Alphabetical List of Faculty and Staff
Collyn Baeder earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont in Burlington with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Studio Art. At present, in addition to her role as coordinator for the School of Community and Population Health, she is also a student in UNE’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) program, expected to graduate in May 2016.
As an MPH student, Collyn has sought involvement in interprofessional student research projects. Along with a UNE Master of... Read More
Nina is the Alzheimer's Disease Training Program Coordinator for UNE's Geriatric Education Center (GEC) supplemental grant. She provides support for state-wide educational trainings for health professionals to improve the detection and early intervention of Alzheimer's Disease.Read More
proposal and report writing
basic data analysis
Dr. Rebecca Boulos joined the UNE faculty as Assistant Clinical Professor in 2014. Prior to her appointment, she was a research associate at ChildObesity180, a multi-sector organization focused on reversing the trend of childhood obesity within one generation's time.
Rebecca's research interests lie at the intersection of psychological, biological and community health. To that end, she believes in the power of community engaged research to ignite individual and community activism and ownership over changing psychological and social conditions that influence... Read More
physical activity promotion
Community Health & Public Health
Pamela Bruno, MPH, is an evaluator for the SNAP-Ed program. Prior to coming to UNE, Pamela was the principal of her public health consulting business for 12 years, providing evaluation and strategic planning consultation for numerous public health agencies. Pamela has worked as lead evaluator for several Maine public health programs, including the former Maine Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Healthy Weight Program where she lead evaluation efforts for the SNAP-Ed... Read More
Research and Analysis
Mr. Cattabriga has over 25 years experience in Information Technology and Data-driven Solutions. His expertise in Project Management, Data Warehouse & Application Development, and Informatics has delivered solutions ranging from a Medical Claims Data Warehouse, Web-based Claims Analysis application, to automated process control equipment.
Gary received his B.S. in Physics from Cornell University. His positions have included: Software and Hardware Engineer for several engineering firms, President of his own technology consulting company, Director of IT for Fresh Samantha,... Read More
Data Quality Management
Big Data Analysis
Data Warehouse design and development
Anne-Marie is a registered dietitian with over 25 years of experience in the field of nutrition and health promotion. She has worked in a wide variety of settings including education, corporate for profit, retail, non-profit and healthcare. She most recently served as the wellness director for the Casco Bay YMCA and as a school health coordinator in RSU No. 5 (Durham-Freeport-Pownal). Prior to these roles, Anne-Marie was employed by the University of Southern Maine (USM) Muskie School of Public Service as... Read More
Foods & Nutrition
Ruth Dufresne is the Principal Investigator/Lead Evaluator, Maine CDC/DHHS, Partnership for a Tobacco-Free Maine; PI/Team Lead, the New Hampshire Chronic Disease Epidemiological Services. She evaluates public health chronic disease prevention programs and priority interventions. As an evaluator and epidemiologist, Ruth: develops and assists with implementation of surveillance and evaluation plans; develops and administers surveys; conducts interviews; provides expertise in CD epidemiology and evaluation; collects and analyses CD data; and provides overall grant management. She has 20 years of public health experience and... Read More
chronic disease prevention
Dr. Graybeal currently serves as the Interim Director of the School of Community and Population Health and as Associate Dean in the Westbrook College of Health Professions. In 2012-13 he served as the Interim Director of the School of Social Work. His scholarship has focused on evidence-based practice in social work and in interprofessional education across teh health professions. He has a particular interest in the exploring the relationship between science, creativity, and personal and organizational change.
In collaboration with Dr.... Read More
Evidence-based practice; the alliance between provider and patient/client; interprofessional education; transformative practice; the creative arts in social work.
~~Of all the things I have done in public health, teaching is one of the more exciting opportunities for me.
I was born and raised in central Massachusetts. My desire was to be a doctor but after failing organic chemistry, I had to find a different path. Knowing that I had a passion for health, I switched my major to health policy and management and found my niche. After graduating from Providence College, I became a Peace Corps volunteer stationed... Read More
Zoe Hull provides research and development support to the School of Community and Population Health. In addition to working for UNE, Zoe is currently a student of the University's Master of Public Health Program. Prior to coming to UNE in 2013, Zoe worked as a program coordinator working with refugees, asylees, survivors of human trafficking, and other at risk immigrant populations.Read More
Joan Ingram is the Program Manager for the Maine SNAP-Ed Program. Prior to coming to UNE, Ingram served as the Healthy Maine Partnership director for Healthy Portland at the City of Portland, Public Health Division where her work focused on nutrition, physical activity and obesity prevention using policy, systems and environmental strategies as well as direct services and educational programs.
She has experience managing state and federal funds, collaborating closely with... Read More
Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, M.S. began as the Director of the UNE-Maine Geriatric Education Center December 1, 2003. Judy has her Bachelor's in Nursing from Salem State College Salem, Mass., her Master's from Boston University and her Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification in Primary Health Care Nursing from Simmons College. Judy's position as Director, UNE-MGEC is complemented by her involvement in the UNE Mature Care Practice, as a nurse practitioner, providing primary care to older adults in residential, assisted living,... Read More
I am originally from the Greater Portland area of Maine. I am family physician and epidemiologist and have spent my career teaching, doing clinical work, and doing research. After finishing my clinical training, my wife and I worked for 3 years in a hospital in rural Zimbabwe, where I became interested in public health. Afterward, I got my PhD in epidemiology from UNC-Chapel Hill and worked for the CDC in their Epidemic Intelligence Service. Subsequently, I taught Family Medicine at... Read More
infectious disease epidemiology
Dr. Mills 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 a board-certified pediatrician who practiced as a hospitalist in Los Angeles (two years) and in a pediatric practice in her hometown of Farmington (four years). She also practiced medicine in several rural international locations, including Tanzania... Read More
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