Nurse Practitioner / Medical Director
Laura Anderson has a great passion for using her professional skills to bring superior care and healing to the people she serves. Her love for life and for medical care is evident when directing the college’s medical services, when teaching and when providing direct care.
Laura received her Master’s degree in Nursing from Rivier University in Nashua, NH in 2008. She also received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Rivier in 2001 and was inducted into the Rivier University Nursing Honor Society and Sigma Theta Tau International. She was honored to be listed in the 2001-2002 edition of The National Dean’s List. Laura is a 1990 graduate of the Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Prior to becoming the Medical Director and Nurse Practitioner for New England College, Laura worked in private practice as a nurse practitioner and for the Family Health Center at Concord Hospital where she was also the Lead Provider for Refugee Care.
In 2009, Laura had the distinct honor of presenting on Alzheimer’s disease at the American Association of Nurse Practitioner’s National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, and again in June, 2015 in New Orleans. Laura also presented at the Northeast Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference in NH in May 2010. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and has a special interest in Alzheimer’s disease and young adult care. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Laura held positions as a registered nurse in the operating room, quality assurance, wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Laura devotes herself to promoting wellness in the community and is excited to be helping the young adults she cares for lead healthy lives by tailoring their care to meet their individual needs.
Laura, her husband Peter and their two children Connor and Karl reside in the Concord area. Her yellow lab Monty is a certified therapy dog. She and Monty have brought a lot of comfort by visiting with students at campus events and at the Wellness Center when needed. She enjoys skiing with her family and is a member of the Pat’s Peak Ski Patrol. She also enjoys snowshoeing, bicycling, sailing and camping. She has a special devotion to military veterans and finds great joy and inspiration in serving as a guardian to World War II and Korean War veterans through Honor Flight New England.