We partner with patients to personalize care


is our goal through nutrition, exercise, and shared decision-making


on-site diagnostic, laboratory and ultrasound

Welcoming new and existing patients!

Amoskeag Women's Health (AWH) was founded by a group of women's health specialists with the purpose of helping women achieve and maintain personal wellness throughout pregnancy, and beyond. AWH patients find our personalized prenatal care to be comprehensive, calming, and reassuring.

We provide individualized services that address the needs of the 'whole woman'. We believe healthcare should be systematic and balanced. In order to achieve total body wellness, we address nutrition, exercise, stress, occupation, lifestyle and more to tailor a course that is right for YOU.

  • Shared Decision Making
  • Holistic Care
  • Minimally Invasive Alternatives
  • On-Site Ultrasounds and Lab
  • Full Prenatal Care



Marc Duhaime, DO, FACOG

Dr. Duhaime was born at Elliot Hospital and grew up on the west side of Manchester, NH. Following his graduation from West High School, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology from The University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH). After years of diverse hands-on experiences within the healthcare field, he earned his Medical Degree at The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (Biddeford, ME).


Thomas Barrett, MD, FACOG

In 1978, Dr. Barrett graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He completed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1982, he moved to Manchester, NH, where he founded Southern New Hampshire Ob/Gyn. In 2011, he moved his practice to Elliot Ob/Gyn until it closed in January 2017. Dr. Barrett is welcoming his existing patients and accepting new patients at Amoskeag Women’s Health.

Meet the Newest Members to Our Team

Judith A. James, M.Ac, Lic.Ac

Judith (Judy) James began her studies of the human body while at Simmons College where she graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology in 1997. Integrating her knowledge of anatomy and physiology, Judy went on to obtain her Master's Degree in Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture, graduating in 2005. In 2011, Judy began her Reiki training through Southern New Hampshire Reiki Center, completing her Reiki I certification in 2011 and Reiki II certification in 2013. She is board certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), licensed by the New Hampshire Board of Medicine, and is a certified Reiki Practitioner. Judy is also a LesMills Certified BODYPUMP and CXWORX Instructor. Her specialties include Chinese & Japanese styles of Acupuncture, Auricular Acupuncture, Tui-Na (Chinese-style massage) & Reiki.

Judy's mission is to give back to the field what it has given to her by assisting clients to bring their bodies and minds back into balance. From her own experiences dealing with chronic pain and being helped by acupuncture and reiki, she is able to provide an open and compassionate ear as well as an understanding and comfort level to clients. Through acupuncture and reiki, her health and quality of life were restored and it is her mission to assist others on their journey back to health and well-being.

Lea Palizzolo, Massage Therapist 

Lea Palizzolo graduated from seacoast career school in Manchester NH in 2011 with a license in Massage Therapy. She has been a licensed massage therapist for seven years and specializes in deep tissue and therapeutic massage. She is also trained in a variety of modalities including Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, reflexology, trigger point therapy, hot stone and chair massage. Her goal is to individualize the needs of every client and to help them in improving their quality of life.