, FACFAOM 

Specialty:
Nutrition

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Northampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:

- Registered Dietitian
- Licensed Nutritionist

- Member of the Diabetes Practice Group of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

- Member of the Western Area Massachusetts Dietetics Association (WAMDA)

- Member of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists

- Member of the MA Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (MAND)

Education:

- Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Specialty:
- Endocrinology

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certifications:
- Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Board Certified, Endocrinology and Metabolism


Specialty Training: 
- Fellowship, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Massachusetts Worcester

University Affiliations:
- Research Professor, University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Professional Activities:
- Editor, Endocrinology and Diabetes- American Journal of Medicine

Education
- SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

 

Specialty:

- Podiatry

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center

- Northampton Health Center



Membership & Board Certification:
- Board Cerified, American Board of Podiatric Surgery
- Board Certified, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
- Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons
- Fellow American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
- American Podiatric Medical Association
- Massachusetts Podiatric Medical Association


Education:

- New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY

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Bonnie Grenier, RN, BSN, CDCES

Jacqueline Mandile, OD 

Specialty:
- Diabetes Education

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center

- Northampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center


Certifications:
- Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
- Certified Pump Trainer
- Member of the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists
- Member American Diabetes Association


Education:
- Boston College, Chestnut Hill , MA 

Specialty:
- Optometry

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- Licensed Optometrist, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Optometry
- Certified, Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent 


Education:
- Doctor of Optometry, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
- Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Honors & Awards:
- President Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society, UC Berkeley
- Summa Cum Laude, Northeastern University

Marie-Claire Maroun, M.D.

Specialty:
- Rheumatology

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center


Certifications:
- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

- Board of Pharmacy, MI

- Board of Medicine, MI

- Board of registration in Medicine, MA

- Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Education:
- Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon

GREGORY MURPHY, MD

Matthew Spitzer, M.D.

Specialty:
- Sports Medicine

 

Location:

- Amherst Medical Center

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center

- Northampton Health Center


Membership & Board Certification:
- American College of Sports Medicine
- American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
- American College of Emergency Physicians
- American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Certificate of Qualification in Sports Medicine


Education:
- Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA


Honors & Awards:
- Fellow American College of Emergency Physicians

 

Specialty:
- Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

 

Location:

- Easthampton Health Center

- Greenfield Health Center


Membership & Board Certifications:
- Licensed Physician, Massachusetts
- Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Board Certified, American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound


Education:
- School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA
- SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
- Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Honors & Awards:
- Annals’ Junior Investigator Recognition Award, 2012
- T32 Postdoctoral Training Grant, 2010-2012
- Endowed Honor Scholarship, SUNY, 2007
- The Endocrine Society Medical Student Acheivement Award, SUNY, 2007
- Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society 

 

Special Interests:

- Transgender hormone replacement