Archives for Presenters

Bio | Lauren Moran, MD

Dr. Lauren Moran is a psychiatrist at McLean Hospital. She is the Director of the McLean Pharmacoepidemiology Laboratory and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She completed medical school and psychiatry residency training at Johns Hopkins. Subsequently, she was a Research Fellow at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center of...
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Bio | Amy Yule, MD

Dr. Amy Yule is board certified in adult, child, and addiction psychiatry. She is the Director of Adolescent Addiction Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Yule works with youth with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders as well...
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Bio | Mark Sullivan, MD, Ph.D

Dr. Sullivan received his M.D. and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University. After completing an internship in Family Medicine at University of Missouri, he completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Washington in 1988. He is now Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as well as Adjunct...
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Bio | Dottie Farr

Ms. Farr provides training and consultation to private organizations, county governments, and state governments. Previously she was the manager of Clinical and Quality Management services for the Bucks County Department of Behavioral Health. She concurrently served as the Clinical Director for the Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission. She has...
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Bio | Gloria Baciewicz, M.D.

Since 1986, Gloria Baciewicz has specialized in the treatment of addiction. In her current role as medical director of Strong Recovery in the University of Rochester’s Department of Psychiatry, she works in education, administration, and clinical care. She is certified in addiction medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine...
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Bio | Monique Coombs

Monique Coombs is the director of Community Programs for the Maine Coast Fishermen’s Association (MCFA). MCFA is an industry-driven nonprofit working with fishermen to restore the fisheries in the Gulf of Maine and sustain Maine’s fishing communities for future generations. My work often falls in the categories of social and...
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Bio | Joseph Green

Joseph Green is a motivational speaker, educator, trainer, professional storyteller, award-winning spoken word poet, and a person in long-term recovery. Joseph’s life story and work are featured in media outlets such as Youth Today, UpWorthy, PBS NewsHour, NPR, and many more.  He has recently keynoted or presented at the 2017...
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Bio | Jess Stohlmann-Rainey, she/her

Jess Stohlmann-Rainey (she/her) loves to talk about suicide, peer support, and liberation. She is a mad care worker located in so-called Denver (unceded ancestral lands of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute), and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ (Sioux) people). She is currently an instructor in the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology...
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Bio | Julia Bergquist, LCSW

Julia Bergquist operates as a Brunswick area private practice clinician, Bates College counselor, and as a Mental Health Coordinator at Oasis Free Clinics in Brunswick. Julia’s role at Oasis includes connecting Oasis patients to pro bono mental health services and case management resources. Julia has ten years of experience as...
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Bio | Dan Keniston, LCSW

Dan is a psychotherapist serving the mid-coast Maine area, in private practice and as a part-time employee of Islands Community Medical Services on Vinalhaven Island.  He received his Masters degree in Social Work from University of Maine in 2011.  After a first career designing large-scale computer systems and leading project...
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Bio | Arabella Perez, DSW, MSW, LCSW

Dr. Perez is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist of 30 years. She holds a Master’s and a Doctorate Degree in Social Work from Tulane University in New Orleans. She is a native Spanish speaker and the daughter of parents from Cuba and Puerto Rico. Prior to joining UNE, Dr. Perez was...
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Bio | Bob Jope, LMHC

Bob has been a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers since 2010. He teaches Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an adjunct faculty member at Salve Regina University, Rhode Island College, and University of Massachusetts; he is also a consultant with the Addiction Technology Transfer Center at Brown University and...
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Bio | Abby Frutchey, MSW, LADC, CCS

Abby Frutchey is a 2006 graduate of the Washington County Adult Drug Treatment Court.  She is the Substance Use Response Coordinator for Community Caring Collaborative and has 12 years of experience practicing as a licensed substance use treatment provider and clinical supervisor, specializing in treatment of those involved in the...
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Bio | Courtney Allen

Courtney Allen is the Policy Director of the Maine Recovery Advocacy Project (ME-RAP), a grassroots network of Mainers working on community and public policy-based solutions to the addiction crisis. During the 130th Maine Legislative Session, by leaning deeply into grassroots organizing tactics and building strong partnerships with other community organizations, the...
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2022.03.10 | Panelists Bios

Ellen Bemis serves as AMHC’s Chief Executive Officer. As Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Bemis ensures the achievement of the agency’s service mission in conformance with AMHC’s philosophy of service, organizational values, strategic vision, and the policies established by the Board of Directors. She serves on the board of directors for...
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