People

Associate Dean for Clinical Services; Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine

(207) 602-2250 x207

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Bruce Bates D.O., FACOFP, CMD is  native to Maine, having been born in Bangor and attending Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri completing his postgraduate training in St. Louis. He entered in to private practice there and became Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at what is now Des Peres Hospital. In 1984, he returned to his home state of Maine to accept the...

Expertise

Geriatric Medicine

End of Life Care

Clinical Skills and Standardized Patients

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

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.

Vice President for Research and Scholarship; Professor of Pharmacology, Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences

(207) 602-2707

ebilsky@une.edu

Pickus Center
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Dr. Edward Bilsky currently serves as the Vice President for Research and Scholarship at the University of New England. He received his B.S. (physics) in 1989 and M.S. (Behavioral Neuroscience) in 1991 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy in 1996. After completing a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arizona, he became an Assistant Professor at the University of Northern Colorado in...

Expertise

General pharmacology

neuroscience

opioid pharmacology

acute and chronic pain

addiction

neuropharmacology.

Robert Bing-You

M.D., M.S.Ed., M.B.A.

Associate Vice President for Medical Education, Maine Medical Center

(207) 662-7060

Off-Campus

  • Associate Vice President for Medical Education, Maine Medical Center
  • M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine
  • Residency/Chief in Internal Medicine, Maine Medical Center
  • M.S.Ed., Adult Education, University of Southern Maine
  • M.B.A., Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts

 

Geoff Bove

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2921

gbove@une.edu

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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 are focused on pain due to neural inflammation, including effects on autonomic axons.  He has published manuscripts in such venues as Journal of Physiology, JAMA, Journal of Neurophysiology, Neuroscience, and Journal of Comparative Anatomy.  He serves on various grant and manuscript review panels, and presents his research world wide....

Expertise

Neurobiology

neuropathic pain

pain of endometriosis

human anatomy

neuromusculoskeletal diseases

homeostasis.

Kathryn Brandt

DO, MS.MEdL

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

(207) 602-2485

kbrandt@une.edu

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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...

Professor for Medical Education; Director of Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership; Office of Faculty Development

(207) 602-2694

ibroyles@une.edu

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Expertise

Curriculum development and instructional design; learner assessment; faculty development; program evaluation; qualitative research; educational technology and distance learning.

Ling Cao

Ling Cao

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology

(207) 602-2213

lcao@une.edu

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Expertise

Neuroimmunology and immunotoxicology.

Professor

Chair Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Director of Graduate and Continuing Medical Education

Course Director Osteopathic Clinical Skills I & II

(207) 602-2898

Alfond Center

Dr. Jane Carreiro is Professor and Chair of the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine U.S.A. She is also the Director of Graduate and Continuing Medical Education. Dr. Carreiro’s practice focuses on osteopathic manipulative medicine and pain medicine in the pediatric population.

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

Coding Specialist

Billing Specialist

(207) 602-3506

mcarter11@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco
A009

Motivated business professional with over 15 years of dedicated customer service experience and more than 25 years in bookkeeping and record retention. Proven leader in Customer Service. Detail-oriented with the ability to problem solve. Combined this experience with recent education in medical billing and coding in an environment where accuracy and efficiency are a top priority.

...

Expertise

ICD-10-CM

ICD-9-CM

CPT

Level 1 HCPCS

Level 2 HCPCS

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.

Associate Chief Medical Officer, MaineHealth

(207) 602-2459

Off-Campus

  • D.O., University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Member, Board Education and Research Committee, Maine Medical Center
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Dan Hanley Center for Health Leadership
  • Director & Faculty, Physician Leadership Development Fellowship, MaineHealth
  • Interim Dean & VP for University Health Services, UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2007-08
  • President, Medical Staff, Maine Medical Center, 2005 -07
  • Vice President Population Health, MartinÕs Point Health Care, Portland, Maine, 2005 _ June 2007
  • Assistant Chief, Dept  of Family Medicine,
  • ...

Resident Physician +1 OMM/NMM

(928) 681-7911

DrChipman@gmail.com

UHC - Portland OMM

 Currently in UNE-COM's +1 OMM/NMM residency. Finished Emergency Medicine Residency in Kingman, AZ in 2011, along with a Traditional Rotating Internship in 2008.  Graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine - ATSU in 2007 after doing an undergraduate Fellowship in osteopathic manipulative medicine.  Graduated from Idaho State University in 2001 with a degree in Biology.

