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Janet Lefebvre

Administrative Assistant

(207) 221-4471

jlefebvre2@une.edu

Janet Lefebvre has been with the Dental Hygiene Program since October of 2007 as an Administrative Assistant.  The dental hygiene program operates a clinic providing preventive oral health care to the general public.  Janet works at the front desk at the clinic providing support to patients, faculty and students.  She assists in helping students achieve their requirements.  Read More

Elena Lippolis

Staff Assistant

(207) 221-4590

elippolis@une.edu

Proctor Hall
214

Elena Lippolis is the Department of Physical Therapy’s Staff Assistant and provides administrative support to the department.  Read More

Beverley Litchfield

Assistant Clinical Professor

SBIRT Champion

(207) 221-4318

blitchfield@une.edu

Coleman
113

Dr. Litchfield received her Doctor in Health Science Degree, with a Global Health Concentration from Nova Southeastern University in 2015.  She has a Master in Health Administration, from St. Joseph's College, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and an Applied Associate of Science with a Dental Hygiene major from Westbrook College.

Prior to joining the Dental Hygiene Program as an assistant clinical professor, she was an adjunct faculty both as a clinical instructor and as a lecturer, and was in private... Read More

Amy Litterini

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4586

alitterini@une.edu

Proctor Hall
208

Amy Litterini, P.T., D.P.T., is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England. She received a BS in Health Sciences in 1993 and a Master of Physical Therapy degree in 1994 from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston, MA, in 2004.  She recieved patient navigation training at the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute in Harlem, NY, and is a certified hospice volunteer by... Read More

Expertise

Physical Therapy; Adult rehabilitation; Oncology; Physical Activity; Patient Navigation; Wellness

women's health

Lymphedema Management

Hospice & Palliative Care

Judith Logue

Staff Assistant, Nurse Anesthesia

(207) 221-4516

jlogue@une.edu

Hersey Hall
211

I graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in Chemistry in 1986.  I worked 10 years for Exxon/Mobil Oil and 10 years in the pharmaceutical sales industry in the Washington D.C. area.   In 2005,  the my family; husband, two girls, dog and cat moved to Cape Elizabeth, ME.  While my girls were in grade school I worked as an admin assist. in our local church and also took care of my aging mother till the age of 95.   Now, an... Read More

Kate Loukas

Kathryn M. Loukas

OTD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Clinical Professor

LEND Training Director

(207) 221-4103

kloukas@une.edu

Proctor Hall
312

Kate has been an occupational therapist (OT) for over 30 years.  She began her OT career working in neuro-rehabilitation and then moved on to school-based practice with children and youth.  Her education, practice, service, public policy support, and research is dedicated to creating inclusive communities in schools, playgroups, outdoor activities, and transition to adult roles for children, youth, and families living with neurodevelopmental disabilities.  She has served the state and national associations in various roles on executive boards and committees, the... Read More

Expertise

Children

youth

and families living with Autism

Play and playgroups for early intervention

neuro-occupation

Sensory strategies for self-organization such as sensory modulation rooms

Natural environments for occupational participation

Jennifer R. Lussier

Senior Lecturer, Biology Dept.

PA/DPT Gross Anatomy Lab Coordinator/Instructor

(207) 602-2537

jlussier@une.edu

Decary Hall
331

Jennifer started working at UNE in 2002, and teaches the gross anatomy labs for the PA and DPT graduate students, as well as A&P and Intro BIO for the undergradutates.  She grew up in central Maine, graduated from Foxcroft Academy, went to Stonehill College for Biology, and studied Anatomy & Cell Biology at the UMDNJ-Graduate School Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ. Read More

Expertise

Gross anatomy

cadaveric dissection and dissection techniques for prosections.

