Directory

Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

nnickerson@une.edu

655 Main Street, Saco, ME

"Relationships with patients, staff and colleagues bring meaning & satisfaction to this work, which takes place in an often chaotic & distracting health care world. My superb colleagues at MatureCare inspire me to keep striving for excellence in my practice."

MSN Simmons College ~ 1998

BSN Salem State College ~ 1978Read More

James Norton

Professor Emeritus of Physiology

A.B. Classical Languages, College of the Holy Cross, 1967 -- Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969 -- Pre-doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969-1970 -- Harvard Medical School, 1970-1971 -- Research Assistant, Maine Medical Center Research Department, 1971-1974 -- Ph.D. in Physiology, Dartmouth College, 1979 -- Postdoctoral Fellow, Maine Medical Center Department of Research, 1978-1980 -- University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1980-present (Assistant Professor, 1980-1984 -- Associate Professor, 1984-1990 -- Professor, 1990-present --... Read More

Expertise

Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and pathophysiology; evolutionary biology; evolutionary medicine.

Laura Overton

District Coordinator, York District Public Health Council

loverton@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Expertise

Health Promotion

Community Health Improvement Planning

Behavioral Health and Wellness

Violence Prevention

Nutrition and Active Living

Joy Palmer, DO

Program Director, NMM/OMM Plus One Residency

Faculty, NMM/OMM Plus One Residency

Adjunct Faculty, OMM Department

jpalmer@une.edu

Alfond Center
316

Dr. Joy Palmer serves as the Program Director for the Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (NMM/OMM) +1 Residency program and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM).  When not at UNECOM, she has a private practice in Falmouth, Maine, Falmouth Osteopathy & Acupuncture, where she specializes in NMM/OMM.  She has been involved in teaching at various levels since completing her residency program in 2008 including Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of New... Read More

Jason Pendergast

Standardized Patient Educator

(207) 602-2510

Jpendergast2@UNE.EDU

Sanford F. Petts Health Center
123

Originally from Cape Cod, I moved north to attend the University o f New Hampshire-Durham in 1990.  Specializing in Recreation Managment, I worked for the City of Portsmouth Recreation Deparment from 1992-2010.  At that point, I went back to school to pursue my RN license, graduating Great Bay Community College in 2013 and then received my online Bachelors in Nursing in 2014 from Southern New Hampshire University.  In addition to this, I also was an HIV/AIDS educator for the Frannie... Read More

Janet Picard

Staff Assistant

(207) 602-2036

jpicard1@une.edu

Stella Maris

Originally from Massachusetts, Janet took an opportunity and moved to Maine in 2000.  After receiving her degree in Marketing and Business Management from Worcester State College, she began a career in Business Development.  While in this role, Janet worked extensively with New England's Seafood Industry, Hannaford Corporate Offices and the Real Estate Market.

As a natural party planner, and ready to try something different, Janet came to UNE COM in 2010 taking a position as Coordinator and Event Planner with the... Read More

Daniel Pierce

D.O., M.SEd, M.S.MedL, CMD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Medical Director

(207) 602-3571

dpierce3@une.edu

655 Main Street, Saco, ME

1990 graduate of UNECOM, Board certified Family Practice (ACOFP),

Certified Medical Director through American Medical Director’s Association- Society for Post Acute/Long Term Care Medicine.

Interests include the care of the Long Term Care Geriatrics, Palliative End of Life care, Dementia, and the exposure of the Osteopathic Medical Students to these older adults.Read More

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UNECOM; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts-MMC Medical School

(207) 774-5761

cradis@rheumatologymaine.com

Alfond Center

Director of Clinical Research, Rheumatology Associates

Medical Director: Aserela; a Sudanese led organization committed to improving education and health in Southern Sudan

Vice President: Island Health Center Board of Directors, Peaks Island, Maine.

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Expertise

Diagnosis and management of auto-immune disorders

with an emphasis on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

rheumatoid arthritis

and vasculitis.

Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2142

rreese@une.edu

Stella Maris
432A

Expertise

Clinical pharmacology

clinical infectious diseases

and the use and abuse of antibiotics. Primary care provider & clinical infectious disease consultant for 25 years; now teaching full-time. Attending in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases (1976-199

Assistant Clinical Professor

Course Co-Director: Osteopathic Clinical Skills 1

(207) 602-2355

treynolds2@une.edu

Alfond Center
318

Expertise

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Erica robertson

Erica Robertson

B.S., TCA Certified Instructor

Fitness Director, U-ExCEL

(207) 602-2199

erobertson@une.edu

Stella Maris
432B

Erica has been with U-ExCEL (Exercise & Conditioning for Easier Living) since 2012.  She is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine where she studied Exercise Science, concentration in Health Fitness, and was an accomplished three-sport, division III athlete.  She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree in Public Health at the University of New England.  She enjoys learning alternative types of exercise to broaden her knowledge and U-ExCEL’s class offerings with focus on core strength and balance for fall prevention and... Read More

Expertise

exercise prescription

Geriatric Fitness

Group Exercise

balance and falls interventions

Health and Wellness Programming

program development

Sebastien Sannajust

Laboratory Manager & Senior Technician

Pain Education & Advocacy Collaborative Ambassador

(207) 602-2676

ssannajust@une.edu

Stella Maris
308

I graduated from UNE with a B.S. in Medical Biology and a minor in Business Administration in 2016. I started my research with Dr. Tamara King in the Fall of 2013. In the Winter of 2015, I worked as a technician and currently as a laboratory manager. I have been interested in chronic pain states from observing patients in dental clinics suffering from orofacial disorders. My interest lies in dentistry where in the lab I spearheaded a characterization model of temporomandibular... Read More

Expertise

Research program on mechanisms underlying chronic pain

Advocacy and policy practice

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