Archive for August, 2019

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

August 1, 2019 at 10:45 am

Mark your calendars: The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter and North Dakota Medical Association will hold a joint annual meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in West Fargo, N.D., October 4, 2019. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will be held at UND Medical EducationRead More

Courtney Souvannasacd

Courtney Souvannasacd

August 1, 2019 at 9:41 am

Courtney Davis Souvannasacd is an outreach coordinator with the National Resource Center on Native American Aging with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among her responsibilities in this position, Courtney serves as a communications liaison between grant projectRead More

Roxanne Vaughan and grad student

NIH awards SMHS additional $10 million for epigenetics research

August 1, 2019 at 9:35 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a $10 million, five-year grant to expand the School’s epigenetics research program. This NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) grant, which will be delivered to UND in $2 million increments, builds onRead More

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

August 1, 2019 at 9:19 am

Mary Aaland, MD, FACS, director of the SMHS Rural Surgery Support Program and associate professor in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Rural Surgery in the 21st Century” at the UND Medical Education Center Auditorium in Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, AugustRead More

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

August 1, 2019 at 9:15 am

Ali Pervaiz, MD, will present “Mental Health and Chronic Pain Management” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Jon Ulven, Ph.D., chair of Adult Psychology at Sanford Health,Read More

Amy Breigenzer

Amy Breigenzer

August 1, 2019 at 9:14 am

Amy Breigenzer is a project assistant with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among her responsibilities in this position, Amy assists in the planning, implementation, and wrap-up of Dakota Conference, Scrubs Academy, and Scrubs Camps. Prior to becomingRead More