Dr. Litchfield received her Doctor in Health Science Degree, with a Global Health Concentration from Nova Southeastern University in 2015. She has a Master in Health Administration, from St. Joseph's College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and an Applied Associate of Science with a Dental Hygiene major from Westbrook College.
Prior to joining the Dental Hygiene Program as an assistant clinical professor, she was an adjunct faculty both as a clinical instructor and as a lecturer, and was in private... Read More
Amy Litterini, P.T., D.P.T., is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England. She received a BS in Health Sciences in 1993 and a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1994 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston, MA, in 2004. Her experiences in adult rehabilitation have included acute care, hospital-based out-patient care, private practice, long term care and home care in... Read More
Physical Therapy; Adult rehabilitation; Oncology; Physical Activity; Patient Navigation; Wellness
Kate has been an occupational therapist (OT) for over 30 years. She began her OT career working in neuro-rehabilitation and then moved on to school-based practice with children and youth. Her education, practice, service, public policy support, and research is dedicated to creating inclusive communities in schools, playgroups, outdoor activities, and transition to adult roles for children, youth, and families living with neurodevelopmental disabilities. She has served the state and national associations in various roles on executive boards and committees, the... Read More
and families living with Autism
Play and playgroups for early intervention
Sensory strategies for self-organization such as sensory modulation rooms
Natural environments for occupational participation
Jennifer started working at UNE in 2002, and teaches the gross anatomy labs for the PA and DPT graduate students, as well as A&P and Intro BIO for the undergradutates. She grew up in central Maine, graduated from Foxcroft Academy, went to Stonehill College for Biology, and studied Anatomy & Cell Biology at the UMDNJ-Graduate School Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ. Read More
cadaveric dissection and dissection techniques for prosections.
Shannon joined the PA department in August of 2017. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Maine, Orono in 1998. Shannon has spent the last 20 years working in the reproductive health and justice field. Shannon loves teaching and helping support the learning process. Shannon will be supporting the Clinical Assessment course and IGEP. Read More
Nancy has been an occupational therapist for over 50 years with a clinical focus on people with developmental disabilities acorss the lifespan, and older adults. She has been a faculty member for 27 years, teaching courses on older adults, foundations, occupational analysis, management,, and communication, leadership, and advocacy. She has a keen interest in sexuality of older adults and interprofessional endeavors.
Nancy is a past president on the Maine Occupational Therapy Association and a former director of the UNE OT... Read More
interprofessional team work
death and dying
health management and delivery
women and work
DNP Transition Statement: The Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) requires that all students matriculating into a nurse anesthesia educational program on January 1, 2022 or thereafter be enrolled in a program approved by the COA to award a practice doctoral degree. The University of New England Nurse Anesthesia program plans to submit its application to the COA for approval to award the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in January 2019. Pending approval by the COA, the program plans to enroll its first doctoral cohort of students in May 2020. Further information regarding this transition may be obtained by contacting the Program Director Maribeth Massie, Ph.D., MS, CRNA at 207-221-4519 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read More
18 years experience with nurse anesthesia education and clinical practice. Research interests include pediatric
and remote anesthesia. Dissertation research in health services research and healthcare economics
Dr. McAuley is originally from Massachusetts and returned to New England in 2012 after nearly 20-years spent in Washington DC and New York City. Since 2012, she has lived in Portland with her husband, son and toothless cat, "Josie". She enjoys the nearby lakes, hiking and snowshoeing as well as the offerings at Merrill Auditorium. While here at UNE, Dr. McAuley has engaged in Interprofessional Education & Collaboration and Service Learning. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical... Read More
Teaching & Learning
Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Women's Health & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Dr. McCormack Tutt joined the PT faculty in the spring of 2006 as a clinician in the PT clinic on the Biddeford Campus and assisted with teaching in the Musculoskeletal course. She then moved into the role as the Director of Clinical Education in the fall of 2007. She is an active member of the university faculty, with special interest in clinical education and service learning. She received a BA in Physical Therapy from the University of New England in 1993, a MPH... Read More
MS Physical Therapy
This is laura's first year as a lab assistant and adjunct professor. After graduating from the Master's program at U- Mass Lowell, Laura worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings at York Hospital followed by working in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Portland specializing in maual therapy. For the most recent 6 years Laura has been the owner of Cape Physical Therapy and practices home care locally. Her clients include the geriatric population, high school athletes and orthopedic injuries. Laura is the mother of 3... Read More
Heather has a passion for customer service and event planning. She previously worked for Portland Downtown, a non-profit organization making Portland the amazing city it is. She recently finished her Bachelors Degree in Hospitality Management, with her final project being planning Old Port Festival 2015. She is looking to further her knowledge and skills in the healthcare field while still being involved with event planning and set up.Read More
Scott has been in his current position as Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at UNE since 2012 and an occupational therapist since 2003. He enjoys not only supporting students, but also fieldwork educators at partner facilities around the country. His clinical experience includes various adult and older adult settings such as acute care, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. Other areas of focus for Scott include various professional issues at the state and national level, diversity within OT, and advocacy for the profession.
