Medicine

BDN promotes first annual Statewide Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering

The Bangor Daily News promoted the first annual Statewide Research Symposium on Biomedical Science and Engineering planned for Oct. 13–14. The event is sponsored by the University of Maine, University of New England, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Jackson Laboratory, Roux Institute, Northern Light Health and MaineHealth. Registration materials, abstract deadlines and other details will […]

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UMaine Opens admission for Machias Nursing Pathway 

The University of Maine is launching a Nursing Pathway program at its regional campus, the University of Maine at Machias, in fall 2022. The Machias Nursing Pathway will help more students pursue bachelor’s degrees in nursing and will build nursing workforce capacity in response to a critical statewide shortage.  The pathway is the first step […]

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‘The Maine Question’ asks how nursing students help combat COVID-19

Training to become a nurse has always been rigorous. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the stress and workload for nursing students and the medical professionals under whom they train, but it also provided a new opportunity for experiential learning.  The School of Nursing at the University of Maine decided early in the pandemic to lend a […]

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UMaine School of Nursing vaccinating elementary school students

University of Maine School of Nursing students are working to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to elementary school students aged 5–11 who are now eligible to be vaccinated. The UMaine nursing students will be participating in as many as 13 clinics scheduled through Nov. 19 in Bangor-region schools delivered in partnership with Penobscot Community Health Care.   Approximately […]

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WABI, WVII talk with Strout, students at School of Nursing celebration

WABI (Channel 5) spoke with Kelley Strout, director of the School of Nursing at the University of Maine, and nursing student Lauren Young at a celebration intended to thank current and past nursing students and staff for their work during the pandemic. WVII also interviewed Strout and third-year student Breanne Oakes at the event. Sixty […]

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Institute of Medicine kicks off fall 2021 seminar series Sept. 17

The University of Maine Institute of Medicine has announced its seminar series for the fall 2021 semester, with events scheduled from noon–1 p.m. on Fridays in September and October.  The series kicks off Sept. 17 with a webinar titled, “A New Dawn for Chronic Kidney Disease – SGLT-2 Inhibition as a Novel Strategy,” presented by […]

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Institute of Medicine announces Internal Seed Grant awardees

In March, the Institute of Medicine (IoM) at the University of Maine requested proposals in the areas of health and life sciences for a seed grant program, which is meant to support the goals and objectives of the institute.  This grant program required two or more full-time UMaine or University of Maine at Machias faculty […]

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