Our Staff

jumping_wedding_shotManchester Acupuncture Studio is a group practice opened in June 2007 in Manchester and June of 2013 in Nashua as a way to offer an alternative to high costs of acupuncture in our communities.  We bring 50+ years of combined clinical experience to you. Along with our fellow members at the People's Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA), we work to educate, employ, encourage, train and mentor people who wish to make acupuncture available to anybody in the U.S. who is interested, regardless of means or insurance coverage.  Join us!

(Dan Merlo photography @ Elizabeth's wedding!)

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Andy Wegman, L.Ac. (he/him/his) and executive director has been practicing acupuncture for 20 years. He is a graduate of both Stonehill College and The New England School of Acupuncture, both located in Massachusetts.

He is indebted to the many patients, co-workers, friends and family members who have and continue to offer support, opportunities and lessons to him on a regular basis.

He and his wife Karen live in New Boston where they are bossed around by animals named Tony, Isaac and Daisy.

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Elizabeth Ropp, L.Ac
. (she/her/hers) has been practicing Community Acupuncture since 2008 and is especially happy to have joined the folks here at MAS back in 2010. Originally, Elizabeth is from Washington, DC and has family roots in the Northeast.  She lives with her husband, Eric and her two cats, Annie and Sophia.  Elizabeth lives in Manchester, so you may see her biking or walking to and from the clinic and around town. Say hello!

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Lauren Smith, L.Ac. 
(she/her, they/them) is a graduate of Lesley University and New England School of Acupuncture. They have been practicing acupuncture since 2017, and has been practicing Community Acupuncture since 2018.


A new resident of NH, they enjoy spending time kayaking, camping and hiking and relishes the newfound closeness to the mountains and the lakes region. Also in their spare time, Lauren enjoys learning new skills, such as brewing beer and cider, leather working and experimenting in the kitchen.



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Nancy Berry
is a retired psychotherapist who occasionally during working days, fantasized about being a receptionist.  This dream is now a reality. 

Her retirement has been made vastly better thanks to all the people met here at Manchester Acupuncture Studio over the years.

Priscilla Ledoux is a Manchester native who loves to work hard to make your visit at the clinic a terrific one.

Ken Marchand
never got his acceptance letter from Hogwarts. So he left the Shire, with ring, to become a Jedi and retake the Iron Throne and the Seven Kingdoms.








Karen Bryant-Wegman is pleased and humbled to be an MAS devotee since the first planning-stages. You may still see her filling in at the front desk from time to time.



Mary Murray
(she/her/hers) is a Spiritual seeker, life-long learner, lover of truth and justice and an advocate for the oppressed.  A Massachusetts native now living in Goffstown, NH with her partner Mike and their family of flowers.
In her spare time she plays guitar and sings, reads and spends time in nature. She loves working at MAS and being a part of community healthcare for the people.

Cheryl Thayer
 was born and raised in New Hampshire, and has since retired from New Hampshire Health Care Licensing.
She enjoys family, friends, dancing and outdoor adventures.

She's living her best life here at MAS with great fellow employees and clinic-goers.

The Board of Directors

Deb Donlick

Jennifer Woolf

Jeff Newey

Wendy Canuel

Laura Labrie

Cathy Maesk

Andrew Wegman 



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