Archive for April, 2021

From the Dean: Another session in the books

From the Dean: Another session in the books

April 29, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Now that Governor Burgum has signed the funding bill for higher education, we are busy finalizing our operating budget for the coming academic year. Our final budget will be in line with any provisions stipulated by the State Board of Higher Education and needs to be approved by President ArmacostRead More

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair announces award winners

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair announces award winners

April 29, 2021 at 4:21 pm

The North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair was held virtually on March 25 and 26. Seventy-four middle and high school students from across North Dakota presented their research in the areas of biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, and the behavioral and social sciences, among other disciplines. Students in bothRead More

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on post-cholecystectomy syndromes April 30

Robert Steininger to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on post-cholecystectomy syndromes April 30

April 29, 2021 at 1:28 pm

Robert Steininger, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Post Cholecystectomy Syndromes: Navigating the Post-Operative Timeline” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway, Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 30. The presentation can be viewed via Zoom here. heRead More

UND and SMHS Commencement details

UND and SMHS Commencement details

April 29, 2021 at 10:59 am

As UND’s various Commencement activities get closer, please note the following details: MD Commencement The forty-sixth granting of the Doctor of Medicine degree by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Given the ongoing pandemic, this year’s Spring CommencementRead More

Physical Therapy Students at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences receive scholarships

Physical Therapy Students at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences receive scholarships

April 29, 2021 at 10:00 am

Nearly 30 physical therapy students at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences received scholarship awards for the 2021 year recently. “We are very grateful for the tremendous support from UND PT alumni, friends, and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation,” said David Relling, P.T., Ph.D., chair of theRead More

UND Student Health Services seeks a physician

UND Student Health Services seeks a physician

April 29, 2021 at 9:23 am

UND’s Student Health Services (SHS) is seeking a physician to provide primary care, within scope of said practice, with an emphasis on the prevention of illness, promotion of health, and development of health maintenance to a diverse UND student population. SHS is an interdisciplinary team of advanced practice nurses, registeredRead More

Dr. Sadiah Khan presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on TBI May 5

Dr. Sadiah Khan presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on TBI May 5

April 29, 2021 at 9:15 am

Sadiah Khan, M.D., will present “Behavioral Sequela and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Dr. Sadiah Khan is a third-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Donald Jurivich, D.O., professor and chair of the UND Department of Geriatrics,Read More

From the Dean: N.D. Legislature begins wrapping-up

From the Dean: N.D. Legislature begins wrapping-up

April 22, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Although the last official day of this year’s session of the North Dakota Legislative Assembly is fewer than two weeks away, it is likely that the session actually will end sometime next week in order to save some days for another subsequent meeting to address state-wide redistricting. As you mayRead More

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

April 22, 2021 at 3:18 pm

April 18-24 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! So, here’s a shout-out to all the great medical laboratory scientists, and the academic programs like ours that produce them. This past year has shown all of us just how truly valuable you all are. Faculty and staff in the UND Department ofRead More

‘Doodles for Granny’: Send your doodles to older adults online with Dakota Geriatrics

‘Doodles for Granny’: Send your doodles to older adults online with Dakota Geriatrics

April 22, 2021 at 3:17 pm

Dakota Geriatrics is pleased to announce “Doodles for Granny,” a new program designed to bring joy to older adults through art. Members of the UND Community are invited to submit doodles or artwork depicting positive aging and send it to our team. Dakota Geriatrics will print and distribute the doodlesRead More

Second-year med students recognize faculty for Block 8 Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

Second-year med students recognize faculty for Block 8 Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

April 22, 2021 at 3:17 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the MD Class of 2023 have recognized four faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block VIII of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2023 (Year 2) Block VIII awardees are the following individuals: JonRead More

Java with Josh on June 22

Java with Josh on June 22

April 19, 2021 at 4:16 pm

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, returning to in-person work, and COVID-19. Join us online fromRead More

Caring for the Craigs

Caring for the Craigs

April 15, 2021 at 4:31 pm

Jessica Craig, Administrative Secretary in Biomedical Sciences, and her family lost their home and the majority of their belongings due to a house fire last week. The UND community has set up donation sites and a Craig Benefit Fund through Gate City Bank. Physical donations can be made through AprilRead More

From the Dean: Asking Critical Questions

From the Dean: Asking Critical Questions

April 15, 2021 at 4:14 pm

The New England Journal of Medicine arguably is the most prestigious medical journal in the world. Many seminal medical discoveries are first reported in the Journal. One of the features of the publication that I and others especially enjoy is the weekly Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital, whereinRead More

Sgt. Matthew Christensen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 21

Sgt. Matthew Christensen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 21

April 15, 2021 at 4:13 pm

Sgt. Christensen, will present ” Current Drug Trends in the Fargo Moorhead Community” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.  This broadcasting will be done via zoom/videoconferencing.  Sgt. Christensen is a part of the Fargo Police Department, Narcotics Unit, and the Red River Valley S.W.A.T. Upon completionRead More