Amherst Medical Associates Welcomes Patten to Group

AMHERST — Laurette Patten, nurse practitioner, recently joined internal-medicine providers Dr. Denise Spence and Seth Kupferschmid at Amherst Medical Associates.
Patten’s interests include women’s health; chronic illness, such as diabetes and hypertension; and preventive medicine. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Vermont and a master’s in family health from UMass Lowell, as well as a nursing certificate in geropsychiatric and mental-health nursing.
Of her new position, Patten said her goal is “to provide care to adults with a mix of diagnosing and treating health conditions. I educate patients on disease prevention and healthy lifestyle choices and how they impact the whole person, family, and community.”
Patten is accepting new patients at 100 University Dr. in Amherst. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (413) 549-7080.