Events

Zen in 10 in March

Zen in 10 in March

February 21, 2019 at 3:30 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 March in room W201. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

February 21, 2019 at 3:12 pm

The UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for suicide awareness will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The program’s goal is to reach as many people as possible within UND campus and the Grand Forks community, so encourage your friends, family, coworkers,Read More

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

February 21, 2019 at 9:27 am

Dustin Evans, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Vascular Trauma” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of his talk are: IdentifyRead More

Active Shooter Training at SMHS March 25

Active Shooter Training at SMHS March 25

February 19, 2019 at 3:07 pm

Lt. Danny Wiegel from the University Police Department will be at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 10 a.m. to noon on March 25 to present information on how to handle an active shooter situation. The presentation will be held in the Charles H. Fee, MD Auditorium (RoomRead More

Farewell reception for Kelly Thormodson on March 12

Farewell reception for Kelly Thormodson on March 12

February 15, 2019 at 10:25 am

The Library Resources team is hosting a farewell reception for Library Resources Director Kelly Thormodson on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The reception is open to everyone and will be held in SMHS room W202. Desserts and coffee will be provided. See you there!

Faculty Assembly set for Monday, March 4

Faculty Assembly set for Monday, March 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 SMHS Feb. 22

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at SMHS Feb. 22

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 March 20

Java with Josh at SMHS on 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, March 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 March 14

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne March 14

January 9, 2019 at 2:35 pm

Join UND Work Well on Thursday, March 14 as it hosts a heart health 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