Healthy USM

Welcome to Healthy USM, the University's employee wellness program. Our Program offers USM employees, dependents, domestic partners, and retirees, health education programs and services.

News & Events

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Getting checked early can help you stop diseases like cancer, diabetes, and osteoporosis in the very beginning, when they’re easier to treat.
Depression may start after something bad happens, but other things also may trigger it
While we know that eating whole foods and exercising regularly can improve health, did you ever stop to think that practicing gratitude can also lead to better health?

What The Heck Are You Eating?

 Joy Bauer, we look at one of the most common and basic of foods: the egg. You'll learn all about organic and omega-3 fortified eggs, how to reduce ones risk of salmonella and how to determine if an egg is raw or hard boiled.

Part 2 of Understanding Memory Loss Workshop

Understanding Cognitive Loss: Basics for Family Caregivers is a 2-session lunch & learn for family and friends who have questions about someone's cognitive abilities and losses, and those who are helping someone early in the course of a dementia. 
Please email to: healthyusm@usm.maine.edu if you plan to attend Part 2, Noon-1:00pm, Rm. 423/424 Glickman Library.

Meet Venus Gilley, Provant Health Coach

Welcome Venus Gilley:
Venus Gilley, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and she is excited to bring her experience in nutrition and health promotion to Provant Health and the University of Southern Maine. She will be filling in for Lacey Bouchard. Read more....