UMaine Institute of Medicine

York Village #6

Orono, Maine 04469


Assistant Director for Development and Administration

Program Manager

Leadership Team

External Advisory Committee

Brad Schimelman, MD

Associate Chief of Staff for Education and Research
VA Maine Healthcare System

Cliff Singer, MD, DFAPA, AGSF

Chief, Center for Geriatric Cognitive and Mental Health
Director, Mood and Memory Clinic
Director, Robert C. Strauss Neurocognitive Research Program
Chair, Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Research IRB
Northern Light Acadia Hospital

Douglas Sawyer, MD

Chief Academic Officer, Maine Medical Center and Maine Health
Co-Director, Myocardial Biology and Heart Failure Laboratory, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Hermann Haller, MD

President, Professor, MDI Biological Laboratory
Professor, Director, Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Hannover Medical School

James W. Jarvis, MD, FAAFP

Director of Clinical Education, Eastern Maine Medical Center
Senior Physician Executive, System Incident Command, Northern Light Health

Karen L. Houseknecht, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship, University of New England

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
Senior Advisor for Clinical and Translational Research Initiatives
Presidential Scholar Endowed Chair for Clinical and Translational Science
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Lori L. Dwyer, Esq.

President and CEO, PCHC Administration 

Mary Prybylo, RN, MSN, FACHE

Covenant Health Senior Vice President & President St. Joseph Healthcare

Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., FMedSci, FAAHMS

Scientific Director and Professor, the Jackson Laboratory for Mammalian Genetics

Raimond Winslow, Ph.D.

Director of Life Science and Medicine Research; Professor of Bioengineering
The Roux Institute