People


Staff

Judith A. Metcalf

APRN, BC, M.S., FMGS

Director UNE-Maine Geriatric Education Center

Clinical Instructer/Nurse Practitioner Mature Care

(207) 221-4459

jmetcalf@une.edu

Linnell Hall
104

Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, M.S. began as the Director of the UNE-Maine Geriatric Education Center December 1, 2003. Judy has her Bachelor's in Nursing from Salem State College Salem, Mass., her Master's from Boston University and her Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification in Primary Health Care Nursing from Simmons College. Judy's position as Director, UNE-MGEC is complemented by her involvement in the UNE Mature Care Practice, as a nurse practitioner, providing primary care to older adults in residential, assisted living,...

Expertise

geriatrics

Nina S. Bennett

B.A. (Honors English Literature)

Alzheimer's Disease Training Program Coordinator

(207) 221-4564

nschwabe@une.edu

Linnell Hall
102

Nina is the Alzheimer's Disease Training Program Coordinator for UNE's Geriatric Education Center (GEC) supplemental grant. She provides support for state-wide educational trainings for health professionals to improve the detection and early intervention of Alzheimer's Disease.

Expertise

proposal and report writing

research

editing

basic data analysis

strategic planning.

Affiliated Faculty

Sue Stableford

M.P.H, M.S.B.

Director, Health Literacy Institute

(207) 221-4567

sstableford@une.edu

Linnell Hall
209

Sue is a nationally known health literacy expert who trains, consults, engages with research teams, develops print and web-based materials, and publishes in peer-reviewed journals. She works with a broad spectrum of national and local organizations engaged in medical care, community health, and public health. She works across disciplines and health topics, with expertise ranging  from environmental health and chronic disease prevention to shared decision-making. Her work with the University of Rhode Island and RI Department of Health won 2...

Expertise

Health literacy

plain language

and clear health communication. The Health Literacy Institute provides plain language consulting

training

and materials development. We work in the public and private sectors

in academia

in public health and medicine