Jeffrey Segil, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., M.S.
Dr. Segil is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his post-graduate training at University Hospitals of Cleveland where he was Executive Chief Resident. During his training Dr Segil focused on OB as well as advanced gynecologic surgery and the management of incontinence. While in training he was also the director of the Lake and Ashtabula Counties Family Planning Clinics of Ohio. Prior to Medical School Dr. Segil spent four years at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, where he was involved in molecular biology research in the field of tumor immunology. He completed his undergraduate education at Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts, where he concentrated in healthcare delivery systems. Dr. Segil completed his American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certification in 1999, and was elected to Fellowship in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2000. He is a member of the Strafford County Medical Society, the New Hampshire Medical Society, the American Association of Gynecologic Laproscopists, the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine, the American Urogynecologic Society, and the Northeast Medical Association. Dr. Segil has been specializing in advanced incontinence surgeries and Robotic surgeries, as well as Pelvic Reconstruction. Dr Segil has spent much time in Mind Body Medicine Training and tries to incorporate his teachings into his daily medical practice. Dr. Segil has been on staff at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital since 1997. He is currently the director of the Continuing Medical Education Department, and is a member of the Integrative Medicine Committee, the Birth Committee, and is the gynecologic surgical subchair.
Dr. Segil resides In Dover with his wife and three children. He enjoys sailing and skiing with his family.
Anna De Young, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.
Dr. DeYoung is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. She graduated with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. While in medical school, she directed the Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention program in which hundreds of medical students visited Detroit middle schools to educate the children about substance abuse and alcoholism. She completed her internship and residency at The Ohio State University Hospitals in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. DeYoung is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a member of the American Medical Association, and has received training in Mind-Body Medicine at the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. Her interests include all aspects of obstetrics, well-woman care and the special issues of menopause, perimenopause and PMS. She has been in private practice since 1996, first in Newburyport and now with Dover Women's Health since October of 2001. Prior to graduating from the University of Michigan, Dr. DeYoung spent a year and a half living in Stockholm, Sweden where she studied in Swedish and thoroughly enjoyed her exposure to new cultural activities. She is passionate about nutrition and wellness and helping clients achieve a better sense of well being through changes in lifestyle. She is actively involved , both during office visits and through First Line Therapy, in assisting women to achieve lifestyle change through education and empowerment.
Dr. DeYoung lives in Durham with Mike and her two active sons. She enjoys all things outdoors including cycling, boating, hiking, and skiing and spending time with her beautiful Newfoundland Sophie.
Julie Bleyenberg, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.
Julie Bleyenberg, DO (What is a DO?) is a graduate of Des Moines University Osteopathic Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. She completed her residence training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio, where she received numerous awards for teaching, research, and laparoscopic surgery.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Bleyenberg earned a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Iowa. She worked for three years in molecular biology research in the area of parasitology immunology at Colorado State University.
Upon completion of her medical training, Dr. Bleyenberg practiced as an attending physician at the University Hospital in Cincinnati, working as a Laborist in a high-risk obstetrics unit. Her areas of interest include maternal-fetal medicine, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery and uro-gynecology.
Dr. Bleyenberg is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Dr. Bleyenberg lives in Dover with her husband, furry children and enjoys skiing, hiking, biking and running.
Joycelyn Vardo, D.O., F.A.C.O.G.
Dr. Vardo joined Dover Women’s Health in July 2016. She is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. She completed her residency in OB/GYN at the University of Rochester in New York. Dr. Vardo has been in practice since 2010 on the South Shore of Massachusetts. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Vardo lives in Dover with her husband and young son.
Patricia Martin, C.N.M., M.P.H.
