Robert McCarthy

Robert L. McCarthy

Ph.D., FAPhA

Dean and Professor

(207) 221-4500

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


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

Pharmacy Building

 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


Hospital Pharmacy Management


Team Building


Interprofessional Education and Practice

Cassia Mizuno

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4080

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Cássia Mizuno joined the UNE College of Pharmacy in February of 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department. Dr. Mizuno earned her B.S in Pharmacy and Biochemistry at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. In 2006, she received her Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Mississippi, followed by her postdoctoral training at the USDA-ARS, where she worked on the discovery of natural product-based anticancer agents and environmentally friendly pesticides.


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Medicinal chemistry

natural products chemistry

multi-step organic synthesis

Srinidi Mohan

Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4058

Pharmacy Building


Drug Delivery and Formulation


molecular biology


Cancer Biomarkers

Bob Morrissette

Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Pharmacy Practice

(207) 221-4176

Pharmacy Building

I have been a licensed, Maine pharmacist for 38 years, and also hold a valid license in New Hampshire.

My career in pharmacy has truly been diversified:

1972: President of the Eta chapter of the Phi Delta Chi pharmacy fraternity. I remain active in the alumni chapter at the college.

1974: Obtained my BS Pharm. degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and returned to Maine to practice pharmacy.

1974 - 1994: Worked for LaVerdiereÕs Super Drug Stores, a family-owned... Read More


Retail Pharmacy Management<br />Government Affairs<br />Prescription Benefit Managers (PBMs)<br />Pharmacy Group Purchasing Organizations<br />Maine Pharmacy Association Board<br />Association Management/Administration<br />Meeting Planning<br />Maine Boa

Peggy Mowatt

Staff Assistant, Dean's Office

(207) 221-4163

Pharmacy Building
Dean's Office


  • Student travel and reimbursement
  • ExamSoft  technical support contact
  • Liaison to Office of Disability Services
  • Coordinator for digital displays
  • Dean’s Office budget reconciliation
  • Travel arrangements and expense reports for Dean’s travel
  • Dean’s office purchase orders

Serves on the following committees:   College of Pharmacy Wellbuilding,  Admissions Committee

Supports the following committees:  Admission's Committee


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Rachel Naida

Rachel Naida

Pharm.D., CDE

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4191

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Rachel Naida is an Assistant clinical professor at the University of New England College of Pharmacy and also a graduate of the inaugural class of '13.  Upon graduation she completed a PGY1 residency at the Veteran Affairs Health System in Augusta Maine.  She then went on to work at the Maine VA for 2 years as a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, working in ambulatory clinics with a focus in diabetes, anticoagulation and hepatitis C.  Dr. Naida has established an ambulatory care clinical pharmacy... Read More


Ambulatory Care


Leslie Ochs

Leslie Ochs

PharmD, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair

(207) 221-4195

Pharmacy Building

Prior to joining the University of New England School of Pharmacy, Leslie was a clinical pharmacist specialist in adult medicine at the Mountain Home VA Medical Center. During her time, she developed the medication reconciliation program for the facility and provided clinical insight for the multidisciplinary medicine teams. She precepted pharmacy students and residents in adult medicine and served as adjunct clinical faculty at the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University. She was a member of... Read More


Adult medicine

public health and clinical program evaluation

management and analysis of health data

Research Professor

Research Professor

Pharmacy Building


Cell biology

Nuclear Structure

Electron Microscopy

Light Microscopy


Lauren Payne

Lauren Payne


Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4178

Pharmacy Building

Lauren is a homegrown Mainer with an abundance of state pride. After graduating from John Bapst Memorial High School in Bangor, she began her undergraduate studies at the University of Maine before transferring to the University of New England (UNE) to complete her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Lauren then completed two years of postgraduate residency training at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland, earning a specialty in critical care pharmacy. Her numerous teaching opportunities, including completion of a teaching certification program, fostered a real passion for... Read More

John Redwanski

John Redwanski

B.S., Pharm.D.

Associate Professor, Director of Drug Information

(207) 221-4156

Pharmacy Building

Dr. John Redwanski received is Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Ball State University and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Purdue University. He subsequently completed a specialized residency in drug information at Nova Southeastern University.

