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Victoria S. Thieme, DO

Associate Clinical Professor, Primary Care

Director of Clinical Experiences

Co-Director of Geriatrics Education Mentorship program

I.P.E. Com Clinical Faculty

Decary Hall

Victoria Thieme, D.O. works in Medical Education to promote health and osteopathic medicine.  She engages with the students in their particular interests and strengths in order to encourage them to become healthy physicians with a passion for osteopathic medicine.Read More


Innovations in medical education

Kerry Tucker

Associate Professor, Anatomy

(207) 602-2512

I come from the North Shore of Massachusetts, and I studied biochemistry at Harvard College, starting my research career purifying clathrin proteins from sheep brain at Harvard Medical School. I continued my studies as a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, MA where I studied the role of DNA methylation in the development of the mouse, working in the lab of Rudolf Jaenisch. I then switched to developmental neuroscience as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory... Read More






Macroscopic anatomy

molecular biology

Jenifer Van Deusen

Program Director, Maine PCSS-U

Interprofessional Education Coordinator

Executive Director, Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Use Disorders (COPE)

(207) 602-2057

Stella Maris 220

Jenifer holds a B.S in Early Education from Lesley University and Goddard College, an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of Southern Maine, and the equivalent of another master's degree in curriculum, instruction and assessment from Sonoma State University. Meeting AS Neill, the founder of Summerhill, inspired Jen to go into education when he showed her that school could be about learning. Jen has been a classroom teacher, a state department of education specialist, a consultant designing statewide programs and services for teachers and schools, a curriculum director for a... Read More



instruction and assessment

Interprofessional Education

SBIRT Champion


Addiction Medicine Education

Robin Watts

Robin Watts


Director of Clinical Simulation

(207) 602-2437

Sanford F. Petts Health Center


Clinical Simulation

susan wehry

Chief of Geriatrics, Primary Care

(207) 602-2801

Decary Hall


Geriatrics/Gerontology: Health systems


Advocacy and Curriculum Development and Competencies

Karen Lee Weiss


Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

(207) 874-1489

InterMed - South Portland

Karen Weiss, pediatric nurse practitioner, is the newest addition to the University Health Care for Kids family.  Born and raised in a suburb north of Boston, Karen has spent the past 20 years testing the waters of CaliforniaÕs Bay Area.  There, she received mastersÕ degrees in public health and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.   Later, she returned to the University of California, San FranciscoÕs School of Nursing to become a pediatric nurse practitioner with a specialty in... Read More



Adolescent Health

Professor, Anatomy

(207) 283-0171

Stella Maris


Pain mechanisms; spine pain; cervical and lumbosacral spine anatomy; problem-oriented learning in the medical school curriculum.

Jack Williams, PhD, MEd

Jack Williams

Ph.D, M.Ed.

Professor, Biomedical Sciences

(207) 221-4623

Dr. Jack Williams received his bachelor's degree at Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee) in biopsychology and a master's degree in education (MEd) at Georgia State University. Following graduation from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with a PhD, he studied neural regulation of cerebral blood flow, control of blood flow to the choroid plexus, and cardiovascular effects of ischemia and stroke in animal models at the University of Iowa Cardiovascular Center and the Cleveland Clinic... Read More




evidence-based medicine

cerebral blood flow and stroke

Medical education

Professional Development

academic leadership

Barbara Winterson


(207) 602-2215

Stella Maris

Barbara Winterson, Ph.D. received her BS in Psychology and PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Maryland.  She received postdoctoral training in oculomotor systems and neuroscience at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.  She joined the University of New England in 1979.  She has over 30 publications in multiple areas: eyemovements, reflex control and pain, and medical education.  While at UNE she, has taught physiology and neuroscience in graduate health sciences programs using a variety of teaching techniques: lecture, problem-based... Read More


Eye movements; vision; pain mechanisms; reflex motor control; neural plasticity; touch mechanisms; psychophysics

Medical education

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

(207) 874-1489

InterMed - South Portland

Dr. Zamboni joined University Health Care for Kids in August of 2008 after finishing her pediatric residency at Maine Medical Center.  She trained at the Barbara Bush ChildrenÕs Hospital of Maine Medical Center from 2005 through June of 2008.  While at MMC, she participated in the Pediatric Transport Team, transporting critically ill children from smaller hospitals in Maine to Maine Medical CenterÕs Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Other projects included advocating for SCHIP (State ChildrenÕs Health Insurance Program) reauthorization and lecturing... Read More


Adolescent Medicine<br />Childhood Obesity<br />Newborn Care