Archive for June, 2019

From the Dean

From the Dean

June 28, 2019 at 12:10 am

Last Friday night, Susan and I had the pleasure of attending the 35th General Surgery Residency Program Graduation banquet hosted by Department of Surgery Professor and Chair Dr. Robert Sticca. The event recognized all UND surgical residents, but especially the five residents graduating from the program. The ballroom where theRead More

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

June 27, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Drs. Kirsten Juhl and Lindsey Dahl, SMHS clinical faculty based in Fargo, have established a new and innovative way of connecting doctors with adult patients. Their podcast, “Everything Your Doc Wants You To Know,” is produced every other Sunday and covers various medical issues common in the adult population. TheRead More

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

June 27, 2019 at 11:27 am

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will takeRead More

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

June 26, 2019 at 10:33 am

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academicRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

June 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

This week was my first as interim President of UND. As you may know, I am continuing as vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). It was an especially busy week because I also attended the summer meeting of theRead More

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

June 20, 2019 at 9:41 am

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) North Dakota Chapter held its first chapter meeting on June 11 in Fargo. The event’s keynote speaker was Dr. Dinesh Bande, chair of UND’s Department of Internal Medicine, who spoke about “The State of Hospital Medicine in North Dakota.” SHM promotes exceptional care forRead More

MLS Chair Brooke Solberg named ASCLS “Voice under 40”

MLS Chair Brooke Solberg named ASCLS “Voice under 40”

June 19, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Chair of the SMHS Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Brooke Solberg, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP), has been named a “Voice under 40” by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). According to the article on the designation, Solberg specializes in teaching graduate and undergraduate MLS students about hemostasis, hematology, body fluids,Read More

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

June 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Next week, writer and teacher Paul Casella, MFA, is back at the SMHS to help faculty and staff bolster their grant-writing skills. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Casella will host a grant applications workshop entitled “Taking it to the next level” in SMHS Room W203Read More

Summer 2019 edition of North Dakota Medicine available now!

Summer 2019 edition of North Dakota Medicine available now!

June 19, 2019 at 10:46 am

The summer 2019 edition of the SMHS quarterly North Dakota Medicine is available now! This issue focuses on UND’s historic Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and features stories on the origins of INMED more than 40 years ago, a profile on INMED Director Don Warne, and an interview with INMEDRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

June 14, 2019 at 1:00 am

This coming Sunday, June 16, will be my first day as interim President of UND, a role I accepted in addition to my continuing roles as vice president for Health Affairs and dean of your School of Medicine & Health Sciences. As you might imagine, I’ve already been in touchRead More

Doctoral Examination set for Ethan Snow on June 17

Doctoral Examination set for Ethan Snow on June 17

June 13, 2019 at 1:26 pm

The Doctoral Examination for Ethan Snow, a candidate for the Ph.D.degree with a major in Biomedical Sciences, is set for 9 a.m. on June 17, 2019, in room W202 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Snow’s dissertation title is: “Effects of a Confidence-Based, Individualized Remediation Strategy on Student Learning and Final GradesRead More

UND Night at Target Field set for July 18

UND Night at Target Field set for July 18

June 12, 2019 at 1:22 pm

The University of North Dakota and the Minnesota Twins have again partnered for “UND Night” at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, July 18. Come show your support for UND and the Twins as they take on Oakland at 7:10 p.m. This special UND Night ticket package includes your ticket to theRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

June 7, 2019 at 12:01 am

It has been quite a gratifying week since the State Board of Higher Education met last Thursday and confirmed me as interim president of UND, starting June 16, 2019. Since the announcement, I’ve been overwhelmed and humbled by the many congratulatory and supportive messages I’ve received from both within andRead More

Farewell reception for Nicole Klemisch June 14

Farewell reception for Nicole Klemisch June 14

June 6, 2019 at 9:19 am

A farewell reception honoring Nicole Klemisch, nursing supervisor at the Bismarck Center for Family Medicine (CFM), will be held on June 14 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Bismarck CFM. Please join us in celebrating Nicole’s 21 (!) years of service to the Center for Family Medicine.

Master of Public Health Program welcomes Melanie Nadeau as new assistant director

Master of Public Health Program welcomes Melanie Nadeau as new assistant director

June 6, 2019 at 8:21 am

The Master of Public Health program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences would like to welcome Melanie Nadeau, Ph.D., M.P.H., as the program’s new assistant director. Dr. Nadeau was previously the Operational Director at the American Indian Public Health Resource Center housed at North Dakota State University.Read More