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Arafat

Hwyda Arafat

M.D., Ph.D., MSc. MEdL

Professor

Biomedical Sciences

(207) 602-2389

harafat@une.edu

Stella Maris
420

Dr. Hwyda Arafat graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt with highest honors. Upon completing her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Clinical Pathology, she joined the faculty of Ain Shams University as an instructor of Anatomy and Histology. She received her Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences (Histopathology/Biochemistry) and her PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Arafat received her... Read More

Lisa Bean

Administrative Coordinator, Associate Dean's Office - Clinical Education

(207) 602-2648

lbean1@une.edu

Stella Maris
226

Nina Bennett

Coordinator

(207) 602-3504

nbennett@une.edu

SMHC-Primecare - Saco

Expertise

Community Health & Public Health

Health Promotion

Communications

Geoffrey Bove, DC, PhD

Geoffrey Bove

DC, PhD

Professor

(207) 602-2921

gbove@une.edu

Stella Maris
102

Geoffrey Bove, DC, PhD, is a graduate of Hampshire College, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Dr. Bove's research interests broadly include the mechanisms and effects of manual therapies on painful conditions such as radiating pain, postoperative pain, and repetitive motion disorders.  A major focus is on pain due to neural inflammation, including effects on autonomic axons, with an eye towards homeostasis.  He has published manuscripts in such venues as Journal of Physiology, JAMA,... Read More

Expertise

Neurobiology

neuropathic pain

pain of endometriosis

human anatomy

neuromusculoskeletal diseases

homeostasis.

Brandt

Kathryn Brandt

D.O., M.S., MedL

Chair of Primary Care Department

(207) 602-2485

kbrandt@une.edu

Decary Hall
32

Dr. Brandt is a 1997 alumna of UNECOM and 2000 alumna of Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency and is certified in Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.  She was Osteopathic Director of Medical Education at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency from 2001 - 2008 and was the founding Program Director of MDFMR's NMM Plus-One program and founding Medical Director of Maine-Dartmouth Collaborative Care Center from 2008 - 2012 at which time she came to UNECOM to chair the Department of Primary... Read More

Dan Brazeau

Director, UNE Genomics Research Core; Research Associate Professor

(207) 221-4078

dbrazeau@une.edu

Pharmacy Building
321

Daniel Brazeau is a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.   He received his B.S. and M.S. in Biology from the University of Toledo and earned his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (1989) from the University at Buffalo.  After completing postdoctoral training in population genetics at the University of Houston he was a research assistant professor in the Department of Zoology at the University of Florida and Director of the University of Florida's Genetic Analysis Laboratory in the Interdisciplinary... Read More

Expertise

population molecular genetics and pharmcogenomics

Sarah Breul

Director

(207) 602-3555

sbreul@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Expertise

Community Health & Public Health

Program Management

Non-profit Management

social marketing

Mark Brezinski MD,PhD, CPT

Mark Brezinski

MD, PhD, CPT

Professor

My entire career (and training), prior to joining the UNE team part time in 2015, has been faculty at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital.  This has been as a researcher, educator, and physician. 

Research- My group’s research can be divided into two areas, clinical and basic science.  

Basic: Our basic science work has been, since the early 1990’s, focused on the development and clinical application of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). ... Read More

Expertise

Physician - Multidisciplinary Over 25 years practicing and teaching injury prevention (functional movement)

Cardiology

and internal medicine..

Basic Scientist - Pioneered and advanced for over two decades the imaging technology optical coherence tomography. It is FDA approved or in trials in ophthalmology

GI

Orthopedics

and GYN.

Clinical Scientist- In addition to clinical trials in OCT

have active trials ongoing in gait correction

patellofemoral syndrome

and scapular dysfunction.

Vince Buonocore

Assistant Director of Medical Student Services

(207) 602-2362

vbuonocorejr@une.edu

Stella Maris

Vin is originally from East Haven, Connecticut, he earned his BS in Exercise Science from Springfield College and his M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina.  After spending more than five years as the Assistant Director of Orientation at the University of South Carolina Vin and his family moved back to New England to join the UNE COM team.

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Bill Burge

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2485

bburge@une.edu

Decary Hall
39

Dr. Burge is a 1993 alumnus of Baylor College of Medicine and 1996 alumnus of the University of Iowa Family Medicine Residency in Waterloo. Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, Dr. Burge currently serves with MatureCare as the Medical Director of Evergreen Living and Rehabilitation Center in Saco.

He was an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio from 1998 to 2002, before opening his own office in the San... Read More

Ling Cao

Ling Cao

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Graduate Faculty for the Graduate Studies of the Biomedical Sciences and Engineer (GSBSE) program, The Graduate School, University of Maine, ME

(207) 602-2213

lcao@une.edu

Pickus Center
207

Expertise

Neuroimmunology and immunotoxicology.

Peter Caradonna

Manager, COBRE Histology and Imaging Core

(207) 602-2643

pcaradonna@une.edu

Pickus Center
220

Peter graduated from UNE in 2013 with Bachelor of Science degrees in biochemistry and medical biology. Since that time, he has worked has a histology and microscopy specialist in  UNE's Histology and Imaging Core. He is currently manager of the Core laboratory, which provides access to specialized instrumentation, technical expertise, and training for UNE investigators and their histology and imaging needs.Read More

Expertise

Tissue embedding

Paraffin/frozen sectioning

Special staining

Immunohistochemical/immunofluorescent staining

Confocal Microscopy

Protocol Development

Brightfield/Widefield Microscopy

Image Analysis and Quantitation

Jane Carriero

Dean College of Osteopathic Medicine and Vice President Health Affairs UNE

(207) 602-2898

Alfond Center

Dr. Jane Carreiro is Vice President of Health Affairs and Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New England. She is a Tenured Professor who has served as Director of Graduate and Continuing Medical Education, and Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.She has contributed to many clinical texts and authored Pediatric Manual Medicine and An Osteopathic Approach to Children, both of which have been translated into multiple languages. Dr. Carreiro has received numerous awards for teaching and service including the 2015 Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor. Her clinical practice focuses on pediatric osteopathic manipulative medicine, and the non-pharmaceutical management of pain and other neuro-musculoskeletal disorders in children. She holds board certifications from both the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Board of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Read More

Expertise

Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. Research interests in Lumbosacral Anatomy and The Functional Arrangment of the Human Musculature.

pediatric musckuloskeletal medicine

innervation patterns of the spine sacrum and pelvis

otitis media

Robert R. Cawley

D.O., FCAP

Chair and Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 662-2260

cawler@mmc.org

Off-Campus

Expertise

Dermatopathology

immunohistochemistry

<br />surgical pathology

cytopathology.

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