Tag: maine

1/25: Ending the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products: A Social & Environmental Justice Issue

Thursday, January 25th, 2024 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET Description: The tobacco industry wrote the playbook for all other industries that rely on predatory practices that harm human, environmental and ecological health. That playbook leads to premature death and reduced quality of life for communities, particularly those already experiencing health and economic disparities. As […]

Rescheduled: Transgender Public Health in Maine Through the Lens of Tobacco Use

Thursday, January 5, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST Description: This presentation gives a detailed look at the current state of public health for transgender people in Maine. Topics of interest include experiences of sexual, domestic, family, and physical violence; suicide and mental health disparities; and barriers to healthcare access across specialties. This presentation […]

Chester Jacobs

Chester completed a project that was a collaboration between the Maine Area Health Education Center Network and the Maine Department of Corrections with the aim of developing opportunities for health professions students to obtain experience within corrections medicine that will subsequently expand the public health workforce.


Sweta Parikh

Sweta completed a project with Maine AHEC by collecting data to provide more information about oral health services for children in Maine so that gaps in oral health services could be analyzed and addressed.


Abigail Blake

Abigail’s project with Mainely Teeth assessed the school-based oral health services offered in elementary schools in York and Cumberland counties in Maine. Conducting this assessment allowed community partners to better understand the gaps in oral health services being offered to Maine elementary school students, with the goal being to expand on and verify data collected […]


Strong Culture, Strong Organization: A Maine Public Health Training Series for Leading in Difficult Times

NEPHTC is happy to share this new public health leadership series from our partners at the University of New England’s Center for Excellence in Public Health! This informative and engaging leadership series explores the relationship between organizational culture and the ability of an organization to adapt and respond to external and internal challenges. The four […]

Aisling McEleney

“The purpose of my project will be to help Partners for World Health better serve the needs of their community by sourcing unused medical equipment from local medical centers for redistribution to individuals, communities, and healthcare facilities in need. I will also be responsible for connecting with clients in low-resource settings to help them better […]


NEPHTC Celebrates partner MPHA, State Affiliate of the Year!

NEPHTC is delighted to announce that our Technical Assistance partner, Maine Public Health Association, has just learned that they were selected PHA State Affiliate of the Year! You can view the full MPHA press release here. We are excited to share the news that at the American Public Health Association’s Council of Affiliates’ Awards Reception, […]

Collaboration with New England Rural Health Association

NEPHTC is pleased to announce that NEPTHC’s 2021 Workforce Development Needs Assessment will be conducted in partnership with the New England Rural Health Association.  Kathi Traugh, Director of Public Health Workforce Development for NETPHTC’s partner Yale School of Public Health, Practice Office, and Hope Kenefick, NEPTHC Evaluator will be conducting the Needs Assessment. Kathi, Hope […]