Expertise

OMM/NMM

Emergency Medicine

Nananda Col

MD, MPP, MPH, FACP

Research Professor of Medicine in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences.

(207) 602-2080

ncol@une.edu

Off-Campus

Previous to her involvement at the University of New England, Dr. Col >served as a faculty member at Tufts, Brown, and Harvard Medical Schools.  She has served as the Principal Investigator on numerous federally funded research, training, contracts, and conference grants that develop and test individualized web-based shared decision making interventions. 

he is on the Steering Committee for the International Patient Decision Aid Standards collaboration, which develops standards for decision aids, and the Cochrane Collaboration's Review of Patient Decision Aids,...

Expertise

Shared Decision Making

Study design

Internal Medicine

Preventive Medicine

Public Health

Clinical Decision Making

mathematical modeling

and medical informatics.

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2415

fdaly@une.edu

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Dr. Frank Daly had been studying vertebrate retinal biology for the last 10 years and is currently an associate professor of biology at the University of New England. Dr. Daly received his Ph.D. in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Boston University and subsequently held a research associate position at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Boston. Dr. Daly has research interests in retinal cellular biology with one project currently ongoing. Melanopsin in the eye of the Nassau Grouper: Preliminary study undertaken to...

Expertise

Vertebrate Retina Anatomy

Physiology histology

Immunocytochemistry

In Suit Hybridization

Associate Dean Academic Affairs, College of Osteopathic Medicine

(207) 602-2313

pdane@une.edu

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Professor of Pharmacology

Director, Histology and Imaging Core Facility

(207) 602-2824

adavidoff@une.edu

Pickus Center
210

Expertise

Diabetes and obesity

physiology

pathophysiology

pharmacology

Cardiovascular disease

Assistant Professor of OMM

(207) 602-2898

Alfond Center

Expertise

Neuromusculoskeletal medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine with special interest in posture

exercise prescription

and injection therapies

Healthy Maine Partnership Assistant Director

(207) 602-3555

bfortier@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Expertise

Project coordination

Community based health promotion; chronic disease

Elizabeth Garnett

R.N., LAC, ANP

Clinical Instructor

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

"Be the change that you wish to see in the world" ~ Gandhi

Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate - University of Southern Maine (2008)

Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate - Simmons College Boston, MA (2003)

Oriental Medical Doctor degree - North American Academy of Advanced Asian Medicine, Santa Fe, NM (1996)

Expertise

Certified:<br /><br /> Adult Nurse Practitioner<br /> Acupuncture

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

"We all think, feel, know, believe and have faith. It's determining the right order to use at any given time that causes the problem"

Fellowship in Gastroenterology - The Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia, Phila. PA (1981-1983)

Residency in Internal Medicine - The Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia, Phila. PA (1979-1981)

Rotating Internship - The Delaware Valley Medical Center, Bristol, PA (1979)

Doctor of Osteopathy - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Phila. PA (1978)

 ...

Expertise

Certified:<br />&nbsp; Internal Medicine

Senior Research Associate, Bilsky Laboratory; COBRE Behavior Core Manager

(207) 602-2888

dgiuvelis@une.edu

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I started working in the Bilsky Lab during the summer of 2006 as part of the Federal Work Study program. I was interested in gaining the knowledge and skills required to work in a research environment. I quickly learned basic pharmacology and behavioral neuroscience techniques and was able to start my own project under the supervision of Dr. Bilsky and senior members of his laboratory. I graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Medical Biology in December of 2007 and...

Expertise

I manage a variety of research projects and supervise undergraduate students in Dr. BilskyÕs laboratory. My expertise is in a number of assays assessing preclinical analgesic efficacy and side effects. I also help to organize and coordinate events for the

Assistant Professor of OMM

(207) 602-3548 x207

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Project Specialist

(207) 602-2309

lgoulet@une.edu

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LaRee supports the Dean’s Office by developing and coordinating all manner of projects for the College.

LaRee was hired at UNECOM in 1995 in a secretarial position responsible for assisting students with rotation registration paperwork and compliance. She quickly transformed a paper and mail process into an entirely online operation. She coordinated the design and programming of a Web-based relational database that is key to the daily operations of the UNECOM Medical Education office. During her time as assistant to...

