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 […]
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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 […]
MDFMR faculty Kelley Harmon DO and Alane O’Connor DNP delivered a presentation on the integrated care of opioid dependent women and their infants at the Maine Public Health Association’s annual conference on Oct 16, 2018, which focused on addiction and the state of public health in Maine. They discussed evidence based screening for substance use […]
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 […]
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!
Congratulations to faculty addiction medicine specialist Alane O’Connor DNP and MaineGeneral Medical Center on their recent grant award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. Their project, Partners for Recovery, will reduce the impact of opioid use disorders by strengthening and expanding partnerships, increasing treatment capacity, and implementing systems related to screening and referral […]
Faculty member Dr. Sam Madore returned from a March trip to Olanchito, Honduras, where he joined a diverse group of 40 other physicians through the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation (HHPF) to learn and provide prolotherapy treatment to hundreds of Hondurans suffering with chronic pain. Since 1969, the HHPF has organized trips to provide prolotherapy education […]
As the ONMM team was plodding their way through the long Maine winter, they decided to start a recurring gathering off-site to combat the winter blues together. Their activity of choice for sharing time outside of work? Eating! A dinner get-together to share food and friendship was formed. Meals are based on a creative theme […]
Please join us in congratulating all three of our geriatric medicine fellows — Drs. Daphne Lang, Lauren Hall, and Shayna Shackford — for each being selected to present a poster at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society this May in Orlando, FLA. Dr. Lang, with faculty co-authors Dr. JoAnn Wang and […]
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Natasha Lantz for having an abstract selected for poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society in May. Dr. Lantz, with co-authors Dr. Beyea and Dr. Fingerman, submitted a case that demonstrates the serious implications of adverse medication effects in older patients.