People

Full-time Faculty

Thomas White

JD, PA-C

Program Director; Associate Professor; Academic Coordinator

(207) 221-4524

twhite4@une.edu

Hersey Hall

Graduated from Alderson-Broaddus Physician Assistant Program in 1974 and has 35+ years clinical experience in various medical practice settings with emphasis on primary care medicine and geriatrics.  Additonal experience in medical administration at both rural clinic, clinic systems, and hospital levels.  Came to University of New England from the University of New Mexico where he was Academic Coordinated, Associate Program Director and taught several courses including Adult & Geriatric Medicine, Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, Evidence Based Medicine, and Medical-Legal Medicine. Additonal degrees and areas of interest include Economics & Finance, Philosophy, and...

Expertise

Physician Assistant educational curriculum

outcome based education

primary care medicine

geriatrics

health system development/management

educational methodologies

Judy Chamberlain

MD, FAAFP

MD

(207) 712-6952

judychamber@gmail.com

Hersey Hall
308

Judy Chamberlain, MD, is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and the Eastern Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency. She practiced Family Medicine for 30 years in rural and suburban Maine. During that time she was a community faculty member for the Eastern Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency and the UNE PA Program. She currently works as a Senior Medical Director for Aetna Medicaid. She has been an active leader in the Maine Academy of Family Physicians and served...

Expertise

Rural Primary Care<br />Women's Health<br />Medicaid and healthcare for the under-served

James Conley

MS, PAC

Assistant Professor and Clinical Coordinator

Rhonda Feldman

M.H.S., M.A., PA-C

Associate Academic Coordinator; Physician Assistant Program Faculty

(207) 221-4530

rfeldman2@une.edu

Hersey Hall
315

Rhonda Feldman, PA-C is 1995 graduate of the Duke University Physician Assistant Program. After graduation she worked in Rural Health Clinics throughout North Carolina before transitioning to Internal Medicine with experience in Cardiology, Nephrology and the medical management of patients with acute and/or chronic psychiatric disorders. Prior to joining the faculty at UNE, Rhonda was working in Orthopedic and Emergency Medicine.

Expertise

Rural Healthcare Across the Lifespan<br />Office Orthopedics/Orthopedic Trauma<br />Adult Health and Delivery of Services in Urgent/Emergent Setting

William Newton

MSPA, PA-C

Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4440

wnewton@une.edu

Hersey Hall
318

 Graduated from the University of New England, Physician Assistant Program in 2000.  Worked in rural New Hampshire before returning to Maine.  Has worked in Family and Internal Medicine here, before joining the UNE Faculty.  Continues active practice.  Additional experience includes work as a forester and entomologist prior to working in the medical field.  Accompanying this is a background in research and statistical analysis.

Expertise

Internal Medicine

Family Medicine

Rural and under served populations

Diane Visich

Diane Visich

MS, PA-C

Associate Academic Coordinator; Clinical Coordinator and Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4266

dvisich@une.edu

Hersey Hall
323

 Diane joined the UNE faculty in August of 2011.  For 12 years prior to PA school, she worked as a clinical exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation.  After graduating from the physician assistant program at Central Michigan University, Diane worked for ten years as a PA in family practice, cardiology, and neurosurgery.

Since 2000, Diane has had been involved in higher education, teaching as both part time and full time faculty in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University,...

Site Co-Ord, HP/Dp co teacher

jwolfberg@une.edu

Hersey Hall
304

Expertise

With a background in Business Adm and Psychology

Joe has focused his past 27 years in Gerontology

concentrating on Community

spirituality

Healing and Complementary ideas about Aging Wisely.

Affiliated Faculty

Vice President for Research and Scholarship; Professor of Pharmacology, Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences

(207) 602-2707

ebilsky@une.edu

Pickus Center
105

Dr. Edward Bilsky currently serves as the Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the University of New England. He received his B.S. (physics) in 1989 and M.S. (Behavioral Neuroscience) in 1991 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1996. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arizona, he became an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern Colorado in...

Expertise

General pharmacology

neuroscience

opioid pharmacology

acute and chronic pain

addiction

neuropharmacology.

Staff