Laura joined the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Service with Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin in 2018. She completed a masters degree in physician assistant studies in 2012 at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Laura has a bachelors degree in biology, with a psychology minor from the University of New Hampshire, where she was a sprinter/hurdler for the Women's Track and Field team. She is an avid skier, runner, and soccer player. She assists Dr. Matzkin in the clinical office and the operating room for surgical procedures.
Amandajoined Dr. Matzkin and the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Service in October of 2011. Her interest in sports medicine stems from a life-long participation in sports, as well as overcoming numerous orthopaedic conditions and injuries herself. She assists Dr. Matzkin with administrative responsibilities and is a vital asset to the women's sports medicine team.
Kirsten Garvey joined Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin and the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Service in May of 2017 after completing her masters degree in biomedical sciences at Tufts University School of Medicine. As an undergraduate Kirsten earned her bachelors degree in biology and history from Boston College. As a life-long athlete, her interest in orthopaedics and sports medicine deepened after overcoming several sports injuries herself. She supports Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin with her robust clinical research program, with primary research focus on patient outcomes, quality improvement, sex differences in orthopaedics, and patient satisfaction. Kirsten is a vital member of the women's sports medicine team.