Full-time Faculty

George Allen

George P. Allen


Associate Professor and Chair

(207) 221-4075

Pharmacy Building

Dr. George Allen is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the College of Pharmacy at UNE. Dr. Allen earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences in 1998. Dr. Allen then completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, and a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Allen performed laboratory-based... Read More


Antimicrobial pharmacodynamics

Antimicrobial stewardship

Bacterial resistance

Pharmacotherapy of infectious diseases

James Krebs

James Richard Krebs

BS Pharmacy, MS, PharmD

Assistant Dean, Experiential Education

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4515

Pharmacy Building

James Krebs received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University, a Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine  and a Doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Rhode Island. 

Dr. Krebs' diverse career includes practice in long-term care, community, and hospital settings. He started his career at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine as a staff and clinical pharmacist. In 1997 he joined King Faisal Specialist Hospital in... Read More


Experiential Education

<br />Hospital Pharmacy

<br />Community Pharmacy

Leslie Ochs

Leslie Ochs

PharmD, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair

(207) 221-4195

Pharmacy Building

Prior to joining the University of New England School of Pharmacy, Leslie was a clinical pharmacist specialist in adult medicine at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center. During her time, she developed the medication reconciliation program for the facility and provided clinical insight for the multidisciplinary medicine teams. She precepted pharmacy students and residents in adult medicine and served as adjunct clinical faculty at the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University. She was a member of... Read More


Adult medicine

public health and clinical program evaluation

management and analysis of health data

Jessica Bates

Jessica Bates


Assistant Clinical Professor

Clinical Pharmacist

(207) 404-8100 x1496

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Jessica Bates is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the College of Pharmacy at UNE.  Dr. Bates earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Husson Univeristy in 2015 followed by an ambulatory care-based PGY-1 residency at Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) in Bangor, ME, where she continues to practice as an ambulatory care pharmacist.  Specializing in the areas of diabetes and anticoagulation, Dr. Bates was one of the first pharmacists in Maine to obtain a collaborative drug therapy management agreement with the... Read More


Ambulatory Care



Hailey Choi

Hailey Choi


Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4123

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Hailey Choi received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed a PGY1 community practice residency at the Center for Pharmacy Care, a pharmacist-run ambulatory care clinic, at Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. After completing residency, she continued her post-graduate training in academic and research fellowship at Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy in great passion for continuing her career in academia. During her fellowship, she practiced as a clinical pharmacist... Read More


Ambulatory Care

chronic disease prevention


Kim Cripps

Kimberly L Cripps

BS Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy Teaching Laboratories

(207) 221-4073

Pharmacy Building

 Studied 2 years at SUNY College at Geneseo (Geneseo, New York) then transferred to SUNY at Buffalo (State University of New York,Buffalo,NY) a year later entered the School of Pharmacy program. After graduating and receiving license, practiced in Buffalo and Rochester area before moving to Cold Spring(on Hudson) NY and working in the area of Poughkeepsie. In 1986 moved to Lawrence,Kansas and worked as a pharmacist in Lawrence and Topeka. In 1992 moved back east to Connecticut and worked as... Read More

Emily Dornblaser

Emily Dornblaser

Pharm.D., MS, BCPS

Associate Professor, Critical Care Specialist

(207) 221-4177

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Emily Dornblaser joined the UNE College of Pharmacy faculty in August 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Department. She completed her Pharm.D. degree at the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. After graduation, she moved to Philadelphia to complete a pharmacy practice residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She then stayed at the University of Pennsylvania to complete a specialty residency in Critical Care Pharmacy.  As a founding faculty member at the College of... Read More


Critical Care


Edward Li, PharmD, MPH, BCOP

Edward Li



(207) 221-4120

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Li is a clinical pharmacist, oncology expert, and population health researcher dedicated to understanding the value of cancer drugs and biologics.  He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and his Master of Public Health from the University of New England.  He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and an Oncology Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.  Dr. Li is a Board-Certified... Read More


Oncology Pharmacy



Wallace Marsh

Wallace A. Marsh


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 221-4126

Pharmacy Building

Wallace Marsh is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of New England.  Wallace received his BS in Pharmacy and MS and PhD in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Texas.  He further earned his MBA and MSE from Nova Southeastern University.  Past academic appointments include as the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation at the University of New England (2014-2016); and Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs (2015-2016), Interim Assistant Dean for Assessment (2014-2015), and Director of... Read More




Kenneth Mccall

Kenneth L McCall

BSPharm, Pharm.D., BCGP, RPh, FAPhA

Associate Professor & Residency Director

(207) 221-4155

Pharmacy Building

Professor Kenneth 'Mac' McCall earned his BS Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and completed a primary care residency with the Department of Veterans Affairs, US Army and OUHSC.  Prior to moving to Maine to join the founding leadership team at the UNE College of Pharmacy, he was an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for eleven years.  His leadership roles have included Chair of the Department of Pharmacy... Read More


Ambulatory Care

Community Pharmacy

Geriatrics/Gerontology Curriculum Development and Competencies

Rachel Naida

Rachel Naida

Pharm.D., CDE

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4191

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Rachel Naida is an Assistant clinical professor at the University of New England College of Pharmacy and also a graduate of the inaugural class of '13.  Upon graduation she completed a PGY1 residency at the Veteran Affairs Health System in Augusta Maine.  She then went on to work at the Maine VA for 2 years as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, working in ambulatory clinics with a focus in diabetes, anticoagulation and hepatitis C.  Dr. Naida has established an ambulatory care clinical pharmacy... Read More


Ambulatory Care


Lauren Payne

Lauren Payne


Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4178

Pharmacy Building

Lauren is a homegrown Mainer with an abundance of state pride. After graduating from John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, she began her undergraduate studies at the University of Maine before transferring to the University of New England (UNE) to complete her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Lauren then completed two years of postgraduate residency training at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland, earning a specialty in critical care pharmacy. Her numerous teaching opportunities, including completion of a teaching certification program, fostered a real passion for... Read More

John Redwanski

John Redwanski

B.S., Pharm.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Drug Information

(207) 221-4156

Pharmacy Building

Dr. John Redwanski received is Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Ball State University and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University. He subsequently completed a specialized residency in drug information at Nova Southeastern University.