Professor & Director for Geriatrics Education and Research

(207) 602-2453

mgugliucci@une.edu

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Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor as well as the Director for Geriatrics Education and Research at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM), and Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults. Her Learning by Living Research Project, a UNECOM signature program, ÒadmitsÓ medical students into nursing homes to live the life of an elder resident for 2-weeks. She also conducts research on older adult function, falls, and proprioception....

Expertise

Gerontology/Geriatrics: Health Related Quality of Life

death and dying

Functional Fitness

Falls Prevention for Independent Older Adults and those with Visual Impairment (NIH Grant)

Learning by Living Nursing Home Placement for Medical and Health Profes

Pediatrician, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

(207) 874-1489

khaddon@une.edu

InterMed - South Portland

Dr. Haddon joined University Health Care for Kids in Portland as a pediatrician in January of 2011 after completing her pediatric residency training at Maine Medical Center from 2007-2010.  During residency, Dr. Haddon served as a physician on the pediatric intensive care transport team which transported critically ill children from community hospitals across Maine to Maine Medical Center's pediatric intensive care unit.  Also during residency, Dr. Haddon presented a grand rounds lecture on BPA exposure in children.

Dr. Haddon was born and raised in Rhode Island and attended Brown University in Providence, RI...

Expertise

Newborn Medicine<br />Integrative Medicine<br />Adolescent Medicine<br />Hospitalist Medicine<br />Education<br />

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2159

khanlon@une.edu

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Katherine Hanlon, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in UNECOM’s Department of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Hanlon earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Arizona College of Medicine in 2012 after completing a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, also at the UA. She went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in tumor immunology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan. Dr. Hanlon holds a dual role in education and research at UNECOM- she teaches biochemistry in the medical program...

Expertise

Biochemistry

pharmacology

tumor immunology

Associate Professor of Family Medicine

(207) 283-1407

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Clinical Instructor of Geriatrics

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

"Life is a series of trade offs!"

Family Nurse Associate Program - University of Southern Maine, Portland (1976)

Diploma - Eastern Maine Medical Center School of Nursing, Bangor (1969)

Expertise

Certified:<br />&nbsp; Geriatric Nurse Practitioner

Kouta Ito

MD, MS, FACP

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2485

kito@une.edu

Stella Maris

Expertise

Geriatric Medicine

Decision Analysis

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis

David Johnson

Associate Professor of Physiology

(207) 602-2403

djohnson@une.edu

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Expertise

Neurobiology of drugs of abuse

including anabolic steroid abuse; expertise on validity of supplements as well as other modalities advertised to laypersons as being capable of enhancing health

longevity

libido

etc.

Curriculum Coordinator

(207) 602-2313

kpomerleau@une.edu

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I am a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and am currently enrolled in the MMEL program here at UNE.

Expertise

I work in the Academic Affairs performing a variety of tasks. I have had extensive training in Microsoft Excel and Word and have trained my office in both of those programs. I work on Blackboard and with the scheduling calendars. I work with Adobe

Powe

Bryony Kean

MS, RD, LD, CSP

SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Coordinator

(207) 602-3596

bkean1@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco

Expertise

Foods & Nutrition

Human nutrition

Professor of Geriatric Medicine

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2981

tking6@une.edu

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Expertise

Pain

cancer-induced pain

bone pain

neuropathic pain

Office Manager

(207) 602-2408

slavigne@une.edu

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Suzanne joined the Department of Continuing Medical Education in October of 2010.

Her past experience as Account Manager at Lincoln Financial Group out of Fort Wayne Indiana gave her 20 years of Customer Service and administrative organization skills.

Suzanne is also a licensed Beautician.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience; President, RHL Consulting, LLC, Biopharmaceutical Drug Discovery and Development

(207) 602-2888

RLenox@une.edu

Off-Campus

Dr. Lenox has had a distinguished academic research and teaching career for over 25 years as a respected psychiatrist and neuroscientist with continuous NIH grant funding and more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, as well as reviews and book chapters, in the fields of molecular neuropharmacology and clinical psychopharmacology. He is also the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and honors that recognize his contributions to medicine, including the NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award, Editor-in-Chief of Neuropsychopharmacology, Life Fellow of the American College...

