Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is dedicated to delivering innovative, interdisciplinary medical curriculum with expertise in pharmacology, biochemistry, genetics, genomics, medical biochemistry, and molecular biology. The department’s faculty support a robust research program that investigates the neurobiology of pain, the limbic system and developmental neurobiology, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, immunology and infectious diseases, and medical education.

Department of Biomedical Sciences

Administration

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Professor
Chair, Department Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 331

Faculty

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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 209
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Chair, IACUC
Director, In Vitro Analytical Core
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 205
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)
Stella Maris Hall 328
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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 207
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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 210
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Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 420
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Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 208
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Professor of Pharmacology
Associate Provost for Research and Scholarship
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 105
David Johnson
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Physiology)
Stella Maris Hall 432
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Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 323
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Director, Behavior Core
Stella Maris Hall 308A
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Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 327
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Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)
Stella Maris Hall 330
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Director, Center for Pain Research
Director, Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences
Stella Maris Hall 304A
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Director, Center for Cell Signaling Research
Stella Maris Hall 203B
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 324
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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 203A
Tyler Redway
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)
Stella Maris Hall 318
Rebecca Rowe
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Microbiology)
Stella Maris Hall 419
Mark Schuenke
Associate Chair
Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)
Stella Maris Hall 418
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Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 424
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 319
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Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Stella Maris Hall 432A
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Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 206
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Microbiology)
Stella Maris Hall 429
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Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM (Anatomy)
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 117

Professional Staff

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Laboratory Coordinator/Manager
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 202
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Diener/Human Anatomy Lab Manager
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 132
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Research/Lab Technician
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Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 202
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Research/Lab Technician
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Office Manager
Stella Maris Hall 332
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Research/Lab Technician
Pickus Center for Biomedical Research 202
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Surgical Lab Workshop Coordinator
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 246A

Emeriti

David J. Mokler, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology
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Professor Emeritus of Physiology
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Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

The OMM Department’s focus is the integration of osteopathic principles and practice as well as OMM and neuromusculoskeletal medicine research. Osteopathic manipulative medicine, also known as osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), is a hands-on diagnosis and treatment modality used to improve patients’ structure and physiological function in order to optimize the body’s ability to maintain health.

Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Faculty

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Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 317
Jane Carriero
Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stella Maris Hall 224
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Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 129
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Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 131
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Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 318

Clinical Faculty

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Assistant Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 317
Garrett Edwards
Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 318
Nicholas Phillips
Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 129
Stacey Pierce-Talsma
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Clinical Professor
Stella Maris Hall 215A
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Acting Chair, OMM
Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 316
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 317
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Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 318
Greg Stevens
Associate Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 318
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 129

Professional Staff

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OMM Clinical Coordinator
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Office Manager
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 131
Oran Suta
Instructional Designer, Multimedia Medical Curriculum
Medical Illustrator
Adjunct Professor of Design and Illustration
Harold Alfond Center for Health Sciences 246A

Department of Primary Care

The Department of Primary Care is devoted to the acquisition and practice of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for the promotion of the health of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit. The department includes faculty and activities in the specialties of Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, General Internal Medicine, and Geriatrics. The Coastal Healthy Communities Coalition for York County is housed in the Department of Primary Care.

Department of Primary Care

Administration

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Chair, Primary Care
Clinical Professor
Decary Hall 31

Faculty

Bill Burge
Associate Clinical Professor
Decary Hall 38
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Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Primary Care
Decary Hall 36
Cheryl Doane
Clinical Professor in Family Medicine, Department of Primary Care
Osteopathic Clinical Skills 2 (OCS 2) Course Director
Decary Hall 29
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Decary Hall 58C
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Discipline Director
Marilyn Gugliucci
Professor
Director, Geriatrics Research
Director, U-ExCEL Older Adult Fitness/Wellness Program
Decary Hall 58E
Selma Holden
Associate Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
Program Director, Northern New England Clinical Champions Grant
Decary Hall 30
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Decary Hall 40
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Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Primary Care
Decary Hall 36
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Associate Clinical Professor, Family Medicine
Sanford F. Petts Health Center 145
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Assistant Clinical Professor, Primary Care
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Decary Hall 34
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Project Director(PD)
AgingME/Clinical Professor
Decary Hall 58A

Professional Staff

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Office Manager
Decary Hall 32
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U-ExCEL Fitness Director
Decary Hall 58C

Department of Specialty Medicine

The Department of Specialty Medicine consists of osteopathic and allopathic specialists in cardiology, nephrology, gastroenterology, and hematology/oncology as well as surgeons, surgical subspecialists, pathologists, radiologists, emergency medicine specialists, and OB/GYNs.

Department of Specialty Medicine

Clinical Faculty

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Chair, Specialty Medicine
Associate Course Director, Osteopathic Medical Knowledge 2
Associate Clinical Professor
Stella Maris Hall 317
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Clinical Professor
Discipline Director, General Surgery
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Discipline Director
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Assistant Clinical Professor
Discipline Director, Reproduction System

Adjunct

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Clinical Professor
Rheumatology