People

Faculty – Staff – Advisors

Office Staff:

Tom Meuser, PhD, Director
207-221-4140
tmeuser@une.edu
102 Linnell Hall, Portland Campus

Regi Robnett, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Director
207-221-4102
rrobnett@une.edu
318 Proctor Hall, Portland Campus

Kelly Abrams, Administrative Assistant
207-221-4139
kabrams@une.edu
101 Linnell Hall, Portland Campus

Joe Wolfberg, MS, Community Gerontologist & Liaison
207-329-7076
jwolfberg@une.edu

Affiliated Faculty: *Recipient of CEAH Research Funding

Brianna Bates Parsons, EdD

Kathryn Brandt, MD – Medicine

Carol A. Brenner, PhD

Shelley Cohen Konrad, PhD, LCSW, FNAP, Center for Excellence in Collaborative Education

Mohamed ElSalhy, BMS, BDM, MSc, MPH, PhD, FRCD(C)*

Carol J. Ewan Whyte, PhD, MSc*

Marilyn Gugliucci, PhD*, Medicine

Marji Harmer-Beem, RDH, MS

Karen Houseknecht, PhD, Associate Provost for Research & Scholarship

Donna Hyde, MSN/Ed, RN, MGSF, Nursing

Yang Kang, DDS, PhD*

Patricia Long, PhD, Psychology

Julie Longua Peterson, PhD*

Deirdre McClure, DMA

Ian Meng, PhD – Center for Excellence in Neuroscience

Jen Morton, DNP, MPH, PHNA-BC, Nursing

Dan Pierce, MD – Medicine

Michele Polacsek, PhD, MHS, Center for Excellence in Public Health

Shaista Rashid, BDS, MS*

Katherine Rudolph, PT, PhD

Chakravarthy Sadacharan, PhD*, Biology

Silvia E. Smith, PhD – Biology

Sydney Springer, PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCGP, Pharmacy

Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, PhD*

Susan Wehry, MD

New faculty partnerships are developing all the time and this list may not reflect all current affiliated faculty. Question? Email Kelly Abrams.

External Advisors:

Cyndy Taylor – Housing Initiatives of New England

Kathryn Callnan – The Cedars

R. Jeffrey Goldsmith – Retired Psychiatrist

Peggy Haynes – Maine Medical Center

Shawn Lewin – AARP Volunteer & Community Advocate

Brad McCurtain – Maine Securities Corporation and Catholic Charities

Lori Parham – AARP Maine

Mary Colombo – Retired Educator and UNE Alumna

Sarah Hallen – Maine Medical Center

Angela Hunt – The Cedars

Jess Maurer – Maine Council on Aging

H. Rebecca Ness, CSA – Senior Planning Advisors, LLC

Elisa O’Donnell

Tamara H. Herrick – Maine Health

Ann O’Sullivan