Archive for November, 2019

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

Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Don Jurivich, chair of the Department of Geriatrics and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), was recently awarded a $3.75 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration. The federal grant will be used to advance geriatrics education and health care transformation in the Dakotas,Read More

Shabb presents “Small-group peer- and self-evaluations reveal behaviors correlated with learning outcomes”

Shabb presents “Small-group peer- and self-evaluations reveal behaviors correlated with learning outcomes”

November 14, 2019 at 10:43 am

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m., Dr. John Shabb, associate professor in the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences, will present “Small-Group Peer- and Self-Evaluations Reveal Behaviors Correlated with Learning Outcomes” in Room W203 on the SMHS Northeast Campus. The presentation will also be streamed live and recorded for laterRead More

Amy Werremeyer presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 20

Amy Werremeyer presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 20

November 14, 2019 at 10:41 am

Amy Werremeyer, PharmD, BCPP, will present “Medical Cannabis and Psychiatric Disorders—Help or Harm?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo, N.D. Dr. Werremeyer is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice within the NDSU College of HealthRead More

Lexie Schmidt

Lexie Schmidt

November 13, 2019 at 8:48 am

Lexie Schmidt is the outreach specialist for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) within the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Lexie is responsible for promoting and updating the RHIhub website with relevant news, creating and coordinating social mediaRead More

Karen Davis

Karen Davis

November 13, 2019 at 8:48 am

Karen Davis is an information specialist with the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) program at the UND Center for Rural Health. In this role, Karen collects and creates content related to rural health issues for the RHIhub website and responds to information requests from RHIhub users. Karen received her bachelor’sRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 7, 2019 at 11:59 pm

This past Tuesday, Susan and I attended a very special event on the Northeast (Grand Forks) campus. Along with dozens of others from the SMHS, UND, and Grand Forks community, we attended the opening exhibition of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Art Gallery located on the secondRead More

Veterans’ Day Hours

Veterans’ Day Hours

November 7, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Please note the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk hours for Veterans’ Day “Weekend”: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 through Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019:  Closed Monday, Nov. 11, 2019:  1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Regular Information Desk hours will resume on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Cecilia Benz to give Surgery Grand Rounds on thoracic oncology Nov. 15

Cecilia Benz to give Surgery Grand Rounds on thoracic oncology Nov. 15

November 7, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Cecilia Benz, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Disparities in Thoracic Oncology” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Benz’sRead More

Yelenich-Huss to give Surgery Grand Rounds on breast surgery Nov. 8

Yelenich-Huss to give Surgery Grand Rounds on breast surgery Nov. 8

November 7, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Mallory Yelenich-Huss, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Surgical Breast Odds & Ends” at Sanford Broadway Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr.Read More

INMED and MPH programs host book signing for faculty at UND Bookstore Nov. 25

INMED and MPH programs host book signing for faculty at UND Bookstore Nov. 25

November 7, 2019 at 11:19 am

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs are proud to announce an exciting cross-disciplinary book event. On Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, INMED Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Redvers will host a book signing forRead More

AΩA honor medical society recognizes SMHS for excellence in inclusion, diversity and equity

AΩA honor medical society recognizes SMHS for excellence in inclusion, diversity and equity

November 7, 2019 at 11:11 am

The Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society has given the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a 2019 Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care. The SMHS is one of only four medical schools in the U.S.Read More

Allison Waswick

Allison Waswick

November 7, 2019 at 8:52 am

Allison Waswick is the new education specialist for the Department of Medical Laboratory Science in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She will advise students and assist the department in various projects. Allison received her bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science (MLS) from the University of North DakotaRead More