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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


Director of Clinical Education

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4408

Hersey Hall

Jed D. Jankowski, PA-C is a graduate of the University of New England Physician Assistant Program.   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 includes time as a USNPS Park Ranger in Denali National Park and as a... 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

Marie Johnson

Administrative Assistant

WCHP Advising Office

(207) 602-2075

Decary Hall

Marie is a lifelong native of Maine.  She has been with UNE since 2016 when she joined the WCHP Dean's Office as an Administrative Assistant.Read More

Valerie Jones

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4505

Valerie is a 2007 graduate of the UNE MSW program.  She was an adjunct instructor at UNE from 2010 to 2016 teaching courses in groups, grief and loss, social work practice with children, adolescents, and families, and field education.  She was hired as a full time Assistant Clinical Professor in August of 2016 focusing primarily in the area of Field Education.Read More

Yang Kang

Yang Kang

D.D.S., Ph.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

Goddard Hall

Dr. Kang received her D.D.S. degree from the Capital Medical University, China in 1997. She practiced five years before joining the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry for graduate education. With enthusiasm in research, she received a doctoral degree in oral biology and then moved to Rochester, NY for advanced training in clinical research and general dentistry. She completed a clinical research fellowship in 2011, an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in 2013, and a General Practice Residency in... Read More

Debbie Kelley

Debbie Kelley


Adjunct Faculty

(207) 632-9066

Proctor Hall

Debbie graduated from Quinnipiac University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. She has experience in adult neurologic rehabilitation in the acute, SNF and home health setting.  Debbie's  career also lead her to a management role in the Home Health setting .  Recently, she has returned to clinical practive at Falmouth by the Sea . Read More


balance and falls interventions

Evaluation and treatment of neurologic disorders


Traumatic Brain Injury and stroke specialty

Balance and falls intervention

Wheelchair assessment

vestibular dysfunction

Judith Kimball

Judith Giencke Kimball


Founding Director, Professor Emeritus

(207) 221-4108

Proctor Hall

Judy is the Founding Director of and Professor Emeritus in the Occupational Therapy Department. She has been an OT for almost 50 years, has served as the Director and Post-Professional Graduate Coordinator for the OT program, founded the Community Occupational Therapy Clinic, was the first female Full Professor at UNE and is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Her clinical work, presentations and research are in the areas of sensory integration, sensory modulation, manual therapies, clinical research techniques,... Read More


Sensory Integrative OT

School Based OT

Use of Manual Therapies in OT Practice

especially craniosacral

Dance Medicine

Research on Sensory Integration and New Applications of OT for Veterans with PTSD

Shelley Cohen Konrad

Shelley Cohen Konrad

Ph.D., L.C.S.W., F.N.A.P.

Director, School of Social Work

Director, Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education

Professor, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4514

Hersey Hall

Shelley Cohen Konrad PhD, LCSW, FNAP is the Director of the School of Social Work, Professor in the School of Social Work and Director of the Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education (CECE). A clinical social worker by training Shelley specializes in practice with children and families. The second edition of her book, Practice with Children and Families: A Relational Perspective was published in December 2019. In 1988 Shelley established Touchstone Psychotherapy Associates, a mental health collaborative designed to meet... Read More

Debra Kramlich, PhD, RN, CNE, CCRN-K

Debra Kramlich


Assistant Professor of Nursing

Assistant Director, ABSN Education

SBIRT Champion

(207) 221-4456

Blewett Science Center

Debra is a graduate of Saint Joseph's College of Maine with an MSN in nursing education and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh with a PhD in Nursing, where her work focused on care of the substance-affected mother/baby dyad. She has 40 years of nursing experience in the specialties of adult and pediatric critical care and school nursing. She is an independent child care health consultant and owner of Nursing Knowledge Solutions, LLC. She is a manuscript reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed nursing... Read More



evidence-based practice


Critical Care


Family Presence During Resuscitation

Laura Krause

Laura Krause


Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4470


Dr. Krause received her undergraduate degree from The University of Kansas and her  DDS from The University of Missouri at Kansas City.  She has taught at The University of New England continuously since 1988 in the Department of Dental Hygiene.Read More

