Articles by: Brian Schill

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

April 9, 2019 at 11:52 am

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP,Read More

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

April 9, 2019 at 11:49 am

Mary Hamilton is the new administrative secretary in the Dean’s Office. Mary is originally from Minnesota and relocated to Grand Forks last October to be closer to her family. She has years of previous clerical experience and looks forward to joining the SMHS team. When Mary is not in the officeRead More

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

April 4, 2019 at 2:36 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), is taking part in an inaugural giving event on Wednesday, April 24 known as UND Gives. UND Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge that aims to rally philanthropic support for UND initiatives,Read More

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

April 4, 2019 at 1:48 pm

In honor of the 23rd annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has declared the week of April 8-12, 2019, as “Cancer Registry Week” in the State of North Dakota, the theme of which is “Cancer Registrars: Capturing the Picture of Cancer.” We encourage you toRead More

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

April 4, 2019 at 11:19 am

The UND Department of Human Resources is seeking nominations of faculty and staff for a pair of annual awards. A total of ten $1,000 Meritorious Service Awards will recognize individuals who best reflect honor upon the University and the community through a combination of the employee job performance, relationship withRead More

OT/PT/SLP students donate food items to Meals on Wheels

OT/PT/SLP students donate food items to Meals on Wheels

April 4, 2019 at 11:02 am

The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) recently facilitated a food drive and subsequent social event in which occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology students and faculty contributed non-perishable food items to Grand Forks Meals on Wheels. Over 600 food items were donated, which were subsequently packaged into bags duringRead More

Welcome: Megan Denis

Welcome: Megan Denis

April 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

Megan Keely Carroll Denis is the new Research & Education Librarian and the Northeast Clinical Campus Librarian for the SMHS Library Resources Department. In this position, Megan provides reference and research support and works collaboratively with faculty to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction for the medical and physician assistants programs.Read More

Zen in 10

Zen in 10

March 28, 2019 at 12:55 pm

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on the SMHS East Patio every Tuesday and Thursday in July and August, startingRead More

Deans Hour to feature Julie Blehm and Robert Olson

Deans Hour to feature Julie Blehm and Robert Olson

March 28, 2019 at 11:09 am

Dean’s Hour on Monday, April 4 will feature Julie A. Blehm, MD, FACP, associate professor of Internal Medicine (Retired), and Robert Olson, MD, clinical professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science who will discuss provider depression and suicide from noon to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the CharlesRead More

Call for abstracts and judges extended for Frank Low Research Day 2019

Call for abstracts and judges extended for Frank Low Research Day 2019

March 28, 2019 at 10:04 am

Students, faculty, and staff in biomedical sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in presentations for the 39th Annual Frank Low Research Day, to be held Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All persons planning to attend Frank Low Day must register online. Persons wantingRead More

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

March 28, 2019 at 10:04 am

Fresh from his visit to St. Thomas More College within the University of Saskatchewan for the 2019 People Around the World conference “Planetary Health: Connecting food, people and the planet,” Dr. Don Warne, Director of the INMED and Public Health programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences,Read More

SMHS graduate students win awards at North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium

SMHS graduate students win awards at North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium

March 28, 2019 at 10:03 am

Several graduate students from the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences won awards at the North Dakota Academy of Science Symposium held Friday, March 8, 2019, at UND Memorial Union. At this event, wherein undergraduate and graduate students and faculty from various North Dakota universities gathered to present projects from severalRead More

Healthcare Clash 2019 Champions

Healthcare Clash 2019 Champions

March 28, 2019 at 10:02 am

This year a variety of programs at the SMHS participated in the Department of Sports Medicine’s Healthcare Clash 2019 volleyball tournament, with teams from the Simulation Center and Departments of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Athletic Training participating, along with a team of MD students. However, the team representing theRead More

Robert Sticca named the president of Northern Plains Rural Surgical Society

Robert Sticca named the president of Northern Plains Rural Surgical Society

March 28, 2019 at 8:39 am

Robert Sticca, MD, FACS, chair of the UND Department of Surgery, was named President of the Northern Plains Rural Surgical Society (NPRSS) at the January 2019 annual meeting. The NPRSS is the only surgical society in the United States dedicated to supporting and promoting surgical education for the unique challengesRead More

UND Out of the Darkness campus walk to be held April 7

UND Out of the Darkness campus walk to be held April 7

March 26, 2019 at 10:45 am

Suicide prevention starts with everyday heroes like you. Join faculty and students of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Sunday, April 7 as we walk to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. Be part of the movement turning hope into action, and create a culture that’sRead More