What is a Certified Nurse Midwife?

A Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is a registered nurse with advanced training in midwifery that enables her to provide a range of clinical services for women including expectant mothers. A CNM will examine women during pregnancy, manage labor, deliver infants, and care for the newborn and mother post delivery. Other skills include preventive health care, routine gynecological exams, well women care, counseling, prescribing medication, conducting clinical research, and teaching.

Abby received her associate degree from Mount Wachusett Community College in June 2006 and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix in 2012. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in nursing from Massachusetts College Of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in May 2014. While working towards her master’s degree Abby practiced as a school health nurse and provided nursing services at a private school. Abby is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She also enjoys camping  and spending time with her family and two dogs. FMMC welcomed Abby to the team in April 2018. 

Abby Herget, FNP

Nicole received her bachelor’s degree in biological psychology from Cornell University in 2003. Prior to pursuing a career in nursing, she worked for Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. To gain clinical experience, Nicole worked as a registered nurse on the medical/surgical floor at Marlborough Hospital. She received her master’s degree in 2013 from the University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Nursing and was honored to be presented with awards for leadership, academic and clinical excellence. She is ANCC board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Nicole has been a part of the FMMC team since 2013.

Audrey A. Tracey, MD

Dr. Curtis graduated from UMass Medical School in 2013 and completed her residency at Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency in Seattle, WA. She has special interests in women's health and maternity care, addiction medicine, and sports medicine. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, cooking, and traveling. Dr. Curtis joined the FMMC team in November 2016.

Megan  completed  her Master of Science degree from Regis College in May 2016.    Megan has a special interest in nutrition and fitness and lives in Gardner with her husband Matt.  She  might be a familiar face to many patients as she completed her clinical training at Family Medical in August of 2015.            Megan officially joined the FMMC team in July 2016.

Megan Cali, FNP

Nicole Peace, FNP

Jonathan served in the US Navy for eight years after high school. Upon discharge he earned his                 bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2008. Jonathan continued at UMass Lowell to pursue his master's degree as a family nurse practitioner and earned a graduate certificate in palliative and end of life care in 2011. He enjoys practicing in the primary care role to treat and educate patients and their families and help them to optimize their health and quality of life.  Jonathan joined the FMMC team in 2015. 

Jonathan Goguen, FNP

Dr. Hartman graduated from Philadelphia's Thomas Jefferson Medical College in 2000 and then completed the Maine - Dartmouth Family Practice Residency program in August, 2003. Prior to joining FMMC, she practiced family medicine, including prenatal care and gynecological health, for five years in Waterville, Maine. Dr. Hartman has been a member of the FMMC team since 2009 and specializes in family medicine and maternity care.

Jennifer Hartman, MD

Amanda Molter, CNM

Amanda received her undergraduate degree in Biology from UMass, Amherst before going on to earn her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from Regis College. She has worked in both the primary care and hospital setting for several years. She has a certificate in Midwifery from the Baystate Midwifery Education Program and a Masters degree in Midwifery from Philadelphia University.

Amanda has been a part of the FMMC team since 2010.

Dr. Tracey graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1995 and completed her residency at the UMass Fitchburg Family Practice Residency Program in 1998 and has practiced in the area since then. Dr. Tracey founded Family Medical & Maternity Care, P.C. in 2001. She enjoys the full scope of family medicine including maternity care. She enjoys her family, cats, the ocean and gardening.

Megan Curtis, MD

Andrea received her Bachelor's degree in Business from Providence College in 2004. She then went on to receive her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Nursing from Regis College in 2010 and 2011, respectively. While working toward her master's degree, Andrea practiced as a school-based health nurse for an educational cooperative for disabled children diagnosed with moderate to severe medical conditions. Andrea is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and enjoys working with                   patients across the lifespan. She has been a part of the FMMC team since 2011.

Andrea Turbide, FNP

Long Term Care

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

A Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a registered nurse with advanced academic and clinical experience, enabling him or her to diagnose and manage common and chronic illnesses, including prescribing of medication. Working in collaboration with a supervising physician, nurse practitioners provide high-quality individualized care. They focus largely on health maintenance, disease prevention, counseling and patient education in a wide variety of settings. With a strong emphasis on primary care, nurse practitioners are employed within several specialties, including family medicine, adult health, pediatrics, neonatology, women's health, mental health, geriatrics and acute care.

Rebecca Johnston, FNP

Rebecca received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Nursing from Fitchburg State College in 1995 and 1999 respectively. In May 1999 she was awarded her Post-Master's Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Regis College. Rebecca has extensive clinical and nursing instruction experience and                             also serves as Practice Administrator for FMMC.                        

Rebecca has been a part of the FMMC team since it was founded in 2001.