Events

JLG to host forum on new hospital at Gorecki Alumni Center Nov. 1

JLG to host forum on new hospital at Gorecki Alumni Center Nov. 1

October 11, 2018 4:01 am

As part of its pre-design work on the new Altru Health System hospital scheduled to be built in Grand Forks, JLG Architects is hosting a community forum on hospital planning from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 1 at the Gorecki Alumni Center on UND’s campus. The event,Read More

Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at SMHS on Nov. 9

Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at SMHS on Nov. 9

October 4, 2018 11:00 pm

Grand Forks Public Health and the UND Center for Rural Health are sponsoring the seminar “Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship: Appropriate Prescribing, Medication Assisted Treatment, and ProjectECHO,” which will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Friday, November 9. Although primarily oriented toward physicians and advanced practice providers,Read More

Zen in 10 in October

Zen in 10 in October

September 26, 2018 11:00 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout October (except Oct. 4, 9, and 11) in SMHS RoomRead More

Get your flu shot at the SMHS Oct. 2!

Get your flu shot at the SMHS Oct. 2!

September 26, 2018 11:00 am

UND Student Health Services is offering a series of dates and locations for UND faculty, staff, and students to get their flu shot this fall. One such clinic will be held at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences on October 2, 2018, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., inRead More

Dean Wynne to present at UND’s Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, Sept. 26

Dean Wynne to present at UND’s Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, Sept. 26

September 20, 2018 11:59 pm

Next week, SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, will present a talk titled “From Throat Ache to Heartache – A Tale of Rheumatic Fever Through Time and Across Continents” as part of UND’s 2018-19 Faculty Lecture series. Left untreated, the bacteria that causes strep throat can result in rheumaticRead More

Sim Center staff back from NAEMSE Educator Symposium and Trade Show, prep for open house

Sim Center staff back from NAEMSE Educator Symposium and Trade Show, prep for open house

September 13, 2018 2:23 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS, Simulation Coordinator at the SMHS, is back recently from the 23rd Annual National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Educator Symposium and Trade Show, which was held in Washington DC, Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. Tim presented a four-hour pre-conference course entitled “Making Low Cost EMS Task Trainers.”Read More

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

September 7, 2018 11:15 am

The North Dakota Medical Association (NDMA) is collaborating with the North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a combined annual meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the Bismarck Event Center. The combined effort allows both groups to share educational sessions and increase peer networking opportunities.Read More

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference at SMHS on Saturday, Oct. 20

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference at SMHS on Saturday, Oct. 20

September 7, 2018 11:13 am

The 16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC) takes place Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The conference offers opportunities to discuss research directions, partnerships, and collaboration in health research focusing on American Indians. Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW,Read More

Simulation Center Open House to be held on Friday, Sept. 21

Simulation Center Open House to be held on Friday, Sept. 21

September 7, 2018 11:07 am

The Simulation Center at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will host an open house on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event, in which guests can participate in self-guided tours and experience simulation in action, is open to everyone. Simulation,Read More

Zen in 10 in September

Zen in 10 in September

August 31, 2018 10:40 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 September (except Sept. 13) on the East Patio,Read More

Annual Joggin’ with Josh walk/run scheduled for Sept. 6

Annual Joggin’ with Josh walk/run scheduled for Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, invites the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School and the University to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informalRead More

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

UND’s Homecoming 2018 (Sept. 17-22) will soon be here, and as always the SMHS is involved in many of the week’s events. Unless otherwise noted, SMHS-related events will be held at the new SMHS building, 1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D. For more information on any of the days’ events, contact KristenRead More

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

On Thursday, September 6, Dr. Eric Johnson, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine, will host a discussion with theologian and Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler. Given her training, Bowler is no stranger to dealing with questions involving life and death. But when she wasRead More

Java with Josh Sept. 6

Java with Josh Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

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 Thursday, Sept. 6 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’sRead More

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist andRead More