Archive for March, 2019

INMED welcomes Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as new assistant director

INMED welcomes Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as new assistant director

March 13, 2019 at 1:42 pm

The Indians into Medicine (INMED) program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences would like to welcome Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as the program’s new assistant director. Dr. Wescott formerly taught in the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University in American IndianRead More

SMHS and Mayo Sim Centers collaborate on “Making Low Cost Task Trainers” workshop

SMHS and Mayo Sim Centers collaborate on “Making Low Cost Task Trainers” workshop

March 13, 2019 at 1:39 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS (Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist), Simulation Coordinator for the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Simulation Center, presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2019) in San Antonio, Texas, January 26–30. The IMSH is a scientific conferenceRead More

Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

Raul Ruiz, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds March 20

March 13, 2019 at 1:37 pm

Raul Ruiz, MD, will present “Practical Approaches to the Metabolic Issues Associated with Second Generation Antipsychotics” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Ruiz is a consultant with the Department of Endocrinology at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D.; anRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

March 7, 2019 at 9:25 am

I have some exciting news to report. I just learned that our first choice for MD White Coat Ceremony speaker this August has accepted our invitation. As you may recall, various health profession programs, including our medical, physical therapy and physician assistant studies students, have ceremonies where the students areRead More

Information Desk hours for assessment/spring break week

Information Desk hours for assessment/spring break week

March 6, 2019 at 1:26 pm

Please note the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk hours for the week of UND’s Spring Break. The Information Desk will be open the following hours from March 9 to 17: Friday, March 8:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 9:  CLOSED Sunday, March 10:  1 p.m. to 5 p.m.Read More

Society of Hospital Medicine announces North Dakota chapter

Society of Hospital Medicine announces North Dakota chapter

March 6, 2019 at 1:06 pm

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has now established a North Dakota Chapter under the direction of chapter leaders Abhishek Matta, MD, Dinesh Bande, MD, and Siddharth Singhal, MD. The chapter’s leadership encourage not only hospital medicine physicians (hospitalists) to participate and contribute to the chapter’s success, but health providers andRead More

UND kicks off campaign to be designated a Cardiac Ready Campus

UND kicks off campaign to be designated a Cardiac Ready Campus

March 6, 2019 at 12:49 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in partnership with the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, UND Work Well, and Altru Health System, is pleased to announce the kick-off of the University’s campaign to be designated a “Cardiac Ready Campus” (CRC) by the North Dakota DepartmentRead More

NDBIN featured in National Association of State Head Injury Administrators March newsletter

NDBIN featured in National Association of State Head Injury Administrators March newsletter

March 6, 2019 at 12:36 pm

During March, Brain Injury Awareness Month, the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) is spotlighting the work of the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) in the NASHIA newsletter. NDBIN Program Director Rebecca Quinn and her staff provide information and support to individuals and families dealing with brainRead More

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

Division of Research and Economic Development updates proposal transmittal form

March 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm

The UND Division of Research & Economic Development has updated the proposal transmittal form for researchers. Effective March 29, 2019, the Division will no longer accept the old proposal form, so please make sure you communicate with your faculty and staff of this change. Questions? Contact SMHS Grants Manager Diane Hillebrand at 701.777.2808,Read More

Retirement reception for Sandy Krom on March 22

Retirement reception for Sandy Krom on March 22

March 6, 2019 at 12:01 pm

The UND Department of Pediatrics and the UND Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center are hosting a retirement reception for department office manager Sandy Krom on Friday, March 22, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hired in 1977 by UND’s Married Student Housing Department, Sandy transferred to the former Word Processing DepartmentRead More