Expertise

CNS drug discovery and development for both psychiatric and neurological disorders; molecular neuropharmacology and clinical psychopharmacology

Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

"I'm very lucky to love what I do for work. Every day is different and challenging. I find working with the geriatric population to be very rewarding."

MSN Adult Nurse Practitioner - University of Southern Maine School of Nursing (2004)

BSN - University of Southern Maine School of Nursing (1997)

Expertise

Certified:<br />&nbsp; Adult Nurse Practitioner

Jennifer Malon

MS- Animal Science

Laboratory Coordinator

(207) 602-2517

Jmalon@une.edu

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Expertise

In vivo and in vitro studies in neuroimmunology and neuropathic pain.&nbsp;

Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Director of the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

(207) 602-2195

imeng@une.edu

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Dr. Ian Meng received his ScB in Neuroscience at Brown University in 1991 and went on to complete his PhD with Dr. David Bereiter at Brown in the Department of Biology and Medicine, Section of Physiology and Neurobiology in 1997.  As a graduate student, Dr. Meng characterized corneal sensitive neurons within the spinal trigeminal nucleus, examining the spatial and electrophysiological properties with which corneal stimulation is encoded.  Following completion of his PhD, Dr. Meng worked as a postdoctoral fellow with...

Expertise

Neuroscience; pain; headache; ocular pain; addiction.

Director Department of Continuing Medical and Professional Education

(207) 602-2125

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Expertise

Program and grant management

Healthcare workforce development

Domestic and sexual violence intervention and education

David Mokler

Professor of Pharmacology

(207) 602-2210

dmokler@une.edu

Pickus Center
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Expertise

Neurophysiology and neuropharmacology of the brain; brain development; psychopharmacology; drugs of abuse; limbic system; dopamine and serotonin systems of the brain; the adolescent brain.

Angela Morse

Office Manager

(207) 602-2350

amorse@une.edu

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Expertise

Administrative support to the chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences

biomedical sciences faculty and various committees

Clinical Instructor of Geriatrics

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

"Relationships with patients, staff and colleagues bring meaning & satisfaction to this work, which takes place in an often chaotic & distracting health care world. My superb colleagues at MatureCare inspire me to keep striving for excellence in my practice."

MSN Simmons College ~ 1998

BSN Salem State College ~ 1978

Professor Emeritus of Physiology

A.B. Classical Languages, College of the Holy Cross, 1967 -- Bachelor of Medical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969 -- Pre-doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Dartmouth Medical School, 1969-1970 -- Harvard Medical School, 1970-1971 -- Research Assistant, Maine Medical Center Research Department, 1971-1974 -- Ph.D. in Physiology, Dartmouth College, 1979 -- Postdoctoral Fellow, Maine Medical Center Department of Research, 1978-1980 -- University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1980-present (Assistant Professor, 1980-1984 -- Associate Professor, 1984-1990 -- Professor, 1990-present --...

Expertise

Cardiovascular and respiratory physiology and pathophysiology; evolutionary biology; evolutionary medicine.

Vanessa O'Donnell

Confocal Technician/ MCF Manager

(207) 602-2854

vmaples@une.edu

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Vanessa’s research interests range broadly from ecological phycology to environmental chemistry.  The smallest organisms are responsible for the largest global processes. For example, microscopic marine organisms are responsible for the majority of the oxygen we breathe and largely for sequestering certain greenhouse gasses out of the atmosphere. 

Currently she manages the Microscope Core Facility where she acts as a Confocal Scanning Laser Microscope Technician for the University of New England, which funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) (Grant #...

Expertise

Confocal Microscopy

digital image analysis

Marine Sediments

Assistant Professor of OMM

(207) 772-7417

UHC - Portland OMM

Clinical Assistant Professor

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland

Assistant Professor of OMM, Assistant GME Program Director

(207) 772-7417

UHC - Portland OMM

Residency:  University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine's- Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulation (NMM/OMM) 2010

Internship:  University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine at Mercy Hospital, Portland Maine

Medical School:  Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine 2007

Additional Graduate Work:
Graduate Certificate in Holistic Health, Western Michigan University 2003
M.S. Medical Education and Leadership (MMEL) University of New England 2010

Undergraduate Work: B.S. Western Michigan University 2002...

