Archive for October, 2019

From the Dean

From the Dean

October 11, 2019 at 12:01 am

Due to the inclement weather, Dr. Wynne’s column has been postponed until next week. His archive of previous columns can be found online here.

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds on difficult abdominal wall closure techniques Oct. 18

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds on difficult abdominal wall closure techniques Oct. 18

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Dustin Evans, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Difficult Abdominal Wall Closure – Techniques & Evidence” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019. Everyone is welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Hassan Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on OCD Oct. 16

Hassan Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on OCD Oct. 16

October 10, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Hassan Perviaz, M.D., will present “OCD Medical Management: Going beyond SSRIs” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Bradley Kohoutek, M.D., clinical associate professor at the UNDRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

October 4, 2019 at 12:01 am

Homecoming 2019 is in full swing, with multiple events at the UND SMHS today and activities throughout the weekend. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation hosted the annual Sioux Awards last night, as it has done since the awards’ inception in 1962, to recognize leaders in government and business, highRead More

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

October 3, 2019 at 2:53 pm

Towner County Medical Center (TCMC) in Cando was recognized among the 20 highest ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospital Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20. The determining factors for the top 20Read More

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

UND epigenomics CoBRE announces new pilot grant program

October 3, 2019 at 11:02 am

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2019/2020. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms in order to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. ThisRead More

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives session on Oct. 22

October 3, 2019 at 11:00 am

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, from noon to 1 p.m. in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus, Drs. Richard Van Eck and Adrienne Salentiny will present the second Education Resources curriculum series event: “Generating Measurable, Performance-Based Objectives.” Have lunch on us and learn how to improve your curriculum! Join Dr.Read More

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

Java with Josh on Oct. 22

October 2, 2019 at 3:27 pm

Please join Vice President for Health Affairs and SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee, juice, or tea at Java with Josh on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium in the east wing of the SMHS building in Grand Forks (across the hallRead More

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

Michael Dixon to give Surgery Grand Rounds on organ procurement on Oct. 11

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Michael Dixon, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Organ Procurement” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Dixon’s talk are: UnderstandRead More

Andrew Williams

Andrew Williams

October 2, 2019 at 3:24 pm

Andrew D. Williams, Ph.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Dr. Williams is a maternal and child health epidemiologist with an interest in structural inequalities and obstetric and pediatric health outcomes with consequencesRead More