Hwyda Arafat

M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Professor, Osteopathic Medicine

(207) 602-2389

Stella Maris

Dr. Arafat obtained her medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. After finishing her residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in clinical pathology, she received her masters and PhD in Cell Biology and Immunology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She did her postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. Dr. Arafat came to UNE from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia after serving  as a faculty in the departments of... Read More

Jeffrey Beaudry

Ph.D., M.S.

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, University of Southern Maine

(207) 780-5493


  • 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


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

Edward Bilsky

Vice President for Research and Scholarship; Professor of Pharmacology, Founding Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences, Co-Director of the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

(207) 602-2707

Pickus Center

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... Read More


General pharmacology


opioid pharmacology

acute and chronic pain



Geoff Bove


(207) 602-2921

Stella Maris

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



neuropathic pain

pain of endometriosis

human anatomy

neuromusculoskeletal diseases


Kathryn Brandt


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

(207) 602-2485

Stella Maris

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

Sarah Breul


(207) 602-3555

SMHC PrimeCare - Saco


Community Health & Public Health

Program Management

Non-profit Management

social marketing

Ling Cao

Ling Cao

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology

(207) 602-2213

Stella Maris


Neuroimmunology and immunotoxicology.

Peter Caradonna

Manager, COBRE Histology and Imaging Core

(207) 602-2643

Pickus Center

Peter graduated from UNE in 2013 with Bachelors of Science degrees in biochemistry and medical biology. Following graduation, he worked as lab technician for Drs. Jerry Mullin and Deena Small at UNE, then took a position as histology lab technician for the COBRE Histology and Imaging Core. He now manages the core, which provides access to specialized instrumentation and technical expertise for UNE investigators and their histology and imaging needs.Read More


Tissue embedding

Paraffin/frozen sectioning

Special staining

Immunohistochemical/immunofluorescent staining

Brightfield/fluorescent imaging

Equipment maintenance


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. Read More


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


Chair and Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 662-2260





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