Expertise

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Residency training in NMM/OMM

Medical Education and Leadership

Holistic Health

Sports Medicine

Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona

(520) 626-7421

frankp@email.arizona.edu

Off-Campus

Dr. Porreca obtained his Ph.D. in 1982 at Temple University, Philadelphia.  Following post-doctoral research at the University of Arizona in Tucson, he joined the Department of Pharmacology at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia before returning to the University of Arizona in 1985.  He became Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Arizona in 1990. He has received many awards and recognition for his research, including Founder's Day Speaker at the University of Arizona in 2001, F.W. Kerr Award from the American...

Expertise

Neurobiology of acute and pathological pain including neuropathic pain

headache pain

cancer pain

neurobiology of opioids

and opioid-induced hyperalgesia.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UNECOM; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts-MMC Medical School

(207) 774-5761

cradis@rheumatologymaine.com

Alfond Center

Director of Clinical Research, Rheumatology Associates

Medical Director: Aserela; a Sudanese led organization committed to improving education and health in Southern Sudan

Vice President: Island Health Center Board of Directors, Peaks Island, Maine.

 

Expertise

Diagnosis and management of auto-immune disorders

with an emphasis on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

rheumatoid arthritis

and vasculitis.

Jeani Reagan

A.A.S. Computer Applications Technology - Phi Theta Kappa

Technology Integration Manager/Consultant

(207) 602-2335

jreagan@une.edu

Alfond Center
129

In my 6 plus years working for COM I used Blackboard extensively and I manage all of COMÕs Courses/Systems.  In 2012/2013 we implemented all of our online exams using ExamSoft.  In 2008/2009 the college implemented the Automated Response System, Delivered our End of Service Exams online using Blackboard, and created a Virtual Microscopy Site. 

The success of our entire curriculum being delivered online using Blackboard has allowed me to assist in training many departments in the University including the Nurse...

Expertise

Technology integration and classroom assistance. Curriculum instructional design support for Blackboard/WebCT courses in COM

CDE

and MMEL online graduate Programs. Management

maintenance and training of Faculty and Staff for COM's Online Course Manag

Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2142

rreese@une.edu

Stella Maris
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Expertise

Clinical pharmacology

clinical infectious diseases

and the use and abuse of antibiotics. Primary care provider & clinical infectious disease consultant for 25 years; now teaching full-time. Attending in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases (1976-199

Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition Director

HIPAA Privacy Officer

(207) 602-3550

mrochelo@une.edu

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco
A005

Expertise

public health

public policy

community health

international health

management and finance

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Assistant Director of CDE

(207) 602-2667

rrowe@une.edu

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Mark Schuenke

Associate Professor of Anatomy

(207) 602-2206

mschuenke@une.edu

Stella Maris
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Expertise

Skeletal muscle architecture

Lumbopelvic pain

Human gross and microanatomy

Biomechanics

Ryan M. Smith

D.O., M.S.Ed.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Primary Care

President, UNECOM Alumni Association

(207) 602-2456

RSmith8@une.edu

Decary Hall
34

Expertise

Psychopharmacology

Medical Education and Leadership

Electroconvulsive Therapy and other Somatic Treatments

Test Item Development and Cognitive Testing

College Student Mental Health

Rural Psychiatric Practice

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2186

dspicer@une.edu

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Expertise

Molecular

cellular

and developmental biology. Craniofacial development. Mesenchymal stem cell specification and differentiation into adipose

bone

cartilage

and muscle fates.

Course Director Osteopathic Medical Knowledge (OMK) II

(207) 602-2594

sstpierre1@une.edu

     I’ve been told that you can usually hear me before you see me….  that infectious, belly laugh of mine always gives me away!  Having been blessed with a quick, dry wit, I’m usually able to make those around me laugh (or at least smile).

            Born and raised in New England, I graduated from the University of Lowell in 1987 and then UNECOM in 1991.  My first practice was at Swift River Health Care in Rumford Maine in...

Glenn Stevenson

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2285

gstevenson@une.edu

Decary Hall
329

Expertise

Drug development; preclinical methods development; opioid pharmacology; pain; exercise; drug abuse; drug interactions

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2054

JStreicher@une.edu

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During his initial graduate training at the Oregon Health and Science University, Dr. Streicher studied the role of a Serotonin Transporter polymorphism in anxious behavior in rhesus monkeys. Upon completion of his Masters, he transitioned into a Ph.D. program at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. StreicherÕs dissertation work focused on the role of the mid-level kinase cascades, namely p38 MAPK and MK2, in translating stress signals into pathophysiology, particularly through downstream regulation of the enzyme COX-2.

