Hilary E. J. Andrew, M.D.
Dr. Andrew went to medical school in London, England and worked as a pediatrician for ten years. She came to Portland as a neonatologist after that and then trained in psychiatry here at MMC. Her special interests are developmental psychiatry, psychodynamic psychotherapy and pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry. She is fascinated as to how we become who we are and believes that compassion and empathy are the essential roots of good psychiatry. She is a general child and adolescent psychiatrist and also director of the Pediatric Consultation-Liaison service.
William L. Cook, Ph.D.
Dr. Cook is Psychiatry Research Director. He received his Ph.D. in Family Studies from the University of Connecticut at Storrs in 1987. While completing his doctorate he worked in the Research Department of the Institute of Living in Hartford, CT. After completing his doctorate, he was an NIMH Postdoctoral fellow at the UCLA Family Project (Michael Goldstein, supervisor) for two years. His postdoctoral fellowship was followed by six years of teaching in the Department of Human Ecology at The University of Texas at Austin, after which he joined the faculty and staff at MMC. Dr. Cook's expertise is the quantitative analysis of interpersonal systems. A former student of David A. Kenny, he pioneered the application of the Social Relations Model to family systems data and extended the application of Kenny's Actor-Partner Interdependence Model to include the analysis of experimental trials (treatment outcomes) involving marital couples or other family members. He was the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant to study attachment relationships within families and has published 15 articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Cook teaches Research Methods in the MMC/University of Vermont residency program. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, The International Society for Ecological Psychology, and the Association for Clinical Psychosocial Research.
Andrew G. Hinkens, M.D., MPH
Dr. Hinkens received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his MPH from Boston University. He completed his postgraduate training at MMC and was Director of the Child Psychiatry Consultation Service for ten years. He was appointed Director of Training in Child Psychiatry in 1996, and continues to foster an interest in collaborating with primary care physicians and community mental health providers. Dr. Hinkens is a consultant to several residential treatment programs. He enjoys living in Maine.
William R. McFarlane, M.D.
Dr. McFarlane is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont and Director of Research, Department of Psychiatry of MMC and Spring Harbor Hospital. Previously, he was Director of the Biosocial Treatment Research Division of the New York State Psychiatric Institute and an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. He was Director of Family Therapy Training for the residency-training program and the Director of the Fellowship in Public Psychiatry at Columbia. He has been working with families of the mentally ill, especially in multiple family groups, since his training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Social and Community Psychiatry, from 1970-75. He edited Family Therapy in Schizophrenia, published in 1983. He is a graduate of Earlham College and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His main interests are in developing and testing family and social treatments for major mental illnesses and prevention of severe mental illness. He has published more than 40 articles and book chapters, is an Associate Editor of Family Process and Families, Systems and Health and on the Boards of Directors of the American Orthopsychiatric Association and the Association for Clinical Psychosocial Research.
Ellen J. Popenoe, Ph.D., MPH
Dr. Popenoe earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at California School of Professional Psychology and her MPH at Boston University. She worked for two years at the Aroostook Mental Health Center in Caribou, Maine before coming to MMC in 1987. Her primary interests are in pediatric neuropsychology, learning disabilities, brain impairment, and developmental disorders. She also has experience in trauma and sexual abuse of children.
Douglas R. Robbins, M.D.
Dr. Robbins trained in General and Child Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Medical Center and he has served on the faculties of the University of Michigan and Brown University before coming to MMC. He has conducted research on the assessment of depression and suicide in adolescents, biological correlates of major depression in adolescence, psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological treatment of depression, and the natural history of adolescent-onset bipolar disorder. He has directed treatment programs for children and adolescents in inpatient, day treatment, outpatient, correctional, and intensive community-based settings. Dr. Robbins's current interests include the interaction of psychosocial and biological factors in normal affective development and in the development of children at risk for affective disorders, and the development of treatment systems for psychiatrically ill children and adolescents.
Diane H. Schetky, M.D.
Dr. Schetky, a 1966 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is certified by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Adult and Child Psychiatry and has added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry. A forensic psychiatry teacher at MMC, she holds the title of Clinical Professor of Psychiatry through The University of Vermont College of Medicine. She has published extensively in the area of forensic child and adolescent psychiatry and was principle editor of Principles and Practice of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry, which received the 2003 Guttmacher Award for outstanding contribution to the literature in forensic psychiatry. Her forensic experience includes corrections, child abuse and neglect, civil litigation, and assessment of criminal defendants. She has a private practice in Rockport, ME, which is now limited to forensic psychiatry. She is also a contracted examiner for The State Forensic Service.
Lindsey Tweed, M.D., MPH
Dr. Tweed graduated from Dartmouth College, Duke University Medical School, and the University of North Carolina School of Public Health. He completed the general psychiatry and child and adolescent training programs at Duke; he was a clinical faculty member at Duke for five years before going back to get his child and adolescent training. Dr. Tweed's main interest is the care of seriously emotionally disturbed children from multi-problem families. In addition to being very interested in child and adolescent psychopharmacology, Dr. Tweed has received specialized training in a number of empirically supported psychosocial treatments (Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Multisystemic Therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving). Dr. Tweed is the director of the Anchor Program.
Carlyle B. Voss, M.D.
Dr. Voss graduated from Baylor Medical School. He completed his residency at the New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City. He has served as the director of adult outpatient services, the inpatient unit and research during his tenure at MMC. He was Assistant Chief and is a Clinical Professor at the University of Vermont. Clinical activities focused on acute and long-term management of people with chronic major mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, mood disorders, and the effects of childhood abuse and neglect. He has done research in depression and cognitive function tests. Dr. Voss is board certified in Forensic Psychiatry and is the director of the MMC Division of Forensic Psychiatry.
Sandra L. Fritsch, M.D.
Alessandra Kazura, M.D.
Matthew Siegel, M.D.
John Murphy, M.D.
Bernard Gordon, M.D.
Melissa Bowker-Kinley, M.D., Ph.D
Mary Liberty, Program Coordinator
Mary Liberty, program coordinator for both the Child Psychiatry and Psychiatry programs, was honored by the ACGME with the "GME Program Coordinator Excellence Award". Mary's contributions to the programs at Maine Medical Center have had a very positive impact on the success of those programs and their graduates, and as one of only five recipients nationwide in 2010, has been recognized for her outstanding accomplishments.