Directory

celeste guay

Administrative Assistant

(207) 602-2329

cguay1@une.edu

Stella Maris
229

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

Professor

Director, Geriatrics Education and Research

Director, U-ExCEL Older Adult Fitness/Wellness Program

(207) 602-2453

mgugliucci@une.edu

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

Expertise

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

Technology Integration Manager Years 1 and 2

(207) 602-2291

jhamel2@une.edu

Stella Maris
234

Expertise

Audiovisual technology

Information technology

jodie hermann

Jodie Hermann

D.O., MBA

Chair, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor

Expertise

Neuromusculoskelatal Medicine

Internal Medicine

heywood

Executive Director - Northeast Osteopathic Medical Education Network

Director – Continuing Medical Education

(207) 602-2229

pheywood@une.edu

Stella Maris
424

Selma Holden

Selma Holden

M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Family Medicine

(207) 312-2180

sholden1@une.edu

Decary Hall
39

Dr. Holden is a certified Family Medicine physician who has additional training in integrative medicine modalities that include yoga (RYT200+), herbs and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine.  She completed her residency training at Maine Dartmouth's Family Medicine Program in Augusta, where her care focused on helping opioid-dependent mothers through pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood.  She's worked in integrative medicine clinics in Maine and Massachusetts and completed Harvard Medical School's Integrative Medicine Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship.  At UNECOM, she teaches Osteopathic Clinical Knowledge & Skills,... Read More

Expertise

Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Maternal Child Health

Karen Houseknecht

Karen L. Houseknecht

B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Professor of Pharmacology

Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship

(207) 602-2872

khouseknecht@une.edu

Pickus Center
105

Dr. Houseknecht's career, which has spanned academic and corporate research environments, has focused on her unwavering passion around the discovery and development of novel therapeutics, including pharmaceutical, biologic and nutritional therapies for the treatment of metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity.  

Dr. Houseknecht's current research is focused on 1) identifying mechanisms underlying endocrine and metabolic side effects of antipsychotic medications and the implications of off-label prescribing of these medications to vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly; 2)... Read More

Expertise

pharmacology

Diabetes and Metabolic Disease

Psychiatric Drug Pharmacology and Toxicology

Endocrinology

Drug discovery

development and regulatory

Medication induced disease

Physiology/pathophysiology

David Johnson

Associate Professor, Physiology

(207) 602-2403

djohnson@une.edu

Stella Maris
432

Dr. Johnson received his Bachelors Degree from the University of Vermont, his Masters Degree from UMASS Amherst, and his Ph.D from Virginia Tech. After receiving his Ph.D, he did a one year fellowship in the Department of Pharmacology at Mt Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan, NY, studying the pharmacology of drugs of abuse under Dr. Joe Goldfarb. After that, he trained for two more years as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at Albany Medical College... Read More

Expertise

Neurobiology of drugs of abuse

Tamara King

Associate Professor, Physiology

(207) 602-2981

tking6@une.edu

Stella Maris
308A

Research interests center around mechanistic analysis of pain, with a specific focus on cancer-induced bone pain, osteoarthritis induced joint pain and chronic pain induced by nerve injury (neuropathic pain). An important aspect of my research is using approaches that allow for mechanistic evaluation of affective/motivational aspects of pain and pain relief in the preclinical setting. Such an approach will lead to the discovery of molecules that can effectively ameliorate ongoing pain across various preclinical models of pain, including cancer induced bone... Read More

Expertise

chronic pain

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