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susan lavigne

Office Manager - Continuing Medical Education (CME)

(207) 602-2408

slavigne@une.edu

Stella Maris
432

Suzanne joined the Department of Continuing Medical Education in October of 2010.

Her past experience as Account Manager at Lincoln Financial Group out of Fort Wayne Indiana gave her 20 years of Customer Service and administrative organization skills.

Suzanne is also a licensed Beautician.  She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.Read More

Robert Lenox

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

(207) 602-2336

rlenox@une.edu

Off-Campus
Stella Maris 331

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

Expertise

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

Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

sloring3@une.edu

655 Main Street, Saco, ME

"I'm very lucky to love what I do for work. Every day is different and challenging. I find working with the geriatric population to be very rewarding."

MSN Adult Nurse Practitioner - University of Southern Maine School of Nursing (2004)

BSN - University of Southern Maine School of Nursing (1997)Read More

Expertise

Certified:<br />&nbsp; Adult Nurse Practitioner

Kin S. Ly

PharmD, Ed.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor

(207) 602-2054

kly@une.edu

Stella Maris
327

Dr. Ly is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNE COM) and the Co-Director of the Osteopathic Medical Knowledge (OMK) Course in Year 1. She teaches pharmacology and therapeutics in Years 1 and 2 of the undergraduate medical education curricula. Dr. Ly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Education from Temple University, Doctor of Pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy,... Read More

Meghan May

Meghan May

Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Microbiology

(207) 602-2164

mmay3@une.edu

Dr. May was appointed in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of New England College of Medicine in 2013. She was previously appointed in the Department of Biological Sciences at Towson University from 2010-2013, and held the Fisher Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences from 2012-2013, and was appointed as a postdoctoral fellow and then a research assistant professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology at the University of Florida. Dr. May earned her B.S. degree in... Read More

Expertise

microbiology

Infectious Disease

Bacteriology

Virology

Parasitology

vaccines

Evolution

Infection

Emerging Diseases

molecular biology

Bioinformatics

biology of infection

Cynthia Menard

B.S.N, M.S, A.N.P

Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

UHC - MatureCare Portland
655 Main St Saco, Maine

Ian Meng

Professor, Physiology

Director, Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for the Study of Pain and Sensory Function

(207) 602-2195

imeng@une.edu

Stella Maris
203

Dr. Ian Meng received his ScB and PhD in Neuroscience at Brown University.  Following completion of his PhD, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Howard Fields in the Department of Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), studying the brain circuits mediating the analgesic properties of cannabinoids.  Dr. Meng joined the University of New England (UNE) in 2003 where he is currently a professor of Biomedical Sciences, Director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN),... Read More

Expertise

ocular pain

headache

cannabinoids

chronic pain

acute pain

David J. Mokler, Ph.D.

Interim Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Professor of Pharmacology

(207) 602-2210

dmokler@une.edu

Pickus Center
205

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, the Westbrook College of Health Professions and the College of Dental Medicine.  He has a passion for Intraprofessional Education at UNE, being one of the first faculty at UNE to attend the IPEC national... Read More

Expertise

neuropharmacology

Psychopharmacology

substance abuse

drug abuse

brain development

dopamine

serotonin

animal behavior

limbic system

Derek Molliver

Associate Professor

(207) 602-2221

dmolliver@une.edu

Stella Maris
203

Derek Molliver received his B.A. from Williams College in 1988 and went on to complete his PhD in Neuroscience at Washington University in St. Louis in 1997, studying the role of neurotrophic factors in the development of peripheral sensory neuron identity with Dr. William Snider. He then took a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Ed McCleskey at the Vollum Institute of Oregon Health and Science University, examining the function of purinergic G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) in adult nociceptive sensory neurons. After two... Read More

Expertise

neuroscience

cell and molecular biology

Neurobiology of acute and pathological pain including neuropathic pain

G protein coupled receptors

Proteomics

peter morganelli

Peter Morganelli

M.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Physiology

(207) 602-2277

pmorganelli@une.edu

Stella Maris
424

Peter Morganelli, Ph.D.  joined the UNECOM Department of Biomedical Sciences in 2013 and teaches immunology and physiological sciences for the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine and Dental Medicine.  Dr. Morganelli received formal training in physiology focusing on neurophysiology, cell physiology, and endocrinology at Miami University of Ohio and Dartmouth Medical School.  After completing post-doctoral training in immunology, he went on to study how immune cells affect the underlying mechanisms of atherosclerosis, in particular how immune... Read More

Expertise

Human Physiology

Cell Physiology

immunology

Angela Morse

Office Manager

(207) 602-2350

amorse@une.edu

Stella Maris
332

Expertise

Administrative support to the chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences

biomedical sciences faculty and various committees

Elise Murphy

Staff Assistant

(207) 602-2506

emurphy15@une.edu

Stella Maris
Room 130

Elise is originally from Worcester, MA.  After receiving her undergraduate degree from Roger Williams University, Elise started working at the Worcester County District Attorney's Office in the Community Outreach division.  After some time Elise moved to NY and began working as a Program Coordinator for a local non-profit organization; focused on promoting safety on and off college campuses.  After two years of living in New York City, Elise and her boyfriend left NYC and went on a 6-month road trip across the country from New... Read More

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