Residency Program Director
Amy T. Hollingworth, ATC, RN (NHMI Executive Director)
Education: BS, Ithaca College RN, Manchester Community College
Amy participated in the residency (then "fellowship") after graduating Summa Cum Laude from Ithaca in 1999. Since then she has worked in Manchester as the athletic trainer and health officer at Trinity High School. She has daily responsibility for managing the residency. In addition to regular teaching, she coordinates all educational activities and manages credentialing and affiliation agreements with all resident rotation sites.
Athletic Training Preceptor
Education: MS in Athletic Training, Plymouth State University; BA in Psychology, University of Albany
Sandy serves as NHMI's Program Director. She has responsibility for the daily operations of the Safe Sports Network program. She is passionate about the field of athletic training and enjoys the opportunity to mentor and teach the Residents.
Residency Founder and Research Co-Preceptor
Education: University of New Hampshire
Laura was the creative and driving force behind the creation of NHMI’s post-professional athletic training educational program. Her work on this program was recognized by the NATA with the 2011 National Continuing Education Excellence Award. She remains directly involved in the residency program, supervising the Residents' research experience.
PhD, ATC Research Co-Preceptor
Education: PhD in Kinesiology, University of Connecticut; MS in Athletic Training, Plymouth State University; BA in Biology, Colby College (Maine)
Nora participated in the Residency program then completed her PhD at UConn. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Health Sciences Department at Northern Vermont University-Johnson. Nora is thrilled to have the opportunity to teach and mentor the Residency research curriculum
James C. Vailas, M.D. (NHMI President and Medical Director)
Education: BA, Dartmouth College
MD, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH Residency: George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC
Sports Medicine Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Inglewood, CA Sports Medicine
Practice: Sports Medicine and General Orthopedic Surgery, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Manchester, NH
Scott Evans, PA-C
Education: BS, Springfield College, Springfield, MA
BS, Physician Assistant Program, Daemen College, Amherst, NY
MS, Orthopedic Physicians Assistant, University of Nebraska Practice: New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Manchester, NH
Robert J. Heaps, M.D.
Education: BS, Boston College
MD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC Residency: National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Hand and Microvascular Surgery Practice: Hand Surgery, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Manchester, Nashua, NH.
Heather C. Killie, M.D.
Education: BS, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
MD, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA Residency: University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD Practice: Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Nashua, NH
Marc J. Michaud, M.D.
Education: BS, Tufts University, Boston, MA
MD, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, MA Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, WA Fellowship: Foot and Ankle, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Practice: Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Manchester, NH
Gregory Soghikian, M.D. (NHMI Board of Directors)
Education: BA, Harvard University
MD, Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas Residency: George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC Sports Medicine Fellowship: Tahoe Fracture Clinic Practice: Sports Medicine and General Orthopedic Surgery, New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Manchester, NH
Brian Claussen, M.D.
Education: BS, Trinity College
MD, U Conn Medical School Residency: Harrisburg (PA) Hospital Practice: Primary Care, Family Physicians of Manchester, Manchester, NH
Education: BS, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Practice: General Vision Care and Laser Surgery, NH Eye Associates, Manchester, NH