Muskie School of Public Service


Master of Public Health Program earns accreditation

The University of Southern Maine's Master of Public Health Program (MPH) has earned accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

USM Muskie faculty delivers keynote address

Dr. Matthew Edney, Professor of Geography & Osher Professor in the History of Cartography, recently delivered the keynote address to the Newberry Library in Chicago for the 50th anniversary of the Nebenzahl Lecture Series on the History of Cartography.

USM's Muskie School and Maine Law partner on dual degree

The University of Maine School of Law and the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service are proud to announce that they offer an accelerated Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree. This dual degree program enables students to complete both degrees in 4 years (with summer study) rather than 5 years. The program’s combination of law and public health provides invaluable interdisciplinary knowledge and skills for students interested in law and the public health policy sphere.
Population Growth in Portland Maine Op Ed

USM Muskie School Members Contribute to Op Ed for Portland Press Herald

Richard Barringer and Joseph McDonnell of USM's Muskie School of Public Service contributed to an Op Ed in the Portland Press Herald along with John Dorrer, formerly with the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, and Ryan Wallace from USM's Maine Center for Business and Economic Research. The plans outlined in the article were also feautured in the Bangor Daily News.
Networks to Create Value

Iceland Speaker Series

Dr. Thor Sigfusson, founder of the Iceland Ocean Cluster, Codland, Collagen and several other startups, will speak on harnessing networks and bringing entrepreneurs together to create value in a maritime economy. An open reception will precede the lecture at 5:00 p.m. on October 17, 2016 and the presentation starts at 5:30pm.
Iceland Speakers Series

Iceland Speaker Series: Sustainable Adaptations

Dr. Rannveig Ólafsdóttir and Dr. Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir of the University of Iceland explore the impact of tourism on the Icelandic environment and explore sustainable strategies for tourism development. An open reception will precede the lecture at 5:00 p.m. on September 26, 2016 and the presentation starts at 5:30 p.m.

Maine Patient Safety Academy

Thursday, September 8, 2016 Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine Portland campus Back by popular demand, our keynote seminars will be led by Dr. J. Bryan Sexton, Director of the Duke Patient Safety Center for the Duke University Health System. His research on resilience, safety culture, and teamwork have resulted in assessment tools used worldwide.

Muskie School Public Health students in Reykjavik

Muskie School Public Health students Catie Peranzi and Mary-Elizabeth Simms just arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland to complete their academic field experience with University of Iceland in Reykjavik public health faculty and community public health professionals.
Historical photo of USM's sign

Faculty Senate teaching award for Dr. Nathan Hamilton

Dr. Nathan Hamilton, Associate Professor of Archaeology, was recently awarded the 2016 USM Faculty Senate Award for Teaching. Congratulations to Dr. Hamilton!

Women and Gender Studies award for Dr. Lydia Savage

Congratulations to Dr. Lydia Savage, Professor of Geography, who was recently awarded USM Women and Gender Studies program's Kathleen I. MacPherson Outstanding Feminist Faculty Award for Feminist Scholarship, Teaching and Service!