Health Center Staff


Joann Buonomano, MD, FAAFP, CPE

Family Physician, Chief Medical Officer

Education – Boston University School of Medicine
Residency – Duke-FAHEC, Fayetteville, NC
Board Certification – American Board of Family Medicine
Fellowship – American Academy of Family Physicians
Certified Physician Executive –Certifying Commission of Medical Management

M. Eden Beams, MD

Family Physician

Education – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Residency – Christiana Care Health System, Wilmington
Board Certification – American Board of Family Medicine

Danette Colella, MD


Education: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency: Boston Children’s Hospital (through Harvard Medical School)
Board Certification:  American Board of Pediatrics

Kasra Djalayer, MD


Education – Complutense University of Madrid, Spain (MD); Stanford University (mini fellowship, Geriatric Medicine); McGill University (mini MBA); University of South Wales, UK (postgraduate sub-specialty diploma in rheumatology and clinical immunology); Harvard University (sub-specialty in obesity medicine)
Residency – Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center, Connecticut
Fellowship – University of Vermont (rheumatology and clinical immunology)
Board Certifications – American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Obesity Medicine

David R. Gagnon, MD

Family Physician

Education – Brown University School of Medicine
Residency – University of Massachusetts
Board Certification – American Board of Family Medicine

Gladys Rodriguez Caraballo, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Education – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Board Certifications – National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and American Society of Clinical Pathology

Monica Lord, FNP, MBA

Family Nurse Practitioner

Education – Sacred Heart University
Board Certification – American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Kelly Moore, ARNP, NP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

Education – University of New Hampshire
Board Certification – National Association of Nurse Practitioners

Harbour Women’s Health


Five doctors from Harbour Women’s Health come to Families First to provide prenatal care for our patients and deliver their babies at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. They are: Emily Amarosa, MD; Saroj Fleming, MD; Heidi Keup, MD; Sonja Nelson, MD; and Caroline Scoones, MD. Dr. Scoones also serves as Medical Consultant to the Families First prenatal team.


Karen L. Frarie, LICSW, MLADC

Director of Behavioral Health Services

Amy Feitelson, MD


Education – Tufts University School of Medicine
Board Certification – American Psychiatric Board in Psychiatry & Neurology

Brenda Lovely, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Education – Rivier University, Nashua, NH
Board Certification – American Nurses Credentialing Center

Benjamin Goldrich, MLADC, MSW

Behavioral Health Specialist

Education – University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
License – Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Mimi Hallowell, MSW

Behavioral Health Specialist

Education – University of New Hampshire

Krista Vincent, MSW

Behavioral Health Specialist

Education – University of New Hampshire