University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals; Vermont's LEND Program


Faculty and Staff

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Name/Email Title Phone Information
Stephen H. Contompasis, M.D. Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
(802) 656-3187
Jean E. Beatson, Ed.D., R.N. Training Director
Clinical Associate Professor of Nursing
(802) 656-4291 Bio
Mercedes Avila, Ph. D. Multicultural Director
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
(802) 656-8376 Bio
Mary Alice Favro, M.A., CCC-SLP Clinical Director
Clinical Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
(802) 656-1915 Bio
Daline Derival, M.P.H. Program Evaluator (802) 656-0204 Bio
Naw Esther Doh, B.S. Program Coordinator (802) 656-0204 Bio
Fatuma Bulle Family Support   Bio
Dorigen Keeney, M.S., R.D. Adjunct Professor of Nutrition (802) 656-0204 Bio
Peggy Owen Sands, P.T., M.S. Clinical Educator
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
(802) 656-0204 Bio
Mary Ellen Seaver-Reid, M.Ed. Adjunct Professor of Education (802) 656-0204 Bio
George Leibowitz, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Social Work (802) 656-2173 Bio
Mary Skidmore Taylor, M.S.W. Research Associate Lecturer in Social Work (802) 656-8800 Bio
External Faculty
Name Association
Robert Brace Consumer Advocacy
Leah Burke Vermont Regional Genetics Center
Amy Cohen Autism Spectrum Program, Howard Center
Ann Dillenbeck Children's Integrated Services, Vermont Department for Children and Families
Judy Dow Educator and Basket Maker
Patrick Frawley Upper Valley Services
Sefakor Grateful-Miranda Komabu-Pomeyie Ford Foundation Fellow from Ghana, Policy Analyst and Advocate
Carol Hassler Children with Special Health Needs, Vermont Department of Health
Churchill Hindes Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden County
Deborah Lisi-Baker Family and Adult Services, Center for Disability and Community Inclusion, University of Vermont
Carol Locust University of Arizona
Robert Macauley Pediatrician and Medical Ethicist, Fletcher Allen Health Care
Clare McFadden Community Alternative Specialist, Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living
Patricia Prelock Dean, UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Jill Rinehart Pediatrician and Medical Home
Jacqueline Rose Vermont Interpretive & Translating Services, Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program
Amy Roth Children's Services, Vermont Department of Aging and Independent Living
John Spinney Translation Services, Vermont Department of Education
Kay VanWoert Vermont Family Network
Al Vecchione New School of Montpelier

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