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Kin S. Ly, Pharm.D., Ed.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, COM


Stella Maris Hall 327
Biddeford Campus

Dr. Ly is an Associate 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, and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from University of New England. She is licensed to practice as a clinical pharmacist in the State of Maine and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She is certified by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) in Medication Therapy Management (MTM). Before joining UNE COM, she was a clinical pharmacist at Northern Light Mercy Hospital in Portland, Maine. She is currently working on mentoring research in dental medicine education based on a formal mentoring program that she helped create at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine (UNE CDM), medical education research, and research in Pharmacoeconomics.



Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
University of New England
Doctor of Pharmacy
Temple University School of Pharmacy
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Minor in Education
Temple University

Clinical Affiliations

Northern Light Mercy Hospital (Portland, Maine)

Board Certifications and Licenses

State of Maine


Selected publications

Bassi N, Cohen AR, Desai S, Espinosa MG, Flynn EE, Franchetti KE, Kuriakose A, Lam ST, Ly KS, McGraw MJ, Namazi NN, Nemeh GA, Oliva CD, Pastakia SD, Riley KM, Tairu OA, Raffa RB. Critical evaluation of reported plant sources of possibly novel analgesic compounds. Rev Analg. 2004;7:97-117. 

Ly, Kin S., "Examining Pharmacy Students’ Perceptions Of Clinical Faculty Mentoring Characteristics Influencing Students’ Decision To Pursue A Pharmacy Residency" (2015). All Theses And Dissertations. Paper 28.