Public Health


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USM researcher receives $400,000 NIH grant

A USM researcher has won a $400,000 NIH grant to study the health outcomes of Maine women after pregnancy.
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Profiles in Persistence: Raul Gierbolini ’21

When Raul Gierbolini graduates this spring with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, he’ll also be six classes into a graduate degree in Public Health. It’s an unusual situation, but for Gierbolini, who spent the past year thinking about the plight of public health, it’s the perfect path.
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USM researcher John Gale facing COVID challenges as newly elected president of National Rural Health Association

At a time when health experts in every state struggle to protect their rural populations — where COVID-19 is taking so many lives — a University of Southern Maine researcher is leading the National Rural Health Association. On January 1, John Gale began a year-long term as the association’s elected president.

USM's Public Health Programs Highlighted in the Bangor Daily News

USM's Public Health Programs Highlighted in the Bangor Daily News
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Dr. Erika Ziller to Appear in Covid-19 Webinar

Dr. Erika Ziller to Appear in Covid-19 Webinar

Graduate Certificate in Public Health Going Fully Online

The Muskie School’s Public Health program will now offer the Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health fully online starting this fall.
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Muskie Students take Best in Show at Peep Decorating Contest

MPH student and MPPM alum win best in show at peep decorating competition.

CEPH Accreditation for BSPH

The newly launched BSPH major has been approved for CEPH accreditation.

Public Health Faculty & Alumna Recently Published

Public Health Assistant Research Professor Kate Ahrens and Master of Public Health alumna Sarah Gabrielson were authors on a recently published article in the February 2020 issue of the journal Public Health.

Reduced Tuition for Out-of-State Muskie MPH and MPPM Students

Reduced tuition for out of state MPH students beginning summer 2020.