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As a department, we are committed to holding the university and ourselves accountable for taking action to address racism. Because we educate future health care professionals, we recognize our ethical responsibility to develop students who understand and recognize implicit bias, equip them with tools to practice social justice, anti-racism, and advocate for change in health care settings and communities. Read the full statement ▻


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HS senior talks about learning during the pandemic

February 5, 2021

In this video, senior Alec Dalton shares what learning has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discusses the ways his health sciences faculty have gone above and beyond.

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Alumnus plans medical career in underserved area

October 30, 2020

Ian Roy (’19) is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at Tufts University. Upon graduation, Roy will be pursuing a medical degree through the innovative Maine Track Program.

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HS alumna finds rewarding career path in epidemiology

September 14, 2020

Health sciences alumna Kat Topf (’19) is currently pursuing a MPH degree at Emory University. She is also working at the Georgia Department of Public Health in support of their COVID-19 response as part of her assistantship.

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The University Career Center is here to help

September 8, 2020

The University Career Center (formerly CAP) is open and ready to help students with all their career needs! Watch this video to learn about the name change, what they offer, and find out about virtual office hours for the semester.

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Health sciences alumna selected for prestigious fellowship

June 8, 2020

Ansley Waters (’18) has been selected for a prestigious applied epidemiology fellowship sponsored by the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists and the Centers for Disease Control.

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