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 […]
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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.
Our own Dr. Megan Barker was honored by MaineGeneral Health with a much-deserved A.W.E.S.O.M.E. award: Megan Barker, MD, is AWESOME (Award-winning Exemplary Scholar of Medical Excellence Award) on many fronts. A family medicine physician who provides a broad range of health care services to patients of all ages at Maine Dartmouth Family Practice (MDFP), “She’s […]
Anyone interested in healthy cooking and eating may want to try a class with faculty member Dr. Eileen Fingerman through MaineGeneral Health Prevention and Healthy Living! A one-session class on “eating to boost brain power” will be held on November 7 and repeated on November 28, and a two-session class, “fight inflammation with food,” is […]
Huge congratulations to faculty member Alane O’Connor, DNP and chief resident Brandon Kelly, MD on upcoming publication of their research study “Maternal and infant outcomes following third trimester exposure to marijuana in opioid dependent pregnant women maintained on buprenorphine” in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Their study of 191 maternal-infant dyads maintained on buprenorphine […]