Anna Benvenuto


Anna L. Benvenuto, MD

Certified by American Board of OB/GYN
University of Vermont
BA: Middlebury College
MD: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency: Fletcher Allen Health Care at University of Vermont Pregnancy Care (Including Labor and Delivery), Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Vaginal), Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Female Urinary Incontinence, Family Planning and Contraception, Ultrasound.Dr. Benvenuto lives in Cornwall with her husband, two children and rowdy golden retriever. She enjoys cooking, running, hiking, nordic skiing and biking.

Jodi Brown

Jodi A. Brown, DO

Undergraduate: Simmons College, BA–women’s studies, biology, chemistry in 2003
Graduate: Midwestern University College of Health Sciences, MA – Bioethics in 2011
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO in 2011
Residency: OB/GYN Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, 2011 –  2015

Practice Interests: Family planning and Contraceptive care, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopic and Vaginal), Sexual Health, Low intervention birth, Biomedical Ethics

Magaret Gardner

E. Margaret Gardner, CNM

Maggie joined Tapestry in January 2015 and is thrilled to be working in her home community. She grew up in Vergennes and attended The University of Vermont for her undergraduate studies. She graduated from Frontier Nursing University in 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialty in Nurse-Midwifery.

She lives in Vergennes with her two children. When she’s not working, Maggie enjoys being outdoors as much as possible-hiking with her dog, biking, and snowboarding.

Heather Kidde

Heather B. Kidde, CNM

Heather attended Colorado College as an undergraduate, and the University of California, San Francisco where she received a Masters in Science with a specialty in Nurse-Midwifery & Women’s Health.

Heather loves supporting women and their families through pregnancy and birth and watching the babes grow.

She resides in Vergennes with her husband, daughter Lily and son Luke.

Katherine Wagner

Katherine J. Wagner, MD

Certified by American Board of OB/GYN

Medical School: UVM College of Medicine (2006)
Internship: University of Vermont College of Medicine/Fletcher Allen Health Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency: University of Vermont College of Medicine/Fletcher Allen Health Care in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Practice Interest: Well-woman care and a full range of obstetrical and gynecologic care. Dr. Wagner strives to provide the most up-to-date care with compassion and personal attention.

 Molly Brown Molly Brown, WHNP

Molly joined Porter Women’s Health in 2016.  Molly is originally from Vermont and is excited to be back in her home state. She attended the University of North Texas for her undergraduate degree in Social Science, then decided to go back to school and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in nursing at Columbia University in New York City.  Since then Molly has worked in a variety of women’s health care settings including Planned Parenthood, private practice in NYC, and as an active duty member of the United States Air Force. Molly is passionate about educating women about their bodies and their reproductive health, and helping each individual to make the right health decisions for her particular life circumstances.  Molly especially enjoys family planning/contraceptive care and working with adolescents.

Molly lives in Middlebury with her husband and daughter.  In her off time Molly enjoys running, hot yoga, and traveling.

Nursing Staff

 Liz Hammel

Liz Hammel, Lead RN

Liz found and loves nursing after time as a teacher, coach, and stay-at-home mom. She lives in Weybridge with her husband, son and daughter. The family enjoys camping and the lakes in the summer and snow boarding and skiing the mountains in the winter.

Liz likes to trail-run with their dog and spends time volunteering with the Vermont Cystic Fibrosis Center Advisory Board and at her children’s schools.

 Catherine Cannon

Catherine Cannon, RN

A native Vermonter, Catie came to nursing after a career in the arts and is happy to have found her calling in women’s health. She enjoys working with and educating women during all phases of life and finds the relationships she develops with patients over time one of the most rewarding aspects of her job. She is working to become a Certified Birth Doula and looks forward to the opportunity to support women and their families during childbirth.

 Karen Wagner

Karen Wagner, RN

Karen joined Porter Women’s Health after working for many years as an RN on Labor and Delivery at Porter Medical Center. She divides her professional life between PWH and Addison County Home Health and Hospice as a Maternal Child Health Case Manager.

Karen is a Certified Lactation Counselor and enjoys supporting mothers and families during their breastfeeding journey. Promoting health and wellness through patient education and encouragement is the aspect of her work that Karen finds most fulfilling.

Karen is thrilled to be part of the wonderful team at PWH, providing comprehensive, compassionate care to the women of our community.

Lisa Roberts

Lisa Roberts, RN

Lisa lives in West Cornwall with her husband John. They have four grown children and now are enjoying five grandchildren. She enjoys many outdoor activities including gardening , skiing and horseback riding.

Jasmine Parks

Jasmine Parks, MA

 

 Michelle Harriman, MA
Community Heath Team
Alison Underwood Alison Underwood, CHT

Alison originally hails from upstate New York and graduated with a BA in Psychology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She went on to receive at Masters in Social Work (MSW) from The University of Vermont. After a brief time spent in Washington DC working with teen mothers, Alison and her husband returned to VT and have lived in the Middlebury area ever since. Alison has worked at the Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) in various capacities since coming to Addison County, as a School Based Clinician, Outpatient Therapist and a Crisis Clinician for the Youth and Family division of the agency. She is thrilled to join the PWH team to provide counseling support for patients. When Alison is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and their dog, usually hiking or skiing. She also loves to garden, read and cook.
Office Staff
 Donna Audet Donna Audet, Practice Manager

 

Donna is a native of Middlebury. She and her husband live in Cornwall. They have two grown children. She enjoys spending time gardening and the outdoors, biking and horseback riding.

 Lana Gringras Lana Gingras, Lead Front Coordinator

Lana is native Vermonter and feels blessed to live in such a beautiful state. She has worked at Addison Associates for four years with wonderful co-workers.

She enjoys seeing new families begin. She and her husband are building a new home in Leicester. They have four grown children and she loves gardening and spending time with her family and friends.

 Sarah Hale

Sarah Hale, Front Staff

Sarah is a native Vermonter and lives with her family in Vergennes. She enjoys her work because it involves helping women in Addison County and surrounding areas access resources to get the care they are looking for. Sarah loves summertime at the lake and wintertime in the snow!

 Heather Ryan

Heather Ryan, Front Staff

Heather joined Porter Women’s Health after working for 7 years in the Health Information Department at Porter Medical Center.

Heather resides with her husband and 2 sons. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

She is thrilled to be a part of the PWH team!

 Kristen Gosselin

Kristen Gosselin, Front Staff

Kristen is a native to Addison County. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys horseback riding, swimming, hiking and playing softball.

  Michelle Lilly, Front Staff