White Mountain Community Health Center 603-447-8900 PO Box 2800 Conway, NH 03818


Rita Kostecke, MD



Margaret Riforgiato, Adult APRN

Margie received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Windsor in Ontario and her Bachelor's in nursing from D'Youville College in Buffalo NY. She attended the State University of New York at Buffalo to become an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. After practicing in Buffalo NY and Baltimore MD, she moved to Conway and began working at the Family Health Centre. Margie has over twenty five years of experience, and currently provides primary care and family planning services at WMCHC.

Christine Clyne, Women's Health APRN

Chris graduated from Amherst College and then Yale School of Nursing where she earned a Masters degree in Community Health Nursing. After working for three years as labor and delivery nurse at Memorial Hospital, she returned to school to become a nurse practitioner.  Chris has worked in Carroll County providing prenatal and family planning care since 1989. At WMCHC, Chris works in family planning clinic and the teen clinic.

Shawn Flanagan- Rogers, Pediatric APRN

Shawn has been a Registered Nurse Practitioner for approximately 38 years, having graduated from Northeastern University in Boston after enrolling in one of the earliest nurse practitioner programs in the country. She has been in the valley since 1991, providing services at the original Children's Health Center. Now she leads the pediatric team at WMCHC ensuring the health and well-being of children here in Mount Washington Valley. For each of the past three years, Shawn has traveled to Haiti as part of a Dartmouth project providing healthcare to children. Shawn's sensitivity to individual family needs and innate understanding of children coupled with her extensive education and multicultural experiences combine to provide Mount Washington Valley children with an exceptional healthcare resource.

Deborah Cross, APRN

Deborah Cross earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and then went on to receive an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University. After working as a Registered Nurse for twelve years, Deborah received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco. Her program specialty was Family Practice. Deborah (Debbie) has recently relocated to the area and says, "I am happy to be in this beautiful area, and look forward to serving the patients of White Mountain Community Health Center".

Kathleen Mulkern, CNM

Kathleen earned her degree in nursing from the University of New Hampshire, then went on to attend the Boston University School of Public Health to attend the midwifery program and earn her master's degree. After graduating in 1997 she worked in Massachusetts, first at a birth clinic and then at a hospital. She also worked for Planned Parenthood New England providing family planning services. A native of the Mount Washington Valley, Kathleen returned to the area in 2003 and currently practices in our Prenatal Program as well as at Women's Health at Memorial Hospital.

Julie Bosak, CNM

Julie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from New York University and then a Masters of Science in Midwifery from Georgetown University.  She practices in the WMCHC prenatal program.

Erin Tullock, CNM

Erin earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.  She attended Frontier School of Midwifery in Kentucky and earned her Masters' Degree in Nursing from Case Western Reserve University.  Erin currently practices at WMCHC's prenatal program, as well as at Women's Health at Memorial Hospital in North Conway.


Eric Hirschfeld, DDS

Dr. Hirschfeld received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University, graduating in the first quartile, and completed residencies at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, the Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, and at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  He opened Conway Oral Healthcare in 1990 and this continues to be his primary practice.  Dr. Hirschfeld is on White Mountain Community Health Center's board of directors and is helping us out as we search for a permanent dentist.


Amy Stoddard, C.D.A., R.D.H., B.S.D.H., I.P.D.H.

Amy is a lifelong resident of the Mount Washington Valley area. From an early age Amy wanted to serve the oral health care needs of her community, a dream she realized in 1993. Initially, Amy worked with area dental offices as a Certified Dental Assistant. Since that time, she further developed her skills through the dental hygiene program at the University of New England, and she is currently a licensed Dental Hygienist in both New Hampshire and Maine.



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