Articles by: Brian Schill

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

December 16, 2021 at 10:37 am

The holiday 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is available now in both a paper and digital format! This edition is chock-full of compelling articles, including stories on: The UND General Surgery Residency’s new resident wellness program A brief update on OT student Briana Kent’s Hurricane Ida fundraiser ‘Flipping’ anatomy andRead More

Department of Indigenous Health, Center for Rural Health host virtual lecture series for dental providers

Department of Indigenous Health, Center for Rural Health host virtual lecture series for dental providers

December 9, 2021 at 4:02 pm

The University of North Dakota’s Department of Indigenous Health and Center for Rural Health (CRH) Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program have teamed up to host a series of virtual one-hour clinics using the TeleECHO model to train dental providers in North Dakota on addressing primary health care concerns in theirRead More

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TLAS instructional design consultations available

December 9, 2021 at 2:07 pm

As you wrap up 2021 and prepare to teach in 2022, the SMHS Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) instructional designers can help you design and implement the best teaching strategies and assessment tools to achieve your target outcomes. You provide the content knowledge, and we provide the advice, tools, and bestRead More

Michelle Montgomery presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 15: “It’s biological: Humans need connection!”

Michelle Montgomery presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 15: “It’s biological: Humans need connection!”

December 9, 2021 at 2:04 pm

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, to be held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, Michelle Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, will present “It’s biological: Humans need connection!” Montgomery is wellness advocate for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science and assistant director of Interprofessional Education in theRead More

Research Tip: Frequently used facts

Research Tip: Frequently used facts

December 9, 2021 at 2:03 pm

Are you looking for instutitional facts and numbers for your grant proposal: Federal Identification Number, Congressional District, DUNS, CAGE CODE, etc.? The SMHS Grants Resources website has a frequently used facts page at: https://med.und.edu/grants-management/facts.html. If you don’t find what you are looking for, be sure to contact Diane.Hillebrand@UND.edu.

Schmitz appointed to National Advisory Council for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Schmitz appointed to National Advisory Council for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

December 9, 2021 at 2:02 pm

Dr. David Schmitz, the Dr. Verrill & Ruth Fischer Chair of the SMHS Department of Family and Community Medicine, has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (ARHQ). The ARHQ provides advice and recommendations to AHRQ’s director and to the Secretary of the DepartmentRead More

SMHS Holiday Gathering to be held online Dec. 15

SMHS Holiday Gathering to be held online Dec. 15

December 2, 2021 at 3:40 pm

Although the pandemic has again interrupted our School’s plans for in-person holiday parties across the state, the School of Medicine & Health Sciences will host a one-hour Holiday Gathering for all SMHS students, faculty, and staff at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15. Join us after hours with your ownRead More

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

ND-INBRE team receives multiple grants from National Institutes of Health

December 2, 2021 at 12:50 pm

A team of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) biomedical researchers affiliated with North Dakota’s IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) has received a collaboration award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Emily Biggane, Ph.D., research faculty at United TribesRead More

Research Tips: Naming and saving files

Research Tips: Naming and saving files

December 2, 2021 at 12:49 pm

When naming NIH files to attach to a packet, please be sure to follow these guidelines (summarized below): File names need to be 50 characters or fewer (including spaces). All names in one packet need to be unique. Use any of the following characters: A-Z, a-z, 0-9, underscore, hyphen, space, andRead More

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

December 2, 2021 at 12:47 pm

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

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit II Instructor Awards

Phase 1 medical students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unit II Instructor Awards

November 29, 2021 at 3:23 pm

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

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Rural Health Interest Group to host inside look at emergency medicine on Dec. 7

November 29, 2021 at 3:23 pm

The Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a hybrid event designed to give medical and health sciences students an inside peek at the world of emergency medicine on Tuesday, Dec. 7. UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences alumni Dr. Brian Skow, currently with Avera eCARE, will discuss emergencyRead More

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

November 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm

The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental awardRead More

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

November 29, 2021 at 3:22 pm

Join UND’s Center for Rural Health (CRH) and Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Chair Brooke Solberg on Friday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss UND’s MLS program and brainstorm ideas on working collaboratively to address laboratory workforce shortages in North Dakota. Rural facility leadership andRead More

Be careful with perfumes, air fresheners, oils, and other scents in SMHS

Be careful with perfumes, air fresheners, oils, and other scents in SMHS

November 18, 2021 at 1:09 pm

As you may know, an individual had a very severe allergic reaction to a strong fragrance in a public area of the SMHS building recently. This is just a reminder that perfumes, cologne, essential oils, and other strong fragrances can be airborne irritants and can trigger asthma, allergies, migraines, andRead More