People

george_allen

George P. Allen

Pharm.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

(207) 221-4075

gallen3@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
243

Dr. George Allen is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the College of Pharmacy at UNE. Dr. Allen earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences in 1998. Dr. Allen then completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, and a Fellowship in Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Allen performed laboratory-based... Read More

Expertise

Antimicrobial pharmacodynamics

Antimicrobial stewardship

Bacterial resistance

Pharmacotherapy of infectious diseases

Steven Eric Byrd

Associate Professor of Spanish & Portuguese; Director of Latin American Studies Minor

(207) 602-2579

sbyrd@une.edu

Decary Hall
351

Expertise

Spanish and Portuguese language teaching and linguistics

Afro-Brazilian speech

Brazilian food history

civic engagement and citizenship

Gurkishan Singh Chadha

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4182

gchadha@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
308

Gurkishan Singh Chadha joined the UNE College of Pharmacy as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in June of 2015. 

Dr Chadha received his B.S. in pharmacy from Panjab University in India, his M.Sc. in Drug Formulation and Delivery from Auburn University in Alabama, and his Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University at Buffalo in New York.... Read More

Expertise

Pharmacokinetics

Protein Therapeutics

Diabetes

pathophysiology

pharmacology

Hailey Choi

Hailey Choi

PharmD, BCACP, CDE

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4123

jchoi3@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
216A

Dr. Hailey Choi received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. Following graduation, she completed a PGY1 community practice residency at the Center for Pharmacy Care, a pharmacist-run ambulatory care clinic, at Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy. After completing residency, she continued her post-graduate training in Academic and Research Fellowship at Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy in great passion for continuing her career in academia. During her fellowship, she practiced as a clinical pharmacist... Read More

Expertise

Ambulatory Care

chronic disease prevention

immunization

Diabetes

Kim Cripps

Kimberly L Cripps

BS Pharmacy

Director of Pharmacy Teaching Laboratories

(207) 221-4073

kcripps@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
204

 Studied 2 years at SUNY College at Geneseo (Geneseo, New York) then transferred to SUNY at Buffalo (State University of New York,Buffalo,NY) a year later entered the School of Pharmacy program. After graduating and receiving license, practiced in Buffalo and Rochester area before moving to Cold Spring(on Hudson) NY and working in the area of Poughkeepsie. In 1986 moved to Lawrence,Kansas and worked as a pharmacist in Lawrence and Topeka. In 1992 moved back east to Connecticut and worked as... Read More

Renee Dana

Renee E Dana

BA Business Economics

Academic and Student Services Coordinator

(207) 221-4158

rdana1@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
119

Responsibilities:  

  • College event planning; including White Coat Ceremony, Annual Awards and Honors Ceremony, Graduating Class Awards Night and Hooding Ceremony
  • Website updating and maintenance
  • Social Media - College of Pharmacy Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Serves on the following committees: Student Affairs and Awards, College of Pharmacy Well-building, Website and Social Media

Supports the following committees: Academic Affairs and Student Progression... Read More

Continuing Education Office Manager

Office Manager of Continuing Pharmacy Education

(207) 221-4161

pdombrowik@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
242

  • ACPE accreditation for Continuing Pharmacy Education Programs
  • Safety & Health Committee Support Person
  • Process Lab access request forms
  • Travel & Professional Development
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Peg Donovan

Margaret (Peg) Donovan

B.S.,Business Management

Operations Manager

(207) 221-4141

pdonovan@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
116

Additional responsibilities: College and department budget planning and forecasting with the dean; grant accounting; college operations;  college event planning


Serves on the following committees:  COP Executive Committee, CoP Wellness, Accreditation Self-Study, Student Affairs, Event Planning Task Force, Website and Social Media


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Emily Dornblaser

Emily K. Dornblaser

Pharm.D., MS, BCPS

Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education

Associate Professor, Critical Care Specialist

(207) 221-4177

edornblaser@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
218

Dr. Emily Dornblaser joined the UNE College of Pharmacy faculty in August 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Pharmacy Practice Department. She completed her Pharm.D. degree at the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. After graduation, she moved to Philadelphia to complete a pharmacy practice residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She then stayed at the University of Pennsylvania to complete a specialty residency in Critical Care Pharmacy.  As a founding faculty member at the College of... Read More

Expertise

Critical Care

Pharmacokinetics

Curriculum Design & Evaluation

Interprofessional Education and Practice

Michela Fiori

Michela Cristianna Fiori

PharmD, BCACP, RPh

Ambulatory Clinical Pharmacist Specialist

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 973-7966

mfiori@une.edu

Born and raised in Maine, Dr. Michela Fiori became interested in pharmacy at a young age as she watched her father and mother build and operate their chain of independent pharmacies which serviced long-term care facilities and the general public for over 10 years. As a child she carefully observed her father, a pharmacist, and in doing so developed a keen appreciation for the impact a pharmacist can have on a patient and their family, as well as a passion for patient... Read More

