Archive for November, 2018

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 at 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

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 9, 2018 at 11:53 pm

This will be a truncated column this week, as Susan and I returned from the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) late Tuesday night, and I was seeing patients in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease clinic all day yesterday. By the way, the clinic (which IRead 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 1, 2018 at 4:02 pm

This past week was jammed-packed with exciting happenings. It was a particularly rewarding week for me because I help teach the cardiovascular pathophysiology section of Block 6 of the second-year medical student curriculum (there are four blocks in each of the first two years of medical school). In addition toRead More

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

November 1, 2018 at 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 at 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 at 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 at 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