Public Health Research & Training Resources at UNE

Creating knowledge through research

UNE has established a variety of venues intended to advance research and training in public health. These efforts facilitate student and faculty collaboration, as well as a multidisciplinary approach that allows for meaningful participation in the generation of new knowledge. 

Research initiatives at UNE 

The Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Initiative

The University is known to recruit, retain, promote, and tenure health sciences faculty whose teaching and service is informed and refreshed by the sponsored (extramural) pre-clinical, clinical, and translational science research they conduct. The mission of the CTS Initiative is to support and promote the clinical and translational science research capacity of University of New England faculty. 

Maine-Harvard Prevention Research Center

The Maine-Harvard Prevention Research Center (Maine-HPRC) is a collaboration of the Harvard Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity (Harvard PRC), and the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine-CDC). It was created in 2000 at the request of the Maine CDC and has since maintained close ties to that state agency as well as to the state Department of Education and to other state and local partners.

Office of Patient and Population Oriented Research (PPOR)

The Office of Patient and Population Oriented Research (PPOR) at UNE is a university-wide clinical and translational science research development initiative launched February 21, 2011 by the Office of the Vice President for Research and located within the Center for Community and Public Health.



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