Directory

Arafat

Hwyda A. Arafat

M.D., Ph.D., MMEL

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

Jeffrey Beaudry

Ph.D., M.S.

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, University of Southern Maine

(207) 780-5493

Off-Campus

  • Former Chair, Department of Professional Education
  • Ph.D., Public Policy Analysis , University of Illinois Chicago
  • M.S., Health Professions Education, University of Illinois Chicago
  • Former Senior Associate in Program Evaluation, NERL
  • Former Medical Photographer
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Reuben Paul Bell

D.O., M.S., M.Div.

Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

Expertise

The scientific and theological works of Age of Reason scientist and theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772); science and spirituality; traditional osteopathic medicine.

Nina Bennett

Coordinator

(207) 602-3504

nbennett@une.edu

SMHC-Primecare - Saco

Expertise

Community Health & Public Health

Health Promotion

Communications

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

DO, MS.MEdL

Chair, Primary Care, Clinical Associate Professor; Interim Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine

(207) 602-2485

kbrandt@une.edu

Stella Maris
241

Dr. Brandt is a 1997 alumna of UNECOM and 2000 alumna of Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency.  She is certified in Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and is currently practicing both at SMMC/PrimeCare Route 1 in Saco.  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 when she... Read More

Matthew Braun

Project Coordinator, Substance Use Prevention, Drug Free Communities Grant

(207) 602-3520

mbraun1@une.edu

Matthew Braun is a person in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder, known throughout the state as an advocate and public speaker. He enjoys working with people in all sectors to effectively create and promote recovery oriented systems of care. Outside of his role at CHCC, as a volunteer, he leads the Biddeford chapter of Young People in Recovery (YPR), a national, grassroots organization that empowers people in recovery and advocates for support services and social change. In 2016, he was awarded Young... Read More

Expertise

Advocacy

Recovery

Community Outreach

research

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

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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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