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Rachel Osowski

Rachel Osowski

February 12, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Rachel Osowski is the standardized patient program assistant for the SMHS Simulation Center in Grand Forks. Rachel assists in coordinating, training, and coaching standardized patients for clinical skills teaching and assessment activities for the SMHS medical student curriculum. Her duties include providing assistance in a technical, professional, and logistical mannerRead More

Carly Endres

Carly Endres

February 12, 2019 at 2:27 pm

Carly Endres is an outreach coordinator for the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Carly works on developing, implementing, and managing program initiatives for NDBIN, as well as developing, promoting, andRead More

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at the UND SMHS

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at the UND SMHS

February 7, 2019 at 2:15 pm

Interested in Interprofessional Education (IPE)? If so, you are invited to attend a two-part discussion including a primer provided by Dr. Eric Johnson (UND, Altru Health System) and a seminar by guest speaker Dr. Frederic Hafferty (Mayo Clinic). The discussion will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. toRead More

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

February 7, 2019 at 12:23 pm

The recent spate of extreme winter weather has caused the cancellation or rescheduling of several events to be held at the SMHS. Please note the following changes to the events below: Dr. Victor Nizet’s presentation “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug‐Resistant Superbugs,” will be held at noonRead More

Amanda Hoffner

Amanda Hoffner

February 6, 2019 at 4:32 pm

Amanda Hoffner has joined the billing office at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Minot. In this position, Amanda works at the front desk assisting patients with check-outs after appointments, schedules upcoming doctor’s visits, and assists with insurance eligibility screening. Amanda also helps patients with financial questions. A MinotRead More

Heather Werner

Heather Werner

February 6, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Heather Werner is the student advising, admissions, and marketing specialist for the UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies (DPAS). In her role she supports prospective applicants, screens and evaluates admission applications, coordinates special events, and manages recruitment activities and materials. Prior to joining the DPAS, Heather was the manager ofRead More

Seye Adekeye, MD, PhD, presents Surgery Grand Rounds on Friday, Feb. 8

Seye Adekeye, MD, PhD, presents Surgery Grand Rounds on Friday, Feb. 8

February 5, 2019 at 10:33 am

Seye Adekeye, MD, PhD, a PGY IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Management of Recurrent Papillary Thyroid Cancer” from Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., on Friday, February 8, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

Max Hansen, DO, to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on ground level falls Feb. 15

Max Hansen, DO, to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on ground level falls Feb. 15

February 5, 2019 at 8:06 am

Max Hansen, DO, PGY II resident in the UND Department of Surgery will present a talk entitled “All The Kings Horses and All The Kings Men” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019. All are welcome to attend.Read More

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

Pilot Project call for applications from UND’s Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE

January 31, 2019 at 12:53 pm

In anticipation of funding for the fourth consecutive year, the UND Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) in Host-Pathogen Interactions (HPI) invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting two or three new pilot projects at up toRead More

Sukhmani Sadana presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 6

Sukhmani Sadana presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 6

January 31, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Sukhmani Sadana, MD, will present “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: Gender Differences in Psychiatry” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Sadana is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Cindy Sondag, MD,Read More

UND’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center releases new report on FASD in North Dakota

UND’s Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center releases new report on FASD in North Dakota

January 24, 2019 at 2:50 pm

The North Dakota Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has released its “Report to North Dakota on Fetal Alcohol Exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).” The report, the third of its kind to be produced by the Center, will be deliveredRead More

Physical Therapy faculty and students present at APTA conference

Physical Therapy faculty and students present at APTA conference

January 24, 2019 at 12:34 pm

Faculty and students from the UND SMHS Department of Physical Therapy presented this week at the American Physical Therapy Association national conference in Washington D.C. Presentations included: Altekruse G., Coco M., Eppenstein P., Hull B., Huntsman S., Sue Jeno, Ropp S. – “Tough Lessons We Learned the Hard Way: A LAMP ManagementRead More

New Date: SMHS students and faculty host suicide awareness walk meeting on Feb. 6

New Date: SMHS students and faculty host suicide awareness walk meeting on Feb. 6

January 24, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Yet suicide can be prevented. To that end, volunteers from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and throughout Grand Forks, N.D., are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns acrossRead More

Medical students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

Medical students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

January 24, 2019 at 12:29 pm

First- and second-year medical students, the medical classes of 2021 and 2022, have recognized six SMHS faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for medical curriculum blocks two and six in academic year 2018-2019. The Class of 2021 (Year 2) Block VI awardees are the following individuals: Rhome Hughes, MD, MS,Read More

Welcome: Shawn Larson

Welcome: Shawn Larson

January 17, 2019 at 2:11 pm

Shawn Larson is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among his responsibilities in this position, Shawn manages the day-to-day operations for several projects, including Scrubs, the Blue Cross Blue ShieldRead More