Charmaine and Doug Vinton and their dog Butters

Charmaine Vinton

Finding summer employment is part of the job description for most teachers. Charmaine Vinton was fortunate that when the school bell rang for the final time every June, she had a standing opportunity at her father’s medical practice in the town of Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey. What Charmaine didn’t count on, however, was having that […]

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Jim Leonard

A Commitment to Healing

When Jim Leonard came to the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Center for Wound Healing last summer, he was ready to try anything to treat the deep, open wound on his left foot. It had been about two years since he had an operation to remove an infection. His weekly follow-up appointments with his doctor consisted of […]

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Pain in the neck? PT may help.

By Kim Hawkins, DPT We hear a lot about back pain but neck pain is also very common. It is often the result of many everyday activities in which the neck muscles are strained or overworked. The human head weighs about 10 to 12 pounds and the neck muscles are holding that weight up all […]

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Paul Stanchfield, PA-C

BMH Welcomes New Physician Assistant to Brattleboro Internal Medicine

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Stanchfield, PA-C, as a new physician assistant at Brattleboro Internal Medicine, as of March 24. Stanchfield has more than a decade of experience as a physician assistant, including working at the Brattleboro Retreat, Brattleboro Primary Care, and Mount Anthony Primary Care. He completed the […]

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Maureen Mohaney, PA-C, ATC

BMH Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Welcomes New Physician Assistant

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome new physician assistant Maureen Mahoney, PA-C, ATC, to the Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine department. Mahoney’s experience includes working as a physician assistant at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Keene and at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend. Previously, she was the head athletic trainer at Wellsley College in Massachusetts. Mahoney […]

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Slip Sliding Away

By Eileen Casey, PT Snow, rain, sleet, polar vortexes, yikes! The freezing and thawing can lead to frost heaves, potholes and uneven ground in many places. Even with the most diligent shoveling, plowing, sanding and salting, patches of ice or potholes can still be lurking, just waiting for you to step on them and fall. […]

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Brattleboro Memorial Hospital Named One of Constant Contact’s 2013 All Stars

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital recognized for achieving exemplary marketing results Brattleboro Memorial Hospital has received the 2013 All Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to more than half a million small organizations worldwide. Each year, Constant Contact bestows the All Star Award to a select group of businesses and nonprofits that are […]

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My Life Check and the Simple Seven

By Jeff Harr, RCEP, Cardiopulmonary Rehab Coordinator February 2014 was the 50th anniversary of “American Heart Month”. This formal designation began in 1964 by President Lyndon Johnson. In 1960, about 662,000 Americans died each year because of heart disease and 924,000 died from all forms of cardiovascular disease combined. In 2010, those figures were below […]

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Kathleen McGraw, MD

A Year In Review

By Dr. Kathleen McGraw, CMO 2014 is whirling by as if it is attached to some of the snowflakes we continue to have swirling around us. Like the snowfall, some of it is steady, some a flurry of activity, and some of it is fresh and new. But as this happens I’m also looking back […]

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Phaedra McDonough, APRN

The Center for Cardiovascular Health: Heart Failure Clinic

By Phaedra McDonough, APRN The Center for Cardiovascular Health at BMH launched a new program last August specifically supporting patients in our community who have been diagnosed with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF). Congestive Heart Failure is a condition where your heart doesn’t pump blood as well as it should. Our goal is to improve the […]

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