MPHA Webinars & Trainings


Upcoming Webinars & Trainings

MPHA Member Update (MPHA members only)
1/9/23
Becca Boulos & Heather Drake

Influenza Vaccine Update – What’s New with Flu?
2/2/23
Dr. Andrew Rennekamp

Save the Date: Equity and Ethics in Public Health Research and Evaluation (full day, in-person)
4/6/23

Maine Climate Corps: Building Workforce Development and Community Resilience
5/4/23
Kirsten Brewer

Past Webinars & Trainings

COVID-19 Trainings

In partnership with US PIRG Education Fund, Maine Community Action Partnership, New England Public Health Training Center, and many others!

Ask a Pediatrician: COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under Five
6/23/2022
Laura Blaisdell, Anna Sosin, Gretchen Pianka, Matthew Wellington

Pediatric Vaccines for 6 Months – 5 Years Old: What to Expect
5/25/2022
Dr. Laura Blaisdell, Dr. Liz Marnik, Caitlin Gilmet & Jason Parent

Recovery Strategies for Pandemic-Related Grief and Loss
3/9/22
Dr. Laurie Cyr-Martel, Arabella Perez, Dr, Elisabeth Marnik, & Erik Eisele

Emotional Well-Being During a Pandemic
1/27/22
Dr. Nirav Shah, Erik Eisele, Arabella Perez, Abigail Young

Navigating a Changing COVID-19 Landscape and the Workplace (members only – access in member profile)
1/13/21
Dr. Stephen Sears

Pediatricians Share: What Parents Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccination for Children
11/9/21
Dr. Sydney Sewall, MPH, Dr. Michael Ross, Dr. Jillian Gregory & Dr. Gretchen Pianka

Encouraging Vaccination: How to Talk to Your Family and Neighbors
9/30/21
Dr. Gavin Ducker, Todd Phillips, RN, BSN, MPH & Dr. Elisabeth Marnik

COVID-19 Vaccines: Women’s Health, Pregnancy and New Families
9/2/21
Dr. Olamide Sobowale, Holly McLachlan, M.Ed. and Linda Robinson, CNM

COVID-19: Back to School Forum
7/29/21
Dr. Laura Blaisdell, Ross Berkowitz, Dr. David McDermott

COVID-19’s Impact on Mental Health in Immigrant Communities
4/9/21
Hamda Ahmed, Hibo Omer, MPH, Ricia Sawtelle, MS, Krista Hall, LCSW, San Pao, and Simane Ibrahim

Control and Prevention Strategies in an Outbreak
6/22/2020
Sharon McDonnell, BSN, MD, MPH & Gib Parrish, MD

Looking at Data in an Outbreak
6/15/2020
Gib Parrish, MD & Richard Shen, MD

Investigating an Outbreak
6/8/2020
Sharon McDonnell, BSN, MD, MPH & Gib Parrish, MD

Detecting Outbreaks & Beginning Outbreak Investigation
6/1/2020
Sharon McDonnell, BSN, MD, MPH & Nicoleta Toma, MD

Using Data to Monitor Health & Detect Outbreaks
5/28/2020
Sharon McDonnell, BSN, MD, MPH & Gib Parrish, MD

COVID-19 Update with Dr. Noah Nesin
5/14/2020
Dr. Noah Nesin

Health Equity Dialogues

In partnership with University of Maine, Augusta, New England Public Health Training Center, and many others!

Transgender Public Health in Maine Through the Lens of Tobacco Use
1/5/23
Quinn Gormley

Embedding a Health Equity Lens into Health Improvement Planning
Liz Blackwell-Moore & Zoe Miller

Outdoors for All
7/20/22
Enock Glidden

Connection isn’t Complicated: Youth Perspective of Mental Health Issues in Maine
7/6/2022
MYAN’s Youth Health Council

Race as a Social Construct in Data and Practice
6/30/2022
Keith Maddox, Win Williams & Bruce King

The History and Contemporary Reality of Black Communities in Maine 
6/29/2022
Myron Beasley, Bob Greene, & Pedro Vazquez

What is Gender-Affirming Care? Exploring and Remedying the Gaps in Accessing Healthcare for Transgender Youth in Maine
6/22/2022
Aiden Campbell & Sue Campbell