John worked as director of drug information at Hampton University for five years before joining UNE in 2009. He now acts as the student ASHP liaison and is involved in the national and state ASHP chapters. John has garnered the Preceptor of the... Read More


Drug Information

Complementary alternative medicines

Holistic Health


Devon Anne Sherwood, BSPharm, PharmD, BCPP

Devon Anne Sherwood

BSPharm, PharmD, BCPP

Assistant Professor

Clinical Psychopharmacology Specialist

SBIRT Trainer and Champion

(207) 221-4192

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Sherwood earned her B.S. and Pharm.D. degrees at the University of Connecticut. She completed her residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice and psychopharmacology at Nova Southeastern University and South Florida State Hospital, and in 2007 was named the Resident of the Year by the South Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists.  She is also a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist.

She comes to UNE after serving as Assistant Professor for the Gregory School of Pharmacy at Palm Beach Atlantic University... Read More



Kerrie Snyder

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4179

Pharmacy Building

  • Accounts Payable; Budget/Banner Reconciliation
  • Administrative support for Pharmacy Practice Chair and Vice Chair
  • Travel and Professional Development
  • Onboarding personnel
  • Communications Liaison
  • Social Media Liaison
  • Faculty educational opportunities
  • Design publications for CE events and promotional items
  • Survey Monkeys
  • Serves on the following committees: PHPR Search Committee, Website and Social Media & Well building
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Allison Spies

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4160

Pharmacy Building

  • Administrative support for Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Accounts Payable; Budget/Banner Reconciliation
  • Laboratory supplies 
  • Communications liasion
  • Serves on Student Affairs and Awards committee
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Steven (Steev) C Sutton

BS Pharmacy, PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences; A.A.P.S. Fellow, A.A.V.P.T. Fellow;

(207) 221-4173

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Steven 'Steev' C. Sutton received his B.S. Pharmacy Cum Laude from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Sutton, a Rho Chi member, worked as a retail pharmacist in Harvard Square and Lowell, MA before returning to school. After graduate school he joined the General Pharmaceutics Group, Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis), for several years. Dr. Sutton and his family then moved to Lawrence, KS where he worked... Read More



Physical Pharmacy

Cell Culture

Arvind Thakkar

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

(207) 221-4059

Pharmacy Building

Arvind Thakkar joined the UNE College of Pharmacy as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in March of 2017. Before joining UNE, Dr. Thakkar was a Research Assistant Professor at the Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Thakkar has made original research contributions to the field of pharmacology, including development of novel nanoparticle-based drug treatments for the prevention of aggressive pancreatic cancer, characterizing the effect of calcitonin on prostate cancer invasiveness and metastasis, characterizing prognostic biomarkers to predict... Read More


Cancer therapy


Personalized medicine

Cancer Biomarkers

Pre-clinical drug development

Cancer Pharmacology


Chunhao Tu


Associate Professor

(207) 221-4175

Pharmacy Building

Dr. Chunhao Tu joined the UNE CoP in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in August of 2009 after receiving his PhD degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Chunhao Tu is one of the UNE CoP founding faculty members. 

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Applied Statistics

Causal Inference

Camille Vandeberg


(207) 602-2260

Marcil Hall

Camille Vande Berg earned her Ph.D. in French/Romance Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana. She has taught French, Spanish, Italian, ESL and literature at a number of universities in the U.S. and Europe. Her research interests include language teaching and learning, with a current focus on autonomous language study and self-assessment.Read More


ACTFL Superior-level proficiency in French and Spanish

Advanced-level in Italian.&nbsp;

Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent

BS, PharmD

Pre-Pharmacy Coordinator

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2882

Danielle N. Ripich Commons

Dr. Sarah Vincent is the Pre-Pharmacy Coordinator and Assistant Clinical Professor at the College of Pharmacy at UNE.  She enjoys spending her time in this role supporting and teaching Pre-Pharmacy and Pharmacy students through advising, co-curricular and curricular activities.  Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Vincent earned her Doctor of Pharmacy in 2011 from Creighton University through their web-based program and her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Maine in 2003.  Before joining UNE, Dr. Vincent was the Pharmacy Manager for... Read More


Home Infusion Pharmacy

Pre-Pharmacy Education