Dora Anne Mills

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

Vice President for Clinical Affairs

(207) 221-4621

Hersey Hall

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


Research Associate

SNAP-Ed Evaluator

(207) 221-4562

Linnell Hall

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

Anne Marie Davee

Anne-Marie Davee

M.S. R.D. L.D.

SNAP Ed Senior Nutrition Program Coordinator

(207) 221-4602

Linnell Hall

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


public health

Foods & Nutrition

Exercise Science

Program Manager, SNAP-Ed

(207) 221-4551


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

Karen O'Rourke

Director, Maine AHEC Network

Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health

(207) 221-4620

Linnell Hall

Karen O’Rourke, MPH is the Director of the Maine AHEC Network and Assistant Clinical Professor of Public Health in the School of Community and Population Health.  Karen also coordinates the local performance site at UNE of the New England Public Health Training Center.  She is the Co-Chair of the Maine Health Workforce Forum and Co-Chair of the Cumberland District Public Health Council’s Obesity Work Group. 

Prior to coming to UNE in 2010, Karen spent 25 years in various public health... Read More


Public Health Policy


Public Health Systems

Health Workforce Development

Leslie Ouellette

Leslie Ouellette


SNAP-Ed Obesity Prevention Coordinator

(207) 221-4496

Linnell Hall

Currently, Leslie is the  SNAP-Ed Obesity Prevention Coordinator within the School of Community and Population Health. Her work on the SNAP-Ed grant includes overseeing the training and implementation of policy, systems, and environmental related to nutrition for low-income families in Maine. In addition, Leslie assists in coordinating the social marketing initiatives of the grant including both print and online marketing. She is responsible for exploring and implementing new technology strategies to streamline processes for communication, data... Read More


Foods & Nutrition

Human nutrition

Community Nutrition Education

program development

Nutrition Education

Food Assistance Programs

Research Associate

(207) 221-4566

Linnell Hall

MHS   1999    Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health
BA    1995    Brown University


Research Associate - Center for Health Policy, Planning and Research,University of New England, 2008-present

Director of Planning & Special Projects - Central Peninsula Health Centers, Inc, 2005-2008

Senior Research Program Manager-Supervisor - Center for General Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins... Read More


Kira Rodriguez joined the CHPPR team in December

2008. Her primary responsibilities have included managing a Robert Wood Johnson funded Vermont Health Reform evaluation and providing technical assistance to a Rural Health Network in Hancock County made

LuAnn Thibeau

Manager of Finance and Administration

(207) 221-4568

Linnell Hall

Lu’Ann provides finance support on pre- and post-award functions for all federal, state and private grants/contracts under the School of Community and Population Health.  Administratively, she coordinates and oversees the department operations.

She joined UNE in 2006 bringing with her 15 years of extensive state and federal tax knowledge in all aspects of the accounting functions for individuals and small corporations.  She started her career with a local CPA firm before establishing her own accounting company focusing on assisting individuals... Read More


Accounting principles

financial reporting and analysis


federal and state compliance

analytical and problem-solving