Caryn Husman is Director and Assistant Clinical Professor of Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies. Caryn teaches courses related to human occupation and wellness such as Health and Wellness in an Aging Society, Research Methods, Occupational Science, and Disability Studies. As an occupational therapist, Caryn has worked with individuals across the lifespan in home, community and medical settings. She is most interested in working with young children who experience difficulty with social, emotional and behavioral performance. ... Read More
Pediatric occupational therapy
Collyn J. Baeder has worked at the University of New England (UNE) since 2012. She is currently responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in research methods and health education, as well as developing and managing the internship program for Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies students.
In 2010, Collyn earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont in Burlington with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Studio Art. She earned her Master of Public Health... Read More
Chris is an occupational therapist with over 20 years in practice and experience in settings including level I trauma centers, acute rehabilitation facilities, skilled nurisng facilities, outpatient/community based services, a Center for Independent Living, and even a maximum security prison. His professional career has primarily been spent working with adult consumers with neurological conditions or trauma and prior to transitioning to Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies he provided care coordination/case management services to adults with disabilities living independently across the State of... Read More
Bethany Fortier teaches undergraduate courses, including Principles of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Substance Misuse Prevention, and Stress Management, within the Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies Program at the University of New England (UNE). She is also responsible for advising students on academic and professional endeavors.
In 2003, Bethany earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Maine at Farmington with a major in Community Health and a minor in Psychology. She earned her Master of Public Health (MPH)... Read More
Community based health promotion; chronic disease
Community Health Education and Promotion
Joanne is a Maine native and has been with UNE for 25 years, and with the WCHP Dean's Office as a Staff Assistant since 2014. In addition, Joanne enjoys providing vocal entertainment at various UNE events, as well as events within the local community. Read More