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Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

January 10, 2019 at 10:21 am

The SMHS Department of Geriatrics has published its latest newsletter. Given the broad reach of Geriatrics as a specialty, this newsletter may be of interest not only to health providers interested in the health and well-being of elderly persons, but researchers studying longevity, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses typically associated with oldRead More

Brand Corner: Retractable Banners and UND Brand Education Day

Brand Corner: Retractable Banners and UND Brand Education Day

January 10, 2019 at 9:45 am

Ever wonder what the branding guidelines are for retractable banners? Read on to learn about banner design and the upcoming UND Brand Education Day. Guidelines for Retractable (pull-up) Banners: Retractable banners should attract attention and start a conversation. A successful banner invites the audience to learn more. See tips and more samplesRead More

Wear Red Day is Feb. 2

Wear Red Day is Feb. 2

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 1, and we want to show the School’s support for the American Heart Association and heart health! As in the past, please wear red and join us for a photo on the SMHS grand stairs at 10 a.m. that day. Also feel free toRead More

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

The Division of Research & Economic Development has implemented a new training program for Public Health Service (PHS) agency-required Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training. PHS FCOI training is required to be completed every four years by all Investigators applying for external funding from a PHS agency. Please find aRead More

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

January 9, 2019 at 2:25 pm

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications from clinical and translational researchers for vouchers to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment their current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications. Applications for vouchers will require an abstract of the proposed project, information onRead More

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

January 9, 2019 at 2:24 pm

The UND Genomics Core will host a two-day workshop focused on using “R” computer software for gene expression analysis. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the School of Medicine and Health Science (RoomRead More

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

January 3, 2019 at 2:42 pm

You never know what a difference you can make. “The Giving Hearts Day scholarship really helped reduce my stress and jump start my new career,” recalled Michelle Sanders, DPT, 2018 winner of the Lunn Family Giving Hearts Scholarship. “Digging out of debt as a new grad is really difficult and stressfulRead More

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

January 3, 2019 at 1:25 pm

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the latest issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Features this issue include stories on: Women in medicine and the research sciences at the SMHS Master of Public Health students in Norway The new Geriatrics Medicine Fellowship The DaCCoTARead More

Save the Date: SMHS Faculty Assembly 2019

Save the Date: SMHS Faculty Assembly 2019

December 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. Joshua Wynne,Read More

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

December 27, 2018 at 12:26 pm

Meghan Jeanotte is the new administrative assistant for the SMHS Department of Geriatrics at UND. In this position, Meghan will work for Dr. Jurivich and the Department of Geriatrics team as they educate students and the community about normal aging and geriatric syndromes. Meghan is from Belcourt, North Dakota, andRead More

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

December 27, 2018 at 12:25 pm

Please note that the UND SMHS Mass Spectrometry Center will have a new pricing structure effective January 1, 2019. The new fees are listed at https://med.und.edu/mass-spectrometry/services.html. Feel free to contact Mikhail Golovko at mikhail.golovko@und.edu with any questions or for more information.

Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

December 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The UND Dining Services Team would like to remind you that Café 1905 in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will open again at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. For more information or to ask questions about the cafe menu or hours, contact UND Dining ServicesRead More

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

December 20, 2018 at 11:46 am

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students began the clinical portion of their studies this week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 2Read More

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

December 20, 2018 at 9:19 am

Eric Johnson, MD, associate professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education in the Department of Education Resources at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has just finished up work as lead editor of the abridged-for-primary-care-providers version of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) manualRead More

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

December 20, 2018 at 9:15 am

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 NARMH Annual Conference, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from August 26-29, 2019. Submit a proposal online at www.narmh.org. Conference registration will open March 15, 2019. The National AssociationRead More