Archive for September, 2018

From the Dean

From the Dean

September 13, 2018 at 2:30 pm

This past Tuesday, a delegation from the UND SMHS traveled to Bismarck for a scheduled meeting of the SMHS Advisory Council. As I’ve discussed before, the Council is a legislatively mandated group that advises the School, UND, the member organizations that have representatives on the Council, and especially the LegislatureRead More

Geiger awarded four-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health

Geiger awarded four-year, $2.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health

September 13, 2018 at 2:24 pm

Jonathan Geiger, PhD, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, is on a multi-university, multiple principal investigator team that received a four-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling more than $2.25 million. The grant, titled “Ketogenic Diet and Adenosine: Epigenetics and Antiepileptogenesis,” marksRead More

Sim Center staff back from NAEMSE Educator Symposium and Trade Show, prep for open house

Sim Center staff back from NAEMSE Educator Symposium and Trade Show, prep for open house

September 13, 2018 at 2:23 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS, Simulation Coordinator at the SMHS, is back recently from the 23rd Annual National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Educator Symposium and Trade Show, which was held in Washington DC, Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. Tim presented a four-hour pre-conference course entitled “Making Low Cost EMS Task Trainers.”Read More

Next Evidence-Based Teaching Group to meet Tuesday, Oct. 2

September 13, 2018 at 2:23 pm

The Evidence-Based Teaching Group (EBTG) will meet on Tuesday, October 2 from 11 a.m. to noon in room W201 to discuss “Competency-Based Assessment: Using Behavioral Observation Forms to Measure the Development of Student Competency Over Time.” You are invited to attend! The medical curriculum at the University of North Dakota School ofRead More

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

September 7, 2018 at 11:15 am

The North Dakota Medical Association (NDMA) is collaborating with the North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a combined annual meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the Bismarck Event Center. The combined effort allows both groups to share educational sessions and increase peer networking opportunities.Read More

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference at SMHS on Saturday, Oct. 20

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference at SMHS on Saturday, Oct. 20

September 7, 2018 at 11:13 am

The 16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC) takes place Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The conference offers opportunities to discuss research directions, partnerships, and collaboration in health research focusing on American Indians. Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW,Read More

Simulation Center Open House to be held on Friday, Sept. 21

Simulation Center Open House to be held on Friday, Sept. 21

September 7, 2018 at 11:07 am

The Simulation Center at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will host an open house on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event, in which guests can participate in self-guided tours and experience simulation in action, is open to everyone. Simulation,Read More

From the Dean

From the Dean

September 7, 2018 at 11:00 am

We had a nice turnout yesterday for Java with Josh on the Northeast (Grand Forks) campus. I updated the attendees on some of the recent developments at the School, many of which I’ve discussed in recent E-News columns. But more importantly, I was available to answer questions from faculty andRead More