Archive for November, 2019

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 28, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Drs. Joshua Wynne and Susan Farkas wish everyone in the extended UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences family a Happy Thanksgiving. Dr. Wynne’s column will return on Friday, Dec. 6.

SMHS holiday parties on all four campuses in December!

SMHS holiday parties on all four campuses in December!

November 27, 2019 at 12:01 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will host a holiday party for faculty, staff, students, and friends of the School from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Gorecki Alumni Center on Tuesday, Dec. 10. The School will also host holiday parties for our three satellite campuses in BismarckRead More

Dr. Ahmed Hayow presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 4

Dr. Ahmed Hayow presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Dec. 4

November 27, 2019 at 10:42 am

Ahmed Hayow, M.D., will present “Perception of Mental Illness in a Somali Community” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Hayow is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Timothy Vo, M.D., a clinical associateRead More

Jingwei Cheng to discuss Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen and tumorigenesis on Dec. 4

Jingwei Cheng to discuss Merkel cell polyomavirus ST antigen and tumorigenesis on Dec. 4

November 27, 2019 at 10:42 am

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar Wednesday, Dec. 4. At noon that day, in SMHS Room W202, Jingwei Cheng, Ph.D., instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, will present “Merkel cellRead More

Take the Library Resources survey!

Take the Library Resources survey!

November 27, 2019 at 10:41 am

In order to enhance support and services to our constituents and to better manage resources, UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team is encouraging users of library resources, including you, to take our UND SMHS Library Resources Survey online. The survey should take fewer than 10 minutes to complete.Read More

Med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks I and V

Med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks I and V

November 27, 2019 at 10:41 am

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical classes of 2022 and 2023 have recognized six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block I and Block V of the 2019-20 academic year. The Class of 2022 (Year 2) Block V awardeesRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 21, 2019 at 11:59 pm

We had a special event yesterday when the Interim Health Care Committee of the North Dakota Legislature met for the day in the new building on the Northeast (Grand Forks) campus. The event also was streamed live to the other campuses in the state. It was an all-day meeting, withRead More

SMHS Holiday Luncheon to be held Dec. 5

SMHS Holiday Luncheon to be held Dec. 5

November 21, 2019 at 1:42 pm

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Dean Joshua Wynne would like to invite you to the annual SMHS Holiday Luncheon, to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in the SMHS second floor event space on the School’s north end. Everyone is welcome, butRead More

SMHS announces self-guided art tour booklet for Grand Forks building

SMHS announces self-guided art tour booklet for Grand Forks building

November 21, 2019 at 10:17 am

Recently, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) hosted a reception marking the opening of the UND Art Collections “School of Paris” exhibit. “It’s hard to describe how excited and proud I and we are to be able to do this,” noted SMHS Dean and UND Interim PresidentRead More

Imaging, Histology, and Flow Cytometry Cores open house Dec. 5

Imaging, Histology, and Flow Cytometry Cores open house Dec. 5

November 21, 2019 at 9:15 am

The Imaging, Histology, and ND-Flow Cytometry Core facilities invite you to an open house on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event will kickoff with a presentation at 1 p.m. in room E223 describing the facilities and the services that each provides, followed by demonstrationsRead More

New Facilities and Administrative rates as of Nov. 1

New Facilities and Administrative rates as of Nov. 1

November 21, 2019 at 9:07 am

Attention researchers: the University’s Facilities & Administrative (F&A) rates have changed as of November 1, 2019. UND has negotiated a new Facilities and Administrative Rate Agreement for externally sponsored programs. The new rates can be seen online here. The rate agreement is dated July 1, 2019; however, the new ratesRead More

Kumi Nagamoto-Combs presents “What’s bug got to do with it?” Nov. 22

Kumi Nagamoto-Combs presents “What’s bug got to do with it?” Nov. 22

November 21, 2019 at 8:58 am

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Group present their next Faculty Candidate Seminar today, Friday, Nov. 22. At 1 p.m. in SMHS Room W203, Kumi Nagamoto-Combs, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND Department of Pathology and director of theRead More

Library Resources Info Desk hours for Thanksgiving week

Library Resources Info Desk hours for Thanksgiving week

November 21, 2019 at 8:33 am

Please note the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk hours for Thanksgiving week: Tuesday, Nov. 26:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 28:  Closed Friday, Nov. 29:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30:  Closed Sunday, Dec. 1:  1 p.m. to 8 p.m.Read More

National Rural Health Day @ SMHS on Nov. 21

National Rural Health Day @ SMHS on Nov. 21

November 15, 2019 at 8:59 am

The UND Center for Rural Health (CRH) has a number of activities planned to celebrate the #PowerofRural for National Rural Health Day (NRHD) on Thursday, Nov. 21. The CRH will have a booth set up on the first floor of the SMHS next to the main stairs with activities andRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 14, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Our Indians into Medicine (INMED) program is one to be proud of, but I am especially proud after the recent announcement that the program was one of four recipients of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care bestowed by the AlphaRead More