Events

Faculty Assembly rescheduled for Monday, Mar. 4

Faculty Assembly rescheduled for Monday, Mar. 4

February 12, 2019 at 2:26 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Faculty Assembly has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. (central time) on Monday, March 4, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. JoshuaRead More

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at the UND SMHS

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at the UND SMHS

February 7, 2019 at 2:15 pm

Interested in Interprofessional Education (IPE)? If so, you are invited to attend a two-part discussion including a primer provided by Dr. Eric Johnson (UND, Altru Health System) and a seminar by guest speaker Dr. Frederic Hafferty (Mayo Clinic). The discussion will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. toRead More

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

February 7, 2019 at 12:23 pm

The recent spate of extreme winter weather has caused the cancellation or rescheduling of several events to be held at the SMHS. Please note the following changes to the events below: Dr. Victor Nizet’s presentation “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug‐Resistant Superbugs,” will be held at noonRead More

New Date: SMHS students and faculty host suicide awareness walk meeting on Feb. 6

New Date: SMHS students and faculty host suicide awareness walk meeting on Feb. 6

January 24, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Yet suicide can be prevented. To that end, volunteers from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and throughout Grand Forks, N.D., are joining the quarter of a million people who are walking in towns acrossRead More

Michelle Montgomery to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on physician mental health Jan. 25

Michelle Montgomery to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on physician mental health Jan. 25

January 17, 2019 at 9:42 am

Michelle Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, a Wellness Advocate in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, will present a talk entitled “It’s Not All in Your Head: Physician Mental Health” from Altru Hospital in Grand Forks on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Attendance to this wellnessRead More

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

Victor Nizet to discuss “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” on Feb. 7

January 17, 2019 at 9:37 am

Dr. Victor Nizet, professor and vice chair for Basic Research and chief of the Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine, will give a presentation entitled “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Superbugs” at noon on Thursday, Feb.Read More

Java with Josh at SMHS on Wednesday, March 20

Java with Josh at SMHS on Wednesday, March 20

January 14, 2019 at 10:12 am

You are invited to join Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee or tea at Java with Josh from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 20 in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium (across the hall from the Family and Community Medicine and Population Health suites) at the SMHS building in Grand Forks. Dr. Wynne will discuss what’s new at the School and takeRead More

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

January 9, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Dr. Stephanie S. Watowich, professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give a lecture from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Room E101 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. WatowichRead More

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne rescheduled to Thursday, Mar. 14

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne rescheduled to Thursday, Mar. 14

January 9, 2019 at 2:35 pm

Join UND Work Well on Thursday, Mar. 14 as it hosts a heart healthy presentation to be given by SMHS Dean and UND’s Vice President for Health Affairs Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH. Dr. Wynne, a cardiologist by training, will discuss the determinants of heart disease and tips to reduce your riskRead More

Wear Red Day is Feb. 1

Wear Red Day is Feb. 1

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 1, and we want to show the School’s support for the American Heart Association and heart health! As in the past, please wear red and join us for a photo on the SMHS grand stairs at 10 a.m. that day. Also feel free toRead More

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

January 9, 2019 at 2:24 pm

The UND Genomics Core will host a two-day workshop focused on using “R” computer software for gene expression analysis. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the School of Medicine and Health Science (RoomRead More

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

January 3, 2019 at 2:42 pm

The gratitude just keeps coming. “My scholarship has helped tremendously toward unforeseen expenses thus far,” beamed Erica Nelson, a third-year medical student from Fargo, N.D., winner of the Dr. David and Lola Rognlie Monson Giving Hearts Scholarship in 2018. “For example, paying for standardized exams. I intend to use the secondRead More

SMHS Faculty Assembly set for Jan. 30

SMHS Faculty Assembly set for Jan. 30

December 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. Joshua Wynne,Read More

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

December 20, 2018 at 11:46 am

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students began the clinical portion of their studies this week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 2Read More

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am

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 Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout February in SMHS room E224. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More