Archive for October, 2019

Alyssa Montgomery

Alyssa Montgomery

October 24, 2019 at 9:24 am

Alyssa Montgomery is the new student services/admissions officer for the SMHS Office of Student Affairs & Admissions. In this position, Alyssa will aid students in the application/admission process, provide financial aid support, and look for ways to improve office processes. She received her A.A.S. in surgical technology from Northland CommunityRead More

Matthew Cziep to give Surgery Grand Rounds on hyperbaric oxygen therapy Nov. 1

Matthew Cziep to give Surgery Grand Rounds on hyperbaric oxygen therapy Nov. 1

October 24, 2019 at 9:24 am

Matthew Cziep, M.D., a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present “Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: Treatment under pressure” at Sanford Medical Center Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Cziep’s talk are to helpRead More

From the (Associate) Dean

From the (Associate) Dean

October 17, 2019 at 10:58 pm

Health care is constantly changing, which in turn requires health care education to continually evolve. The UND SMHS has a long history of such innovation: problem-based learning, team-based learning, online learning, interprofessional education, simulation, membership in the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education, and the establishment of an initiative inRead More

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

October 17, 2019 at 3:10 pm

The North Dakota Chapters of American College of Physicians (ACP) and Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) had a successful poster competition among medical students and internal medicine residents recently. The competition winners are: ACP Research Winner: Donald Hamm, MS2 — “An A-Mu-zing change: The effects of selective Mu opioid receptorRead More

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

October 17, 2019 at 3:08 pm

UND and the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area are partnering once again! The 2019 UND United Way campaign will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 8. This year’s theme for the Greater Grand Forks campaign is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” In 2018, employees from the UNDRead More

‘Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!’ on Nov. 5

‘Being a good teacher: It’s not as difficult as we make it!’ on Nov. 5

October 17, 2019 at 3:07 pm

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dr. Walter Kemp, Associate Professor of Pathology, will present “Being a Good Teacher: It’s Not as Difficult As We Make It!” in Room W203 of the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for laterRead More

Deadline extended to Dec. 6: Applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

Deadline extended to Dec. 6: Applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

October 17, 2019 at 3:06 pm

The DaCCoTA Community Engagement Clinical Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program is supported by an NIH/NIGMS grant entitled “Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity.” The goal of the program is to develop successful CTR investigators. This program is a joint effort between the Professional Development and Community Engagement and Outreach Cores.Read More

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

October 14, 2019 at 9:58 am

Anyone interested in learning about a career as a physician or in the process of applying to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is invited to attend UND’s annual Pre-Med Day. The event will be held at the SMHS from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,Read More

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