Archive for April, 2020

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

April 9, 2020 at 2:57 pm

Join us for the second annual Out of the Darkness UND Campus Walk that will happen VIRTUALLY on April 19, 2020. We are encouraging all supporters to take a walk from wherever you are on the day of the event (with the recommended amount of social distancing, of course!). Register as a virtual walker to fight suicideRead More

Tonya Perkins presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 15

April 9, 2020 at 1:27 pm

Tonya Perkins, LMSW, will present “Psychiatric Advance Directives – What are they and do they help?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, via Zoom or videoconferencing.* Tonya Perkins, a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), is administrator of the North Dakota State Hospital. Upon completion of thisRead More

Dhasarathy and Brissette awarded $300k grant via Department of Defense tick-borne disease research program

Dhasarathy and Brissette awarded $300k grant via Department of Defense tick-borne disease research program

April 9, 2020 at 1:23 pm

Department of Biomedical Sciences faculty Drs. Archana Dhasarathy and Catherine Brissette have been awarded a two-year grant through Department of Defense tick-borne disease research program. The $300,000 award (plus indirects) will be used to explore epigenetic mechanisms involved in Lyme disease. The bacterial pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi is the causative agent ofRead More

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds on sepsis and surgical outcomes April 17

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds on sepsis and surgical outcomes April 17

April 9, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Robert Steininger, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Sepsis and surgical outcomes: The use of SOFA and mortality predictors” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 17.* All are welcome to attend.Read More

From the Dean: We’ll get through this together

From the Dean: We’ll get through this together

April 2, 2020 at 11:59 pm

It again has been a busy week, and again dominated by COVID-19 issues. But as I outlined in my comments last week, the activities of the School continue, albeit in very modified ways. Thanks to the internet, and the creativity and flexibility of our faculty and staff, the majority ofRead More

Call for applications from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Call for applications from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

April 2, 2020 at 9:29 am

The goal of the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The Professional Development Core is currently seeking proposals for the following funding mechanisms: 1) DaCCoTA Scholars Program – The purposeRead More

Virtual Java with Josh on Tuesday, Dec. 15

Virtual Java with Josh on Tuesday, Dec. 15

April 2, 2020 at 9:26 am

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh online on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, with their own coffee, tea, or juice at home! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, the upcoming legislative session, and COVID-19. JoinRead More

Request for applications for the 2020-2021 Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Program

Request for applications for the 2020-2021 Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Program

April 2, 2020 at 9:24 am

In anticipation of funding for Year 2, the UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing Pilot Grant awards for 2020/2021. The funding opportunity is designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is aRead More

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds on financial security April 10

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds on financial security April 10

April 2, 2020 at 9:21 am

Dustin Nowotny, D.O., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Setting up for success: Tips to prepare your financial life” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 10. All are welcome to attend.* TheRead More

Put some vroom in your Zoom April 7

Put some vroom in your Zoom April 7

April 2, 2020 at 9:19 am

We’ve all been in more Zoom sessions than we can count by now, so there’s no mystery in connecting with others through Zoom for meetings and discussion. But that doesn’t mean we’re all experts or that we’re using Zoom for maximum benefit. What’s the most efficient way to schedule meetingsRead More