Pat Martin, CNM, MPH graduated from Westchester School of Nursing and then joined the United States Air Force. She continued coursework and received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Sociology at New England College. During this time Pat continued to work in her area of passion, Labor and Delivery, while supporting her patients as a childbirth educator. Pat received her Master's in Public Health and completed the Certified Nurse Midwifery program from Boston University School of Public Health. Her midwifery training included clinical studies at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and St. Elizabeth Hospital in New Jersey. Before finding her way to Dover Women's Health, Pat practiced midwifery at the Midwives of the Merrimack Valley in Andover, MA and Littleton Hospital, Littleton, NH. Pat is a member of ICEA, ACNM and ASPO. Pat’s nursing experience also includes many years treating and educating patients in Pelvic Floor Physical Rehabilitation. Pat enjoys traveling and visiting her grandchildren whenever she can. She also enjoys crocheting in her spare time.
After decades of providing outstanding care in labor and delivery, Pat has chosen semi-retirement. She is currently working part time at Dover Women’s Health attending to our Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy patients.
Lisa Jaramillo-Husted, C.N.M., M.S.N.
Lisa Jaramillo-Husted, CNM, MSN earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, where she also completed her graduate studies and earned a Master's of Science in Nursing with certification in Nurse-Midwifery in 2012. She joined Dover Women’s Health in 2013. Before becoming a nurse-midwife, Lisa worked as a labor & delivery nurse for over 7 years at the University of New Mexico Hospital, a tertiary care, teaching hospital caring for both women with high-risk, complicated pregnancies as well as working along-side nurse-midwives supporting and protecting normal, low-intervention birth. In her former life, before her calling to midwifery, she worked in the music industry in Los Angeles. She is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives, and the ACNM Midwives of Color Committee.
She is passionate about caring for women and their families during pregnancy and birth. She believes in the power and strength of women! She strives to form compassionate, respectful partnerships with women to encourage active participation in their health care decisions.
Lisa grew-up in rural New Mexico and now lives in Dover, NH with her husband, children, and their bossy tuxedo cat. She loves living in the Seacoast and New England (even the winters!). She enjoys reading, music, spending time outdoors, and traveling.
Rachel Mergen, C.N.M., M.S.N.
Rachel comes to us from Pennsylvania where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Duquesne University in 2007. She first worked as a Registered Nurse in Women’s Health/Oncology at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Her strong interest in midwifery soon lead her to become a labor and delivery nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Working is that busy urban hospital gave Rachel unparalleled experience with both high-risk and low-risk pregnancies. In 2013, after several years of nursing experience, she earned her Master’s Degree in Midwifery and Women’s Health from the University of Pennsylvania, fulfilling her childhood dream of becoming a midwife.
Rachel has completed a Fellowship at Valley Birthplace in Huntingdon Valley, PA where she gained additional experience in low risk pregnancy and out of hospital deliveries. She is passionate about providing holistic midwifery care and very excited to join the team at Dover Women’s Health and serve the women of the New Hampshire Seacoast area.
Rachel is a member of the American College of Nurse Midwives. She lives in Dover with her cat, Tucker, and she enjoys cooking, running, hiking and snowboarding.
Traci Labreck, C.N.M., M.S.N.
Traci Labreck was born in Colorado, but spent most of her high school and college years in northern Maine. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. After nursing school, she worked as a labor and delivery nurse before going back to school to pursue her dream to become a nurse-midwife. She attended Philadelphia University and graduated with her Masters of Midwifery in 2010. She has practiced as a Certified Nurse Midwife in New York, Colorado and New Hampshire. Traci is a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
Traci is very excited to be back on the east coast. She lives in Rochester with her husband and daughter. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family and doing various outdoor activities.
Julie Frenette, C.N.M., M.S.N.
Julie earned her Master of Science in Nursing, from MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2005, specializing in Family Practice. In 2009 she completed a Post Master’s Certificate in Nurse Midwifery at the University of Utah. Originally from Northern New Hampshire, Julie spent 10 years living in Salt Lake City, skiing, enjoying the mountains, and catching babies. She learned to trust the natural progression of labor and birth while completing a midwifery fellowship at Holy Family Birth Center in Texas and spending six months as a volunteer midwife with Partners in Health in the rural mountains of Lesotho in Southern Africa. Most recently, Julie worked for four years in a small private OBGYN practice at a community hospital in Salt Lake City.
