Archive for December, 2019

From the Dean

From the Dean

December 19, 2019 at 10:59 pm

With UND 2019 Winter Commencement activities concluding this afternoon, the first semester of the 2020 academic year is winding down. Yesterday we held commencement for students receiving professional and graduate degrees, and later this afternoon we will have two ceremonies to send off those receiving undergraduate degrees, including students fromRead More

Holiday 2019 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

Holiday 2019 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

December 19, 2019 at 9:03 am

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Holiday 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: Second Year INMED student Emily Falcon and her physician-father Gilbert Med student Pranish Kantak’s effort to build a student-run freeRead More

Notice of Intent to Publish DaCCoTA Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement Pilot Grants

Notice of Intent to Publish DaCCoTA Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement Pilot Grants

December 18, 2019 at 4:22 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) will soon be reissuing three RFAs for the Feasibility, Ready-to-Go, and Community Engagement pilot grants. The Feasibility Award is intended to provide support to allow a clinician/non-clinician team to form around a novel cancer-related hypothesis. Applications can consider the multilevel manifestations ofRead More

UND Department of Internal Medicine to host #ProudtobeGIM event Jan. 16

UND Department of Internal Medicine to host #ProudtobeGIM event Jan. 16

December 18, 2019 at 4:20 pm

The UND Department of Internal Medicine was recently awarded a grant from the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) as part of the #ProudtobeGIM campaign to promote careers in General Internal Medicine (GIM). As part of this grant, we are excited to announce that we will be hosting a #ProudtobeGIMRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

December 12, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Susan and I visited the Northwest (Minot) campus yesterday for the last holiday party of the season, and it was a lot of fun. As I’ve mentioned before, the School hosts these get-togethers on all three of our regional campuses in Minot, Fargo, and Bismarck, along with one on theRead More

Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

December 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Nadeem Khan, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.78 million, five-year grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This prestigious R01 grantRead More

Tracie Mallberg presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 18

Tracie Mallberg presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 18

December 11, 2019 at 3:02 pm

Dr. Tracie Mallberg will present “Being Mortal – End of Life Conversations” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. for the next UND Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Grand Rounds. The event will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. MallbergRead More

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

Paul Huang to present on interstitial lipoprotein trafficking and metabolic disease on Dec. 17

December 11, 2019 at 3:02 pm

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 on Tuesday, Dec. 17. At noon in SMHS Room E224, Paul (Li-Hao) Huang, Ph.D., instructor in the Washington University School of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and Immunology,Read More

From the Dean

From the Dean

December 5, 2019 at 11:34 am

On a sad note, the long-time building service technician for the School, Art Rice, recently passed away after spending 38 years supporting faculty, staff, and students at UND. Art acquired a severe hearing problem at a young age, but that never stopped him. We will miss him, and I’m sureRead More

Shahram Solaymani-Mohammadi to present “It Takes Two Flints to Make A Fire”: Interluekin 21 and Interferon Gamma in Inflammation and Immunity in the Colon

December 5, 2019 at 11:28 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 on Tuesday, Dec. 10.  At noon in SMHS Room W203, Shahram Solaymani-Mohammadi, MSPH., Ph.D., staff scientist, Center for Global Infectious Disease will present “It TakesRead More

Silas Pera

Silas Pera

December 3, 2019 at 10:07 am

Silas Pera is an information and funding specialist with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Silas works on a federally funded national website supporting the response to the substance use and opioid crisis inRead More