Wendy received her Doctor of Nursing Practice in 2019 from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She is a 1992 graduate of the Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts and completed a family nurse practitioner post-master’s program in 1995. She is an adult and family nurse practitioner and the owner of two, nurse practitioner owned and operated clinics within New Hampshire. Her family practices have won numerous awards, including Top Providers in New Hampshire 2020, Top 20 Fastest Growing Family Business, and Top 20 Women-Owned Business in New Hampshire. In addition, she is the Owner of Partners in Healthcare Education, a medical education company. She is the Past President of NPACE and the Senior lecturer for Fitzgerald Health Education Associates.
She is the recipient of numerous awards and was chosen by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as the 1999 recipient of the New Hampshire State Excellence Award. In addition, she received the 2009 NH Nurse Practitioner of the Year and the 2014 Top 5 Women in New Hampshire Business Award. In 2020, Dr. Wright won the Top Family Practice Doctor in Souhegan Valley and the 2021 State of NH Advocate of the Year Award. In 2005, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; in October 2014, a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, and in March 2017, a Fellow into the National Academies of Practice.
She is the founder of the NH Chamber of Entrepreneurial Nurse Practitioners, an organization designed to assist nurse practitioners with independent practice issues. In addition to full-time clinical practice, she presents nationally to different audiences and has been a speaker at over 1000 conferences in 47 states. She is the nurse practitioner representative to the State of NH Immunization Advisory Board. She has been a medical media spokesperson for numerous companies and has appeared on radio, television, and in print magazines. In October 2020, Dr. Wright was featured in the Wall Street Journal for her Nurse Practitioner Led Clinics and the care they provide. Wendy is frequently consulted by malpractice attorneys around the area of clinical practice and has worked on more than 100 malpractice cases involving nurses and nurse practitioners.
Katie graduated in 2002 with honors and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from St. Anselm College. In 2007, she graduated again with honors from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She currently holds a Master of Science Degree in Nursing. Katie is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner and brings to Wright & Associates Family Healthcare a wealth of nursing experience. She has an excellent education foundation to provide care to patients of all ages, having trained in many primary care offices in Southern New Hampshire. Katie worked at Brigham & Women’s Hospital where she practiced since 2002; having risen to the position of charge nurse. She is very interested in family healthcare; in particular, prevention and education. Katie and her husband Jeff have three children and are actively involved in the community.
Margaret Ashley Meredith, MSN, RN-BC, APRN, FNP-BC is an Amherst, NH native, having graduated from Soughegan High School. She began her career in 2006 when she graduated from Roanoke College in Salem, VA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. After returning home to New Hampshire for a family medical emergency in 2007, it became clear that she was destined for a career in nursing. In 2009, she graduated from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Following graduation, Margaret began her nursing career at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center (SNHMC). In 2014, she graduated from the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as a FNP, earning a Master’s of Science in Nursing. She is board certified through the ANCC as a FNP-BC and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society. She has worked at WAFHC since July 2014. She enjoys spending time with her family and her beloved golden retriever Brewer. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking and skiing. Margaret enjoys patients of all ages. She has a particular interest in treating both acute and chronic conditions. Margaret welcomes new patients and referrals.
Ashley is a Family Nurse Practitioner who earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from the University of New Hampshire and her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. Ms. Collins is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). She has experience in nursing as a Registered Nurse in Hospice and as a Family Nurse Practitioner in primary care offices. Ashley began her career as a Family Nurse Practitioner at WAFHC, Amherst in 2012 and was the lead NP in the telehealth program for WAFHC from 2016-2017. Ashley is an Amherst, NH native and she enjoys providing care within her home community. While living in Colorado, Ashley was the lead medical provider at the Colorado Fibromyalgia Center. She is a Nurse Planner and a member of the Conference Planning Committee for Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education. Ashley has trained many Nurse Practitioner students and mentors new Nurse Practitioners entering into the work force. She has a passion for providing evidence-based care for all ages. She is married with two sons, Jack and William and is excited to return “home” to Wright & Associates Family Healthcare.
Kerry Anderson MSN, APRN, FNP-C is originally from Litchfield, NH. In 2012, she graduate cum laude from Merrimack College with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science and a minor in Biology. She then went on to earn both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2014 and a Master of Science in Nursing in 2017 from Simmons College. Kerry is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society. While attending Simmons College, she worked as a clinical registered nurse at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH on a medical-surgical floor caring for patients with a wide variety of acute and chronic medical conditions as well as surgical patients. As a nurse practitioner student, Kerry spent a year training under Wendy Wright prior to joining the WAFHC team in 2017. Kerry is married to Chris Anderson and lives in Nashua, NH with their dog, Lily. Outside of nursing, she enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Caitlyn (Cannone) Hutter MSN, APRN, FNP-C grew up in neighboring Bedford, New Hampshire and graduated from Bedford High School. Caitlyn graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of New Hampshire in 2015 and began her nursing career at Catholic Medical Center on a medical surgical unit with an orthopedic and neurology specialty. She went on to earn her Master of Science in Nursing from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of New Hampshire in 2019. While earning her Master’s degree, Caitlyn worked as a staff nurse in outpatient pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society. Caitlyn was a student of Wendy L Wright DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, FNAP at Wright & Associates Family Healthcare (WAFHC) in Amherst during her Family Nurse Practitioner training. She loves her position as part of the WAFHC, especially providing complete and individualized care to patients across the lifespan. Caitlyn married Thomas Hutter in June 2019 and they moved back to Bedford, NH in July 2020 with their rescue dog, Jovie. They are both excited to be a part of this wonderful community. Caitlyn and Thomas are currently preparing for the arrival of their first child in early 2021 and couldn’t be happier to raise her in this community. Other than nursing, Caitlyn enjoys all things related to Boston sports, hiking in the White Mountains, attending country music concerts, enjoying time at the beaches of Cape Cod, and spending time with her family. Caitlyn is currently accepting new patients of all ages and is truly excited to meet and care for each individual!
