Articles by: Brian Schill

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

Research Tidbit: Financial Conflict of Interest via CITI

Research Tidbit: Financial Conflict of Interest via CITI

November 10, 2021 at 1:11 pm

Researchers! Did you know that the Public Health Service Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training is now done through CITI training for faculty and staff? Currently, the electronic proposal routing system, Novelution, is not yet integrated with the CITI training. For now, if you receive a notification about FCOI fromRead More

Abdallah Abou Zahr to give Neurology Grand Rounds on hematological malignancies and neurology Nov. 18

Abdallah Abou Zahr to give Neurology Grand Rounds on hematological malignancies and neurology Nov. 18

November 4, 2021 at 2:23 pm

Abdallah Abou Zahr, M.D., a physician in the Oncology Department at Sanford Health, will present a talk entitled “Neurological Complications in Hematological Malignancies” at the Brain & Spine Clinic’s conference room 10, located at 700 First Ave. S., Fargo, N.D., from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18,Read More

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2021-22

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2021-22

November 4, 2021 at 2:06 pm

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2021-2022 academicRead More

Shea earns advanced designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Shea earns advanced designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

November 4, 2021 at 1:42 pm

Tim Shea, Simulation Coordinator for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Simulation Center and Medical Operations Director of SIM-ND, has earned his Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist – Advanced (CHSOS-A) designation. The designation is granted by the international Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSiH). Shea is among only 29 peopleRead More

Department of Internal Medicine to host Grand Rounds event on COVID-19 Nov. 17

Department of Internal Medicine to host Grand Rounds event on COVID-19 Nov. 17

November 4, 2021 at 1:31 pm

The next Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “COVID-19 Updates,” will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. This presentation features Avish Nagpal, M.D., clinical associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and medical director of Infection Prevention and Control atRead More

Alexandria Thoelke

Alexandria Thoelke

November 4, 2021 at 1:23 pm

Alexandria (Alley) Thoelke joined the Rural Health Information Hub in October 2021 as an Outreach Specialist. In this role, Alley collaborates with organizations across the country to spread awareness of the services that RHIhub offers. Alley focuses on the development, creation, and maintenance of the website and social media, planningRead More

Brittany Dryburgh

Brittany Dryburgh

November 4, 2021 at 1:20 pm

Brittany Dryburgh is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Brittany’s responsibilities include working with the State Office of Rural Health, the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, and the RuralRead More

From the Dean: Updates on mandates, retaining talent, and accreditation

From the Dean: Updates on mandates, retaining talent, and accreditation

October 28, 2021 at 11:59 pm

One week out from our annual continuing education symposium and I’m still in awe of the talent we’ve amassed here in North Dakota. Presenters from six different disciplines (from both UND and NDSU) gave six exceptional talks last week for our “Disrupting Aging” symposium, which, in the end, saw moreRead More

Faculty Development: Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science into clinical experience

Faculty Development: Using interactive platforms to enhance integration of basic science into clinical experience

October 28, 2021 at 1:58 pm

Please join the Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) team from SMHS Education Resources on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at noon (Central ST) for a faculty development session presented by Amanda Haage, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences), Laura Nichols, M.D. (Internal Medicine), and Sarah Sletten, Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences) entitled “Using interactive platforms toRead More

Mannuru voted inaugural clinical preceptor for the UND Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program

Mannuru voted inaugural clinical preceptor for the UND Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program

October 28, 2021 at 1:51 pm

Dr. Devendranath “Dev” Mannuru, internal medicine clerkship director and associate program director for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) internal medicine residency, has been named the inaugural clinical preceptor for the SMHS Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program. The new Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program is funded byRead More

Lucy Chisler presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on emotional support animals Nov. 3

Lucy Chisler presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on emotional support animals Nov. 3

October 28, 2021 at 11:33 am

Lucy Chisler, D.O., will present “Navigating the Menagerie from Service Dogs to Emotional Support Animals” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Chisler is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Lisa, Schock, M.D., clinicalRead More

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

October 28, 2021 at 11:23 am

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