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Brent Kraushaar

Is your water safe to drink? One USM nursing student wants to help you find out

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
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Nursing student launches health campaign focusing on drinking water awareness

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

“I feel as though USM has done an amazing job at offering opportunities to students that will help pave the way to a successful career after graduation,” said Stacey Henson-Drake, a 2018 featured graduate.
Mary-Elizabeth Simms

Students Making a Difference: Mary-Elizabeth Simms ’17

Mary-Elizabeth Simms '17 discusses how courses for her two master's degrees, plus her experience helping to develop the University's new Food Studies program, are helping her prepare for a career in healthcare management.
Ron Helderman

USM students raise the bar with medical research

Interns’ work on biomed advancements at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute prepares them for medical school and more.
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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.
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Patient Safety Academy

Please join your colleagues at the 8th Annual Patient Safety Academy on September 29, 2017, on the University of Southern Maine campus.

New Online Student Orientation Developed

The MPH faculty is pleased to announce a new online orientation for students.
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2017 Maine Public Health Association (MPHA) Fall Conference

MPHA's annual conference is the largest statewide meeting dedicated to public health, and we feature the latest science, policy and programming related to public health in Maine.