Articles by: Brian Schill

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

Java with Josh set for Nov. 2

Java with Josh set for Nov. 2

October 28, 2021 at 10:55 am

All UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS and its operations and events,Read More

Reminder: Process for hosting events at SMHS

Reminder: Process for hosting events at SMHS

October 21, 2021 at 2:20 pm

As the pandemic continues, please consider the following reminder of the SMHS event procedure: All events (non-curricular activities), as defined by the University of North Dakota (UND), held on-campus as well as virtually require approval. This includes all group activities, public lectures, symposia, workshops, trainings, conferences, concerts, orientations, internships/co-ops andRead More

Phase 1 med students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor for Unified Session 6

Phase 1 med students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor for Unified Session 6

October 21, 2021 at 2:20 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical class of 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards in Unified Session VI of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2024 (Phase 1) Unified Session VI awardees are theRead More

Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cortical sparing adrenalectomy on Oct. 22

Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cortical sparing adrenalectomy on Oct. 22

October 21, 2021 at 1:52 pm

Erin Follman, M.D., a fifth-year surgical resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Cortical Sparing Adrenalectomy for Genetic Associated/Bilateral Pheochromocytomas” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22. All are welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

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Department of Physician Assistant Studies celebrates PA Week 2021

October 14, 2021 at 3:56 pm

This week was PA Week 2021, and the UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies wanted to thank all the physician assistant students and UND PA alumni for serving their communities. As this history of the program notes, although the program was originally for nurses-only, in 2006 the department expanded its admissions processRead More