For more information contact Lianne Lissauer, Maine LEND program coordinator at (207) 221-4582.

Program Staff

Eileen Ricci
Associate Clinical Professor
Maine LEND Program Director
Peter Herrick
Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs
Kira Rodriguez
Research Associate
Adjunct Faculty
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Maine LEND Program Coordinator

Core Faculty

Audrey Bartholomew
Associate Professor
Department Chair
Eileen Ricci
Associate Clinical Professor
Maine LEND Program Director
Shelley Cohen Konrad
Professor, School of Social Work
Director, Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education
Peter Herrick
Assistant Director of Sponsored Programs
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Carol Hubbard, M.D.

MMC/Maine Maine Partners
Director, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Valerie Jones
Assistant Clinical Professor
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Laurie Mack, M.A., CCC-SLP

Northeast Hearing and Speech
Executive Director

2020-2021 Trainees

Maine LEND is a federally-funded program in Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities. Spanning a spectrum of specializations, our trainees engage in didactic, clinical, and leadership experiences in order to provide enhanced and expanded services to those in Maine with autism, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, or other neurodevelopmental disabilities, their families, and their schools.

Jill Blackstock

Jennifer Doucette

Sydney Charles

Amy Crawford

Maddison French

Laura Keech

Grace Laughlin

Sana Osman

Katie Smith

Karen Tomkins

Emily Wasina

Additional Faculty

Nancy Cronin
Director of the ME Developmental Disabilities Council

Erika Lichter, Sc.D., M.A., M.S. 
Maternal and Child Health Epidemiologist, State of Maine and Associate Research Professor, University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Service

Stephen Meister, M.D. 
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Medical Director of the Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center at MaineGeneral Medical Center

Joanna Reidy
Family Faculty

Mother of a child with ND

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