Events

Java with Josh on Feb. 26

Java with Josh on Feb. 26

February 11, 2021 at 11:41 am

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh online on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, the ongoing legislative session, and COVID-19. Join us onlineRead More

Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

February 4, 2021 at 2:26 pm

The 7th Annual University of North Dakota Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held virtually on March 30 and 31, 2021. Coordinated by the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the event attracts participants from around the region — including North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, and Manitoba — who shareRead More

Third annual “Out of the Darkness” campus walk for suicide awareness to occur virtually on April 25

Third annual “Out of the Darkness” campus walk for suicide awareness to occur virtually on April 25

February 4, 2021 at 2:22 pm

The third annual UND Out of the Darkness (UND OOTD) Campus Walk Committee is in the planning stages for a walk that will take place virtually on Sunday, April 25, 2021. UND OOTD is the only Campus Walk in the state of North Dakota; its purpose is to fight suicide and raise awarenessRead More

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

February 4, 2021 at 11:53 am

The North Dakota Association for the Disabled (NDAD) is co-hosting an interactive presentation about the National Institute of Health’s “All of Us” research program on Feb. 24 and 25. At the two events, NDAD staff will share the goal of All of Us, which is to accelerate breakthroughs in healthRead More

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS State of the School address Jan. 25

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS State of the School address Jan. 25

January 7, 2021 at 12:01 pm

Just a reminder: The annual SMHS Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (CST) on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, via Zoom. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND’s vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, willRead More

SMHS Holiday Gathering for all campuses to be held online Dec. 10

SMHS Holiday Gathering for all campuses to be held online Dec. 10

December 3, 2020 at 11:51 am

In lieu of holiday parties on all four campuses this year, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will host a single Holiday Gathering via Zoom for all SMHS staff and faculty from all campuses at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10. Although the event’s program is still beingRead More

Scholarships available for 2021 Dakota Conference

Scholarships available for 2021 Dakota Conference

October 22, 2020 at 2:36 pm

Scholarship funds are available to cover registration costs for the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health through the State Office of Rural Health grant program at the Center for Rural Health. The funds will cover the conference registration fee only; hotel, travel, preconference, and banquet costs are not covered.Read More

McLean and Montgomery to present on mental wellbeing and COVID on Nov. 9

McLean and Montgomery to present on mental wellbeing and COVID on Nov. 9

October 22, 2020 at 2:34 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strain on all of us, not only physically and socially, but financially, professionally, and personally. As such, several reports suggest that mental illness has been increasing rapidly over the past eight months. But guidance, support, and help are available. From noon to 1 p.m.Read More

ACP and SHM North Dakota Chapters joint annual (virtual) meeting Oct. 16

ACP and SHM North Dakota Chapters joint annual (virtual) meeting Oct. 16

October 8, 2020 at 5:12 pm

The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter and Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter will hold a joint annual virtual meeting via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. There is no registration fee due to the virtual platform. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will beRead More

DaCCoTA Community Engagement and Outreach core hosts Tribal IRB Workshop Oct. 6

DaCCoTA Community Engagement and Outreach core hosts Tribal IRB Workshop Oct. 6

September 24, 2020 at 3:19 pm

Please join the DaCCoTA and UND Indigenous Health and INMED teams via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, for a day-long Tribal IRB workshop. The workshop will bring together professionals from across the region in an effort to help researchers better navigate the IRB, grant writing and community engagement processes, particularlyRead More

OT honor society to host stroke workshop with Dr. Emily Kringle Oct. 12

OT honor society to host stroke workshop with Dr. Emily Kringle Oct. 12

September 24, 2020 at 3:18 pm

The Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) occupational therapy honor society will host an in-service event on health promotion among stroke survivors on Monday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At this virtual event, Dr. Emily Kringle will give a presentation entitled “Meaningful Daily Activities for Health: Reducing Sedentary Behavior afterRead More

Zoom water cooler again on Sept. 25!

Zoom water cooler again on Sept. 25!

September 24, 2020 at 2:48 pm

The SMHS is hosting its SECOND Zoom to the Water Cooler event online for any and all faculty and staff interested on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. (CST). This month’s topic:  fitness and wellness with special guest UND WorkWell Coordinator Andria Spaeth. Here’s the process: On Friday, Sept. 25, follow the Zoom link provided below ARead More

UND Homecoming 2020: Virtual SMHS tour now available!

UND Homecoming 2020: Virtual SMHS tour now available!

August 27, 2020 at 10:08 am

Despite the ongoing pandemic, UND will host a handful of virtual events for Homecoming 2020. Events happening in conjunction with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences include the following, all on Friday, Oct. 9: Continuing Education Symposium: Virtual Care During COVID-19 (see flyer here) Via Zoom (link will be givenRead More

Volunteer to help distribute Hawks masks to SMHS students Aug. 25-28

Volunteer to help distribute Hawks masks to SMHS students Aug. 25-28

August 13, 2020 at 4:39 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is seeking volunteers to assist in COVID mask distribution to our SMHS students. We are facilitating the distribution of face coverings from outside the main entrance of the UND SMHS on the following dates/times: Tuesday, August 25:  7:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday,Read More

“Zoom to the Water Cooler” with SMHS on Aug. 14

“Zoom to the Water Cooler” with SMHS on Aug. 14

August 13, 2020 at 8:47 am

Do you miss bumping into colleagues at Café 1905? Do you long for the days of coming up with helpful ideas for either the SMHS or UND with friends by interacting in spontaneous ways outside the Center for Rural Health suite or Simulation Center? Let’s try to capture at leastRead More