John worked as director of drug information at Hampton University for five years before joining UNE in 2009. He now acts as the student ASHP liaison and is involved in the national and state ASHP chapters. John has garnered the Preceptor of the... Read More


Drug Information

Complementary alternative medicines

Holistic Health


Devon Anne Sherwood, BSPharm, PharmD, BCPP

Devon Anne Sherwood

BSPharm, PharmD, BCPP

Assistant Professor

Clinical Psychopharmacology Specialist

SBIRT Trainer and Champion

(207) 221-4192

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Sherwood earned her B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees at the University of Connecticut. She completed her residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice and psychopharmacology at Nova Southeastern University and South Florida State Hospital, and in 2007 was named the Resident of the Year by the South Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists.  She is also a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist.

She comes to UNE after serving as Assistant Professor for the Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University... Read More



Deborah Sturpe

Deborah A. Sturpe

Pharm.D., MA, BCPS

Associate Clinical Professsor

(207) 221-4194


Dr. Deborah Sturpe joined the University of New England College of Pharmacy as an Associate Clinical Professor in 2014. She is a PharmD graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She completed a general pharmacy practice residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a family medicine specialty residency at St. John's Mercy Medical Center / St. Louis College of Pharmacy. She later ... Read More


Anticoagulation Care

women's health

Curriculum development and instructional design; learner ; faculty development; program evaluation; qualitative research; educational technology and distance learning.


Chunhao Tu


Associate Professor

(207) 221-4175

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Chunhao Tu joined the UNE CoP in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in August of 2009 after receiving his PhD degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Chunhao Tu is one of the UNE CoP founding faculty members. 

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Applied Statistics

Causal Inference

Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent

BS, PharmD

Pre-Pharmacy Coordinator

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2882

Danielle N. Ripich Commons

Dr. Sarah Vincent is the Pre-Pharmacy Coordinator and Assistant Clinical Professor at the College of Pharmacy at UNE.  Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Vincent earned her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2011 from Creighton University through their web-based program and her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Maine in 2003.  Before joining UNE, Dr. Vincent was the Pharmacy Manager for a home infusion company in Maine.  While here, Dr. Vincent was tasked with opening, staffing, licensing, and achieving accreditation for the... Read More


Home Infusion Pharmacy

Pre-Pharmacy Education


Bob Morrissette

Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Pharmacy Practice

(207) 221-4176

Pharmacy Building

I have been a licensed, Maine pharmacist for 38 years, and also hold a valid license in New Hampshire.

My career in pharmacy has truly been diversified:

1972: President of the Eta chapter of the Phi Delta Chi pharmacy fraternity. I remain active in the alumni chapter at the college.

1974: Obtained my BS Pharm. degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and returned to Maine to practice pharmacy.

1974 - 1994: Worked for LaVerdiereÕs Super Drug Stores, a family-owned... Read More


Retail Pharmacy Management<br />Government Affairs<br />Prescription Benefit Managers (PBMs)<br />Pharmacy Group Purchasing Organizations<br />Maine Pharmacy Association Board<br />Association Management/Administration<br />Meeting Planning<br />Maine Boa

Affiliated Faculty

Steven Eric Byrd

Associate Professor of Spanish & Portuguese; Director of Latin American Studies Minor

(207) 602-2579

Decary Hall


Spanish and Portuguese language teaching and linguistics

Afro-Brazilian speech

Brazilian food history

civic engagement and citizenship

Camille Vandeberg


(207) 602-2260

Marcil Hall

Camille Vande Berg earned her Ph.D. in French/Romance Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana. She has taught French, Spanish, Italian, ESL and literature at a number of universities in the U.S. and Europe. Her research interests include language teaching and learning, with a current focus on autonomous language study and self-assessment.Read More


ACTFL Superior-level proficiency in French and Spanish

Advanced-level in Italian.&nbsp;

Professional Staff

Continuing Education Office Manager

Office Manager of Continuing Pharmacy Education

(207) 221-4161

Pharmacy Building

  • ACPE accreditation for Continuing Pharmacy Education Programs
  • Safety & Health Committee Support Person
  • Process Lab access request forms
  • Travel & Professional Development
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Kerrie Snyder

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4179

Pharmacy Building

  • Accounts Payable; Budget/Banner Reconciliation
  • Administrative support for Pharmacy Practice Chair and Vice Chair
  • Travel and Professional Development
  • Onboarding personnel
  • Communications Liaison
  • Social Media Liaison
  • Faculty educational opportunities
  • Design publications for CE events and promotional items
  • Survey Monkeys
  • Serves on the following committees: PHPR Search Committee, Website and Social Media & Well building
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Department of Pharmacy Practice