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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

October 11, 2019

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 Harm Reduction Conference on October...

UNE graduate Glenn Simpson brought his recovery puzzle project to the Maine State House
UNE graduate Glenn Simpson brought his recovery puzzle project to the Maine State House

UNE graduates' unique project displayed at the Maine State House

June 11, 2019

“Pieces of Recovery: The Puzzle Project," a collection of stories of drug and alcohol abuse recovery, was recently displayed at the Maine State House. Activist, artist and UNE graduate Glenn...

"Speak About It" is designed to foster healthier relationships
"Speak About It" is designed to foster healthier relationships

IPEC event empowers students to foster healthier relationships

June 10, 2019

More than 150 students representing several UNE programs attended the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) event “Speak About It!” on April 9, at the Harold Alfond Forum on UNE’s Biddeford Campus...

Students take part in Stop The Bleed training

Stop the Bleed Training Comes to UNE

June 07, 2019

Since January, almost 200 UNE students have been certified in Stop the Bleed (STB) training, a national campaign by the American College of Surgeons to educate bystanders in the use...

Physician Assistant student Meghan Thornberg was one of several UNE presenters at the MEAPA conference
Physician Assistant student Meghan Thornberg was one of several UNE presenters at the MEAPA conference

UNE’s Interprofessional Education highlighted at physician assistant conference

May 09, 2019

Physician Assistant (PA) students recently highlighted collaborative efforts among several UNE programs during presentations at the Maine Association of Physician Assistants (MEAPA) annual conference. The students gave several presentations on...

Panelists from the Athletes and Mental Health event are members of UNE's support services
Panelists from the Athletes and Mental Health event are members of UNE's support services

Mental health and the pressures of athletics explored in IPEC event

May 02, 2019

UNE’s Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) brought more than 200 students from varying disciplines together to explore the role of mental health in athletics. Katie Hawke, M.S., associate clinical professor in...

UNE social work student Glenn Simpson unveiled his recovery puzzle at the Southern Maine Harm Reduction Conference
UNE social work student Glenn Simpson unveiled his recovery puzzle at the Southern Maine Harm Reduction Conference

Artwork tells the story of recovery, one puzzle piece at a time

January 02, 2019

UNE student Glenn Simpson is working to earn a master’s degree in social work. A unique art project he is creating as part of his coursework is gaining attention. “Pieces...

UNE hosts Southern Maine Harm Reduction Conference

UNE hosts Southern Maine Harm Reduction Conference

December 05, 2018

The University of New England joined the City of Portland Public Health Division in bringing hundreds of students, faculty members, health care providers and advocates together for the Southern Maine...

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