Medicine

MaineBiz features UMaine Nursing WellNurse program

MaineBiz featured the University of Maine School of Nursing’s WellNurse program aimed at reducing stress and burnout and building resilience among nursing students, faculty and staff. WellNurse was made possible by a $1.5 million award from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The […]

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University of Maine named a top school for online education in health care

The University of Maine has been named one of today’s best schools for online higher education in health care by EduMed.org, a website that connects students to flexible education programs to fast-track careers in nursing and allied health. UMaine’s online interprofessional graduate certificate in gerontology ranked No. 12 in best accredited online gerontology programs in […]

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Andre Khalil’s research uses imaging techniques to transcend disciplines

Andre Khalil’s Computational Modeling, Analysis of Imagery and Numerical Experiments (CompuMAINE) lab has used image analysis techniques to solve a range of problems at every scale, from cancer cells to galaxies. And he has only scratched the surface of its potential.  Since 2008, over $1 million in funding has supported CompuMAINE research using image analysis […]

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BDN reports on Howell grant for catheter development

The Bangor Daily News reported that Caitlin Howell, associate professor of chemical and biomedical engineering at the University of Maine, was awarded $350,000 in support from the organization Open Philanthropy for her research on designing catheters that are less likely to cause infections. The funding will support the next steps of Howell’s research, which is […]

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UMaine Institute of Medicine hosts webinar about partnerships for health equity Down East

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine will host a webinar, “Building Community — University Partnerships for Health Equity in Downeast Maine,” from noon–1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.  The talk explores the lessons learned and emerging findings from the Downeast Health Research Collaborative (DHRC), a informal network of students, faculty and community organizations based […]

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Institute of Medicine hosts Inaugural Distinguished Science Lecture Sept. 6

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine will host its First Annual Distinguished Science Lecture at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Buchanan Alumni House.  UMaine alumnus D. Allan Butterfield, associate vice president for research for centers and institutes and for research priority areas at the University of Kentucky, will deliver the lecture and discuss […]

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Michael Delorge: Researching recovery 

Michael Delorge may only be in his third year at the University of Maine, but he is already making waves in the world of public health. Delorge will present research about substance use disorder recovery in Maine that he conducted with his peers through a UMaine political science class at the Maine Public Health Association’s […]

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Gosse leads NIH-funded study into how CPC inhibits immune cell function  

Investigating how a common antibacterial ingredient in many foods, personal care, and cleaning products inhibits immune cell function that is harmful to human health is the focus of a National Institutes of Health-funded study at the University of Maine.  In a recent study co-authored by toxicologist Julie Gosse, a UMaine associate professor of biochemistry, her […]

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