Her measured preventative approach to health care allows for a focus on wellness, the patient and the family. Julie is excited to be back in her home state and feels fortunate to be able to practice with the excellent providers of Dover Women's Health. Besides skiing, Julie enjoys mountain biking, music and globetrotting.
Our Nurse Practitioner
Emily Skinner, APRN, M.S.N.
Nurse practitioner Emily Skinner joined the Dover Women’s Health team in May. Emily grew up in Massachusetts but found a home in Maine when she attended Bowdoin College for her first bachelor’s degree. Working in health care for a few years after graduating, she found her true calling in women’s health and returned to Massachusetts where she earned both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions. During her Master’s degree she also worked as a staff nurse at Massachusetts General Hospital on an in-patient women’s health unit that specialized in full-spectrum obstetrics and gynecology with a particular focus on gynecologic oncology. Emily is dual board certified as women’s health nurse practitioner and adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner.
Emily is passionate about providing holistic patient-centered obstetrical and gynecological care to women of all ages. She is thrilled to be part of the team and Dover Women’s Health.
Emily lives in Kittery Point, ME with her partner Brian and their black lab puppy, Sadie. She loves exploring the outdoors in Maine and New Hampshire. Emily enjoys cooking and eating good food, being anywhere near the ocean and spending time with family and friends.
Tatyana Gentes, Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Tatyana graduated from a Medical Sonography program in Springfield MA in 2000. She completed an internship at Middlesex Hospital in Middletown Ct. Tatyana is registered in General Ultrasound and OBGYN. She has performed ultrasound at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA and Frisbie Hospital in Rochester NH.
She lives with her husband and two active sons. She enjoys traveling and hiking.
Our Clinical Support Staff
Anne Tucker, R.N., Nursing Director
Anne Tucker, R.N., BS received her nursing diploma from Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA and her BS in Psychology and Sociology from New England College. Prior to joining Dover Women's Health, Anne worked for the Avis Goodwin Community Health Center managing the OB/GYN program. Anne has had over 25 years experience working in women's health. Anne has two grown children and five grandchildren. In her free time she loves rug hooking.
Michelle Hargrove, R.M.A., Clinical Coordinator
Michelle is a Registered Medical Assistant. She earned her Associate Degree in Medical Assisting at McIntosh College in 1996. Prior to her work at Dover Women' Health she worked at the Avis Goodwin Community Health Center for 5 years as a Medical Assistant, HIV and STD counselor. During that time she also served as the Medication Assistance Program Coordinator.
Claudia L. Lynch, RN, BSN, CLE
Claudia graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. She is a certified Lifestyle Educator, Reiki/Multidimensional Transformational Healing Master/Teacher, and is trained for Hospice and Emotional Freedom Technique.
She has volunteered as a Resource, Information and Guidance Coordinator for the American Cancer Society in the Seacoast area, and has a holistic nutrition focus in continuing education classes. Claudia has been a passionate advocate for improving nutrition in the schools for over 20 years, speaking before a NH Senate subcommittee on the subject.
With over 35 years of experience in nursing, including hospital medical/surgical, private duty, school nursing and lifestyle/wellness coaching, Claudia has seen the benefits of integrating functional (western) and complementary (eastern) medicine practices. Balance between the two approaches is necessary if one is to be truly healthy; mind, body and spirit. Mindfulness is key as we listen to the messages our bodies send us throughout each day.
Using First Line Therapy (FLT), Claudia strives to educate and empower patients by facilitating the awareness of balanced health through guided nutrition and mindfulness practices. She has lived in the Seacoast area with her husband and 2 children for 30 years.
Deb Francoeur Scheduling Coordinator
Deb Francoeur has 38 years of medical office experience. Prior to Dover Women’s Health she was clinical operations manager for 13 years at Access Sports Medicine & Orthopedics in Exeter. And prior to that was with Sports Medicine Atlantic Orthopedics for 14 years as their clinical operations manager. Deb has 3 grown children, 5 grandsons and 1 princess. In her free time she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family & friends.