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News from Arts and Humanities in Medicine

Applications are now accepted for the Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Certificate, part of the UMaine Intermedia Program, now in its third year. Professionals and students, from healthcare and art research backgrounds, converge over the course of one year to discuss the role of humanities in wellness practice. The program is designed to support […]

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News from Arts and Humanities in Medicine

The Maine Arts & Humanities in Medicine Certificate, part of the UMaine Intermedia Program, is in its third year. Professionals and students, from healthcare and art research backgrounds, converge over the course of one year to discuss the role of humanities in wellness practice. The program is designed to support practitioners, and the seminar is […]

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2022 Arts and Humanities in Medicine Graduating Class

The Certificate, Arts & Humanities in Medicine, is the result of an inter-organizational working group from Northern Light/Eastern Maine Medical Center (NL/EMMC) and the University of Maine. This program, focused on the intersection of arts, humanities and medicine, seeks to bring together practitioners from many fields and disciplines to explore imaginative solutions to the issue […]

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Student Spotlight: Emily Irvine, Senior in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences

Yaseen Balkhi, Ph.D., is an Institute of Medicine  external affiliate, instructor at UMaine with additional appointment as an assistant professor from Tufts University School of Medicine who serves as scientific director of IT Bio, a Boston-based firm he co-founded.  He shared that Emily Irvine, a senior in Molecular and Biomedical Sciences is doing capstone 491-Molecular and Microbiology Research at IT […]

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Summer 2022 Microbes and Social Equity symposium recordings available

Symposium description: To understand a microbiome, you must learn about the bustling community of microorganisms and the complex ecosystems they live in, because one cannot exist without the other. So, too, does microbiome research rely on understanding the lives and ecology of humans, because there is no aspect of human life which does not involve microbes […]

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2022 Microbes and Social Equity summer symposium

The symposium will be held over zoom on July 18 – 22, 2022, 12:30 – 16:00 EST. Registration is free, and anyone is welcome. The details of the program can be found here. Symposium description: To understand a microbiome, you must learn about the bustling community of microorganisms and the complex ecosystems they live in, because […]

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Northern Light Virtual Research Expo, May 25

Join us on Wednesday, May 25 from 11:30 am to 4 pm for the sixth annual Northern Light Research Expo in a series of virtual sessions by ZOOM. Online attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the innovative research being performed at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center and throughout our Maine community. […]

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Spring 2022 Microbes and Social Equity speaker series recordings available

The second MSE speak series wrapped up this week, and we had another very successful season! We heard about some incredible research, shared perspectives from other disciplines, and engaged in discussions on soil and food systems, human health, sanitation and water quality, ecological modeling to understand microbiomes better and using the incredible diversity of the […]

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