Dr. Dan Mickool Selected for International Interprofessional Policy Development Work Group

Dr. Dan Mickool

Dr. Dan Mickool is a graduate of the Doctor of Education in Transformative Leadership program at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, and is currently the Director of Continuing Education, as well as a Clinical Instructor in Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy at the University of New England. Recently, Dr. Mickool was selected to serve on The Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice – Policy Development Work Group. Dr. Mickool is the only pharmacist in the group, and just one of five Americans among 35 international members. The committee holds a monthly virtual meeting and is charged by the World Health Organization with the following topics in 2019: Developing an information note on IPECP (interprofessional education and collaborative practice) that is aligned with existing policy statements on population health that can be used by interprofessional networks and programs around the world. Updating the Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (2010) World Health… Read More >

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Alumna Spotlight: Bonnie Blake, Ed.D.

Bonnie Blake EdD Alumna

Bonnie Blake, Ed.D. is a graduate of the Doctor of Education in Transformative Leadership program at UNE Online. Here, she talks about her experience with the online Ed.D. program and how she is putting her dissertation research to work, planning the next steps in her career.  Can you tell me a little bit about yourself, and what encouraged you to pursue your Ed.D.? I had been an educator at New York University for more than 25 years; first as an advisor, an instructor, and eventually clinical assistant professor, as well as academic director and coordinating chair for the programs in media industry studies and design. I received my Master’s in Graphic Communications Management and Technology from NYU, and it was my desire to educate along with my passion for the graphic communications industry that helped me grow the NYU program into the successful program it is today. While we were developing the program, I became increasingly fascinated with the role… Read More >

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Student Spotlight: Paul Grimaud, CAGS: AEL – Education Program

Paul Grimaud with a falcon

Paul Grimaud earned his CAGS in Advanced Educational Leadership (AEL) from the University of New England in 2015. He talks about his experience and how he is currently applying his knowledge in the field. Can you tell us a little about yourself, and what encouraged you to pursue your CAGS: AEL? I want to further impact lives through administration: improving the system of education, faculty experience, and most importantly overall student development. What did you like about UNE and your major? The flexibility of the program, the guidance I received from Ariel, my Student Support Specialist, and the personal touch and advice from Carol Marcotte. It showed me that I am both valued and supported. What internships, clinicals or class projects were especially important to your professional development? I felt that all courses were beneficial and applicable, but the internship and projects especially so. What are your plans for the future? Perhaps get my Ph.D., depending on how life unfolds or… Read More >

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