Meet the Staff

Office Manager

Lisa Ryan | Office Manger
Lisa joined Dr. Gallagher’s practice in 2006 as a certified Chiropractic Assistant after five months as a patient in the office. Witnessing Dr. Gallagher’s commitment to the care of each and every patient inspired her to make the move to a chiropractic office after many years in insurance billing and working in a dental office. A native of Fall River and a graduate of Dighton-Rehoboth High School, Lisa and her husband currently reside in Westminster, and enjoy spending vacations on Nantucket.

Front Desk Staff

Nema Alvarez | Front Desk Associate
Nema joined Maragal Medical in July of 2017 with an extensive background in customer service. Born and raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she currently resides in Lunenburg. Nema’s hobbies include baking and crocheting.

Kelly DiMucci | Case Manager
Kelly joined Maragal Medical in December 2017. She has over 15 years of customer service experience. Kelly resides in Baldwinville with her husband and their two children. Her hobbies are reading and watching the Boston Celtics.

Clinical Staff

Lori Lapointe | Licensed Massage Therapist
Lori joined our practice as a Chiropractic assistant in 2011. She currently is our full- time massage therapist. Lori has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She has furthered her education and completed all the advanced training to be designated as a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner. Lori has a strong knowledge of diet, exercise, nutrition and stress management techniques. Working alongside your chiropractic and medical wellness team Lori is committed to helping you restore your body, mind and obtain optimal health. When she’s not in the office you may find her in the kitchen. Lori loves to cook and bake developing her own healthy spins on traditional recipes.

Katie Tonet | Medical Assistant
Katie has been with Maragal Medical since September 2018 and came to us eager to build her career in the medical field. Katie has worked in nursing homes since she was 16 years old where she was a dietary aid and then a CNA. When Katie isn’t in the office she spends time with her son who she says is her whole world. They enjoy camping, crafting, and are always up for an adventure.

Shane Phipps | Rehab Technician
New to the medical field, Shane has spent his entire adult life on active duty in the Air Force. He still serves as a Technical Sergeant in the Air Force Reserves and is gaining valuable medical experience before becoming a pre-med student at the University of Vermont.

Ashley Gardner | Rehab Technician
Ashley came to us excited to learn & grow in a new medical field, after spending several years specializing in dementia care as a recreational therapy assistant and a nurses assistant. She is thrilled to have joined our team and looks forward to being a part of helping people get better. When she is not working, she enjoys live music, gardening and being outdoors in nature with her husband and their dog.

Kim Soucie | Medical Assistant
Kimberly (Kim) joined Maragal Medical in 2019 as a Certified Medical Assistant with previous healthcare and customer service background. She currently is attending school to further her medical education. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandson.