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AK Koebele

AK Koebele

February 18, 2020 at 1:52 pm

AK Koebele is an outreach specialist for the Rural Health Research Gateway (RHRG) and the Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MPMHTTC) at the UND Center for Rural Health (CRH). In this position, AK develops and distributes promotional content for the RHRG and MPMHTTC, respectively. She previously served asRead More

Community Showcases across N.D. this Spring promote regional health care opportunities

Community Showcases across N.D. this Spring promote regional health care opportunities

February 12, 2020 at 12:28 pm

A number of community showcases across North Dakota are scheduled this Spring for anyone interested in pursuing health careers in rural or semi-rural facilities. Sponsored by UND’s Center for Rural Health, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and Area Health Education Center Program, the events offer the opportunity for futureRead More

Tyler Van De Voort to give Surgery Grand Rounds on guns in America Feb. 21

Tyler Van De Voort to give Surgery Grand Rounds on guns in America Feb. 21

February 12, 2020 at 12:27 pm

Tyler Van De Voort, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “Guns in America: The Surgeon’s Perspective” at Sanford Medical Center – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21. Everyone is welcome to attend. TheRead More

Porter named Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions

Porter named Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions

February 11, 2020 at 10:10 am

Jim Porter, Ph.D., associate professor in UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been named associate dean for Student Affairs & Admissions at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). A 21-year veteran of the SMHS, Dr. Porter is filling the role previously held by Joycelyn Dorscher, M.D., whoRead More

Mark your calendars for TEDMED@SMHS March 2-4

Mark your calendars for TEDMED@SMHS March 2-4

February 7, 2020 at 4:17 pm

TEDMED Live 2020, a collection of biomedical and health-focused TED talks, will be streamed live into the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 2-4, 2020. The event will be held in Room E418 of the Northeast campus building in Grand Forks, inRead More

Effective Preceptors: An interdisciplinary perspective from students set for March 4

Effective Preceptors: An interdisciplinary perspective from students set for March 4

February 6, 2020 at 11:03 am

The SMHS Education Resources team is proud to announce its first Educator-Scholar Session of 2020. From 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Steven Westereng, assistant professor and chair of the SMHS Department of Sports Medicine, will present “Effective Preceptors: An Interdisciplinary Perspective from Students” in Room W203 ofRead More

Evidence-Based Teaching: Badging to promote competencies in health care education Feb. 25

Evidence-Based Teaching: Badging to promote competencies in health care education Feb. 25

February 6, 2020 at 10:41 am

Join us for the next Evidence-Based Teaching Session, “Badging as a Means of Promoting Competencies in Health Care Education,” to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at noon in Room W201 of the SMHS Northeast Campus (and both streamed live and recorded for later viewing). How do we go aboutRead More

Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on ob/gyn surgery for general surgeons Feb. 14

Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on ob/gyn surgery for general surgeons Feb. 14

February 5, 2020 at 11:51 am

Joclyn Seiler, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Ob/gyn surgery for the general surgeon” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 14. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr.Read More

Golovko paper included in latest APSselect essay collection

Golovko paper included in latest APSselect essay collection

February 4, 2020 at 12:13 pm

Congratulations to Department of Biomedical Sciences Associate Professor and Director of the SMHS Mass Spectrometry Core Mikhail Golovko, Ph.D. A paper he helped produce was included in the Feb. 2020 APSselect, a prestigious essay collection from the American Physiology Society (APS) showcasing some of the best new articles in physiologicalRead More

Stephanie Boltz

Stephanie Boltz

January 30, 2020 at 4:17 pm

Stephanie Boltz is the new administrative secretary for the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Stephanie assists the co-directors of the Family Medicine Clerkship with the 8-week clinical rotations and the Rural Opportunities in Medical Education (ROME) program. OriginallyRead More

Root beer float fundraiser Monday, Feb. 3

Root beer float fundraiser Monday, Feb. 3

January 30, 2020 at 4:03 pm

Organizers of UND’s Out of the Darkness Campus Walk will host a root beer float sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in the SMHS second floor event space. All proceeds help the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and local organizers coordinating UND’s Out of the DarknessRead More

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

January 30, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Students, faculty, and everyone! As part of UND Philanthropy Month, the School of Medicine & Health Science is again participating in the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual Thank-A-Thon! To celebrate, and thank all the generous donors who contribute to everything that goes on at our School, the weRead More

Women’s Way, Spectra Health to host a 3D mammography event Feb. 20

Women’s Way, Spectra Health to host a 3D mammography event Feb. 20

January 30, 2020 at 12:47 pm

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Spectra Health in Grand Forks will host a 3D mammography event, wherein eligible women can schedule an appointment for a 3D mammogram. “With 3D mammograms, the radiologist who looks at the mammogram is able to get a better look at the breast tissue and diagnose moreRead More

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

January 30, 2020 at 10:56 am

The State Board of Higher Education made history last week with a vote to approve the first doctoral program in Indigenous health. It’s not only the first such program at UND or in the state. It’s the first in the world. The Ph.D. degree will launch this summer, and prospectiveRead More

Eric Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cutaneous melanoma Feb. 7

Eric Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cutaneous melanoma Feb. 7

January 30, 2020 at 10:27 am

Eric Curto, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Surgical management of cutaneous melanoma” at the VA Auditorium in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 7. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Curto’s talkRead More