Archive for September, 2019

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

September 10, 2019 at 10:01 am

Fall. Football. Friends. All are in the air this time of year as colleges and universities across the country gear up for Homecoming celebrations of all sorts. The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is no exception, and will play host to a series of Homecoming 2019 events weRead More

Amber Lyon-Colbert

Amber Lyon-Colbert

September 10, 2019 at 9:05 am

Amber Lyon-Colbert, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). In this role, Amber will be teaching courses in the health management and policy specialization including environmental health. Amber graduated with a bachelor’s degree inRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

September 6, 2019 at 12:01 am

This past Wednesday, Susan and I attended a fun event—the second annual Longest Table get-together held on University Avenue in Grand Forks. It was an opportunity for those in the greater Grand Forks community to come together for talk, music, and supper. It was quite a sight—there were 127 tablesRead More

New research database added at Library Resources

New research database added at Library Resources

September 5, 2019 at 4:33 pm

SMHS Library Resources recently licensed the Embase database for use by all UND students, faculty, and staff. Embase expands our access to biomedical literature as it includes over 6 million citations and over 2,900 journals not included in PubMed. It is known for its coverage of international biomedical literature, drugRead More

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

September 5, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Postoperative opioid prescribing: Contribution to the opioid epidemic” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. All are welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Take the SMHS readership survey!

Take the SMHS readership survey!

September 5, 2019 at 10:05 am

In order to tailor better the content the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences produces for our multiple audiences, and to manage our finite resources better, the Office of Alumni & Community Relations is encouraging readers of all SMHS publications to take our Readership Survey online. The survey should onlyRead More

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

September 4, 2019 at 2:05 pm

Dr. Mary Aaland, director of rural surgery and of clinical research for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has won the COPIC Medical Foundation’s 2019 North Dakota Humanitarian Award in honor of Harold E. Williamson. This award recognizes volunteer medical services and contributions to the community by North DakotaRead More