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Westbrook College of Health Professions

The University of New England's  Westbrook College of Health Professions prepares students to be leaders in their health care fields.

UNE is one of a handful of private universities with a comprehensive health education mission including medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine, nursing and an array of allied health professions. The Westbrook College of Health Professions encompasses Applied Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Dental Hygiene, Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia, NutritionOccupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Public HealthSocial Work and Health, Wellness and Occupational Studies.

Guided by faculty on the cutting edge of their disciplines, our students participate in clinical simulations, service learning activities, clinical rotations and other experiences that enable them to transition smoothly into the workforce upon graduation. 

Our interprofessional education initiatives prepare future health care professionals to practice comprehensive and collaborative team-based care. Students from across our different health professions programs work beside one another as they treat patients, participate in simulations and conduct research. As a result, each student comes to better appreciate the roles played by the other members of the health care team. 

Our Portland Campus is just minutes from Maine's leading hospitals and clinics, providing rich opportunities for students to carry the knowledge they gain on campus into the field. People from across Northern New England travel to Portland for medical services, and often their needs are met by UNE students.


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Some members of the Harm Reduction Conference planning team. Back row (l-r): Ian Imbert, M.P.H., and Micaela Maynard, M.Ed., fro
Some members of the Harm Reduction Conference planning team. Back row (l-r): Ian Imbert, M.P.H., and Micaela Maynard, M.Ed., from the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation; Associate Dean Sally McCormack Tutt, D.P.T., M.P.H, Ed.D.; Zoe Brokos from City of Portland Public Health Division; Kris Hall, M.F.A., IPEC program manager. Front row (l-r): Elizabeth Mann R.N., M.S.N., P.H.N.A., clinical educator; and IPEC staff assistant Michelle Cote, B.A.

UNE hosts Maine Harm Reduction Conference

The University of New England’s Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) grant , in partnership with Portland Public Health Division, held a Maine...

A record number of parents and children attended this year's LEND picnic
A record number of parents and children attended this year's LEND picnic

LEND program family centered practice highlighted at annual picnic

The Maine Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program recently held its annual Family Picnic. The picnic supports a community of children and families participating...

Pamela Bruno, senior research associate in the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation
Pamela Bruno, senior research associate in the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation

Article by CEHI’s Pamela Bruno published in international journal

An article co-authored by Pamela Bruno, M.P.H., senior research associate in the Center for Excellence in Health Innovation (CEHI), was recently published in Translational Behavioral...

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