Archive for October, 2019

From the Dean

From the Dean

October 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm

This week was notable for three events at the School and UND. The first was Primary Care Week, wherein a variety of related events were featured through the coordination of our Center for Rural Health. I had a chance to sit in on several of the presentations, including a reallyRead More

APA president to be at NDPS meeting in Fargo Nov. 2

APA president to be at NDPS meeting in Fargo Nov. 2

October 31, 2019 at 1:41 pm

Dr. Jeffrey Geller, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association, will be on hand for the North Dakota Psychiatric Society’s fall meeting on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Dr. Geller will provide an interesting perspective on “Fixing a Frankly Feckless Mental Health System.” The event will be held at the Holiday InnRead More

Asynchronous instructional methods: When, how, and why to use them Nov. 26

Asynchronous instructional methods: When, how, and why to use them Nov. 26

October 31, 2019 at 10:27 am

Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at noon in SMHS W203 for the next Evidence-Based Teaching session: “Asynchronous Instructional Methods: When, How, and Why to Use Them!” presented by Dr. Adrienne Salentiny. The session will be streamed and recorded for later viewing, but whether you come in person or watch theRead More

Melissa Arnold

Melissa Arnold

October 31, 2019 at 9:27 am

Melissa Arnold is the associate director of Human Resources (HR) for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this role, Melissa provides support, advice, and council on all HR related matters, including employee relations, organizational development/change, performance management, compensation, talent acquisition, and talent development. Melissa received her bachelor’sRead More

A new home for student organizations

A new home for student organizations

October 31, 2019 at 9:26 am

Heads-up! UND student organization websites have transitioned off the “UND.edu” server. Student org sites now live at involvement@UND.edu, a hub that allows students to find 250+ student organizations, see events, keep up with news, and interact with other students. It is a great resource that showcases the broad spectrum of UNDRead More

Relling re-elected vice president of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Relling re-elected vice president of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

October 31, 2019 at 9:15 am

David Relling, P.T., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, was re-elected vice president on the board of directors for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) on Oct. 26, 2019, at the Annual Delegate AssemblyRead More

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

October 31, 2019 at 9:09 am

UND Art Collections and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting an opening reception for a new art collection on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The “School of Paris” exhibit reception, celebrating the works of several Paris-based artists from the 1930s, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the UND SchoolRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

October 25, 2019 at 9:20 am

Last week I attended the fall meeting of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the national body that accredits all of the 154 medical schools in the U.S. and the 17 in Canada that grant M.D. degrees. By the way, the reason that it is called a “Liaison” committeeRead More

Primary Care Week 2019 at SMHS

Primary Care Week 2019 at SMHS

October 24, 2019 at 9:39 am

Primary Care Week 2019 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. Bringing together providers, scholars, legislators, students, and health administrators, Primary Care Week gives health stakeholders from across the state a chance to meet and discuss both challenges and solutions to theRead More

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

October 24, 2019 at 9:37 am

Ryan Toledo, a second-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS); Marlinda Haudley, a second-year graduate student in public health at NDSU; and Andrea Kelsch, a senior with a double major in medical lab sciences and pathology at UND, were honored with the 2019Read More

Sheikh Habibullah presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 6

Sheikh Habibullah presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 6

October 24, 2019 at 9:33 am

Sheikh Habibullah, M.D., will present “Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and depression” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Sheikh Habibullah is second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Dr. Yu-Ting Wung, an adult psychiatrist at Sanford Health,Read More

Happy National Internal Medicine Day!

Happy National Internal Medicine Day!

October 24, 2019 at 9:31 am

Dr. Dinesh Bande and the UND Department of Internal Medicine wish everyone a Happy National Internal Medicine Day on Monday, Oct. 28! Thank you everyone (especially IM faculty and residents) for your contributions to the Department of Internal Medicine and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The American CollegeRead More

Student Athletic Trainer’s Organization bake sale Oct. 29-30

Student Athletic Trainer’s Organization bake sale Oct. 29-30

October 24, 2019 at 9:29 am

The Student Athletic Trainer’s Organization (SOTA) will hold its annual Halloween Bake Sale on Tuesday, Oct. 29 and Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. The Bake Sale will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second floor of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Stop by to supportRead More

Grants and Contracts “Effort Reporting” help session now online, next help session Feb. 19

Grants and Contracts “Effort Reporting” help session now online, next help session Feb. 19

October 24, 2019 at 9:28 am

Attention researchers: Grant & Contract training sessions are provided as a resource for faculty and staff to help you navigate all areas of sponsored funding. Training is available individually or for groups upon request. There is no cost for a training session. Our recent “Effort Reporting: What am I signing?”Read More

Ursula Running Bear

Ursula Running Bear

October 24, 2019 at 9:25 am

Ursula Running Bear, M.A., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Running Bear is interested in American Indian Health, substance use disorders, and alcohol detoxification. She completed a doctorate in clinical science from theRead More