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

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

(207) 602-2250 x207

Stella Maris

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... Read More


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


  • 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



Robert Bing-You

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

Associate Vice President for Medical Education, Maine Medical Center

(207) 662-7060


  • 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

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Geoff Bove

Associate Professor

(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 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.... 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

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

Associate Chief Medical Officer, MaineHealth

(207) 602-2459


  • 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,
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