Meet Our Team

At the Weight Institute of New Hampshire, it is our goal to create an atmosphere of comfort, combined with professionalism and an emphasis on personal and customized care.

You have goals, and we can help you reach them.

Weight Institute of New Hampshire Team

Raza M. Shariff, MD
Medical Director & Bariatric Surgeon

Raza M. Shariff, MD

Medical Director & Bariatric Surgeon
 

Dr. Raza Shariff is board certified in General and Bariatric Surgery.

He attended Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India, and did his residency at New York Medical College and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center.

His specialties include; Bariatric and General Surgery and Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery.

 
 
 

Kathleen Hayward, RD LD
Registered Dietitian

Kathleen Hayward, RD LD

Registered Dietitian
Registered Dietitian

Kathleen Hayward joined LRGHealthcare in 2003, and is the Registered Dietitian for the Weight Institute of New Hampshire.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of New Hampshire in 2000, and became a Registered & Licensed Dietitian in 2003. Kathleen holds a certification in Adult Weight Management, and as an area of interest and expertise, she has spent many years developing and teaching classes specific to weight management and general nutrition.

She truly enjoys helping people reach their weight loss goals with a twist of fun and much needed encouragement along the way.


Rodney Martel
Exercise Specialist

Rodney Martel

Exercise Specialist
Registered Dietitian

Rodney joined LRGHealthcare in 2011 and is an Exercise Specialist for The Community Wellness Center as well as The Weight Institute of NH. He holds an Associates Degree in Applied Science specializing in Exercise Physiology. Rodney has 30 years' experience working in the health and wellness industry, including 11 years in a rehabilitation setting. He spent 32 years as a distance runner/triathlete in New England winning numerous awards in age group competition.

"Im happy to help you unlock your body's potential, and assist you in setting realistic goals toward a healthier lifestyle."


Carolyn F. Muller,CCP
WINH for Life Program Facilitator

Carolyn F. Muller, CCP

WINH for Life Program Facilitator
 

Carolyn F. Muller joined LRGHealthcare in 2001, and is the Community Educator at Lakes Region General Hospital.

She attended Plymouth State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Education and held the position of President of the local Eta Sigma Gamma National Honor Society for Health Education her senior year.

Carolyn is certified as a Stanford University Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP) Leader, and teaches individuals with chronic conditions to manage and improve their own health.

She is also a Nationally Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, Tufts University Strong Women Strength Training Instructor and an American Heart Association CPR Instructor. She serves on the Advisory Board of Belknap County Cooperative Extension, since 2007.

Carolyn is married with two children, and enjoys the many outdoor activities available to her in New Hampshire.

 

 

 

 

 

Sadie M. Irving, APRN Lakes Region Mental Health Center
111 Church Street
Laconia, NH 03246
603.524.1100 x129
sirving@genesisbh.org
Terri Aubin, LICSW Bariatric/Weight Management Counselor
Private Practice
978.551.6907
terriaubinlicsw@gmail.com