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UMaine Institute of Medicine

Lunch & Learn: Maintaining Cognitive Health as We Age

Virtual

MaineHealth's Peter O. Baker, LCSW, Program Manager for Geriatrics Healthy Aging Team, Maine Health, will share research on and strategies for maintaining cognitive health and well-being across our lifespan.  Interested persons can find the flyer and registration link online here. Ensuring cognitive health and well-being across our lifespan is a goal for many. This program […]

Population Descriptors and the study of Human Microbiomes: Implications for Appropriate Participant Categorization based on recommendations from the NASEM report

Virtual

Speakers: Dr. Nicole M. Farmer, M.D., Principal Investigator, Translational Biobehavioral and Health Disparities Branch, NIH Clinical Center.  Dr. Katherine Maki, PhD., Assistant Clinical Investigator, Translational Biobehavioral and Health Disparities Branch, NIH Clinical Center.  Dr. Sue Ishaq, PhD., Assistant Professor at the University of Maine and Lead of the Microbes and Social Equity working group. Dr. Amber Benezra, PhD., […]

Free

Aging Well in the Pine Tree State: Lessons Learned from the Research

Black Bear Microbrewery 19 Mill St, Orono, ME, United States

Please join us for a conversation about aging and learn how research conducted at the UMaine Center on Aging and elsewhere provides us with a proven road map for successfully addressing common age-related challenges. Ultimately, the key is making needed adaptations and that requires taking advantage of both the internal and external resources available to you.

Free

Panic: The Untold Truths

Virtual

Speaker: Kelly R. Klein, MD, MPH, FACEP About the seminar: Panic is frequently cited for a population's presumed bad behavior or a reason for marshal law to be enacted.  Our discussion will unpack this notion and get a better back story to this myth and why it still is pervasive in disaster management, hospital preparedness, and […]

Free

Cultural Competence in Nursing

Virtual

Speaker: Colleen Marzilli, Ph.D., DNP, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, CNE, PHNA-BC, CCM, MedSurg-BC, FNAP About the speaker:  Dr. Marzilli is a passionate nurse educator and researcher. She is an alumna of The University of Texas at Tyler and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis. She is a professor of nursing and the […]

Free

Thrive and Flourish: A Holistic Approach to Nurturing Wellness and Resilience in Nursing Students through an Immersive Bridge Week Experience

Virtual

Speaker: Kelley Strout, Ph.D., RN About the speaker: Kelley Strout earned her PhD in Nursing at Northeastern University in Boston, MA.. She is currently serving as the Director of the School of Nursing where she is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the short and long-term academic and research goals to carry out the mission […]

Free

Precision Microbiome for Health

Virtual

Speaker: Professor Jack A Gilbert earned his Ph.D. from Unilever and Nottingham University, UK in 2002, and received his postdoctoral training at Queens University, Canada. From 2005-2010 he was a senior scientist at Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK; and from 2010-2018 he was Group Leader for Microbial Ecology at Argonne National Laboratory, a Professor of Surgery, […]

Free

Think Like AI: Unlocking Smarter Decision-Making in an Uncertain World

Yonggang "Tim" Lu, Ph.D., FRM, Harold Alfond Associate Professor of Business Analytics, Graduate School of Business. A series of short courses and timely talks in Portland with experts from the University of Maine Limited to 25 participants Registration required  25$ per seat 

Tips for Aging Well in Maine: What the Research Tells Us

Lenard Kaye, D.S.W./Ph.D., Professor & Director of the Center on Aging  A series of short courses and timely talks in Portland with experts from the University of Maine Limited to 25 participants Registration required  25$ per seat 

Maine Integrated Behavioral Health Summit – Forming and Maintaining Integrated Teams

Keynote Speaker: Eboni Winford, Ph.D., MPH, Director of Research and Health Equity from Cherokee Health System, Knoxville, TN.  Panel discussion with practitioners working in integrated primary care in Maine.  Wells Conference Center, University of Maine  Three Mini-Workshop Options: o Tele-Integrated Behavioral Health o Managing Substance Use Disorders in an Integrated Primary Care o Psychiatric medication […]

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