People

Janet Lefebvre

Administrative Assistant

(207) 221-4471

jlefebvre2@une.edu

Janet Lefebvre has been with the Dental Hygiene Program since October of 2007 as an Administrative Assistant.  The dental hygiene program operates a clinic providing preventive oral health care to the general public.  Janet works at the front desk at the clinic providing support to patients, faculty and students.  She assists in helping students achieve their requirements.  Read More

Elena Lippolis

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4590

elippolis@une.edu

Proctor Hall
214

Elena Lippolis is the Department of Physical Therapy’s Staff Assistant and provides administrative support to the department.  Read More

Beverley Litchfield

Assistant Clinical Professor

SBIRT Champion

(207) 221-4318

blitchfield@une.edu

Coleman
113

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

Amy J. Litterini

P.T., D.P.T.

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4586

alitterini@une.edu

Proctor Hall
204

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

Expertise

Physical Therapy; Adult rehabilitation; Oncology; Physical Activity; Patient Navigation; Wellness

women's health

Lymphedema Management

Kate Loukas

Kathryn M. Loukas

OTD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Clinical Professor

LEND Training Director

(207) 221-4103

kloukas@une.edu

Proctor Hall
312

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

Expertise

Children

youth

and families living with Autism

Play and playgroups for early intervention

neuro-occupation

Sensory strategies for self-organization such as sensory modulation rooms

Natural environments for occupational participation

Jennifer R. Lussier

Senior Lecturer, Biology Dept.

PA/DPT Gross Anatomy Lab Coordinator/Instructor

(207) 602-2537

jlussier@une.edu

Decary Hall
331

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

Expertise

Gross anatomy

cadaveric dissection and dissection techniques for prosections.

Program Assistant

Hersey Hall

Shannon joined the PA department in August of 2017. She received a Batchelor 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 MacRae

Nancy MacRae

M.S., OTR/L, FAOTA

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4106

nmacrae@une.edu

Proctor Hall
315

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

Expertise

Older adults

interprofessional team work

death and dying

sexuality

documentation

health management and delivery

women and work

teaching

fall prevention

supervision

Maribeth Leigh Massie

Maribeth Leigh Massie

CRNA, MS, Ph.D. (c)

Program Director, Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4519

mmassie@une.edu

Hersey Hall
212

I am the Program Director and an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of New England Master of Science Nurse Anesthesia Program and have held this position since October 2010. I have always felt extremely fortunate to be involved in the education of our future CRNAs and consider it a blessing every day to work with and learn from the UNE nurse anesthesia graduate students. I feel it is truly an honor to be part of shaping their careers as... Read More

Expertise

18 years experience with nurse anesthesia education and clinical practice. Research interests include pediatric

trauma

and remote anesthesia. Dissertation research in health services research and healthcare economics

Adrienne McAuley

J. Adrienne McAuley

PT, DPT, MEd, OCS, FAAOMPT

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4387

jmcauley@une.edu

Proctor Hall
207

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

Expertise

Teaching & Learning

Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Women's Health & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Sally McCormack

Sally McCormack Tutt

PT, D.P.T., M.P.H.

Associate Clinical Professor

Director of Clinical Education

(207) 221-4593

smccormack@une.edu

Proctor Hall
206

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

Expertise

Ergonomics

industrial rehabilitation

aquatic therapy

and orthopedics.

clinical education

Laura McGrath

Laura McGrath

MS Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

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

Expertise

Sports Medicine

Orthopedics

Manual Therapy

Heather Mcneil

IPEC Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4354

hmcneil@une.edu

Hersey Hall 226

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 McNeil

Scott D. McNeil

OTD, MS, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4109

smcneil@une.edu

Proctor Hall
314

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

Expertise

clinical education

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

Judith A. Metcalf

APRN, BC, MS, FMGS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Coordinator, Upstream Practicums in Nursing Program

Director, University of New England Maine Geriatric Education Center

(207) 221-4459

jmetcalf@une.edu

220

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

Expertise

geriatrics

Fall prevention and fall risk assessment for older adults

Adjunct Faculty

(207) 221-4100

jcope@une.edu

Proctor Hall

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

Expertise

OT intervention with children and adults who have psychosocial needs

service learning

community-based practice

Bernice Mills

Bernice Mills

R.D.H., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Dean for Clinical and Student Affairs

Interim Director of the Public Health Program, Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4314

bmills@une.edu

Hersey Hall
222

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

dora mills

Dora Anne Mills

M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.

Vice President for Clinical Affairs

Director, Center for Excellence in Health Innovation

Interim Vice President for Research and Scholarship

(207) 221-4621

dmills2@une.edu

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

David J. Mokler, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology

Interim Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences

(207) 602-2210

dmokler@une.edu

Pickus Center
205

Dr. Mokler joined the faculty at UNE in 1986.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1974 and his dual Doctorate in Pharmacology/Toxicology and Neurosciences from Michigan State University in 1984.  He teaches in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Westbrook College of Health Professions and the College of Dental Medicine.  He has a passion for Intraprofessional Education at UNE, being one of the first faculty at UNE to attend the IPEC national... Read More

Expertise

neuropharmacology

Psychopharmacology

substance abuse

drug abuse

brain development

dopamine

serotonin

animal behavior

limbic system

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Allison C Morrill

J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research

Associate Research Professor

(207) 221-4578

amorrill1@une.edu

Hersey Hall
224

I am a seasoned investigator with a Ph.D. in Psychology and over 25 years of experience designing and evaluating health-promoting interventions – especially media-based interventions – for health providers and consumers.  I have a particular interest in women’s health, in particular sexual health, relationship dynamics, and intimate partner violence – and the connections among those.  My special methodological expertise is multi-method studies that combine qualitative and quantitative data, often from multi-level sources.  ... Read More

Expertise

Evaluation Research

Program Evaluation Design

Health promotion intervention

Human subjects

Data analysis

grant writing

HIV prevention

Obesity prevention

Child custody

Violence against women

Intimate partner violence

Incarceration

Preterm infants

HIV testing

End-of-life planning

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