Joseph Zamboni, Esq.

Professor Zamboni is currently the Regional Ombudsman for Long-Term Care Program in Maine; in this position, he oversees long-term care facilities in Southern Maine, educates the Maine Legislature and general public about elder issues and responds to complaints about healthcare facilities. The Ombudsman for Long-Term Care is a position created by the federal government and supported by all 50 states. Professor Zamboni also works on the Maine Medical Malpractice Screening Panel and the Maine Financial Abuse Specialist Team. He volunteers his time with various boards and committees around the State including the Portland Zoning Board of Appeals and the Deaf Senior Housing Committee. 



Maine Law


USM, Muskie School of Public Service


Public Health Law and Ethics

Public Health Policy

public health administration


Current Research

Elder Abuse and Neglect, Financial Exploitation of Dependents, Power of Attorney/Guardianship and Abuse Issues

Research Interests

Medical Malpractice, Fraud, Abuse and Neglect, Ethics and Health Policy & Management

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Joseph Zamboni

Joseph Zamboni, Esq.


JD, MPPM, Ombudsman

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(207) 318-6158

Teaching Online