MPHA Webinars & Trainings


Upcoming Webinars & Trainings

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

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

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

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

MPHA Member Update (MPHA members only)
6/27/22
Becca Boulos, PhD & Heather Drake

Outdoors for All
7/20/22
Enock Glidden

 

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!

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 and New England Public Health Training Center.

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

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.