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Associate Professor, Anatomy

(207) 602-2415

Stella Maris

Dr. Frank Daly has focused on vertebrate retinal biology and is currently an associate professor of biomedical science at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. 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 interest in the developing nervous system, using immuno-histochemistry and other molecular techniques to investigate melanopsin in the retina of the Nassau Grouper, the... Read More


Vertebrate Retina Anatomy

Physiology histology


In Suit Hybridization

Cheryl Doane

Cheryl B Doane


Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

Associate Professor, Family Medicine

(207) 602-2313

Stella Maris


Family Medicine

Garrett Edwards

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2898

Alfond Center


exercise prescription

and injection therapies


Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

neuromusculoskeletal medicine

Ami Esquivel

Ami Esquivel


Staff Assistant

(207) 602-2134

Decary Hall

Ami is the Staff Assistant for the Division of Geriatric Medicine. She feels fortunate to work with faculty and staff who are passionate in the field of aging.  She assists with faculty needs and student education, manages the budgets and travel for 3 divisions/departments and happily tackles anything and everything that is thrown her way. She is happily married and a mother to two teenage daughters. Ami has just recently completed the MPH program here at UNE.Read More

Emily Hinkle

Nutrition Education Program Manager

(207) 602-3596


Nutrition Education

Foods & Nutrition

Community Health and Nutrition

Health and Wellness Programming

General Nutrition


Chair, Biomedical Sciences

(207) 602-2336

Stella Maris

The combined long-term objectives of our research are to better understand the molecular, genetic, and cellular mechanisms causing neurodevelopmental and neurological disorders. Overall, my research interests lie primarily in the study of disorders of brain development and neurological disease, and specifically involve the following areas of investigation:

1) functional analyses of AHI1 and CSPP1, two novel genes which we mapped and cloned in individuals with Joubert syndrome (Ferland et al., Nature Genetics, 2004; Doering et al., J. Comp. Neurol., 2008; Hsiao et al., Hum.... Read More




Joubert syndrome

primary cilia




Lindsey Fitzsimons

Instructor of Gross Anatomy, OCS-I

Instructor of Histology, OCS-I

PhD Candidate, Graduate School of Biomedical Science & Engineering, University of Maine

Pickus Center


Heart Development

Associate Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2187

Alfond Center

Chris Frothingham is a 2001 graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his Family Medicine/OMM combined residency at UNECOM and is board certified in both specialties. After spending five years practicing OMM in a private practice in Portland, Oregon, he returned to Maine to join the faculty full-time in the OMM department. Dr. Frothingham is very committed to promoting the principles of Osteopathy to students, colleagues and the general public. 

Chris' love of Maine began... Read More


Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

celeste guay

Administrative Assistant

(207) 602-2329

Stella Maris

Celeste is originally from Biddeford, Maine. She received her degree from Westbrook College and began her career in Retail Managemant.  Following this, she was employed by Prudential Financial Services as a Conservation Specialist.  For the next 23 years, she had the privilege of raising and educating her children.  Her most recent position was as the Administrative Assistant to the Director of Biddeford High School's Alternative Pathways Center (APC).  Celeste is excited to join the UNE COM team and is looking... Read More

Marilyn Gugliucci


Director, Geriatrics Education and Research

Director, U-ExCEL Older Adult Fitness/Wellness Program

(207) 602-2453

Decary Hall
58 E

Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor and the Director for Geriatrics Education and Research, as well as the Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults within the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine Division of Geriatrics. Her "Learning by Living" research projects, UNECOM signature programs, advances medical and health professions students' learning through the application of ethnographic/autobiographic immersion research methods.  Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion involves "admitting" medical students into nursing homes to live the life... Read More


Gerontology/Geriatrics: Health Related Quality of Life

Functional Fitness

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

Learning by Living: Nursing Home Immersion Research

Learning by Living: 48 Hour Hospice Home Immersion Research

Geriatrics/Gerontology Curriculum Development and Competencies

End of Life/Palliative Care