For his...

Expertise

Molecular and cell biology

cell signal transduction

drug discovery and development

molecular pharmacology (opioid focus)

integrated physiology (especially pain and cardiac systems).

Anne Summer

Anne M. Summer

R.N., P.A., MS Ed

Assistant Professor, Director Clinical Performance Center

(207) 602-2510

asummer@une.edu

Sanford F. Petts Health Center

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

(207) 874-1489

InterMed - South Portland

ÒDr. T.Ó graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville in 1997 with a double major in Biology and Psycholgy before coming to medical school at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated with honors in 2003.  He worked in a pre-medical internship at Boston Medical Center Department of Pediatrics focused on pediatric medical advocacy projects including adolescent obesity, cultural differences in accessing health care, and spirituality in pediatrics.  His love of Maine kept him here...

Expertise

Hospitalist and international medicine.

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2512

ktucker2@une.edu

I come from the North Shore of Massachusetts, and I studied biochemistry at Harvard College, starting my research career purifying clathrin proteins from sheep brain at Harvard Medical School. I continued my studies as a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, MA where I studied the role of DNA methylation in the development of the mouse, working in the lab of Rudolf Jaenisch. I then switched to developmental neuroscience as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory...

Expertise

Histology

Embryology

Genetics

neuroscience

Macroscopic anatomy

molecular biology

Director of Curriculum

(207) 602-2057

jvandeusen2@une.edu

Alfond Center
130

Jenifer Van Deusen holds a B.S. in Education from Lesley College and an M.Ed. in Educational Administration from the University of Southern Maine. She has completed extensive additional academic work and study in educational leadership, organizational development and systems thinking.

Jen's passion for learning and teaching when she met A.S. Neill, founder of the radical progressive school, Summerhill. During her rich and varied career, Jen has been a teacher in Northern California, a consultant with the Maine Department of Education,...

Expertise

Curriculum/ instruction/ assessment; Grant writing; Organization development; Professional development.

Professor

(520) 626-7801

vanderah@email.arizona.edu

Stella Maris

Expertise

acute and chronic pain

Bone Cancer Pain

Bone Remodeling

neuropathic pain

Opioid-induced Hyperalgesia

Cortical Spreading Depression

Migraine

Opioids and Addiction

Karen Lee Weiss

MPH, MS, MPP, PNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

(207) 874-1489

InterMed - South Portland

Karen Weiss, pediatric nurse practitioner, is the newest addition to the University Health Care for Kids family.  Born and raised in a suburb north of Boston, Karen has spent the past 20 years testing the waters of CaliforniaÕs Bay Area.  There, she received mastersÕ degrees in public health and public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.   Later, she returned to the University of California, San FranciscoÕs School of Nursing to become a pediatric nurse practitioner with a specialty in...

Expertise

Pediatrics

Adolescent Health

Professor of Anatomy

(207) 283-0171

fwillard@une.edu

Stella Maris
408

Expertise

Pain mechanisms; spine pain; cervical and lumbosacral spine anatomy; problem-oriented learning in the medical school curriculum.

Colin Willis

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

(207) 602-2872

cwillis1@une.edu

Pickus Center
208

Expertise

Blood-brain barrier vascular biology

neuroscience

neuropharmacology

microscopy (light

confocal and electron) glutamate excitoxoicity.

Barbara Winterson

Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Professor of Physiology

(207) 602-2215

bwinterson@une.edu

Stella Maris
232

Expertise

Eye movements; vision; pain mechanisms; reflex motor control; neural plasticity; touch mechanisms; psychophysics

electrophysiology

Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

(207) 874-1489

InterMed - South Portland

Dr. Zamboni joined University Health Care for Kids in August of 2008 after finishing her pediatric residency at Maine Medical Center.  She trained at the Barbara Bush ChildrenÕs Hospital of Maine Medical Center from 2005 through June of 2008.  While at MMC, she participated in the Pediatric Transport Team, transporting critically ill children from smaller hospitals in Maine to Maine Medical CenterÕs Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Other projects included advocating for SCHIP (State ChildrenÕs Health Insurance Program) reauthorization and lecturing...

Expertise

Adolescent Medicine<br />Childhood Obesity<br />Newborn Care