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Marissa Lyon

PT, DPT, NCS

Assistant Professor

(207) 221-4573

mlyon1@une.edu

Proctor Hall
204

Dr. Lyon is originally from Texas and is a recent transplant to New England. Since Fall 2019, she has lived in Saco with her wife, Pomeranian, and golden retriever/shepherd mix. She earned her Bachelor’s in Health Science Studies from Baylor University in 2009 and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University in 2012. She is a current PhD candidate at Texas Woman’s University, currently focused on completing her dissertation project focused on physical therapist’s use and integration with clinical... Read More

Nancy MacRae

Nancy MacRae

M.S., OTR/L, FAOTA

Professor Emeritus

(207) 284-1284

nmacrae@une.edu

Proctor Hall

Nancy has been in the UNE Occupational Therapy department for 28 years and the profession for 52 years. She is past President of the Maine Occupational Therapy Association, past Director of the department, and past Chair for the University Faculty Assembly. Her work has focused on death and loss, sexuality, leadership, interprofessional education, and work. She has published many articles and chapters and has co-edited an OT text, now in its third edition. She is now retired but continues to... Read More

Expertise

Older adults

interprofessional team work

death and dying

sexuality

documentation

health management and delivery

women and work

teaching

fall prevention

supervision

elizabeth mann

Elizabeth Mann

RN, M.S.N., PHNA

Clinical Educator for Interprofessional Practice

(207) 221-4948

emann1@une.edu

Linnell Hall
112

Liz joined the UNE community in November 2017 as the Clinical Educator for Interprofessional Practice within the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation.  In this role, she works with Center staff, UNE clinical & community-based affiliates, and UNE health professions leadership, faculty, staff and students to implement interprofessional practice (clinical) learning experiences for UNE health professions students and other related innovative health learning activities.  Specific responsibilities include educating & training clinical preceptors to implement interprofessional practice learning activities; further development... Read More

Expertise

Public health nursing

Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice

Health Education

Care Management

TeamSTEPPS

population health

Adrienne McAuley

J. Adrienne McAuley

PT, DPT, MEd, OCS, FAAOMPT

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4387

jmcauley@une.edu

Proctor Hall
207

Dr. McAuley is originally from Massachusetts and returned to New England in 2012 after nearly 20-years spent in Washington DC and New York City.  Since 2012, she has lived in Portland with her husband, son and toothless cat, "Josie".  She enjoys the nearby lakes, hiking and snowshoeing  as well as the offerings at Merrill Auditorium and Portland Stage.  She is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Science... Read More

Expertise

Teaching & Learning

Manual Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Women's Health & Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Sally McCormack

Sally McCormack Tutt

PT, DPT, MPH, EdD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Westbrook College of Health Professions

Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

(207) 221-4578

smccormack@une.edu

Hersey Hall
222

Dr. McCormack Tutt joined the PT faculty in the spring of 2006 as a clinician in the PT clinic.  She then moved into the role as the Director of Clinical Education in the fall of 2007.  In January of 2019, she joined the Dean's office in Westbrook College of Health Professions as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.  She is an active member of the university faculty, with special interest in clinical education, healthcare education, and interprofessional education and collaboration. She received a... Read More

Expertise

clinical education

Interprofessional Education and Practice

Healthcare education

Orthopedics

Global Health

Laura McGrath

Physical Therapist

This is laura's first year as a lab assistant and adjunct professor. After graduating from the Master's program at U- Mass Lowell, Laura worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings at York Hospital followed by working in an outpatient orthopedic clinic in Portland specializing in maual therapy. For the most recent 6 years Laura has been the owner of Cape Physical Therapy and practices home care locally. Her clients include the geriatric population, high school athletes and orthopedic injuries. Laura is the mother of 3 teen... Read More

