Full-time Faculty

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


Ling Cao

Ling Cao

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology

(207) 602-2213

Stella Maris


Neuroimmunology and immunotoxicology.


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

Amy J. Davidoff, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology

Director, Histology and Imaging Core Facility

(207) 602-2824

Pickus Center


Diabetes and obesity




Cardiovascular disease

Marilyn Gugliucci

Professor & Director for Geriatrics Education and Research

(207) 602-2453

Stella Maris

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, "admits" 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. Dr.... Read More


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

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2159

Stella Maris

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... Read More




tumor immunology

Tamara King Deeny

Assistant Professor

(207) 602-2981

Stella Maris



cancer-induced pain

bone pain

neuropathic pain

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

(207) 602-2888


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... Read More


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

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

Stella Maris

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... Read More


Neuroscience; pain; headache; ocular pain; addiction.

David J. Mokler, Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology

Chair, College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Assembly

(207) 602-2210

Pickus Center

Dr. Mokler joined the faculty at UNE in 1986.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Michigan State University in 1974 and his dual Doctorate in Pharmacology/Toxicology and Neurosciences from Michigan State University in 1984.  He teaches in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the College of Health Professions.  He has been in volved for a number of years in Intraprofessional Education at UNE.  His research focuses on the limbic system of the brain.  He has published... Read More




substance abuse

drug abuse

brain development



animal behavior

limbic system

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 --... Read More


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

Mark Schuenke

Associate Professor of Anatomy

(207) 602-2206

Stella Maris


Skeletal muscle architecture

Lumbopelvic pain

Human gross and microanatomy


Glenn Stevenson

Associate Professor

Program Coordinator, Neuroscience Major

(207) 602-2285

Decary Hall

Before joining the faculty in 2005, Dr. Stevenson had two successful careers: one as a professional musician in Boston; the other working for luxury hotel brands in Washington, D.C. and Boston. Dr. Stevenson embarked on his third career by completing a Ph.D. in Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at American University and trained in the Psychopharmacology laboratory of Dr. Anthony L. Riley. Following his graduate training, he did a post-doctoral fellowship in Pharmacology in the laboratory of Dr. Steve Negus at McLean Hopspital / Harvard Medical... Read More


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

Professor of Anatomy

(207) 283-0171

Stella Maris


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

Barbara Winterson

Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Professor of Physiology

(207) 602-2215

Stella Maris


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