Faculty and Staff

The mission of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies is to enhance, expand, and enrich learning opportunities in public health through student-centered operations. By maintaining strong partnerships with other UNE colleges, CGPS is best able to utilize UNE faculty expertise while maintaining a strong student focus. Our dedicated public health faculty may have appointments in other UNE colleges, be affiliated with other respected institutions, or be expert practitioners in the field.

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Program Administration | Affiliated Faculty

Program Administration

  • Laudan Ghayebi, M.P.H.

    Program Manager

    (207) 221-4631 | lghayebi@une.edu
    207 McDougal Hall

    Education

    M.P.H. Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    B.A. Columbia University

    Expertise

    Epidemiology and Global Health

  • Nang Tin Maung

    Nang H. Tin Maung, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Field Practicum Coordinator

    (207) 221-4952 | ntinmaung@une.edu
    207 McDougal Hall

    Education

    Ph.D. University of Massachusetts Medical School
    M.P.H. Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Affiliated Faculty

  • Edward Dorr, Ph.D.

    Adjunct Faculty

    (207) 221-4463 | edorr@une.edu
    Off-Campus

  • Laudan Ghayebi, M.P.H.

    Program Manager

    (207) 221-4631 | lghayebi@une.edu
    207 McDougal Hall

    Education

    M.P.H. Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
    B.A. Columbia University

    Expertise

    Epidemiology and Global Health

  • Amy E. Kinner, M.S.

    Adjunct Faculty

    (207) 430-0650 | akinner@mhic.org
    Off-Campus

    Education

    M.S. University of California–Berkeley
    B.A. Middlebury College

    Expertise

    Epidemiology; health policy, survey research; evaluation of public health programs; management and analysis of health data.

  • Sabrina Kurtz-Rossi, M.Ed.

    Adjunct Faculty

    (207) 221-4467 | sabrina_kurtz-rossi@comcast.net
    Off-Campus

  • Patricia Lech, M.D., M.S.

    Adjunct Faculty

    (207) 221-4463 | plech@une.edu
    Off-Campus

  • David A. Line Denali, Ph.D., LMSW, WEMT

    Assistant Professor

    (928) 339-4465 | dlinedenali@mail.une.edu
    Off-Campus

    Education

    Ph.D. The University of New Mexico
    M.P.H. University of New England

    Expertise

    Financial management in public health.

    Research Interests

    Climate change and public health.

  • Sharon M. McDonnell, B.S.N., M.D., M.P.H.

    Adjunct Professor

    (207) 847-3162 | sharon.mcdonnell@gmail.com
    Off-Campus

  • Ivan G. Most, Sc.D., P.E.

    Associate Professor

    (207) 934-2338 | fmost1@maine.rr.com
    Off-Campus

    Expertise

    Health hazard reviews, corporate training, and environmental assessments.

    Research Interests

    Effect of work organization and environment on occupational health.

  • Liam O’Brien, Ph.D.

    Adjunct Professor

    (207) 859-5838 | lobrien5@une.edu
    Off-Campus

    Education

    Ph.D. Harvard School of Public Health
    B.S. Colorado School of Mines

    Expertise

    Biostatistics; psychiatric epidemiology; public health program evaluation.

  • Lynne M. Rothney-Kozlak, M.P.H.

    Adjunct Professor

    (207) 737-5630 | pklrk@hotmail.com
    Off-Campus

    Education

    M.P.H. Yale University School of Medicine
    B.A. Connecticut College

    Expertise

    Health informatics; managed health care; population health; environmental epidemiology.

  • Barbara Shaw, J.D.

    Adjunct Professor

    (207) 780-4015 | shaw@maine.rr.com
    Off-Campus

    Education

    J.D. University of Maine
    M.A. University of Pennsylvania
    B.A. Barnard College

  • Gail Tudor, Ph.D.

    Professor

    (207) 941-7039 | tudorg@husson.edu
    Off-Campus

    Education

    Ph.D. University of North Carolina
    M.S. University of Minnesota
    B.A. University of Minnesota

    Expertise

    Categorical data analysis; research design, questionnaire design.

  • Kathleen Jeanne Welch, Ph.D., M.P.H.

    Assistant Professor, HIV Prevention/Services Evaluator for the Louisiana Office of Public Health

    (504) 301-1912 | kwelch_50@hotmail.com
    750 Stevens Avenue

    Education

    Ph.D. Tulane University
    M.P.H. Tulane University

    Expertise

    Global Health; HIV/AIDS; Evaluation

    Research Interests

    International health partnerships between Russia and the U.S. which use distance learning and videoconferencing; avian influenza emergency preparedness; identifying indicators associated with adult obesity in rural Maine; identifying stressors associated with smoking among rural mothers in Maine; Eco-Theatre: integrating artistic and cultural expression with research and dissemination; population based nutritional risk surveys and research of the elderly .