New book features Maine Rural Health Research Center authors
In this new book, Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models, invited authors from the Maine Rural Health Research Center discuss rural health issues from the perspectives of public health and prevention.
Gale elected to NRHA Board of Trustees
John Gale was elected to the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) Board of Trustees as chair of the Research and Education Constituency Group.
Esther Attean honored by Americans Who Tell the Truth Project
Attean, training specialist at the USM Muskie School, has had her portrait added to artist Robert Shetterley’s gallery of Americans Who Tell the Truth, an initiative to promote models of courageous citizenship in schools and communities around the country.
Colgan Discusses Maine's Economic Outlook on MPBN
Dr. Charles Colgan, Associate Director of MCBER, spoke with MPBN Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz.
Colgan pushes back job recovery forecast for Maine
Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Fall Economic Outlook Conference in Boston
Charlie Colgan discusses 'solutions for Maine's economy' at MaineFocus conference
Dr. Charles Colgan presented at the Oct. 30 conference MaineFocus: Solutions for Maine's Economy.
MCBER Director Matthew Dean discusses disruptive innovation in Portland Press Herald
Dr. Matthew Dean, director of the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research and faculty member in the USM School of Business, was recently quoted in the Portland Press Herald article "Delorme keeping up with a revolution".
Muskie co-hosts national conference on female offenders
Earlier this month, the USM Muskie School of Public Service co-hosted the 15th Biannual Adult & Juvenile Female Offenders Conference, the only professional conference focused exclusively on women and girls involved with the justice system.
Muskie receives OSHA grant for workplace violence training program
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded the USM Muskie School with a Susan Harwood Training Grant to support a program aimed at home care assistants and workers in small, community-based nursing homes.
New Kaiser Commission report by Muskie authors highlight federal and state responsibilities for managing Medicaid
In this report published by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, the authors discuss key responsibilities that the federal government and states hold for managing the Medicaid program and identify the key issues and challenges states face as they transform the way they do business and achieve key national goals.