Tyler Blankenship, Master of Science in Applied Nutrition Student

Student Spotlight: Tyler Blankenship – Applied Nutrition Program

Tyler Blankenship, Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR), from Orlando, Florida, is a student in the Master of Science in Applied Nutrition program. Tyler’s background includes working as a chef at Walt Disney World, as a restaurant nutritionist at Sea World and also in nutrition management at a long term care facility. From Chef to Dietary Management…

Laura Rosales, RN - Master's in Applied Nutrition Student

Student Spotlight: Laura Rosales – Applied Nutrition Program

Laura Rosales, R.D. is a Master of Science in Applied Nutrition (MSAN) student from El Paso, Texas. She’s a busy working mother who enjoys the academic challenge of pursuing her master’s degree while managing her daily schedule. Prior to beginning her degree with UNE, Laura gained extensive experience in many areas related to the field…

MSIN Twitter Chat 2.14.17

#HITedu: Twitter Chat Topics & Thoughts with Host Amy Landry

You’re invited to the #HITedu Tweet Chat! If you build it, they will come? Not so much in health IT. Many health IT implementations have not succeeded because of one simple flaw: the software was either created, installed, or rolled out (often all three) with little clinical workflow in mind. As educators, how do we ensure that…

Health informaticist in action

Essential Skills for Today and Tomorrow’s Health Informaticists

The field of health informatics is growing ten times faster than healthcare jobs overall, and accounts for the ninth largest share of all healthcare job postings. Big data, electronic records, and value-based payment are just some of the things pushing demand for health informaticists. But while the opportunities are plentiful and growing, many students, job…

Health Informatics Twitter Chat #HITedu

NEW – Health Informatics #HITedu Twitter Chat – with Host Megan Landry B.S.N., M.H.A.-Informatics

UNE Online is launching a  #HITedu Twitter Chat to connect students, educators, employers, employees, policy makers, patients, and others with a vested interest in health informatics education, training and jobs. We hope you’ll join us for the chat on January 10, at 12pm EST. Just follow the hashtag #HITedu on Twitter. Big data, machine learning, predictive analytics,…

Thomas Troelstrup, MPH

Student Spotlight: Thomas Troelstrup, MPH Program

“Thanks to this terrific program, I was just offered my dream job on Tuesday as a Foodborne Disease Outbreak Epidemiologist for the Tennessee Department of Health in Nashville! I never thought I would land it by the age of 28!” MPH student Thomas Troelstrup reached out to us with some exciting news about his career…

Carrot and stick motivation

How to stay motivated in an online class

As human beings, our behaviors and our goals are bridged by many factors, a major one being motivation. In essence, the more motivated we are, the more likely we are to act towards the goal. Similarly, as motivation diminishes, so does performance. In the context of online learning, sustaining motivation is vital in committing to…

Health Informatics Twitterchat

Health Informatics Twitter Chat recap – catch up on what you missed!

If you wanted to join our Health Informatics Twitter Chat on November 29th, 2016 but couldn’t, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the top questions received during the chat along with our answers. Hosted by the Health Informatics Program Manager, Megan Landry B.S.N. M.H.A, the chat served as an informal Q&A for prospective…

Principles of Human Nutrition

New and 100% online – Principles of Human Nutrition

Not all online nutrition courses are the same. UNE Online has a brand new online nutrition course, 100% online, with fresh, custom-developed content. Principles of Human Nutrition is a 3-credit, science-oriented, introductory online nutrition course. Course content focuses on the role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention in relation to personal health choices. Emphasis is placed on…

University of New England at the American Public Health Association annual meeting

UNE in the Maine Public Health Community and Beyond

This month has been a busy one for the Graduate Programs in Public Health at UNE! Various faculty and staff members were in attendance at three different events – two local Maine Public Health conferences, and a national conference in Denver, Colorado. At each event our program staff noticed a strong trend toward students actively…

FNCE 2016

UNE Attends Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

The University of New England Graduate Program in Applied Nutrition was pleased to exhibit at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), the world’s largest annual meeting of food and nutrition professionals, on October 15-18 in Boston, MA. FNCE is hosted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest charitable organization focused…