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Kristen Dooher, RN, BSN

Hi, I'm Kristen, the Owner of Westwood IV Therapy! I've worked as a traveling nurse at small hospitals and, for the past decade, as an ER nurse at a large Boston hospital. I'm a local mom of two active and adorable boys and have been a nurse since 2004. 


As a nurse, I know how precious life is. But when Covid hit, I had an even more heightened awareness of how tenuous life is as well. As hospitals became overwhelmed, I was spending more and more time away from my family. And I realized that my own life needed to change. With unwavering support from my husband, Joe, and from Dr. Chak Reddy, I have opened Westwood IV therapy, and am charting a new course in proactive nursing and wellness.


The combination of Eastern and Western medicine has done wonders for my own health over the years. When the mind, body, and soul are nurtured, we thrive. The hydration therapies offered at Westwood IV help to keep our bodies in top form. I hope you will try one of our therapies as the beginning of your own journey towards total health and wellness.

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Amy Callahan, RN, BSN

Hi everyone! I am a Registered Nurse with 12+ years of experience, with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island. My background is mostly Emergency Medicine at Level 1 Trauma Center in Boston, frequently dealing with infusions and complex medications. 


During the pandemic, my views of patient care shifted with a stronger desire to help those in need with preventative care. Preventative care is an essential part of the body's overall health and wellness. 


When I am not working to improve my patients' lives, I am a busy mom with an incredible family, two daughters, and a husband. My hobbies include exercise (running and Mama Beasts), thriller novels, learning about wine, nature, and traveling. 

Beth Ann Mee, RN, BSN

Hi, I’m Beth! I started my nursing career after I graduated with my Bachelors in Science Degree from Regis College in 2008. I found a passion in EMS and critical care medicine and decided to blend the two and currently work as a critical care flight nurse in the Boston area. 


Throughout the years of caring for sick patients, I have tried to focus on ways to improve my mind, body, and soul. IV hydration became an interest when I realized there was a way to improve overall health and wellness with safe, effective treatments in a comfortable and relaxing setting. 


In addition to the love I have taking care of patients, I am a wife and a mom to two young boys, a cat, and a turtle. I also enjoy running, my peloton, reading and spending time in my garden. 

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Alicia Caffrey, RN, BSN

Hello everyone. I graduated from Curry College in 2009 with a BSN. I am a busy mom of 4 boys and a nurse at a local hospital. 


During my 13 years as a nurse, I have worked with many patient populations, including long-term care, medical, surgical, oncology, and, most recently, post-partum/mother-baby. I have come to realize that self-care frequently takes a backseat to the many other daily tasks that inundate our busy lives. In these fast-paced times, many people cannot give their bodies the vitamins and minerals needed to perform at their best. 


I have become passionate about preventative medicine. I enjoy helping others rejuvenate and re-energize their bodies through IV infusion therapy, allowing people to feel better and recover faster to jumpstart their way to better overall wellness. 

Gretchen Melby, RN, BSN

Hi! I'm an RN with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston.


I've been a nurse for over eight years, with experience in the ER, pediatrics, and surgical unit settings. I've been lucky enough to work at several significant level 1 trauma centers in New England, along with a couple of travel assignments to well round my expertise and knowledge. 


I met Kristen while working alongside her in the ER at Boston Medical Center, and now I'm thrilled to join her at Westwood IV!


Christine Farrell, RN, BSN

Hi everyone, I'm Christine! I am a Registered Nurse and a graduate of UMASS Boston. I began my career as a float nurse at a Boston hospital, working on many different units. I then transitioned as a travel nurse for the next three years. This job took me to cool places like San Diego and Hawaii and has led me to do fun things like skydiving in Hawaii and hiking to the top of a 14,000-foot mountain in Colorado.


Travel nursing ignited my passion for traveling, and I have since been to 41 US states and 11 countries, including Bali, Thailand, and Vietnam. My favorite part about traveling is immersing myself in all the different cultures. 


I have gained invaluable knowledge about myself and patients working through the pandemic as an emergency room nurse at one of Boston's busiest level 1 trauma centers. I now take that into my current practice. I currently work on an Endoscopy unit, and I enjoy spending more time with my patients and being on the preventative side of medicine. I am very excited to begin my journey with Westwood IV and help people feel better in the comfort of their own homes! 

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About IV Nutritional Therapy

IV nutritional therapy is a type of therapy commonly used for its wide range of health benefits, which can include improved immune system, increased cognitive functioning, reversed symptoms of hangovers and more. Although many may believe that nutrient deficiencies aren’t so common anymore, there are still many individuals who aren’t getting the essential nutrients our bodies need to perform optimally.

Because IV treatment is administered directly into the veins, the results may be faster than those of oral or other traditional medicines. Physicians believe IV nutrient therapy can be safe, effective and restorative, and can be customized to suit the unique needs of each patient individually. 

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