Office of the Research Director
Staff from the Office of the Research Director advance and encourage research at USM, serving as resource and support for research faculty, staff, and students across USM as they pursue scholarly knowledge regionally, nationally, and internationally.
The Office is headed by the Director of Research & the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy. Other staff provide development, financial, administrative, and compliance support for all research efforts around USM.
Kris Sahonchik, Director of Research & the Cutler Institute for Health & Social Policy
Tamara Blair Kirk, Director of Research Service Center
Terry Shehata, Ph.D. Senior Policy Associate, Research & Economic Development
Maine Economic Improvement Fund Coordinator
Leonard Agneta, Intellectual Property
Maggie Vishneau, Senior Policy Associate, Research & Organizational Development
Research Service Center (RSC)
Tamara Blair Kirk, Director
Research Service Center Staff: