Archive for October, 2018

From the Dean

From the Dean

October 4, 2018 at 11:30 pm

Last Sunday, Susan and I attended the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony for the first concert in its 2018-19 season. It was a spectacular performance, ending with a fantastic rendition of a Brahms favorite of mine, the Double Concerto in A Minor (Op. 102). The piece features the violin and cello, and theRead More

SMHS awards scholarships to Biomedical Sciences graduate students

SMHS awards scholarships to Biomedical Sciences graduate students

October 4, 2018 at 11:27 pm

Atrayee Bhattacharya and Zachary Hoggarth, graduate students pursuing a degree in biomedical sciences and clinical and translational science, respectively, have been given “Faculty for Students” Scholarships from UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). A fifth-year doctoral student, Bhattacharya’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in theRead More

SMHS medical students awarded scholarships for 2018-19 academic year

SMHS medical students awarded scholarships for 2018-19 academic year

October 4, 2018 at 11:26 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that over $630,000 in awards and scholarships have been awarded to 110 UND medical students for the 2018–2019 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower UNDRead More

Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at UND SMHS on Nov. 9

Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at UND SMHS on Nov. 9

October 4, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Grand Forks Public Health and the UND Center for Rural Health are sponsoring the seminar “Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship: Appropriate Prescribing, Medication Assisted Treatment, and ProjectECHO,” which will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Friday, November 9. Although primarily oriented toward physicians and advanced practice providers,Read More

Warne named director of Master of Public Health Program at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Warne named director of Master of Public Health Program at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

October 4, 2018 at 4:25 pm

Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH, has been named the new director of the Master of Public Health Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Warne fills the role previously held by the program’s founding Director Raymond Goldsteen, DrPH, who retired in June 2018. “I look forwardRead More

Welcome: Mikki Eken

Welcome: Mikki Eken

October 4, 2018 at 3:17 pm

Mikki Eken is the Faculty Affairs and Research & Scholarly Activities Coordinator for the SMHS Department of Internal Medicine in Fargo. In this position, Mikki assists faculty in the hiring, review, promotion, and retirement/resignation processes. Mikki also assists faculty and residents with maintaining an updated scholarly activities portfolio, and assistingRead More

United Way campaign kicks off at UND in October

United Way campaign kicks off at UND in October

October 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Mark Your Calendars! The United Way Campaign “United to Fight Poverty” will run from October 8 to 26 on the UND campus. Information packets and pledge forms have been distributed to all SMHS departments located in Grand Forks. In addition to the paper pledge forms, employees have the opportunity to give online or byRead More