Articles by: Brian Schill

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 21

Balwinder Singh presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 21

August 13, 2019 at 12:04 pm

Balwinder Singh, M.D., will present “Ketamine update: what should clinicians know?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Singh is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Rochester, Minn. He isRead More

Shea presents at National Association of EMS Educators symposium and trade show

Shea presents at National Association of EMS Educators symposium and trade show

August 13, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS, simulation coordinator at the SMHS Simulation Center, recently presented at the 24th annual National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) symposium and trade show in Fort Worth, Texas. NAEMSE’s annual symposium and trade show is the premier EMS educational event in the United States. Between Aug. 1 andRead More

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on hemorrhoids Aug. 16

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on hemorrhoids Aug. 16

August 13, 2019 at 11:05 am

Matthew Heberer, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “Hemorrhoids: a concise history” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, August 16. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Heberer’s talkRead More

Lynn Mad Plume

Lynn Mad Plume

August 13, 2019 at 9:04 am

Lynn Mad Plume, M.P.H., is the diversity and equity coordinator for Indians into Medicine (INMED) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). In this position, Lynn assists in the development of the Student Diversity and Inclusion plan with Dr. Don Warne. In addition to these efforts, LynnRead More

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

The National Institute of Mental Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded an R01 grant titled “Tat endolysosome escape and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorder” to Drs. Xuesong Chen and Jonathan Geiger. Both are faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University ofRead More

MD Class Of 2023 begins studies at SMHS with White Coat Ceremony

MD Class Of 2023 begins studies at SMHS with White Coat Ceremony

August 8, 2019 at 9:29 am

Seventy-seven first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2023, began their journey this week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS). Medical students’ first week is dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationallyRead More

Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award

Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award

August 8, 2019 at 9:27 am

The Center for Rural Health is accepting nominations for the Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award. This prestigious award is presented to two ambitious American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of conducting research dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Native Americans throughout theRead More

Mark Jensen to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on “life after death” Aug. 9

Mark Jensen to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on “life after death” Aug. 9

August 8, 2019 at 9:22 am

Mark Jensen, MD, FACS, director of Surgical Anatomy in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “What is it like to die and be revived? Health care through the eyes of a provider: a case report” at UND Medical Education Center – Auditorium in Fargo, N.D., fromRead More

Shannon Bupp

Shannon Bupp

August 8, 2019 at 9:21 am

Shannon Bupp is the administrative assistant for the Department of Biomedical Sciences Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Grant. In this position, Shannon assists faculty in the financial aspects of the grant as well as coordinating the annual symposium. She makes arrangements for the monthly guest speakers and coordinates meetings for the staff.Read More

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

ACP North Dakota chapter and NDMA to hold joint annual meeting

August 1, 2019 at 10:45 am

Mark your calendars: The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter and North Dakota Medical Association will hold a joint annual meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in West Fargo, N.D., October 4, 2019. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will be held at UND Medical EducationRead More

Courtney Souvannasacd

Courtney Souvannasacd

August 1, 2019 at 9:41 am

Courtney Davis Souvannasacd is an outreach coordinator with the National Resource Center on Native American Aging with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among her responsibilities in this position, Courtney serves as a communications liaison between grant projectRead More

Roxanne Vaughan and grad student

NIH awards SMHS additional $10 million for epigenetics research

August 1, 2019 at 9:35 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a $10 million, five-year grant to expand the School’s epigenetics research program. This NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) grant, which will be delivered to UND in $2 million increments, builds onRead More

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

Mary Aaland to give Surgery Grand Rounds on rural surgery Aug. 2

August 1, 2019 at 9:19 am

Mary Aaland, MD, FACS, director of the SMHS Rural Surgery Support Program and associate professor in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Rural Surgery in the 21st Century” at the UND Medical Education Center Auditorium in Fargo from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, AugustRead More

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

Ali Pervaiz presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Aug. 7

August 1, 2019 at 9:15 am

Ali Pervaiz, MD, will present “Mental Health and Chronic Pain Management” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Pervaiz is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Jon Ulven, Ph.D., chair of Adult Psychology at Sanford Health,Read More

Amy Breigenzer

Amy Breigenzer

August 1, 2019 at 9:14 am

Amy Breigenzer is a project assistant with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Among her responsibilities in this position, Amy assists in the planning, implementation, and wrap-up of Dakota Conference, Scrubs Academy, and Scrubs Camps. Prior to becomingRead More