Upcoming Events

The following is a listing of events that might be of interest to those in Public Health.

May
1
Fri
American Academy of Pediatrics, Maine Chapter Spring Conference – On the Path of Well-Being: Adversity, Poverty, and Resilience @ MaineHealth Conference Center
May 1 @ 5:30 pm – May 3 @ 11:15 am

Maine physical and behavioral health care providers and affiliates will feature national leaders on Child Abuse and Neglect, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience, and Poverty. Each speaker will talk about Maine specifics and how we are doing against National data in these areas.

You may attend the conference Friday night, Saturday all day, Sunday half day or any combination as each event is priced separately.

See website for full pricing options as well as a conference agenda – http://www.cvent.com/events/2015-aap-conference/event-summary-e8e10284d3b648fbaeceaa3c1e5bf3d4.aspx?utm_source=AAP conference&utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_medium=email

May
4
Mon
2015 Tobacco Treatment Conference @ Double Tree by Hilton
May 4 – May 5 all-day

This annual conference brings together nationally and internationally recognized speakers and presenters on a wide array of topics in tobacco treatment, tobacco control policy, new evidence, research, and innovative strategies. Plan to attend and network with colleagues from the tobacco treatment and control community in Maine and beyond. Registration information coming soon.

May
7
Thu
2015 Beyond the Basics: Pathway to Suicide Prevention Conference @ Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine
May 7 all-day
May
10
Sun
Public Health & Disasters @ Park City Marriott, Park City, UT
May 10 – May 13 all-day

Public Health and Disasters is a multidisciplinary national conference that brings together professionals from a variety of disciplines including academia, research, medical practice, and emergency response, as well as policy-makers from public health, community disaster preparedness, social science, government, media, and non-governmental organizations.  Presentation topics include funding, collaboration, safety training, and working as a first responder.  Plenary and breakout sessions will be hosted by professionals from California, Georgia, Utah, Washington, Brazil, and other locations.  For more information, including an agenda, go to http://tinyurl.com/uofu-ph-disasters.

May
13
Wed
Maine Harm Reduction Conference @ Augusta
May 13 all-day

The Maine Harm Reduction Conference is an annual educational offering organized by the Maine Harm Reduction Alliance, a network of people, programs and organizations dedicated to enhancing the provision of Harm Reduction services throughout Maine.

The Alliance, and the conference, strive to improve the health and well being of persons who use drugs, to ensure that they emerge health, happy and whole.

This year the Maine Harm Reduction Conference will continue to target health and public health providers, as well as social service providers. We would also like to introduce a half day track of workshops for law enforcement and first responders, and additional programming for consumers and those with a history of drug use. CMEs and CEUs will be made available.

May
20
Wed
2015 Maine Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting – Cancer in Maine: The next five years @ University of New England College of Pharmacy
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free daylong meeting. Educational and networking opportunities. Speakers include: Dr. Tom Collins on The Power of Early Detection; Tim Cowan, Hilary Schneider, Dr. Andrew Hertler, Melanie Feinberg & others from across Maine. Also: sneak peek at the next Maine State Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan.

Jun
11
Thu
25th Annual Maine Geriatrics Conference @ Harborside Hotel & Marina
Jun 11 – Jun 12 all-day

SAVE THE DATE. For more information, go to http://une.edu/com/cme/events/geriatrics-confernece.

Jun
13
Sat
2015 Update – Preparing for the Future: Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias @ The Atlatic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center
Jun 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE – New Horizons in Diagnosis, Treatment, Screening Tools, and Resources for Healthcare Professionals to Coordinate Person-Centered Care for Patients, Families, and Caregivers.  Click here – UNE Alzheimer’s Conference brochure – for a copy of the brochure.

Audience:  Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, as well as all health professionals who care for adults & families affected by Alzheimer’s Disease.

For Registration & CME inquiries, please contact the UNECOM CME Dept. at cme@une.edu or call 207-602-2589.  CME credits are available for $25 to be paid in advance.

Jul
20
Mon
2015 Positive Youth Development Institute & Summer Training Academy @ University of New England, Biddeford
Jul 20 – Jul 22 all-day

Supporting Children and Youth in Learning – Anytime – Anywhere – Anyone

Keynote Speaker:  Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S. Ed

Registration opens February 15th.

For more information – http://www.pydi.net

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