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Clay Graybeal

Clay Graybeal

Ph.D., M.S.W.

Professor of Social Work

Director, SBIRT Training for Maine's Future Health Professions Leaders

Chair, York District Public Health Council

(207) 221-4509

Hersey Hall

Dr. Graybeal is a Professor in the School of Social Work.  From 2014-2016 he served as Director of the School of Community and Population Health and from 2008-2015 he was the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Westbrook College of Health Professions.   In 2012-13 he also served as the Interim Director of the School of Social Work.  His  research and scholarship has focused on evidence-based practice in social work,  interprofessional education in the health professions, and more recently on the role and... Read More

Devdra Griffin

Devdra Davis Griffin


Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4273

Blewett Science Center

Devdra is a graduate of Boston College with a MSN in Women's Health.  She has over 28 years of nursing experience and has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings including private practice in an OB/Gyn. office, Labor and Delivery, Postpartum, Newborn Nursery, High Risk OB, and outpatient OB/Gyn. clinics..  She has been a instructor  at the University level for 7 years and a Unit base Educator in Maternity for 2 years.  Read More


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Newborn Nursing

Clinical Instructor

Certification in SIM training

John Griffin

Medical Director Physician Assistant Program

General Surgen and Wound Care Physician. Adjunct faculty in the Physician Assistance Program since 2014. Appointed Medical Director in 2017.Read More


General Surgery

Regenerative Medicine

Wound Care

David R. Grimm Ed.D. Associate Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

(207) 602-2716

Morgane Hall

Dr. Grimm has been teaching human anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology for the past 20 years in settings ranging from community college to medical school. Other areas of teaching interest include neuroscience and human nutrition. He received his doctorate in Applied Physiology from Columbia University in 1995 and completed his post-doctoral training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in the area of spinal cord injury. His current research focus includes examining the... Read More


Human anatomy and physiology

Human nutrition

Headshot of Laura Grover

Program Assistant

Coordinator for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Education Program

Co-Facilitator of Medicine Bag Course

(207) 333-0455

Hersey Hall

Laura Grover has been with the PA Program since October 2018 and comes from a background in social work, primarily focusing on young people experiencing homelessness.  From over a decade of this work, Laura has a wealth of knowledge on program development and education, trauma-informed care, creating healthy and engaging client relationships, motivational interviewing skills, and the practice of self-care.  Laura is particularly interested in the ways in which poverty and isolation are public health issues and how provider-patient relationships can help bridge... Read More

Jennifer Gunderman

Workforce Development Team Lead

AHEC Director

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4620

Linnell Hall

I came into public health by failing organic chemistry as an undergraduate at Providence College. My goal was to be a physician but soon realized that my skill and passion belonged elsewhere. Luckily my college has a public health major, and the rest is history.  My background includes being a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, working with the state of Maine health department as an infectious disease epidemiologist, providing technical assistance to Caribbean countries on HIV surveillance, and even owning an organic farm.  I live... Read More



Maternal and Child Health

Global and Community Health

Community and Public Health

Interprofessional Curriculum Design & Implementation

Kris Hall

Program Manager, Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Program Manager, Collaborative SBIRT Grant

(207) 221-4491

Hersey Hall

I am an artist with an extensive background in theatre.  From 2000-2010 I worked for the Department of Theatre at University of Southern Maine.  In 2006, I received my MFA from Maine College of Art where my thesis project was a protest against unfair labor practices in the form of a podcast walking tour of Wal-Mart. I also attended The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture where I continued to develop alternative delivery systems for art in service of social... Read More



audio art

non-profit board leadership

multi-disciplinary team leadership and management

Marji Hamer-Beem

Marji Harmer-Beem

R.D.H., M.S.

Dental Hygiene Program Director, Associate Professor

(207) 221-4315


Marji Harmer-Beem received her degree in dental hygiene from Westbrook College Dental Hygiene Program in Portland, Maine in 1977 and her Master of Science degree in education from the University of Southern Maine in 1993. She has taught advanced clinical dental hygiene, clinical periodontology, practice management, and ethics. Professor Harmer-Beem has published many articles and written book chapters related to clinical practice. She has held leadership positions in faculty governance. She... Read More


Advanced clinical dental hygiene practice and clincal periodontology

health ethics

and the legal


and prevention aspects of child abuse

elder abuse

and family violence; herbal medicines.

David Harris

David E. Harris

RN, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

My undergraduate degree is in Nursing. I was an intensive care nurse for several years before attending anesthesia school at the Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Anesthesia for Nurses. I worked as part of the Vascular and Thoracic Anesthesia Team at JHH for several years before moving to Massachusetts to work as a Nurse Anesthetist.  I stopped giving anesthesia when I started graduate school at the University of Vermont Medical School Department of Physiology and Biophysics, where I earned my... Read More



Erin Hartigan

Erin Hartigan


Associate Professor

(207) 221-4443

Proctor Hall

Erin Hartigan, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D., O.C.S., A.T.C. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy within the Westbrook College of Health Professions at the University of New England.  Dr. Hartigan earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Physiology (‘95), Certificate of Athletic Training (‘96), Master’s of Science (‘97) and Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy degrees (‘04) from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and her Doctorate of Philosophy in Biomechanics and Movement Science (‘09) from the University of... Read More


physical therapy; musculoskeletal disorders related to orthopedic and sports injuries; function after anterior cruciate ligament injury and reconstruction.

