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2014 November E-newsletter

Welcoming New Advisory Committee Member George Campbell

We are pleased to welcome our newest Advisory Committee team member, George Campbell, to the Lunder-Dineen family.

Over the years, George has been a results-driven leader professionally and in the community. He has played a key role in significant public and private partnerships, and has a reputation as an innovator, deal maker, and go-to person. He currently serves as the vice president of transportation engineering at The Louis Berger Group, Inc.

George has represented private sector clients such as L.L. Bean, Great Spring Waters of America (Nestlé), and General Dynamics (Bath Iron Works Shipyard) to develop significant expansion projects. In addition, he has served as commissioner of transportation of both Maine and New Hampshire and was elected to the city council and served as mayor of Portland, Maine. He led both state departments of transportation from significant deficits to sound financial footing and sustainable revenues.

George also has a rich history with and commitment to the nonprofit sector, serving as treasurer and past chair for Martin’s Point Health Care, president of the Friends of the Eastern Promenade, and budget committee chair of the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.

We are certain that Mr. Campbell’s addition to the Advisory Committee will provide visionary thought leadership and direction for the future of Lunder-Dineen’s health education initiatives.

To learn about our other Advisory Committee members, please visit

Advisory Team Member Recognized in Down East Top Doctor List

We are very proud to share that Mark Publicker, MD, has been named in Down East Magazine's Top Doctors of 2014 in addiction medicine. 

He is an advisory team member for our Time to Ask pilot, designed to encourage conversations about alcohol use between primary care physicians and their patients throughout Maine. The Lunder-Dineen team is very fortunate to have Dr. Publicker's expertise on this project. To learn more, visit


Innovations in Care Delivery: The Attending Registered Nurse

The Attending Registered Nurse (ARN) role ensures collaboration among the healthcare team and provides patients and families with a consistent presence throughout, and following, their hospitalization. Initial and ongoing professional development of the ARNs is a key component to the success of the role, while the core competencies allow the ARN to serve as a clinical coordinator, facilitator, and mentor in order to cultivate a safe, efficient and effective environment of care.

Faculty: Gino Chisari, RN, DNP

This program is intended for registered nurses..

Alzheimer's Association Conference: The Five Domains of Habilitation Therapy

This session includes a review of the impact of Alzheimer's disease on brain function and how these changes impact behavior. He also discusses the five domains of Habilitation Therapy and provides examples of strategies to utilize when implementing this therapy model. The information presented on Alzheimer's care is intended to continue to build the capacity in Maine to care for people with Alzheimer's disease.

Faculty: William (Bill) J. Kirkpatrick, LICSW

This program is intended for caregivers, family members, professionals, and people living with dementia.

Aging Veterans: The Challenges, Some Solutions, and Some Remaining Challenges

This webinar will enhance practice working with aging veterans and their families, by expanding an understanding of: the demographics related to aging veterans, the range of health care challenges veterans face and the programs and services available to aging veterans.

Faculty: Kenneth Shay, DDS, MS

This program is intended for social workers and licensed mental health counselors across academic and practice settings

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November 2014


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