Archive for December, 2018

From the Dean

From the Dean

December 27, 2018 at 12:39 pm

Dean Joshua Wynne’s weekly For Your Health column will return on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.  He and his spouse, Dr. Susan Farkas, wish everyone a happy, healthy New Year.

SMHS Faculty Assembly set for Jan. 30

SMHS Faculty Assembly set for Jan. 30

December 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. Joshua Wynne,Read More

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

Welcome: Meghan Jeanotte

December 27, 2018 at 12:26 pm

Meghan Jeanotte is the new administrative assistant for the SMHS Department of Geriatrics at UND. In this position, Meghan will work for Dr. Jurivich and the Department of Geriatrics team as they educate students and the community about normal aging and geriatric syndromes. Meghan is from Belcourt, North Dakota, andRead More

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

Note new pricing structure for Mass Spectrometry Center

December 27, 2018 at 12:25 pm

Please note that the UND SMHS Mass Spectrometry Center will have a new pricing structure effective January 1, 2019. The new fees are listed at https://med.und.edu/mass-spectrometry/services.html. Feel free to contact Mikhail Golovko at mikhail.golovko@und.edu with any questions or for more information.

Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

December 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The UND Dining Services Team would like to remind you that Café 1905 in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will open again at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. For more information or to ask questions about the cafe menu or hours, contact UND Dining ServicesRead More

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

December 20, 2018 at 11:46 am

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students began the clinical portion of their studies this week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 2Read More

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

December 20, 2018 at 9:19 am

Eric Johnson, MD, associate professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education in the Department of Education Resources at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has just finished up work as lead editor of the abridged-for-primary-care-providers version of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) manualRead More

Wake Up to UND 2018-
President Mark Kennedy awards the Presidential Medial to Dave Molmen, Altru's chief executive officer.  Jackie Lorentz photo/ UND Today

From the Dean

December 20, 2018 at 9:19 am

This past Monday, my wife Dr. Susan Farkas and I had the pleasure and honor of attending a retirement celebration in honor of Dave Molmen, who is retiring at the end of December as chief executive officer (CEO) at Altru Health System after some 40 years of health care service.Read More

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

December 20, 2018 at 9:15 am

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 NARMH Annual Conference, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from August 26-29, 2019. Submit a proposal online at www.narmh.org. Conference registration will open March 15, 2019. The National AssociationRead More

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am

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 February in SMHS room E224. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

December 20, 2018 at 8:43 am

UND’s Division of Research & Economic Development is undergoing change. Below are two messages the central Research Division disseminated last week. Please note that the SMHS will continue to route a hard copy of forms and Diane Hillebrand will provide the central Pre-Award Office with scanned copies of materials. ThisRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

December 13, 2018 at 10:48 am

This week, we celebrated the holiday season with parties on the Southeast (Fargo) and the Northwest (Minot) campuses, finishing the cycle of parties at all four regional campuses that began last week. As at the parties on the Southwest (Bismarck) and Northeast (Grand Forks) campuses last week, we took timeRead More

Library Resources hours during holiday season

Library Resources hours during holiday season

December 13, 2018 at 10:44 am

Please note that the Library Resources Information Desk will be open only for the following hours during the 2018-19 holiday season: Wednesday, Jan. 2 through Friday, Jan. 4:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 through Sunday, Jan. 6:  CLOSED Monday, Jan. 7:  Regular academic session hours resume

Occupational Therapy students welcome speaker from High Plains Fair Housing Center

Occupational Therapy students welcome speaker from High Plains Fair Housing Center

December 13, 2018 at 10:35 am

On Nov. 15, the Kappa Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon welcomed guest speaker Kelly Gorz from the High Plains Fair Housing Center in Grand Forks to campus. The mission of the High Plains Fair Housing Center is “to strengthen communities and to ensure equal access to fair housing in theRead More

Medical students go caroling at Valley ElderCare

Medical students go caroling at Valley ElderCare

December 13, 2018 at 9:00 am

On Saturday, December 8, several first- and second-year medical students (and a friend of the group) went to Valley ElderCare near Altru Hospital to sing holiday songs and play music for residents. The group then visited with with residents afterward. As the event began, 25-30 residents were in the room; butRead More