Archive for November, 2021

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit II Instructor Awards

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit II Instructor Awards

November 29, 2021 at 3:23 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Class of 2025 has recognized four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit II of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) Unit II awardees are the following individuals:Read More

Jose and Leslie, paramedics outside an ambulance, 1344 Hunts Point Ave., Bronx, 2015

Rural Health Interest Group to host inside look at emergency medicine on Dec. 7

November 29, 2021 at 3:23 pm

The Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a hybrid event designed to give medical and health sciences students an inside peek at the world of emergency medicine on Tuesday, Dec. 7. UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences alumni Dr. Brian Skow, currently with Avera eCARE, will discuss emergencyRead More

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

November 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm

The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental awardRead More

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

November 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm

Join UND’s Center for Rural Health (CRH) and Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Chair Brooke Solberg on Friday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss UND’s MLS program and brainstorm ideas on working collaboratively to address laboratory workforce shortages in North Dakota. Rural facility leadership andRead More

From the Dean: Honoring Rick Vari, taking our School’s vital signs

From the Dean: Honoring Rick Vari, taking our School’s vital signs

November 18, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Recently, I attended the virtual retirement ceremony for Dr. Rick Vari, held October 29, 2021, by the Virginia Tech Carilion (VTC) School of Medicine where Rick was the Senior Dean for Academic Affairs and a founding faculty member. Many of you will remember Rick when he was a faculty memberRead More

Be careful with perfumes, air fresheners, oils, and other scents in SMHS

Be careful with perfumes, air fresheners, oils, and other scents in SMHS

November 18, 2021 at 1:09 pm

As you may know, an individual had a very severe allergic reaction to a strong fragrance in a public area of the SMHS building recently. This is just a reminder that perfumes, cologne, essential oils, and other strong fragrances can be airborne irritants and can trigger asthma, allergies, migraines, andRead More

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers named 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award finalist

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers named 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award finalist

November 18, 2021 at 12:48 pm

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has named Nicole Redvers, N.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, a finalist for the 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award inRead More

Teaching Asynchronously: Tips and tricks for effective, engaging recorded lectures

Teaching Asynchronously: Tips and tricks for effective, engaging recorded lectures

November 18, 2021 at 12:47 pm

We hope you’ll join us for the final TLAS session of 2021, “Teaching Asynchronously: Tips and Tricks for Effective, Engaging Recorded Lectures,” presented by Dr. Adrienne Salentiny on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, at noon (central time). This session will be streamed on Zoom and recorded for later viewing. You canRead More

McLaughlin presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on psychiatry in palliative care on Dec. 1

McLaughlin presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on psychiatry in palliative care on Dec. 1

November 18, 2021 at 12:42 pm

Jessica McLaughlin, M.D., will present “The Rising Role of Psychiatry in Palliative Care” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. McLaughlin is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Neville Alberto, M.D., FACP, program director ofRead More

Richard M. Morgan

Richard M. Morgan

November 18, 2021 at 12:21 pm

Richard M. (Ricky) Morgan is a new assistant professor with the Department of Physical Therapy at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Ricky’s responsibilities include teaching in the areas of orthopedics, basic sciences, and general physical therapy care. In addition, he will be mentoring andRead More

Research Tips: NIH ‘FORMS-G’ grant instructions coming for Jan. 25 due dates

Research Tips: NIH ‘FORMS-G’ grant instructions coming for Jan. 25 due dates

November 18, 2021 at 11:14 am

The National Institutes of Health has issued NOT-OD-21-169 announcing the new FORMS-G. When starting a new ASSIST application, note that you will need to choose either FORMS-F (use on or before Jan. 25, 2022) or FORMS-G (use after Jan. 25, 2022). Please use the correct form at the time youRead More

From the Dean: Thank you, Veterans

From the Dean: Thank you, Veterans

November 11, 2021 at 11:58 pm

This will be a shortened column because of the shorter week due to the Veterans Day holiday yesterday. I’ll begin with a tip of the hat to each of the countless military veterans who have dedicated at least a portion of their lives to the protection of the United States.Read More

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on depression and ketamine Nov. 17

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on depression and ketamine Nov. 17

November 10, 2021 at 1:30 pm

Balwinder Singh, M.D., will present “Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression: An Update!” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Singh is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minn.,Read More

Stephanie Hoffman

Stephanie Hoffman

November 10, 2021 at 1:29 pm

Stephanie Hoffman is an administrative assistant at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southeast Campus in Fargo. Stephanie is responsible for managing the daily operations of the fourth-year medical student schedule and will function as first contact to those students. She also schedules third-year students’ specialty exploration rotations;Read More

Mariah Kuntz

Mariah Kuntz

November 10, 2021 at 1:28 pm

Mariah Kuntz is the new administrative secretary for the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Mariah is responsible for providing administrative support to faculty, staff, and students in the Pathology Department and for the forensics program. Prior to joining Pathology, MariahRead More