Angela Shephard is a woman with shoulder length black hair wearing a colorful blue scarf and sweater, pictured outside in the woods during winter

Angela Shepard

Director, New England Regional Genetics Network
Phone: (603) 862-4242
Office: UNH Institute on Disability, 10 West Edge, 101, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: She/her/hers

Angela Shepard, MD, joined the UNH Institute on Disability in early 2023 as Director of the New England Regional Genetics Network (NERGN). Dr. Shepard is a NH native who graduated from Plymouth State University before attending University of Maryland's School of Medicine. She returned to New England to complete her Preventive Medicine residency and Masters in Public Health at U Mass Medical School in Worcester.

Dr. Shepard is very active in the rare disease community in New Hampshire. She is the President of the NH Rare Disorders Collaborative and is a leading member of the legislative NH Rare Disease Advisory Council. Additionally, Dr. Shepard was chair of the NH Medical Society’s Education Committee. Dr Shepard has experience working within healthcare, government, and nonprofit organizations and is excited to bring her passion for education and patient advocacy to NERGN and the IOD. She lives in central NH with her husband, teen sons, and their assorted dogs, chickens, and goats.