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Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

October 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny will present the second Education Resources curriculum series event: “Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives.” Have lunch on us and learn how to improve your curriculum! Join Dr.Read More

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

October 2, 2019 at 3:27 pm

Please join Vice President for Health Affairs and SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee, juice, or tea at Java with Josh on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium in the east wing of the SMHS building in Grand Forks (across the hallRead More

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Michael Dixon, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Organ Procurement” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Dixon’s talk are: UnderstandRead More

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Andrew D. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Dr. Williams is a maternal and child health epidemiologist with an interest in structural inequalities and obstetric and pediatric health outcomes with consequencesRead More

Robin McLeod to give Paul and Barbara MacGregor Lectureship Oct. 4

Robin McLeod to give Paul and Barbara MacGregor Lectureship Oct. 4

September 26, 2019 at 11:34 am

Vice President of Clinical Programs and Quality Initiatives at the University of Toronto’s Department of Surgery Cancer Care Ontario, Robin McLeod, MD, FRCSC, will speak on “Surgeons’ role in Quality Improvement Initiatives” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in the UND Medical Education Center auditorium.Read More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions group holds annual symposium

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions group holds annual symposium

September 25, 2019 at 3:03 pm

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions held its annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences last week. The Symposium, which was open to faculty and student presenters, brought together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents and host responses to thoseRead More

Jon Ulven, Keith Donohue present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Oct. 2

Jon Ulven, Keith Donohue present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Oct. 2

September 25, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Jon Ulven, Ph.D., L.P., and Keith Donohue, Ph.D., will present “Effective and Recommended PTSD Care: An Overview of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ulven is chair of Adult Psychology at Sanford HealthRead More

Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction training to be held in Bismarck Nov. 15

Medication Assisted Therapy for opioid addiction training to be held in Bismarck Nov. 15

September 24, 2019 at 9:48 am

The North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants is inviting medical students, resident physicians, physicians, physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), and PA and NP students interested in Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) for opioid addiction to a one-day training seminar in Bismarck on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. This eight-hour training seminarRead More

American Indian Health Research Conference to be held at SMHS Oct. 19

American Indian Health Research Conference to be held at SMHS Oct. 19

September 24, 2019 at 9:35 am

“Indigenous Health, Research, and Resiliency” is the theme for the seventeenth annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC), taking place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Saturday, Oct. 19. The keynote speaker for the AIHRC is Nicole Redvers, ND, MPHc, an assistant professor with Indians Into Medicine (INMED)Read More

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

September 19, 2019 at 3:01 pm

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the display in the SMHS south entrance, the fall 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Stories this issue include: Dr. Wynne’s conversation with AAMC President Dr. David Skorton INMED in the 21st century National Indian Council on Aging Director Larry Curley Third-yearRead More

Kerri Hjelmstad

Kerri Hjelmstad

September 19, 2019 at 2:44 pm

Kerri Hjelmstad is the new administrative assistant for faculty and conference coordination in the UND Department of Surgery. Kerri is a UND alumna and previously worked for Altru Health System as a staffer, nurse, and physician recruiter.

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 19-20

INBRE Undergraduate Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 19-20

September 19, 2019 at 2:44 pm

The Annual North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Oct. 19-20. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19 and conclude at noon on Sunday, Oct. 20. TheRead More

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on surgical mesh for ventral abdominal wall hernia Sept. 20

Chani Taggart to give Surgery Grand Rounds on surgical mesh for ventral abdominal wall hernia Sept. 20

September 11, 2019 at 4:23 pm

Chani Taggart, DO, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Principles of Surgical Mesh for the Ventral Abdominal Wall Hernia” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20. All are welcome to attend.Read More

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

September 11, 2019 at 9:32 am

Saobo Lei, Ph.D., professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The prestigious R01 class grant, which is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health, will be used toRead More

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

September 10, 2019 at 1:57 pm

The North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry (NDSCR), managed by the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has once again received Gold Certification from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). This marks the seventh consecutive year that the NDSCR has receivedRead More