Amy is a New Hampshire native and graduate of Bow High School. She graduated with honors from the University of Vermont in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Given her strong academic record, she was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. In 2015, she graduated from Georgetown University with a Master of Science in Nursing. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Amy worked as a Registered Nurse on an adult intensive care unit at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Outside of nursing, Amy enjoys being active, cake decorating, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.
Samantha is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She enjoys caring for individuals of all ages and has a particular passion for pediatrics and women’s health. Her desire to be a Family Nurse Practitioner is rooted in her natural desire to help people find happiness, inspiration, and motivation. She believes that to achieve health there needs to be comfort, honesty, and teamwork that exists between a provider and their patients, and she looks forward to creating that bond!
Prior to joining Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, Samantha completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at the University of New Hampshire, where she also ran for the UNH Division I Cross Country and Track and Field Team. Following graduation from UNH in 2016, Samantha worked full time at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in both the Pediatric and Same Day Surgery units as a Registered Nurse. While balancing graduate school, full time work, and motherhood, Samantha successfully completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Rivier University.
Being from a small town, (Lyndeborough, NH) Samantha understands the importance of community. In her free time, Samantha is a wedding and family photographer and enjoys spending time with her husband and their two beautiful children. One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a member of the Wright and Associates team is that she will be able to be able to support her pediatric patients through life’s stages, continue to utilize her skills in minor surgery, and provide compassionate care to her patients. She is excited to begin her primary care career and looks forward to seeing patients through all ages and stages of life.
Christine Tuohy, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, FNP-BC graduated Summa Cum Laude and with Distinction from Emmanuel College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She worked in microbiological research and authored multiple publications before deciding to pursue a career in healthcare. She attended the University of Massachusetts Medical School and became a Registered Nurse (RN) in 2020. During her time at U Mass, Christine has served as a board member on the Graduate Student Nurse Organization, and as a leader of both the Geriatric Interest Group and Rural Health Scholars Track. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society. She obtained her Master’s degree in 2022, and is board certified by both the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
While completing her Family Nurse Practitioner program, Christine worked as a RN on the telemetry unit at Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Massachusetts. Working in the acute care setting and seeing patients with unmanaged chronic health problems led her to develop a passion for primary care and a focus on prevention strategies to allow for the best outcomes for her patients. She started at Wright & Associates as a triage nurse while awaiting licensing, working alongside Ashley Harman, RN. Christine continues to attend U Mass and will obtain her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in June 2023. Her goal is to utilize this degree to promote leadership in nursing and to be involved in regular quality improvement initiatives at Wright & Associates Family Healthcare.
In her free time, Christine enjoys reading, baking, and hiking with her husband Michael and Doberman Pinscher, Penny. She loves skiing in the winter and spending summers by the beach. She will be accepting new patients of all ages at both the Amherst and Concord offices.
Tina is board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. It is her lifelong dream to help others live their best lives by working as a family nurse practitioner in primary care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Tina attended Manchester Community College to obtain an Associate degree in Nursing and graduate as a Registered Nurse. While at MCC, she was co-president of the National Student Nurses Association, served on a medical mission in the Dominican Republic, and graduated with Phi Theta Kappa honors.
Prior to joining Wright & Associates Family Healthcare, Tina worked full-time at Catholic Medical Center on a medical-surgical unit. During this time, she also completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2016 at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). While at SNHU, she was on the Dean’s List for all semesters. In 2020, Tina completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Rivier University allowing her to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
In her free time, Tina loves to spend time with her husband, two children and their two rescue dogs. Always looking for an adventure, she enjoys running, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing and traveling. She is excited to begin her primary care career and looks forward to seeing patients of all ages. Tina will be seeing patients in the Concord office.
Hannah Mackintosh grew up in Wilton, New Hampshire and from a young age knew nursing was her passion. She graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2012 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Since 2012, she has worked as a registered nurse in many different specialties: emergency medicine, mental health, home health care, and surgical services. During her master’s program, she continued to work full time as a Registered Nurse in surgical recovery. She graduated from Rivier University with honors in 2022 earning a Master of Science in Nursing. She is a certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Hannah currently resides in Milford, NH with her fiancé Brandon and her Labrador retriever Charlie. She enjoys traveling and outdoor activities such as golf, going for walks with Charlie, or spending time with friends and family at the lake or the beach. Hannah welcomes new patients of all ages and is excited to join the team at WAFHC