In the... Read More
General and Professional Issues in OT
Acute Care/SNF/Home Health OT
Diversity in OT
Administration and Management
social policy and advocacy
Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS, FMGS joined the faculty in the Department of Nursing - Fall 2016 and is the Coordinator of the new HRSA grant funded program Upstream Practicum in Nursing Program. She also continues as the Director, University of New England Maine Geriatric Education Center a position held since December 2003. Judy has her Bachelor's in Nursing from Salem State College Salem, Massachusetts, her Master's from Boston University Boston, Massachusetts and her Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification in Primary Health... Read More
Fall prevention and fall risk assessment for older adults
Jen is a graduate of UNE, class of 2007. She works primarily in acute mental health. In the community, her first 9 years she did mostly group therapy interventions with children and adolescents and now works as a coordinator, building the clinical programming and providing staff more clinical education. She is trained in multiple forms of cognitive and behavioral therapies. Jen has been a CI for many former UNE graduates and is an adjunct professor in the mental health lab and therapeutic use of self... Read More
OT intervention with children and adults who have psychosocial needs
Bernice is the Assistant Dean for Student and Clinical Affairs in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. Prior to joining the WCHP Dean's Office, Professor Mills was a member of the Dental Hygiene Program for over 20 years and has extensive experience in dental hygiene education and administration.Read More
Dr. Mills currently serves as the Vice President for Clinical Affairs and Interim Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the University of New England, where she also directs the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation. She is a Maine native who was raised in Farmington, graduated from Mt. Blue High School, Bowdoin College, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Pediatric Internship and Residency Program, and the Harvard School of Public Health. She is... Read More
Teaching Experience: Dr Morton's teaching experience includes pediatrics, evidence-based practice, nursing theory and community heatlh nursing.
Direct Care/Clinical Experience: Dr Morton has a wide variety of experiences with pediatric clients ranging from the neonatal intensive care unit to school health. She additionally has worked in community based settings locally and abroad in Ghana, West Africa. Dr. Morton is board certified in Advanced Public Health nursing.
Research and Scholarship: Dr. Morton's research and scholarship interests lie in community based care with vulnerable... Read More
Utilization & Translation
International Health-specifically Sub-saharan Africa
Clinical Areas-School Health
Research Utilization and Translation
Extensive experience in the practice of nursing , including 18 years as a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Adult Mental Health Nursing . Expertise in the assessment, diagnosis , treatment planning , and interventions for adult with mental illness. Expertise in the development of treatment interventions in close collaboration with inter professional team members. Extensive experience in teaching adults and their families and friends about major illnesses (including mental and medical), and how to meet the client's unmet needs and... Read More
Brianna joined the SBIRT Grant and IPEC Department in February 2017. She came to the University of New England from MaineGeneral Health, where she worked on various grants for their Prevention & Healthy Living Department, including harm reduction education and facilitating evidence-based programs.Read More
Jeff Nevers is an Affiliated Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England and teaches Physical Therapy Administration, which focuses on the business and strategic concepts central to the field. He serves as a strategic and communication faculty advisor for UNE entrants into the Clarion Case competition, an annual national interprofessional healthcare presentation contest.
Jeff’s primary position is Career Services Coordinator on UNE’s Portland Campus.
Jeff focuses on communication coaching, strategic planning, positioning, writing,... Read More