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

Global Health & Innovation Conference @ Yale University
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day

The Global Health & Innovation Conference (#GHIC) is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries.  This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, and participants from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship.  For more information on confirmed speakers, visit

Maine Cancer Foundation’s Challenge Cancer Conference @ Hilton Garden Inn
May 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Maine Cancer Foundation and Maine’s Impact Cancer Network invite you to join colleagues across the state for the 2018 Challenge Cancer Conference.

At this year’s conference we will:

  • Learn how to apply promising practices in cancer prevention,
    early detection, and patient outcomes to your own work and communities;
  • Have a better understanding of cancer data in Maine;
  • Hear from others working in the cancer community about their work; and
  • Have opportunities to network with old friends and make new connections.
Center for Wellness Leadership: Integrative Health & Chronic Pain Symposium @ University of Southern Maine
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

One of the primary issues facing Americans today is chronic pain management, our 2018 symposium will be
featuring a series of speakers who are leaders in the field of pain management in integrative medicine.

Symposium 2018 will focus on proactive solutions to both the management of chronic pain and alternatives to
highly addictive opiates.

Learn how integrative and alternative approaches complement conventional medicine in the
treatment of chronic pain through insightful, informative panels and presentations.

Come enjoy breakfast, lunch and one-on-one experiences with our exhibitors and learn from local Integrative and
Alternative Practitioners through interactive discussions.

Topics to be discussed: Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Osteopathy, Homeopathy, Yoga, Qigong,
Medical Cannabis and the relationship between Cancer and PTSD to Chronic Pain.

Tobacco Intervention: Basic Skills Training – Houlton @ Shiretown Inn & Suites
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Join other healthcare professionals in this one-day training to learn more about nicotine addiction and how to integrate brief, evidence-based tobacco treatment interventions into current practice. It has been well established that brief interventions can significantly increase quit attempts and lead to long term tobacco abstinence. Led by licensed healthcare professionals, participants will learn how to use effective, motivational strategies and gain confidence when working with patients or clients who use tobacco.

The curriculum includes:
• The Burden of Tobacco Use
• Tobacco Products & Vaping
• Evidence-based Quit Methods
• Motivational Engagement Strategies
• Tobacco Treatment Medications
• The 5 A’s Brief Intervention Model Skil

Target Audience: All healthcare, behavioral health, health education and public health professionals
A limited number of scholarships are available.

Continuing Education Credits are available. Please see the registration page for more information.

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