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Nurse Practitioner

(207) 602-3571

655 Main Street, Saco, ME

"Relationships with patients, staff and colleagues bring meaning & satisfaction to this work, which takes place in an often chaotic & distracting health care world. My superb colleagues at MatureCare inspire me to keep striving for excellence in my practice."

MSN Simmons College ~ 1998

BSN Salem State College ~ 1978Read More

James Norton

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.

Daniel Pierce

D.O., M.SEd, M.S.MedL, CMD

Assistant Clinical Professor

Medical Director

(207) 602-3571

Decary Hall

1990 graduate of UNECOM, Board certified Family Practice (ACOFP),

Certified Medical Director through American Medical Director’s Association- Society for Post Acute/Long Term Care Medicine.

Interests include the care of the Long Term Care Geriatrics, Palliative End of Life care, Dementia, and the exposure of the Osteopathic Medical Students to these older adults.Read More

Stacey L Pierce-Talsma


Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Associate Clinical Professor

Stella Maris

Dr. Pierce-Talsma is the current Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, and Associate Clinical Professor at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She is a graduate of Michigan State University College... Read More


Medical Education and Leadership

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine


Curriculum & Instruction

Clinical Professor of Medicine, UNECOM; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Vermont; Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts-MMC Medical School

(207) 774-5761

Alfond Center

Director of Clinical Research, Rheumatology Associates

Medical Director: Aserela; a Sudanese led organization committed to improving education and health in Southern Sudan

Vice President: Island Health Center Board of Directors, Peaks Island, Maine.

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Diagnosis and management of auto-immune disorders

with an emphasis on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

rheumatoid arthritis

and vasculitis.

Professor Emeritus

(207) 602-2142

Stella Maris


Clinical pharmacology

clinical infectious diseases

and the use and abuse of antibiotics. Primary care provider & clinical infectious disease consultant for 25 years; now teaching full-time. Attending in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases (1976-199

Erica robertson

Erica S. Robertson

MPH, RYT 200

Fitness Director, U-ExCEL

(207) 602-2199

Decary Hall

Erica has been with U-ExCEL (Exercise & Conditioning for Easier Living) since 2012 when she began as Fitness Specialist and became Fitness Director in June 2016. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine where she studied Exercise Science, concentration in Health Fitness, and was a First-Team All-Conference recognized three-sport, division III athlete. She received her master's degree in Public Health at UNE in December 2018.

U-ExCEL is a comprehensive health promotion program created to serve older adults... Read More


program development

Group Exercise Instruction

Functional Fitness

Geriatrics; mobility and balance problems; physical activity; fall prevention

Health and Wellness Programming

Exercise Testing


and Prescription

Working with Special Populations

Mark Schuenke

Interim Associate Chair

Associate Professor, Anatomy

(207) 602-2206

Stella Maris


Skeletal muscle architecture

Lumbopelvic pain

Human gross and microanatomy


Nerve Entrapment