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Jeff lived in Melrose, MA until 1961 when the family moved to Topsfield, MA. He graduated from Masconomet Regional High School with honors and was a member of the National Honor Society. After graduation he attended Wake Forest Univ. in Winston-Salem, NC and graduated cum laude with BA degrees in biology and chemistry. While in college he was a member and officer of Alpha Epsilon Delta, the pre-medical honor society as well as a member of Circle K. After finishing at Wake Forest Univ. he received his MD degree from East Carolina Univ., School of Medicine in Greenville, NC. Upon graduation from medical school he completed his residency training in Family Practice at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, ME where he was chief resident. He is currently a retired Family Physician living in York, ME, a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and has been a member of the Medical Staffs of Mercy Hospital, Maine Medical Center, Southern Maine Medical Center, Westbrook Community Hospital, Goodall Hospital and York Hospital, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Maine Academy of Family Physicians, the Maine Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. He was in solo practice for 22 years in Windham, Maine prior to working for York Hospital at its offices in Berwick. He then worked as a family physician and medical director at Southern Maine Health Care in Kennebunk. His interests outside of medicine include (of course) genealogy & local history, mineralogy, lapidary and silversmithing, gardening, and music. He has been a deacon at the North Windham Union Church, United Church of Christ, as well as at First Parish Church, York, founder and President of the Lakes Region Ecumenical Council, a member of the Kennebunk Rotary Club and Windham Rotary Club where he has been on the board of directors, editor of The Windham Rotarian, and President, he was a member of the Windham School Committee, Windham Action Council on Adolescent Pregnancy, Windham Health Advisory Committee, the Windham Safety Committee, founder and president of the Nunan Family Association, and Past President and member of the board of directors for Partners for Rural Health in the Dominican Republic. He received a Certificate of Appreciation by the Greater Portland Council of Governments for service to the community and was elected the Outstanding Young Mainer by the Windham Jaycees and was one of five finalists at the state OYM competition. He was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by the Windham Rotary Club, and was given a "Real Hero" award from the American Red Cross for his mission work in the Dominican Republic.
Genealogy Web page: "A New England Genealogy"- at: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mainegenie/index....
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