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Kristen Holt

Kristen Holt

MSN, RN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4311

kholt4@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
224

Kristen Holt is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education. She has a varied nursing background which includes specialties in cardiothoracic and vascular nursing as well as the neonatal intensive care unit, where she currently works per diem at Maine Medical Center. Through the years, she has been a preceptor and resource to various new nurses in the clinical settings. She has also provided education to colleagues and support to new mothers in her role as... Read More

Expertise

Neonatal ICU

Adult Medical/Surgical

Program Manager, Maine AHEC Network

(207) 221-4463

zhull@une.edu

Linnell Hall
110

Zoe Hull is the Program Manager for the Maine Area Health Education Center Network (Maine AHEC Network), working with academic and community partners across the state to provide rural, community-based clinical training experiences for medical and other health professions students, encourage Maine youth and mid-career professionals to explore health careers, and support practicing health professionals with continuing education and distance learning opportunities.  Zoe also coordinates Maine AHEC Network's HPV Vaccination Project, which is aimed at... Read More

Expertise

Public Health Research

Community Outreach

Minority Health

Comprehensive Program Evaluation

Caryn Husman

Caryn Husman

M.S., OTR/L

Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies

(207) 602-2065

chusman@une.edu

Harold Alfond Forum
262

Caryn Husman is Director and Assistant Clinical Professor of Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies. Caryn teaches courses related to human occupation and wellness such as Health and Wellness in an Aging Society, Research Methods, Occupational Science, and Disability Studies. As an occupational therapist, Caryn has worked with individuals across the lifespan in home, community and medical settings. She is most interested in working with young children who experience difficulty with social, emotional and behavioral performance. ... Read More

Expertise

Pediatric occupational therapy

Sensory Modulation

Sarah Hutchins

Administrative Assistant Department of Exercise and Sport Performance

(207) 602-2816

shutchins@une.edu

Harold Alfond Forum
264

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

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Donna L. Hyde

MSN/Ed., RN, MGSF

Coordinator of Simulation and Skills Lab

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4437

dhyde@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
215

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing UNE since 2012. Prior to higher education, served in clinical practice for 15 years in medical/telemetry and intensive care.  Teaching has included advanced medical/surgical, Ethics, Health Assessment, Gerontology and Nursing Simulation.  

In addition to my faculty role, I am also coordinator of clinical... Read More

Expertise

Adult Medical/Surgical

Adult Critical Care

Clinical Instruction.

Clinical Simulation

Jed Jankowski

Jed D. Jankowski

MSPA, PA-C

Assistant Clinical Professor

Associate Clinical Coordinator

(207) 221-4408

jjankowski@une.edu

Hersey Hall
308

Jed D. Jankowski, PA-C is a graduate of the University of New England Physician Assistant Program in 2011.   His clinical experience includes inpatient medicine, emergency medicine, and neurosurgery.

His background includes over 20 years of pre-hospital EMS experience in rural, suburban, urban, and wilderness settings; most recently as a critical care paramedic for King County Medic One.

As an instructor, he has had the opportunity to lecture in a variety of settings on... Read More

Expertise

Hospital Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Marie Johnson

Administrative Assistant

WCHP Advising Office

(207) 602-2075

mjohnson61@une.edu

Decary Hall
123

Marie is a lifelong native of Maine.  She has been with UNE since 2016 when she joined the WCHP Dean's Office as an Administrative Assistant.Read More

David Johnson

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

(207) 602-2403

djohnson@une.edu

Stella Maris
432

Dr. Johnson received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Vermont, his Masters Degree from UMASS Amherst, and his Ph.D from Virginia Tech. After receiving his Ph.D, he did a one year fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology at Mt Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, NY, studying the pharmacology of drugs of abuse under Dr. Joe Goldfarb. After that, he trained for two more years as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at Albany Medical College... Read More

Expertise

Neurobiology of drugs of abuse

including anabolic steroid abuse; expertise on validity of supplements as well as other modalities advertised to laypersons as being capable of enhancing health

longevity

Valerie Jones

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4505

vjones@une.edu

Valerie is a 2007 graduate of the UNE MSW program.  She was an adjunct instructor at UNE from 2010 to 2016 teaching courses in groups, grief and loss, social work practice with children, adolescents, and families, and field education.  She was hired as a full time Assistant Clinical Professor in August of 2016 focusing primarily in the area of Field Education.Read More

Debbie Kelley

Debbie Kelley

PT, NCS

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 632-9066

dkelley2@une.edu

Proctor Hall

Debbie graduated from Quinnipiac University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She has experience in adult neurologic rehabilitation in the acute, SNF and home health setting.  Debbie's  career also lead her to a management role in the Home Health setting .  Recently, she has returned to clinical practive at Falmouth by the Sea . Read More

Expertise

balance and falls interventions

Evaluation and treatment of neurologic disorders

geriatrics

Traumatic Brain Injury and stroke specialty

Balance and falls intervention

Wheelchair assessment

vestibular dysfunction

Judith Kimball

Judith Giencke Kimball

PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Founding Director, Professor Emeritus

(207) 221-4108

jkimball@une.edu

Proctor Hall
316

Judy is the Founding Director of and Professor Emeritus in the Occupational Therapy Department. She has been an OT for almost 50 years, has served as the Director and Post-Professional Graduate Coordinator for the OT program, founded the Community Occupational Therapy Clinic, was the first female Full Professor at UNE and is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Her clinical work, presentations and research are in the areas of sensory integration, sensory modulation, manual therapies, clinical research techniques,... Read More

Expertise

Sensory Integrative OT

School Based OT

Use of Manual Therapies in OT Practice

especially craniosacral

Dance Medicine

Research on Sensory Integration and New Applications of OT for Veterans with PTSD

Shelley Cohen Konrad

Shelley Cohen Konrad

Ph.D., L.C.S.W., F.N.A.P.

Director, School of Social Work

Director, Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Professor

(207) 221-4514

scohenkonrad@une.edu

Hersey Hall
426

Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP is the Director of the School of Social Work, Professor in the School of Social Work and Director of the  Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC). A clinical social worker by training Shelley specializes in practice with children and families. Her book, Practice with Children and Families: A Relational Perspective was published in 2013. In 1988 Shelley established Touchstone Psychotherapy Associates, a mental health collaborative designed to meet the complex needs of children, families, and carers.... Read More

Expertise

Shelley's research and scholarship focuses on children and families; and end-of-life; health perspectives of vulnerable populations

Debra Kramlich

Debra Kramlich

PhD, RN, CNE, CCRN-K

Assistant Professor of Nursing

ABSN Program Coordinator

SBIRT Champion

(207) 221-4456

dkramlich@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
230

Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a PhD in Nursing, where her work focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has over 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 Nursing Knowledge Solutions, LLC. She has published and presented nationally and internationally... Read More

Expertise

leadership

evidence-based practice

research

Critical Care

Pediatrics

Family Presence During Resuscitation

Laura Krause

Laura Krause

D.D.S.

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4470

lkrause@une.edu

Coleman

Dr. Krause received her undergraduate degree from The University of Kansas and her  DDS from The University of Missouri at Kansas City.  She has taught at The University of New England continuously since 1988 in the Department of Dental Hygiene.Read More

Amy LaBelle

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4529

agrindell@une.edu

Hersey Hall
311

Amy has been with the Physician Assistant Program since 2009 and her role is primarily involved  with the Didactic year team functions. She is a graduate of Newbury College with a Travel & Hospitality Degree and enjoys working with people. Her responsibilities  include working on: Admissions, didactic year schedule, room scheduling,  adjunct faculty contracts, the cooridination of guest lecturers, student exams, program budget,  organizing class ceremonies,  administration of the program's  LinkedIn / Facebook pages along with many other miscellanous duties. She  serves as the primary facilitator of communication between Didactic year students,... 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
255

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

Tiarra LaPierre

Staff Assistant, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4557

tlapierre1@une.edu

Hersey Hall
404

Tiarra LaPierre graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Environmental Science. After graduating she worked with local non-profits Avesta Housing and Learning Works, as an Americorps VISTA. She joined the UNE School of Social Work in June of 2016.  She enjoys hiking, biking, running, and reading. Read More

Dana Law-Ham

Dana Merrill Law-Ham

Ph.D., RN, FNP, CNE

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4344

dlawham@une.edu

223

Dr. Law-Ham graduated in 1983 with a BS in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine and in1990 from the University of Lowell-Massachusetts with a MS in Nursing - Family NP.  She has worked in many different settings as an RN including inpatient medical-surgical and maternal-child health units.  As an  FNP , Dr. Law-Ham worked in a private OBGYN practice, Community Health Center setting, OB Residency clinic, and an Urgent care/primaruy care office (to name a few).  Dr. Law-Ham became a nurse educator in... Read More

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Motin Analysis Laboratory Manager

Adjunct Lecturer

(207) 221-4274

mlawrence3@une.edu

Linnell Hall
202

Michael Lawrence is the Manager of the Motion Analysis Laboratory (MAL) at the University of New England's Biomechanics Laboratory and supports all faculty research in the MAL. Mike also mentors both graduate and under graduate students in the MAL.

His personal research interests include the mechanics of various strength training exercises, strength and conditioning, and the neuromuscular control of movement.

Outside of UNE he is a competitive powerlifter and holds an Professional total in the 275lb weight class. His best... Read More

Expertise

Kinesiology and Biomechanics

Strength and conditioning

Resistance Training

Lower Extremity Biomechanics

Kathleen Leahy

Kathleen Leahy

PT, DPT, CWS

Adjunct Faculty

kleahy@une.edu

Off-Campus

Dr. Kathleen Leahy is a native of Massachusetts who attended the University of Maine at Orono under a swimming scholarship. During her time at UMaine, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a concentration in Health and Fitness and was recognized as an All American Swimmer. Her Scholarly Internship, in 1988, was in a Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation program at New England Memorial Hospital in Stoneham, Ma.  Dr. Leahy is also a graduate of the University of... Read More

Expertise

Integumentary System

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