People

Our Athletic Training program employs a dedicated core of full-time faculty members, as well as more than 30 clinical instructors whose training includes athletic training, primary care medicine, nursing, orthopaedic sports medicine, podiatry, emergency medicine, and physical therapy.

To learn more about our faculty members, clinical instructors and students click on the links below and at left.

Full-time Faculty

Paul Visich

Paul Visich

PhD, MPH, ACSM C-CEP

Professor, Chair of Exercise and Sport Performance Department

(207) 602-2203

pvisich@une.edu

Harold Alfond Forum
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Education

Dr. Visich is a Professor and the Chair of the Exercise and Sport Performance Department located in the Harold Alfond Forum.  He received his Bachelors in Health Education from Pennsylvania State University and Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology from George Williams College and his Doctorate in Exercise Physiology along with his Masters in Public Health in Epidemiology from University of Pittsburgh.   He is also certified as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine.  Prior to... Read More

Wayne Lamarre

Wayne Lamarre

MEd, LAT, ATC

Clinical Professor and Director, Athletic Training Program

(207) 602-2412

wlamarre@une.edu

Harold Alfond Forum
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Professor Lamarre began his career in 1992 as an Athletic Trainer working in outpatient orthopaedic sports rehabilitation clinics and public/private high schools.  He has been teaching at the college level for over 15 years in subject areas such as athletic and orthopaedic injury diagnosis, therapeutic modalities, rehabilitative intervention following musculoskeletal injury, general medical conditions affecting the physically active, pharmacological considerations in athletics, and ethical practice in an interprofessional health care model.

He has athletic training experience that spans the sporting continuum and... Read More

Expertise

Athletic Injury Diagnosis & Management

Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation

Kinesiology and Human Movement

Kristen R. Bailey, MS, LAT, ATC

Kristen R. Bailey

MS, LAT, ATC

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2252

kbailey5@une.edu

Harold Alfond Forum
243

Kristen has been a member of the Athletic Training Faculty since August 2006.  She was also Assistant Athletic Trainer from 2006-2013 in the Department of Athletics.  She has previously worked as an Athletic Trainer at Saco Bay Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Bonny Eagle High School and University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.  She received a Masters Degree in Athletic Training from California University of Pennsylvania in 2003 while also working as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Washington and Jefferson College... Read More

Expertise

Clinical Exam and Diagnosis

Gross anatomy

Athletic Training

Christopher Rizzo, MS, ATC, CSCS

Christopher Rizzo

MS, ATC, LAT, CSCS

Associate Clinical Professor; Clinical Education Coordinator

(207) 602-2465

crizzo@une.edu

Decary Hall
LH3

Professor Rizzo is is in his 11th year of teaching and serving as the Clinical Education Coordinator for the Athletic Training Program.  He was promoted to the rank of Associate Clinical Professor in the spring of 2015.  His primary teaching duties include Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Diagnosis of Athletic and Orthopaedic Injuries and Physical Agents in Athletic Health Care.  In addition to his teaching duties, Professor Rizzo coordinates and maintains the AT Program's clinical affiliations throughout southern and central maine.  Professor Rizzo has... Read More

Expertise

Clinical Examination and Diagnosis

Interprofessional Education and Practice

The use of simulation to enhance student learning

Educational psychology

John Rosene

John Rosene

DPE, ATC, CSCS, ACSM EP-C

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2068

jrosene@une.edu

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EDUCATION

Dr. Rosene is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Exercise and Sport Performance Department located in the Harold Alfond Forum. He received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with an Athletic Training option from Keene State College, a Master of Science in Human Performance from Southern Connecticut State University, and a Doctor of Physical Education with a concentration in Exercise Physiology from Springfield College. He holds certifications as an athletic trainer (ATC), a certified strength and conditioning specialist... Read More

Professional Staff

Sarah Hutchins

Administrative Assistant Department of Exercise and Sport Performance

(207) 602-2816

shutchins@une.edu

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Sarah has been with the University of New England since 2003, and the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance since 2009 as the administrative assistant.Read More