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One of the grants will study the impact of interprofessional education  on post-graduation collaborative workplace practice
One of the grants will study the impact of interprofessional education on post-graduation collaborative workplace practice

Mini-grants awarded to faculty by the Office of Research and Scholarship

November 08, 2019

The Office of Research and Scholarship has awarded four mini-grants across three different colleges. Kathleen Becker, Ph.D., assistant professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been awarded a mini-grant...

Dr. Selma Holden teaches a class of medical students at the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Selma Holden teaches a class of medical students at the UNE College of Osteopathic Medicine

UNE receives grant to train medical students to treat opioid use disorders

November 04, 2019

The University of New England has received a federal grant to train medical students to treat opioid use disorders. Students will learn to use FDA-approved medications in combination with counseling...

Susan Wehry, chief of geriatrics in UNE's Division of Geriatrics
Susan Wehry, chief of geriatrics in UNE's Division of Geriatrics

Susan Wehry discusses dementia care on ‘WVII’

October 29, 2019

Susan Wehry, M.D., chief of geriatrics in UNE's Division of Geriatrics , was among 200 people who recently attended a conference on geriatric health in Orono. The theme of the...

Tamara King, Karen Houseknecht, and Kathleen Becker attending the annual American Society for Bone and Mineral Research meeting.
Tamara King, Karen Houseknecht, and Kathleen Becker attending the annual American Society for Bone and Mineral Research meeting. Upon return to UNE, the group was rounded out when Meghan May joined the posse.

UNE’s “Bone Posse” strikes again: Collaborative faculty researchers showcase bone research at national meeting

October 11, 2019

We often think of bones as simple structures that the body is built around. But on the contrary, bone biology and bone health are dynamic processes that impact the health...

Benjamin Harrison (far right) and members of his lab
Benjamin Harrison (far right) and members of his lab

Benjamin Harrison’s gene research published in genetics journal

September 26, 2019

Benjamin Harrison, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Biomedical Science Department in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently published an article, titled “Detection of Differentially Expressed Cleavage Site Intervals Within 3′...

Benjamin Harrison, assistant professor of Biomedical Sciences
Benjamin Harrison, assistant professor of Biomedical Sciences

UNE receives new funding to study Alzheimer’s disease

September 23, 2019

Benjamin Harrison, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Biomedical Science Department in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a grant of more than $315,000 from the National Institute of General...

Brain of bottlenose dolphin in situ showing planes of serial section used. From: The Anatomy of the Brain of the Bottlenose Dolp
Brain of bottlenose dolphin in situ showing planes of serial section used. From: The Anatomy of the Brain of the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates). Rhinic Lobe (Rhinencephalon): The Archicortex. Jacobs, M.S., McFarland, W.L. and Morgane, P.J. Brain Research Bulletin, Vol. 4, Supplement, 1979

UNE’s Biddeford Library Art Gallery presents artistic representations of scientific research in 'The Dolphin Brain' exhibit

September 20, 2019

The University of New England’s Biddeford Campus Ketchum Library Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibition, titled The Dolphin Brain , which will be on display through September 26. The...

COM student Govind Kamboj plays a patient while CDM student Greg Stein explains a procedure to COM student Ryan Healy
COM student Govind Kamboj plays a patient while CDM student Greg Stein explains a procedure to COM student Ryan Healy

Interprofessional education opportunities being expanded at the Oral Health Center

September 20, 2019

During a visit to the Oral Health Center (OHC), you’ll find more than just College of Dental Medicine students. Dental Hygiene, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Social Work students are...

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