Expertise

Sports Medicine

Orthopedics

Manual Therapy

Judith A. Metcalf

Judith A. Metcalf

APRN, BC, MS, FMGS

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

Coordinator, Upstream Practicums

Director, University of New England Maine Geriatric Education Center

(207) 221-4459

jmetcalf@une.edu

220

Judith A. Metcalf, APRN, BC, MS, FMGS joined the faculty in the School of Nursing and Population Health - Fall 2016 and is the Coordinator of the new HRSA grant-funded program Upstream Practicum in Nursing Program. She also continues as the Director, University of New England Maine Geriatric Education Center a position held since December 2003. Judy has her Bachelor's in Nursing from Salem State College Salem, Massachusetts, her Master's from Boston University Boston, Massachusetts, and her Post-Master's Adult Nurse Practitioner Certification... Read More

Expertise

geriatrics

Fall prevention and fall risk assessment for older adults

tom

Founding Director, Center for Excellence in Aging & Health (CEAH)

Professor of Social Work

Clinical Psychologist & Applied Gerontologist

Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

(207) 221-4140

tmeuser@une.edu

Linnell Hall
102

Thomas M. ("Tom") Meuser joined the faculty of UNE in Fall, 2018, as a Professor of Social Work in the Westbrook College of Health Professions and as the Founding Director of the new university-wide Center for Excellence in Aging &... Read More

Expertise

Gerontology Education

Alzheimer disease

Reminiscence & Life Review

Mixed Methods Research

Student & Peer Mentorship

Older Driver Safety

Loss & Grief in Aging

Clinical Measure Development

Legacy Beliefs

Narrative Intervention

Zach Miller-Hope

Assistant Director for Education |​ UNE NORTH

Assistant Lecturer |​ School of Marine Programs

(207) 221-4149

zhope@une.edu

I am interested in aquaculture for food, aquaculture for conservation, and the ever-evolving interplay between wild-caught fisheries and aquaculture as they contribute to global food systems. I see aquaculture as a solution for protecting our wild fish stocks as well as a sustainable way to feed growing human populations. 

I currently hold a faculty appointment teaching in the Professional Science Master's Program in Ocean Food Systems and I am also the Assistant Director for Education at UNE NORTH: The Insitute for... Read More

Expertise

aquaculture

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems

water quality

Food Systems

Marine Biology

sustainability

Bernice Mills

Bernice Mills

R.D.H., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Dean for Clinical and Student Affairs

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4314

bmills@une.edu

Hersey Hall
222

Bernice is the Assistant Dean for Student and Clinical Affairs in the Westbrook College of Health Professions.   Prior to joining the WCHP Dean's Office, Professor Mills was a member of the Dental Hygiene Program for over 20 years and has extensive experience in dental hygiene education and administration.Read More

Jen Morton

Jennifer Lee Morton

DNP, MPH, PHNA-BC

Director of Nursing; Associate Professor

(207) 221-4476

jmorton@une.edu

Blewett Science Center
205

Teaching Experience:  Dr Morton's teaching experience includes pediatrics, evidence-based practice, nursing theory and community heatlh nursing.

Direct Care/Clinical Experience:  Dr Morton has a wide variety of experiences with pediatric clients ranging from the neonatal intensive care unit to school health.  She additionally has worked in community based settings locally and abroad in Ghana, West Africa.  Dr. Morton is board certified in Advanced Public Health nursing.

Research and Scholarship: Dr. Morton's research and scholarship interests lie in community based care with vulnerable... Read More

Expertise

Utilization & Translation

Neonatal ICU

International Health-specifically Sub-saharan Africa

Clinical Areas-School Health

community health

public health

Research Utilization and Translation

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Joann Moulton

RDH, MS Ed

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 221-4313

jmoulton1@une.edu

Hersey Hall
324

Joann joined the UNE faculty full time in August 2019.  She is a clinical instructor and teaches Periodontology I and II.  Joann has been a registered dental hygienist since 1982 when she graduated from Westbrook College with an AS in Dental Hygiene.  She practiced dental hygiene at dental offices in New Hampshire and Maine for more than 30 years while completing her Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of Maine, Augusta in 2010.  In 2018, she recieved a Master's Degree in... Read More

Expertise

Advanced clinical dental hygiene practice and clincal periodontology

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