Events

Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

June 22, 2020 at 10:31 pm

Grace Karikari. Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Public health challenges in North Dakota: Examining the intricate connections and exploring solutions” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26. This virtual talk can be seem via Zoom by visiting: https://und.zoom.us/j/92060793776 Dr. Grace Karikari holds a doctorate in public health with aRead More

Dakota Geriatrics ‘dementia-friendly health care’ symposium to be held June 24

Dakota Geriatrics ‘dementia-friendly health care’ symposium to be held June 24

June 4, 2020 at 9:51 am

The Dakota Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) will host its first annual Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias (ADRD) symposium titled “Dementia Friendly Healthcare and Community Symposium” on June 24, 2020. This will be a day-long opportunity where regional faculty experts update participants on dementia assessment and management, including newer medicalRead More

Productivity during the pandemic: Strategies for balancing work, teaching, and parenting in the COVID era

Productivity during the pandemic: Strategies for balancing work, teaching, and parenting in the COVID era

April 30, 2020 at 10:23 am

Before 2020, many of us might have said we’d like to work from home on occasion: skipping the daily commute, having lunch at home, experiencing fewer doorway interruptions, not having to dress up for the office, and not having to take a sick day yourself when a child is sickRead More

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

Virtual “Out of the Darkness” walk for suicide on April 19

April 9, 2020 at 2:57 pm

Join us for the second annual Out of the Darkness UND Campus Walk that will happen VIRTUALLY on April 19, 2020. We are encouraging all supporters to take a walk from wherever you are on the day of the event (with the recommended amount of social distancing, of course!). Register as a virtual walker to fight suicideRead More

Virtual Java with Josh on June 25

Virtual Java with Josh on June 25

April 2, 2020 at 9:26 am

All SMHS faculty, staff and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh online on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with their own coffee, tea or juice at home! Please see the info below for instructions on how to join us online from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.Read More

CANCELED: Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 17

CANCELED: Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science and Engineering Fair March 17

March 5, 2020 at 1:21 pm

On Tuesday, March 17, UND will host the Northeast Regional Science & Engineering Fair at the College of Engineering & Mines.  This year, 131 students, grades 4-12, with 104 projects are participating! Judges are needed in the elementary, junior, and senior divisions. Top finishers in the junior and senior divisionsRead More

McLean to speak on psychosocial impact of pandemics on March 12

McLean to speak on psychosocial impact of pandemics on March 12

March 5, 2020 at 9:07 am

On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Andrew J. McLean, M.D., M.P.H., will give a presentation entitled “Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters: Assisting Community Leaders (with annotations for pandemics).” The talk will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Central Time), and can be viewed via Zoom by registering here. Dr. McLean isRead More

CANCELED: Mohammad to speak on artificial intelligence in behavioral health March 10

CANCELED: Mohammad to speak on artificial intelligence in behavioral health March 10

March 5, 2020 at 9:03 am

Please join us on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at noon in SMHS Room W202 for “The Transformational Role of Artificial Intelligence in Behavioral Health,” a talk by Dr. Atif Farid Mohammad. Dr. Mohammad is seeking to build collaborative relationships with SMHS researchers in the area of machine learning and bigRead More

Health Care Clash volleyball tourney March 8

Health Care Clash volleyball tourney March 8

February 25, 2020 at 2:11 pm

The Student Athletic Trainer’s Organization (SATO) is holding its third annual Health Care Clash to help raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota. This year SATO is hosting a volleyball tournament on Sunday, March 8, with games starting at 11 a.m. at the Betty Engelstad Center! Sign up your team of sixRead More

40th annual Frank Low Research Day to be held April 23

40th annual Frank Low Research Day to be held April 23

February 18, 2020 at 2:50 pm

The 40th Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. This year’s guest speaker is Dr. Eliezer Masliah.* Eliezer Masliah, M.D., was named director of the Division of Neuroscience at the National InstituteRead More

Rural Recruitment Reimagined workshop in Bismarck April 16

Rural Recruitment Reimagined workshop in Bismarck April 16

February 12, 2020 at 12:36 pm

What if the health needs of our most vulnerable populations, in our most remote areas, were able to drive successful recruitment, rather than create barriers to care? How does the millennial generation of health providers exhibit the characteristics that promote workforce growth and stability? Find out at the Rural Recruitment ReimaginedRead More

Community Showcases across N.D. this spring promote regional health care opportunities

Community Showcases across N.D. this spring promote regional health care opportunities

February 12, 2020 at 12:28 pm

A number of community showcases across North Dakota are scheduled this Spring for anyone interested in pursuing health careers in rural or semi-rural facilities. Sponsored by UND’s Center for Rural Health, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and Area Health Education Center Program, the events offer the opportunity for futureRead More

Mark your calendars for TEDMED@SMHS March 2-4

Mark your calendars for TEDMED@SMHS March 2-4

February 7, 2020 at 4:17 pm

TEDMED Live 2020, a collection of biomedical and health-focused TED talks, will be streamed live into the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 2-4, 2020. The event will be held in Room E418 of the Northeast campus building in Grand Forks, inRead More

Root beer float fundraiser Monday, Feb. 3

Root beer float fundraiser Monday, Feb. 3

January 30, 2020 at 4:03 pm

Organizers of UND’s Out of the Darkness Campus Walk will host a root beer float sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in the SMHS second floor event space. All proceeds help the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and local organizers coordinating UND’s Out of the DarknessRead More

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

Sign our Thank-A-Thon card Feb. 5!

January 30, 2020 at 2:35 pm

Students, faculty, and everyone! As part of UND Philanthropy Month, the School of Medicine & Health Science is again participating in the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual Thank-A-Thon! To celebrate, and thank all the generous donors who contribute to everything that goes on at our School, the weRead More