People

Full-time Faculty

Jennifer Lee Morton

D.N.P., M.S., M.P.H., RN

Director of Nursing; Associate Professor, BSN Coordinator

(207) 221-4438

jmorton@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
228

Expertise

Community Health & Public Health

Research Utilization & Translation

<br />Clinical Areas-School Health

Neonatal ICU

International Health-specifically Sub-saharan Africa

Judith A Belanger

RN, BSN, MSN/Ed, CNE

Associate Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4394

jbelanger3@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
232

Expertise

Nursing education: Adult<br />medical/surgical

nursing education

and nursing informatics. My professional experience allows me to support nursing students by utilizing a variety of teaching and learning strategies that support and build on student knowle

Joseph Carter

RN, MS, MDiv.

Associate Professor, Clinical Coordinator

(207) 221-4458

jcarter4@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
212

Expertise

Adult Health

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Clinical Instruction and Evaluation

Adult Education

Patient Education

International Nursing Education

Spirituality and Health Care.

Dawne-Marie Smith Dunbar

MSN/Ed., RN, CNE

Director of the Clinical Simulation Center; Associate Professor of Nursing; Common Interprofessional Curriculum Coordinator; Kaplan Coordinator

(207) 221-4489

ddunbar@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
227

Teaching Experience:

Simulation design, faculty mentor, implementation, and research for medical/surgical, pediatric, maternity, and psychiatric nursing courses.  Curriculum design and Program Evaluation participation for both Associate and Bachelor degree nursing programs. NLNAC accreditation preparation. NCLEX preparation program implementation (Kaplan). Coordination of Integrated Science courses for the undergraduate common curriculum for health science students.

Clinical/Direct Care Experience:

Operating room level II RN with circulating, scrub, and charge duties. Trauma, Pediatrics, Neurology, Orthopedic, Open-Heart/Cardiac/Vascular, and General Surgical competency.  Supervision of Nurse Interns,...

Expertise

Nursing & Interprofessional Simulation

Perioperative Nursing

Medical/Surgical Nursing

Interprofessional Curriculum Design & Implementation

Debra Kramlich

MSN, RN, CCRN

Assistant Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4456

dkramlich@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
213

Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and is currently enrolled in the Nursing PhD program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh where her doctoral work is focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has 35 years of nursing experience in the specialties of adult and pediatric critical care and school nursing. She is an independent child care health consultant and co-owner of Zebra Consulting, LLC, dedicated to providing education...

Expertise

leadership

evidence-based practice

research

Critical Care

Pediatrics

Family Presence During Resuscitation

Karen Pardue

Karen T. Pardue

PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education; Associate Professor of Nursing

Karen is the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. Her passion is nursing education and innovative curriculum development and evaluation. Her current work addresses the design, implementation, and evaluation of an interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum for all undergraduate health profession students.  

Her experience in nursing education is diverse, having held faculty and administrative positions in associate, RN to BSN, generic baccalaureate, and masterÕs level programs. For the past decade, she has executed international teaching...

Expertise

nursing education

curricular innovation in higher education

interprofessional/ interdisciplinary education approaches

use of arts & humanities in higher education

Millennial-generation learning

active learning pedagogies

academic leadership

interna

Nancy Simpson

MSN, RN-BC, CNE

Associate Professor, BSN Coordinator

(207) 221-4488

nsimpson@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
229

I have twenty-five years experience teaching nursing, in this country and internationally and am certified in nursing education by the National League for Nursing. My areas of practice have included community and public health, maternal-neonatal care and mental health nursing. My current practice focus is working with older adults. I am certified in Gerontological Nursing through the ANCC and as a trainer in End of Life Care Nursing Education. 

Expertise

I teach Introduction to Nursing and basic skills

Adult Health I

End of Life Care

Gerontological Nursing and a variety of courses in the Interprofessional curriculum.

Kelley A Strout

Ph.D., R.N.

Coordinator of Assessment and Program Evaluation

Assistant Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4393

kstrout1@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
224

Expertise

Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Certified Wellness Coordinator

Health & Wellness Promotion

NCLEX-RN preparation

Online Education

Staff