Amy LaBelle

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4529

Hersey Hall

Amy has been with the Physician Assistant Program since 2009. Her role is primarily involved  with the Didactic year team & all its functions. She is a graduate of Newbury College with a Travel & Hospitality Degree and enjoys working with people. Her responsibilities include working on: Admissions, didactic year schedule, room scheduling,  adjunct faculty contracts, the cooridination of guest lecturers, student exams, program budget,  organizing class ceremonies,  administration of the program's Facebook page along with many other miscellanous duties. She  serves as the primary facilitator of communication between Didactic year... Read More

Wayne Lamarre

Wayne Richard Lamarre


Clinical Professor and Director, Athletic Training Program

(207) 602-2412

Harold Alfond Forum

Professor Lamarre began his career in 1992 as an Athletic Trainer working in outpatient orthopaedic sports rehabilitation clinics and public/private high schools.  He has been teaching at the college level for over 15 years in subject areas such as athletic and orthopaedic injury diagnosis, therapeutic modalities, rehabilitative intervention following musculoskeletal injury, general medical conditions affecting the physically active, pharmacological considerations in athletics, and ethical practice in an interprofessional health care model.

He has athletic training experience that spans the sporting continuum and... Read More


Athletic Injury Diagnosis & Management

Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation

Kinesiology and Human Movement


Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4131

Proctor Hall

Dr. Carol Lambdin-Pattavina has been a licensed occupational therapist for nearly 20 years.  Her primary clinical focus is adolescent and adult mental health. Dr. Lambdin-Pattavina has specialized in working with individuals in the community and supporting service users to craft a life of their design through the use of occupation.  She has spearheaded the development of several community-based programs including: a supported employment program for community dwelling adults, a computer training program for those with chronic mental health challenges and... Read More


Staff Assistant, School of Social Work

(207) 221-4503

Hersey Hall

Tiarra LaPierre graduated from the University of Maine at Farmington with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Environmental Science. After graduating she worked with local non-profits Avesta Housing and Learning Works, as an Americorps VISTA. She joined the UNE School of Social Work in June of 2016.  She enjoys hiking, biking, running, and reading. Read More

Dana Law-Ham

Dana Merrill Law-Ham


Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Testing Committee Coordinator

(207) 221-4344


Dr. Law-Ham graduated in 1983 with a BS in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine and in 1990 from the University of Lowell-Massachusetts with a MS in Nursing - Family NP.  She has worked in many different settings as an RN including, inpatient medical-surgical and maternal-child health units.  As a family nurse practitioner, Dr. Law-Ham worked in a private OBGYN practice, Community Health Center setting, OB Residency clinic, and an urgent care/primary care office (to name a few).  Dr. Law-Ham became a nurse... Read More

Headshot of Michael Lawrence

Motion Analysis Laboratory Manager

Assistant Lecturer

(207) 221-4274

Linnell Hall

Michael Lawrence is the Manager of the Motion Analysis Laboratory (MAL). Mike also mentors both graduate and under graduate students in the MAL.

His personal research interests include the mechanics of various strength training exercises, strength and conditioning, and the neuromuscular control of movement.

Outside of UNE, he is a competitive powerlifter and holds an Professional total in the 275lb weight class. His best lifts are: 825 lbs squat (925 lbs equipped), 500lbs bench (661 lbs equipped), and a 710... Read More


Kinesiology and Biomechanics

Strength and conditioning

Resistance Training

Lower Extremity Biomechanics

Kathleen Leahy

Kathleen Leahy


Adjunct Faculty


Dr. Kathleen Leahy is a native of Massachusetts who attended the University of Maine at Orono under a swimming scholarship. During her time at UMaine, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education with a concentration in Health and Fitness and was recognized as an All American Swimmer. Her Scholarly Internship, in 1988, was in a Phase III Cardiac Rehabilitation program at New England Memorial Hospital in Stoneham, Ma.  Dr. Leahy is also a graduate of the University of... Read More


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