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November 2012

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Open House: Muskie School of Public Service

Open House: Muskie School of Public Service

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, November 9, 2012, 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 
Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Muskie School Student Affairs Office
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4864
Contact Email: 
mspssao@usm.maine.edu

Do you want a job or a job that you love? Do you want to impact your community? Ready to advance your career?

The Muskie School of Public Service can help you realize your career goals and equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference. To find out how, join us at the Muskie School Open House.

Speak with faculty, staff, and students about our master's degree and certificate programs, student research opportunities, career prospects for our graduates, and much more. A presentation by representatives from Muskie's academic and research programs will begin at 4:00 p.m., followed by breakout sessions specific to each program area.

Our Degree Programs:

  • Master's in Community Planning and Development (MCPD)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master's in Public Policy and Management (MPPM)

Our Certificate Programs:

  • Applied Research and Evaluation Methods
  • Community Planning and Development
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Performance Management and Measurement
  • Public Health
  • Social Policy Analysis

Muskie graduates find careers as:

  • City and town planners
  • Health care administrators
  • Legislative advisors
  • Nonprofit directors
  • Research fellows
  • State agency directors

Working in places like:

  • Maine Medical Center
  • Maine Department of Human Services
  • New Hampshire Public Television
  • State Planning Office (Mass.)
  • United Way of Greater Portland
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
 
 
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Muskie School Fall Lecture Series: Mary Mayhew, "Maine DHHS: Challenges and Opportunities"

Muskie School Fall Lecture Series: Mary Mayhew, "Maine DHHS: Challenges and Opportunities"

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 
Lee Community Hall (Room 133), Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford St., USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Kyle Radke
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-4563
Contact Email: 
kradke@usm.maine.edu

Description:
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), will address the department’s vision of the future, the challenges that are facing Maine’s Medicaid program, and the opportunities that exist to transform the way services are delivered.

The lecture, sponsored by the USM Muskie School of Public Service, is free and open to the public.

Speaker Bio:
Mary Mayhew, Commissioner, Maine DHHSPrior to Mayhew’s appointment as Commissioner, she was the Senior Health Policy Advisor for the LePage Administration, focusing on health care issues and policies on both the state and federal levels.

Before joining the LePage Administration, Mayhew served as the Vice President for the Maine Hospital Association for 11 years. She was previously a partner in the public affairs firm of Hawkes & Mayhew, based in Augusta, and also served as a manager of state government relations for Equifax Corporation in Atlanta, Georgia.

6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
 
 
Maine Rural Health Research Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

Maine Rural Health Research Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 
Billings Nicoll Forum, Wishcamper Center, 34 Bedford Street, USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Donna Reed
Contact Phone: 
Contact Phone: (207) 780-4846
Contact Email: 
donnar@usm.maine.edu

Join us as we celebrate 20 years of rural health policy research by the Maine Rural Health Research Center, one of only seven national research and policy analysis centers funded by the Office of Rural Health Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP with Donna Reed.


Established in 1992, the Maine Rural Health Research Center draws on the multidisciplinary faculty, research resources, and capacity of the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy within the USM Muskie School of Public Service. The center's mission is to inform health care policymaking and the delivery of rural health services through high quality research, policy analysis, and technical assistance on rural health issues of regional and national significance. Its portfolio of rural health services research addresses critical, policy-relevant issues in health care access and financing, rural hospitals, primary care, and behavioral health.

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