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Institute of Medicine Rural Health Webinar

April 11, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

UMaine President Joan Ferrini-Mundy will offer opening remarks when the UMaine Institute of Medicine brings together a panel of leaders from the state, including the healthcare community, to discuss rural health in Maine. Moderated by Dr. Kelley Strout, Director of the UMaine School of Nursing, panelists will include Jessica Taylor, RN, BSN, CCCTM (St. Joseph Healthcare), James W. Jarvis, MD, FAAFP (Eastern Maine Medical Center, Northern Light Health), Lenard W. Kaye, D.S.W., Ph.D. (UMaine Center on Aging), Jordan Porter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC (Down East Community Hospital Family Practice), Erika Ziller, Ph.D. (University of Southern Maine), and Shannon Gauvin, DHA, MSN, RN, AHN-BC (University of Maine at Augusta).

The one-hour discussion will address:

  • Research questions and resolutions pertaining to rural health in Maine
  • Substance abuse
  • Stress due to pandemic
  • Workout burnout and diversity
  • Clinical research and rural population health
The UMaine Institute of Medicine is a transformative and coordinated community of collaborating researchers and educators that, in partnership with health care providers and other stakeholders, are dedicated to the advancement of human health and wellbeing in the state of Maine and beyond through discovery and learning in health and life sciences, from basic and translational research, to clinical practices and healthcare workforce development.
Registration is required.
This event is part of Maine Impact Week.


April 11, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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