Marilyn R. Gugliucci, Ph.D

Dr. Marilyn R. Gugliucci is a Professor and the Director of Geriatrics Education and Research at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM). She is also Director of U-ExCEL (UNE~Exercise and Conditioning for Easier Living) Fitness/Wellness Program for older adults that features the falls prevention program Balancing Act. Her Learning by Living Research Projects have two tracks (1) “admitting” medical students into nursing homes to live the life of an elder resident for 2-weeks; (2) Immersing medical students into the Gosnell Memorial In-Patient Hospice Home for 48 hours to conduct patient care, family support, and post-mortem care. She is widely published, has presented nationally and internationally, and has a passion for working with older adults and their care partners.