LRMHC is pleased to announce that Nancy Gallagher, who serves as the prescriber for the Neurocognitive Team at LRMHC, attained her Doctoral of Nursing from UNH last month!

Nancy graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1993 with a BS in Nursing. After graduation, she began her nursing career at a large medical center in Denver, Colorado on a Medical Surgical Unit. After returning to New England, Nancy continued her nursing career in a variety of settings, including ICU, Surgical Vascular Unit, Psychiatric Nursing and Home Care. Nancy completed a Masters in Nursing with a Cognate in Education from University of New Hampshire in 2005. At that time she began her role as Nursing Faculty at Rivier University, while continuing to work in the acute care setting. Nancy completed a Post-Master’s Certificate from the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at Rivier University. In 2015, she successfully passed the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Lifespan Certification (PMHNP-BC) through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She began practicing at Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRHMC) in Laconia, NH. She continued her education and received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from University of New Hampshire in December of 2018. In addition to her current role at LRMHC, she is a Faculty Member and Track Leader for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program at Rivier University.

When not working, Nancy lives in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire and enjoys all of the activities that the area has to offer. She enjoys spending time at the lake, golfing and skiing. She is married and has two children.