Articles by: Brian Schill

Lisa Schock and Jonathan Olivas present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on TMS on April 20

Lisa Schock and Jonathan Olivas present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on TMS on April 20

April 14, 2022 at 10:18 am

Drs. Lisa Schock and Jonathan Olivas will present “Updates in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Lisa, Schock, M.D., is a clinical assistant professor at UND School ofRead More

Biomedical Sciences grad student awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology scholarship

Biomedical Sciences grad student awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology scholarship

April 14, 2022 at 10:18 am

Congratulations to Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate student Gbolahan Bamgbose, who was awarded a 2022 American Society of Cell Biology / International Federation of Cell Biology scholarship! The scholarship provides research and training opportunities for African and South American early-career investigators in the life sciences. Gbolahan, who is president ofRead More

‘Thanks’ from the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair

‘Thanks’ from the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair

April 7, 2022 at 7:33 am

A huge thank you to all the judges and supporters of the 72nd Annual North Dakota State Science & Engineering Fair, which was held last Friday, April 1, in the UND Memorial Union. Nearly 130 students, from across the state, grades 6-12, presented their projects. Awards were given at theRead More

Ahmeti to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on blood therapy on April 1

Ahmeti to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on blood therapy on April 1

March 31, 2022 at 1:26 pm

On Friday, April 1, 2022, Mentor Ahmeti, M.D., FACS, associate program director and assistant professor in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Blood Therapy: How we started and where we are” at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. The talk will run from 8 a.m. toRead More

The Big Event set for April 30

The Big Event set for April 30

March 31, 2022 at 1:19 pm

The Big Event is Grand Forks’s largest community-wide volunteer day! Sponsored in part by UND, this year’s Big Event will take place on April 30, starting at 9 a.m. Organizers are looking for both student and faculty volunteers this year. All volunteer sites will be outdoors, and will include tasksRead More

‘I was ecstatic’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

‘I was ecstatic’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

March 24, 2022 at 4:11 pm

“When I opened my Match Day email, I was ecstatic to see that I get to stay in Minot,” beamed Belcourt, N.D., native Emily Falcon. “I am able to stay in North Dakota and finish my residency close to home which is important to me. And I feel more thanRead More

Spring 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine available

Spring 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine available

March 24, 2022 at 2:11 pm

The Spring 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue features stories on: Dr. Abram Yakoub’s NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award First-year medical student Hollie Bearce on starting a new (non)tradition Norwegian OT student Tess Pettersen’s North Dakota experience A newRead More

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

March 24, 2022 at 2:10 pm

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related toRead More

Judges still needed for ND State Science and Engineering Fair on April 1

Judges still needed for ND State Science and Engineering Fair on April 1

March 24, 2022 at 2:08 pm

UND will again be hosting the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair (NDSSEF) on April 1, 2022, in the UND Memorial Union in Grand Forks. Medicine and Health, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Life Sciences are among the top categories typically represented in the student projects. Approximately 150 projects will beRead More

Mandi Eckman

Mandi Eckman

March 17, 2022 at 12:48 pm

Mandi Eckman is the grade and enrollment coordinator with the Office of Student Affairs & Admissions at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Originally from Karlstad, Minn., Mandi graduated from Northwest Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science degree in administration. Formerly with theRead More

Andrea Feldman

Andrea Feldman

March 17, 2022 at 12:48 pm

Andrea Feldman is the new administrative secretary for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southwest Campus in Bismarck. She grew up and attended school in Bismarck, N.D., and recently moved back to North Dakota to be closer to family. Andrea was living in Bend, Ore., where she wasRead More

Watch: Panel discussion on fragrances in SMHS facilities

Watch: Panel discussion on fragrances in SMHS facilities

March 16, 2022 at 2:48 pm

Last week, several SMHS panelists discussed chemical sensitivities among students, NDUS facaulty/staff, and the general public. The video recording of that discussion is now available online here. As the panel noted, fragrances are commonly utilized in many consumer products such as air fresheners, deodorants, soaps, and cleaning supplies. At theRead More

Research Tip: Only use the ‘Save’ button on Novelution

Research Tip: Only use the ‘Save’ button on Novelution

March 10, 2022 at 3:36 pm

Did you know that the only button you need to use at the bottom of the Novelution screen is the blue “Save” button? Please do not click “Submit for Approval,” “Check Validations,” or “Request Budget Pre-Review” when you reach the bottom of the submissions page (pictured above). If you chooseRead More

Kristina Olofsson

Kristina Olofsson

March 10, 2022 at 10:56 am

Kristina Olofsson is the new administrative assistant in the Department of Indigenous Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. She provides support and assistance for the Department of Indigenous Health, serves as point person for any administrative queries, and works with hiring, filling, recordsRead More

Susan Holden

Susan Holden

March 10, 2022 at 10:51 am

Susan Holden is the new grants & contracts officer for Research Affairs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Susan will be responsible for assisting with proposal preparation, monitoring effort, and provide advice and guidance to faculty and staff. Susan received her Bachelor of Science degree in publicRead More