Congratulations to Betsy Humphreys, Ph.D., NH-ME LEND Training Director, Alan Kurtz, Ph.D., LEND Faculty (Maine), Carrie Portrie M.Ed., LEND Program Evaluator and former LEND Trainee (2013), Leslie Couse, Ph.D., former LEND Faculty and Fatemeh Hajnaghizadeh, M.Ed., a doctoral student at UNH on the recent publication of Advancing Leadership Skills: A Multiyear Examination of LEND Trainee Self-Efficacy Growth
Rosemary Caron, Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor of Health Management and Policy, is delighted to rejoin the NH-ME LEND faculty after a three-year hiatus while she served as department chair. She has high praises for the opportunity to work with the interdisciplinary group of LEND faculty and trainees and to contribute to the high-quality of the training experiences. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of New Hampshire, Rosemary worked for more than a decade as a public health practitioner in both the public and private sectors.
Durham, NH – The key economic indicators for Americans with disabilities resumed their upward trend, according to today’s National Trends in Disability Employment – Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).
The NH-ME LEND program welcomed the newest cohort of 24 trainees, 18 from New Hampshire and 6 from Maine on August 31. This year’s cohort includes trainees from varied backgrounds, including self-advocates, parents, siblings, and extended family members, as well as those from the fields of community health, communication sciences and disorders, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, social policy, sociology, and social work. Meet this gifted cohort.