Network Leaders

Professional Development

+Donald St. Germain MD, Director
*Kimberly Luebbers, MSHS, RN

Pilot Projects Program

*Jane Lian, PhD, Director
+Douglas Sawyer, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Design, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

+Susan Santangelo, ScD, Director
*Bernard Cole, PhD

Translational Research Technologies

*Frances Carr, PhD, Director
+Robert Friesel, PhD

Rural Health Research and Delivery

*Jan Carney, MD, MPH, Director
+Neil Korsen MD

Tracking and Evaluation

-Brenda Joly, PhD, MPH, Director
-Erika Ziller, PhD

Administration Core

Principal Investigators: 
+Clifford Rosen, MD
*Gary Stein, PhD

Program Coordinators:
+Thomas Gridley, PhD
*Gordon Jensen, MD, PhD

Administrative Coordinators
+Meredith Oestreicher
*Jennifer Smith

+Maine Medical Center
*University of Vermont
-University Southern Maine

Support for Clinical and Translational Research

The network offers the following types of assistance for implementing your research initiatives: 

Who is eligible for NNE-CTR?

Network resources are available to Maine Medical Center, University of Vermont (UVM), UVM Medical Center and Health Network, and University of Southern Maine faculty, clinicians, and healthcare professionals. Interested parties from other organizations who partner with faculty from these institutions may also be eligible to access network resources.

Mission: Enhance the health of people in northern New England by fostering and coordinating clinical, translational and educational research activities.


Vision: The NNE-CTR Network will leverage and coordinate regional resources to conduct collaborative clinical and translational research, and disseminate the findings to improve both health and healthcare delivery in our region.

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