Public Health Employers, Partner Organizations, and Field Placements

The Public Health program offers hands-on field experience opportunities in a wide variety of public health and healthcare organizations in Maine and beyond. Our program alumni also offer a vast network throughout hospitals, state and local health departments, primary care and multi-specialty physician practices, and nonprofit health and health-related organizations. Our Advisory Committee members, students, and alumni work with: 

  • Adolescent Health Working Group
  • Atrius Healthcare
  • City of Bangor
  • City of Portland
  • Coastal Enterprises
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems
  • First Atlantic Corporation
  • Franklin Memorial Hospital
  • Geisinger Health System
  • HealthInfoNet
  • Intermed
  • Janssen Pharmaceutical
  • Maine Centers for Disease Control
  • Maine General Health
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Maine Medical Partners
  • Maine Quality Counts
  • MaineCare
  • MaineHealth
  • Marathon Health
  • Martin’s Point Healthcare
  • Mercy Hospital
  • Mid Coast Mental Health Center
  • NorthShore University Health System
  • Parkview Adventist Medical Center
  • Seventy-five State Street
  • The Aroostook Medical Center
  • The Atrium at The Cedars
  • The Opportunity Alliance
  • United Nation Office of Drugs & Crimes - Central Asia Regional Office
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • USAID Improvement Project at University Research Co. in Georgia

New Publications

What's New?

Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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