News & Events

O’Connor & Bowling Publication

Please join us in congratulating Alane O’Connor DNP and Nate Bowling MD for the recent publication of their article Initial management of incarcerated pregnant women with opioid use disorder in the Journal of Correctional Health Care. In Dr. O’Connor’s words, “this document represents a system-wide effort to create an evidence based treatment protocol for a […]

Maine NP State Award Winner

Please join us in congratulating Alane O’Connor, DNP, FNP who was recently awarded Maine’s NP State Award for Excellence by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. This honor is bestowed on an individual nurse practitioner in each state who has demonstrated excellence in NP clinical practice. Alane will be recognized by the AANP at their […]

Faculty present at AAFP Global Health Summit

Annually since 2014, faculty and residents from Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency travel to Honduras to provide primary care services in Colomancagua and five surrounding communities. Faculty physicians Julia McDonald and Jenny Pisculli  delivered a presentation at the AAFP Global Health Summit in Albuquerque recently to share information about how this opportunity was created and cultivated; […]

Dr. Criswell Presents at FASEB Scientific Conference

Second year resident physician Dr. Rachel Criswell delivered an invited presentation in West Palm Beach, FL on her work in toxicants and breast milk composition. Her talk “Persistent environmental toxicants in human health outcomes” was given at a Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) scientific research conference dedicated to the science of human […]

Maine 2019 Family Physician of the Year

Congratulations to Maine-Dartmouth faculty member Dr. Julia McDonald for being honored by the Maine Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) as Maine’s Family Physician of the Year! Dr. McDonald’s nomination specifically notes her perseverance, depth, passion, and dedication for her patients. “She actually listens…She meets patients in the moment, on their ground, and develops a plan […]

Dr. Mickool Selected for International Interprofessional Policy Development Workgroup

We wish to recognize our University of New England pharmacy colleague Dr. Dan Mickool for being selected to serve on the policy development working group of the Global Confederation for Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice. Dr. Mickool is the only pharmacist chosen, and one of 5 Americans among 35 international work group members. The policy […]

Winner of 2018 DeJong Prize

Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Abbas was selected as the 2018 recipient of the “Dr. Russell DeJong Excellence in Scholarship” award at MDFMR’s Scholarly Activity Symposium. Dr. Abbas’s presentation, IVIg vs Steroid in the Treatment of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, described a patient case which had been presented as a poster at the Maine Chapter of the Society of Hospital […]

Presidential poster presentation

Geriatric medicine fellow Dr. Lauren Hall presented her case-based poster at the 2018 annual scientific meeting of the American Geriatrics Society on May 3 in Orlando FL. Dr. Hall’s poster, co-authored by fellowship director Dr. Annette Beyea, was selected for inclusion in the Presidential Poster Session, which is quite an honor. Congratulations!