Expertise

Diabetes Management

Anticoagulation Management

Preventative Care

Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Services

Smoking Cessation

long term care

Olgun Guvench

Olgun Guvench

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

(207) 221-4171

oguvench@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
320

Olgun Guvench joined the UNE College of Pharmacy as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in July of 2009. Before joining UNE, Dr. Guvench was a National Institutes of Health Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, where he trained in biomolecular simulation and structure-based discovery/design, including developing new atomic-resolution models for simulating carbohydrates. Dr. Guvench teaches biomedical sciences to Pharm.D. students and pursues research in the field of biomolecular simulation, with a focus on proteoglycans and protein-carbohydrate... Read More

Expertise

biomolecular simulation

Ronald Hills

Ron Hills

Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4049

rhills@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
305

Ron Hills is a tenured faculty in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of New England in Portland, Maine. Since joining the College of Pharmacy in 2010, he has taught courses in biochemistrymedicinal chemistry, computer programming, and pharmacology. Dr. Hills' research specialty is in computer modeling. His interests also include the role of nutrition in health and disease, which he incorporates in his teaching.

Students working... Read More

Expertise

Biochemistry

Medicinal chemistry

Biophysics

Assistant Director of Experiential Education, College of Pharmacy, Experiential Education

(207) 221-4153

lkopack@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
228

James Krebs

James Richard Krebs

BS Pharmacy, MS, PharmD

Assistant Dean, Experiential Education

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4515

jkrebs@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
226

James Krebs received his Bachelor of Science in pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University, a Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine  and a Doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Rhode Island. 

Dr. Krebs' diverse career includes practice in long-term care, community, and hospital settings. He started his career at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine as a staff and clinical pharmacist. In 1997 he joined King Faisal Specialist Hospital in... Read More

Expertise

Experiential Education

<br />Hospital Pharmacy

<br />Community Pharmacy

Natalie Leavitt

Staff Assistant, Office of Experiential Education

(207) 221-4162

nleavitt@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
225

Responsibilities in addition to supporting the Office of Experiential Education: Creating and sending attestation letters and required information for students to IPPE and APPE preceptors; enter data into RxPreceptor; run student reports; participate and assist with college events; edit student workbooks; assist with Intern applications; able to sign documents as a Notary Public. 

Serves on the following committee: CoP Wellness Committee, CoP Web/Social Media Committee

Supports the following committees: Faculty Development Committee... Read More

Wallace Marsh

Wallace A. Marsh

MBA, MSE, PhD, RPh

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 221-4126

wmarsh@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
120

Wallace Marsh is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of New England.  Wallace received his BS in Pharmacy and MS and PhD in Pharmacy Administration from the University of Texas.  He further earned his MBA and MSE from Nova Southeastern University.  Past academic appointments include as the Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation at the University of New England (2014-2016); and Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs (2015-2016), Interim Assistant Dean for Assessment (2014-2015), and Director of... Read More

Expertise

Biostatistics

assessment

Kenneth Mccall

Kenneth L McCall

BSPharm, Pharm.D., BCGP, RPh, FAPhA

Associate Professor and Director of Residency Programs & Professional Affairs

(207) 221-4155

kmccall@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
243

Professor Kenneth 'Mac' McCall earned his BS Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and completed a primary care residency with the Department of Veterans Affairs, US Army and OUHSC.  Prior to moving to Maine to join the founding leadership team at the UNE College of Pharmacy, he was an Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for eleven years.  His leadership roles have included Chair of the Department of Pharmacy... Read More

Expertise

Ambulatory Care

Community Pharmacy

Geriatrics/Gerontology Curriculum Development and Competencies

Robert McCarthy

Robert L. McCarthy

Ph.D., FAPhA

Dean and Professor

(207) 221-4500

rmccarthy2@une.edu

Pharmacy Building


Prior to his recent appointment as dean of UNE’s College of Pharmacy, Robert L. McCarthy, Ph.D., was a professor of pharmacy practice and dean emeritus in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Connecticut (UConn). He was appointed the seventh dean of the UConn School of Pharmacy in 2003, after serving for sixteen months as interim dean. He was re-appointed to a second five-year term in 2008 and received the Outstanding Dean Award from the American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Student Pharmacists in 2010. McCarthy first joined... Read More

Expertise

Pharmacy Ethics

Healthcare Systems and Policy

Dan Mickool

Dan Mickool

B.S., R.Ph, M.S., Ed. D

Director, Continuing Education, College of Pharmacy; Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice

(207) 221-4077

dmickool@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
240

 I am a pharmacy graduate of the University of Rhode Island and spent the majority of my career in hospital management with clinical responsibilities. I completed my Master's degree in Medical Education Leadership through UNE College of Medicine. 

My doctoral studies were in transformational leadership in higher education with an emphasis on Inteprofessional Education. I hope to have a positive influence in pharmacy practice in the State of Maine and beyond by facilitating improved communication, clarification of roles, ethics, values and ultimately better... Read More

Expertise

Hospital Pharmacy Management

leadership

Team Building

Mentoring.

Interprofessional Education and Practice

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