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Felix Yarovinsky to discuss Toxoplasma gondii Infection at CoBRE seminar Dec. 12

Felix Yarovinsky to discuss Toxoplasma gondii Infection at CoBRE seminar Dec. 12

November 15, 2018 12:44 pm

Felix Yarovinsky, MD, will give a presentation entitled “Toxoplasma gondii Infection: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease” at a CoBRE seminar at the SMHS at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Dr. Yarovinsky is an associate professor at the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology in the Department of Microbiology andRead More

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

November 8, 2018 11:10 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Jonathan D. Geiger, PhD, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to serve as the chair of the HIV Co-Morbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) grant reviewRead More

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

November 8, 2018 9:39 am

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) has posted RFAs for two new pilot grants (feasibility and ready-to-go) and two other programs (DaCCoTA Scholars and Clinical Research Opportunities) offered through DaCCoTA. For more information about the programs summarized below, or any DaCCoTA program, see us online at: https://med.und.edu/daccota/. The DaCCoTA PilotRead More

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

November 8, 2018 9:30 am

The SMHS Human Resources team reminds you that UND offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in honor of the federal Veterans Day holiday (Sunday, Nov. 11 ). Enjoy the long weekend and thank you, veterans!

Library Resources hours for Veterans Day weekend

Library Resources hours for Veterans Day weekend

November 8, 2018 9:29 am

The Library Resources Information Desk hours for the Veterans Day 2018 weekend will be: Friday (11/9) – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (11/10) – closed Sunday (11/11) – closed Monday (11/12) – noon to 8 p.m.

Mary O’Riordan to present at Host-Pathogen seminar Nov. 14

Mary O’Riordan to present at Host-Pathogen seminar Nov. 14

November 6, 2018 12:31 pm

Mary O’Riordan, PhD, the Frederick C. Neidhardt Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, will give a presentation entitled “Cells on Fire: Amplifying Immune Defense through Cellular Stress Responses” at noon on Nov. 14. The event, sponsored by SMHS Host-Pathogen CoBRE, is open to everyone andRead More

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

November 1, 2018 1:59 pm

Here are more questions answered about the new SMHS website (med.und.edu): Q: Where on the new website can I find the Library Resources department? Faculty and student researchers can find SMHS Library Resources content in several places online– As a navigation choice within the main “Academics” tab (on the website’s whiteRead More

Vital Signs 2018 available now

Vital Signs 2018 available now

November 1, 2018 1:16 pm

The 2018 version of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual report Vital Signs is available now. Highlights of this year’s report include: More than $6.5 million in philanthropic activity for the School over the past fiscal year. A graduating student pass rate on profession-specific national exams ofRead More

Abby Fredrickson, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 7

Abby Fredrickson, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 7

November 1, 2018 10:36 am

Abby Fredrickson, MD, will present ” Communication Between Specialties: What do they really want to know?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Fredrickson is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Robert J. Olson,Read More

Reminder: Lost and Found at Library Resources Help Desk

Reminder: Lost and Found at Library Resources Help Desk

November 1, 2018 10:35 am

Have you lost a personal item, or found something not belonging to you in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences building? Remember that the SMHS “lost and found” is located at the Library Resources help desk on SMHS second floor south. Please search for or return lost items there, andRead More

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

October 25, 2018 10:32 am

Deland Weyrauch, MD, a 2018 graduate of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, won the John Pless Best Poster Award at the National Association of Medical Examiners Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Fla., this month. His poster, entitled “Right Ventricular Rupture Following Open Heart Surgery,” was basedRead More

Zen in 10 in November

Zen in 10 in November

October 24, 2018 3:22 pm

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November (except Thursday, Nov. 22) in SMHS Room W202. Services provided by KayRead More

Java with Josh at SMHS on Wednesday, Nov. 7

Java with Josh at SMHS on Wednesday, Nov. 7

October 24, 2018 1:53 pm

You are invited to join Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee or tea at Java with Josh from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium (across the hall from the Family and Community Medicine and Population Health suites) at the SMHS building in Grand Forks. Dr. Wynne will discuss what’s new at the School and takeRead More

Welcome: Alex Firman

Welcome: Alex Firman

October 24, 2018 1:49 pm

Alex Firman is the new accounting and grant specialist at the UND Center for Rural Health. Originally from Grand Rapids, Minn., she earned a bachelor of accountancy degree from UND. She recently moved back to Grand Forks after living in Rapid City, S.D., for a year and a half. HerRead More

Booth Awarded NDMA 2018 Physician Community and Professional Services Award

Booth Awarded NDMA 2018 Physician Community and Professional Services Award

October 18, 2018 2:00 pm

Michael Booth, MD, cardiovascular surgeon and associate dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southwest Campus in Bismarck, is this year’s recipient of the North Dakota Medical Association’s Physician Community and Professional Services Award. The award is recognized as North Dakota’s most prestigious physician award and sinceRead More