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
Amy Mueller | Case Manager & Scheduling Coordinator
Amy joined our front desk staff in January 2017. In addition to her front desk experience in other settings, she practiced for 13 years as a Physical Therapist, prior to "retiring" to raise her two, now adult, sons. Her knowledge of a functional approach to patient care and passion for treating the whole patient made her an ideal candidate to step into our Case Manager role during our transition to a medically integrated treatment approach. She is married to Ron and enjoys hiking with him as often as possible on weekends.
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 | Front Desk Associate
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.
Melissa O'Neill | Rehab Tech/Certified Clinical Chiropractic Assistant
Melissa joined our office in May 2009, with certifications as both a chiropractic and health assistant. With over sixteen years of professional experience in a chiropractic setting, Melissa enjoys working at Maragal Medical because of the focus on body mechanics and natural healing methods. Her hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, drawing, gardening, outdoor activities and sports.
Erla (Blue) Magane | Rehab Tech/CA
Blue joined Maragal Medical in August 2016. She has been a certified Integrated Yoga teacher since 1998 and is class 4 laser certified. She has taught yoga in her hometown, Reykjavik Iceland, and continues to teach here in New England. She enjoys outdoor activities, traveling abroad, and cooking tasty dishes. She lives in Lunenburg, MA with her husband and two children.
Jennifer Bradley | Rehab Tech/MA
Jennifer is an AAMA Certified Medical Assistant. After graduating from the Medical Assisting program at Salter College in 2014, she joined Maragal Medical. She is currently CPR, Class 4 Laser and CAPP certified. Jennifer is a food aficionado and enjoys trying new recipes, hosting dinners, and tasting new foods from across the globe. She loves to read and listen to music and is eager to add to her travel adventure list as well. Whether it be road tripping or flying to new places, she loves to explore new areas on the map and hopes to cross more locations off of her list soon.
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.