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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (book cover)

USM to host “Descendants of Henrietta Lacks” bioethics lecture Oct. 13

USM will host a lecture featuring the descendants of Henrietta Lacks as they explore ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue on Oct. 13.

Erika Ziller awarded new $45,500 grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation

Erika Ziller was awarded a grant from the Maine Health Access Foundation to develop a series of data briefs focusing on populations in Maine that experience health disparities.

The Data Innovation Project is offering FREE skills-based workshops

Data Innovation Project is offering two-hour FREE skills-based workshops in November and December, where participants will learn to focus on technical solutions to build a strong data foundation.

Martha Sheils appears before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Martha Sheils, Director of the New England Environmental Finance Center, appears before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water & Power.
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Emily Thielmann presented at a Columbia University Conference

Emily Thielmann gave a presentation about Portland Empowered at a Columbia University conference: Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools

Pamela Prevost and Nicholas Curlew presented at the 2017 National Registry Workforce Alliance Conference

Pamela Prevost and Nicholas Curlew presented at the National Registry Workforce Alliance Conference 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia.

John Gale presented on substance abuse, telehealth, and Rural Health Clinics

John Gale presented on behalf of the Maine Rural Health Research Center on substance abuse, telehealth, and Rural Health Clinics.

Erika Ziller presents at three conferences in Spring 2017

Erika Ziller presented at three conferences and meetings in Spring 2017.

Rebecca Boulos presents at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Conference

Rebecca Boulos, MPH, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, and Jim Douglas, M.Ed., Partnership Director of Healthy Oxford Hills, were co-presenters at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-supported conference about improving Population Health.
Mara Sanchez, Erica King, Susy Hawes, and George Shaler

The Maine Statistical Analysis Center awarded the Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award

The Maine Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) was awarded this year’s Douglas Yearwood National Publication Award for their report, The Unsealed Fate.

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