Speare Memorial Hospital

Our Team

hahnVanessa Hahn, APRN

Vanessa is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Naperville, Ill., and holds a master’s from Massachusetts’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences University. Originally from Maine, Vanessa says she loves the outdoors. It was central New Hampshire’s natural environment that interested her in the position at Speare Primary Care.

ThatcherAnne Thatcher, MS, APRN, FNP-C

Anne Thatcher’s career has included serving patients in emergency medicine, occupational medicine and primary care.  She earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and received her master’s from the University of New Hampshire, becoming a family nurse practicioner. She also serves as faculty for the UNH Graduate Nurse Practitioner Program.

LurieCarol Lurie, APRN

Carol Lurie is a nurse practitioner who brings her strength in adolescent medicine to Speare Primary Care one day a week. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from Adelphi University in New York, and earned her master’s as a family nurse practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

McDonaldBrittania McDonald, PA-C

Having worked as the internal medicine physician assistant at Tenney Mountain Internal Medicine,  Brittania McDonald received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Colorado State University.  She also received an MS PA from the University of New England College of Health Professions in Maine.  Ms. McDonald is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.