About Faculty Menotrs

Faculty mentors provide guidance for students throughout the IP Honors process. Faculty mentors are also required for Mini-Grant team projects. If you are a student looking for an interprofessional faculty mentor, browse the faculty members listed below and make contact with a polite inquiry of interest. If you are a faculty member interested in becoming a mentor, email the Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education at cece@une.edu.

Faculty Mentors by Program

Applied Nutrition

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Grace Violette, M.S., R.D., L.D.
gviolette1@une.edu | (207) 221-4631

Dental Hygiene

Dental Medicine

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Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships
Interim Associate Dean of Clinical Education and Patient Care
Clinical Professor
Eileen Dunfey
Associate Clinical Professor
Interim Chair, Department of Diagnostic, Surgical, and Integrated Sciences
Mohamed ElSalhy
Assistant Clinical Professor
Chair, Department of Preventative, Pediatric, and Community Dentistry
Elizabeth Franco
Associate Clinical Professor
tessie stansbury
Assistant Clinical Professor

Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies

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Associate Clinical Professor & Internship Coordinator - Health, Wellness, & Occupational Studies
Caryn Husman
Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies


Debra Kramlich, PhD, RN, CNE, CCRN-K
Associate Professor
Interim Director, School of Nursing and Population Health
SBIRT Champion
Dana Law-Ham
Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing
Testing Committee Coordinator
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Nancy Jo Ross, Ph.D., RN
nross@une.edu | (207) 221-4483

Occupational Therapy

Elizabeth Crampsey
Associate Clinical Professor
Assistant Program Director
Coordinator, Community Therapy Center (CTC)
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Proctor Hall 310
Assistant Clinical Professor

Osteopathic Medicine

Bill Burge
Associate Clinical Professor
Marilyn Gugliucci
Director, Geriatrics Research
Director, U-ExCEL Older Adult Fitness/Wellness Program
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Paul Segal, D.O.
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Ryan Smith, D.O., M.Ed.
rsmith8@une.edu | (207) 602-2456
susan wehry
Principal Investigator, AgingME: Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program
Associate Research Professor


Emily Dornblaser
Interim Dean
Director for Interprofessional Education
Associate Professor, Critical Care Specialist

Physician Assistant

Dana Villmore
Interim Program Director
Assistant Clinical Professor
Diane Visich
Associate Program Director of Assessment
Associate Clinical Professor
Meredith Wall
Academic Coordinator
Associate Clinical Professor

Physical Therapy

Jenny Audette
Physical Therapy Program Director
Associate Professor
Tara Paradie
Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Clinical Education
Eileen Ricci
Associate Clinical Professor
Maine LEND Program Director

Public Health

Jennifer Gunderman
Workforce Development Team Lead
AHEC Director
Assistant Clinical Professor

Social Work