Dawnland & Dear Georgina Documentary Panel Discussion
6/11/22 (panel discussion)
Josie Conte, DO, Lisa Sockabasin, RN, Lewis Mehl-Mardona, DO, Barbara Mainguy, MSW & Esther Anne

Homelessness, Housing, and Community Solutions
5/24/2022
Lauren Bustard, Courtney Pladsen, Cullen Ryan, Erin Healy, Donna Kelley, & Rich Hooks Wayman

Defining and Addressing Health Related Social Needs in Maine
5/19/2022
Elena Byhoff, MD, MSc & Andy Coburn, PhD

Transgender Introductory Primer
Quinn Gormley
1/21/22

Health Equity Dialogues: Drinking Water Quality & Health Inequities
Rose Lundy, Leo Waterston, Sarah Woodbury, Andrew Smith, Amy Lachance
11/10/21

Health Equity Dialogues: Maine Oral Health Equity
4/2/21
Jennifer Crittenden, PhD, MSW, Kellie Stanhope, RDH, BSDH, EFDA, Kalie Hess, MPHA, Kathryn Walker, RDH, EFDA, MDEd, Hibo Omer, MPH, and Carrie Woodcock

Health Equity Dialogues: Healthcare & Health Equity in Transgender Communities
2/10/21
Quinn Gormley, Brandy Brown and Aspen Ruhlin

Best Practices in Public Health Communication to Promote Equity and Inclusion
9/29/21

An Anti-Racist Imperative for Public Health Data
12/3/2020
Rhea Boyd, MD, MPH

Advocacy

Issue Briefing: LD 906 – An Act to Provide Passamaquoddy Tribal Members Access to Clean Drinking Water
2/14/22
Representative Rena Newell & Corey Hinton

Trust for a Healthy Maine Briefing (members only – access in member profiles)
1/31/22
Becca Boulos & Carol Kelly

Fund for a Healthy Maine Budget Update (members only – access in member profiles)
1/24/22
Carol Kelly

Engaging with Legislators: Best Practices and Hands-On Learning (members only – access in member profiles)
1/11/22
Becky Smith, former Senator Joyce Maker & Senator Mattie Daughtry

MPHA’s Advocacy Priorities: 130th Legislative 2nd Session (members only – access in member profiles)
12/7/21
Becca Boulos

General Interest

Healthy Democracy Healthy People
9/28/22
Jeanne Ayers & Gnora Gumanow

MPHA Member Update (members only – access in member profiles)
6/27/22
Becca Boulos & Heather Drake

Virtual Maine Cannabis Prevention Summit Seminar Series – The Roles of Policy and Prevention at Every Level
5/11/2022
Dr. David Jernigan, Pat Hart, Rob Rogers & Lee Anne Dodge

National Public Health Week: The Current State of PFAS in Maine
4/6/2022
Sarah Woodbury

National Public Health Week: MPHA Public Health Career Panel
4/5/2022

National Public Health Week: Wabanaki Climate Justice, Health and Adaptation
4/4/2022
Darren Ranco, Ph.D.

An Introduction: From Information to Action in Health Equity
3/2/22
Ian Yaffe

An Overview: Maine’s Governmental Public Health System & Ways to Modernize and Innovate
3/2/22
Chris Lyman & Becca Boulos

Health Professionals, Peace through Health and American Fragility in a Pandemic Era
1/12/22
Dr. Norbert Goldfield

Jacinta Documentary Panel Discussion
12/8/21
Liz Blackwell-Moore, Malory Shaughnessy, Dr. Merideth Norris, Nick Beverage, Jacinta Hunt & Jessica Earnshaw

Creating Corridors for Active Transportation
11/17/21
Rebecca Boulos, Jean Sideris, Sue Ellen Bordwell & Dick Bordwell

Emergency Preparedness: How to Make Sure Your Home is Prepared for an Emergency
9/27/21
Caity Hager and Hayley Prevatt

Park Rx: Exploring an Innovative Prescription Program
3/11/21
Stacy Beller Stryer, MD, Courtney L. Schultz, Ph.D., and Jessica Burton

Building Community through Outdoor Activities: Teenagers During Physical Distancing
9/21/2020
Alicia Heyburn, MS

Not Just for Libraries: Public Health Resources and Services from the National Library of Medicine
9/10/2020
Sarah Levin-Lederer

 

Additional trainings & webinars can be found on our YouTube station.