Katie Hawke

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2295

Harold Alfond Forum

Katie Hawke joined the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance at the University of New England in 2008. She came to the University from Springfield College, where she was an Assistant Professor of Physical Education and the Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach. During her four-year tenure at Springfield College she led her team to back to back NEWMAC conference championships and two trips to the NCAA tournament. She was named NEWMAC Coach of the Year twice and was an IWLCA Regional... Read More


Coach Education

Physical Education

Emily Hilton

Emily Hilton


Regional Coordinator, Advanced Nursing Education Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program

(207) 318-5386

Blewett Science Center

Emily graduated from the University of Maine at Orono in 2008 and has eleven years of experience working as a nurse in the Emergency Department. Specialty areas of clinical experience include care for critically ill, trauma, triage, and pediatric patient populations; in addition to this is a highly experienced Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner (SAFE-A) and continues to provide expert medical care and treatment to patients who have been victims of sexual assault. Nationally, Emily is certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Adult/Adolescent (SANE-A) through the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) and an active IAFN member. In 2017, Emily received specialized training on non-fatal strangulation injuries and domestic violence through the Training Institute on Strangulation Prevention, which is the leading strangulation training institute in the country; she is currently part of a multidisciplinary team providing training throughout the State of Maine on the various medical aspects of strangulation with focus on identifying some of the signs and symptoms of strangulation which could have devastating or lethal sequelae. Read More


Forensic Nursing

Emergency Medicine


Kristen Holt

Kristen Holt


Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

(207) 221-4311

Blewett Science Center

Kristen Holt is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education. She has a varied nursing background which includes specialties in cardiothoracic and vascular nursing as well as the neonatal intensive care unit, where she currently works per diem at Maine Medical Center. Through the years, she has been a preceptor and resource to various new nurses in the clinical settings. She has also provided education to colleagues and support to new mothers in her role as... Read More


Neonatal ICU

Adult Medical/Surgical

Program Manager, Maine AHEC Network

(207) 221-4463

Linnell Hall

Zoe Hull is the Program Manager for the Maine Area Health Education Center Network (Maine AHEC Network), working with academic and community partners across the state to provide rural, community-based clinical training experiences for medical and other health professions students, encourage Maine youth and mid-career professionals to explore health careers, and support practicing health professionals with continuing education and distance learning opportunities.  Zoe also coordinates Maine AHEC Network's HPV Vaccination Project, which is aimed at... Read More


Public Health Research

Community Outreach

Minority Health

Comprehensive Program Evaluation

Caryn Husman

Caryn Husman


Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Health, Wellness, and Occupational Studies

(207) 602-2065

Harold Alfond Forum

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

Sensory Modulation

Sarah Hutchins

Sarah B. Hutchins


Administrative Assistant Department of Exercise and Sport Performance

(207) 602-2816

Harold Alfond Forum

Sarah has been with the University of New England since 2003, and the Department of Exercise and Sport Performance since 2009 as the administrative assistant.Read More


Donna L. Hyde


Coordinator of Simulation and Skills Lab

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4437

Blewett Science Center

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing UNE since 2012. Prior to higher education, served in clinical practice for 15 years in medical/telemetry and intensive care.  Teaching has included advanced medical/surgical, Ethics, Health Assessment, Gerontology and Nursing Simulation.  

In addition to my faculty role, I am also coordinator of clinical... Read More


Adult Medical/Surgical

Adult Critical Care

Clinical Instruction.

Clinical Simulation

ian imbert

Maine AHEC CUP Scholar Program Manager

AHEC Clinical Coordinator

(207) 221-4625

Linnell Hall

Ian is a two time alumnus from the University of New England, having received his BS in Biochemistry and Medical Biology 2012 and his Masters of Public Health in 2015.  Since 2016, he has worked on the UNE Portland Campus working to improve population health and interprofessional education among UNE's graduate and professional healthcare students as a part of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation grant and the Maine AHEC.  His responsibilities include developing and coordinating the 160 hour curriculum for... Read More


Community and Public Health

Interprofessional Education


chronic pain

Health informatics

Healthcare Quality

Project coordination

Jed Jankowski

Jed D. Jankowski


Assistant Clinical Professor

Associate Clinical Coordinator

(207) 221-4408

Hersey Hall

Jed D. Jankowski, PA-C is a graduate of the University of New England Physician Assistant Program in 2011.   His clinical experience includes inpatient medicine, emergency medicine, and neurosurgery.

His background includes over 15 years of pre-hospital emergency medicine experience in rural, urban, and wilderness settings; most recently as a critical care paramedic for King County Medic One.  Other previous experience in rural and remote areas including time as a USNPS Park Ranger in Denali National Park... Read More


Hospital Medicine

Emergency Medicine

David Johnson

Associate Professor, Physiology

(207) 602-2403

Stella Maris

Dr. Johnson received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Vermont, his Masters Degree from UMASS Amherst, and his Ph.D from Virginia Tech. After receiving his Ph.D, he did a one year fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology at Mt Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, NY, studying the pharmacology of drugs of abuse under Dr. Joe Goldfarb. After that, he trained for two more years as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at Albany Medical College... Read More


Neurobiology of drugs of abuse