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Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

October 3, 2019 at 2:53 pm

Towner County Medical Center (TCMC) in Cando was recognized among the 20 highest ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospital Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20. The determining factors for the top 20Read More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions group holds annual symposium

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions group holds annual symposium

September 25, 2019 at 3:03 pm

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions held its annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences last week. The Symposium, which was open to faculty and student presenters, brought together experts investigating both microbial infectious agents and host responses to thoseRead More

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

September 19, 2019 at 3:01 pm

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the display in the SMHS south entrance, the fall 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Stories this issue include: Dr. Wynne’s conversation with AAMC President Dr. David Skorton INMED in the 21st century National Indian Council on Aging Director Larry Curley Third-yearRead More

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

September 11, 2019 at 9:32 am

Saobo Lei, Ph.D., professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The prestigious R01 class grant, which is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health, will be used toRead More

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

September 10, 2019 at 1:57 pm

The North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry (NDSCR), managed by the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has once again received Gold Certification from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). This marks the seventh consecutive year that the NDSCR has receivedRead More

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

September 10, 2019 at 10:01 am

Fall. Football. Friends. All are in the air this time of year as colleges and universities across the country gear up for Homecoming celebrations of all sorts. The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is no exception, and will play host to a series of Homecoming 2019 events weRead More

Take the SMHS readership survey!

Take the SMHS readership survey!

September 5, 2019 at 10:05 am

In order to tailor better the content the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences produces for our multiple audiences, and to manage our finite resources better, the Office of Alumni & Community Relations is encouraging readers of all SMHS publications to take our Readership Survey online. The survey should onlyRead More

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

September 4, 2019 at 2:05 pm

Dr. Mary Aaland, director of rural surgery and of clinical research for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has won the COPIC Medical Foundation’s 2019 North Dakota Humanitarian Award in honor of Harold E. Williamson. This award recognizes volunteer medical services and contributions to the community by North DakotaRead More

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

August 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm

Donald Warne, MD, MPH, director of the SMHS Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs, and associate dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will be the lead speaker in UND’s 2019-20 Faculty Lecture Series. The talk will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the EducationRead More

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

August 29, 2019 at 11:47 am

Professor and Chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine David Schmitz, MD, has been named to the National Health Service Corps’s (NHSC) National Advisory Council. The appointment is for a three-year term. The NHSC looks to address America’s shortage ofRead More

Brand Corner: Electronic letterhead, presentation templates

Brand Corner: Electronic letterhead, presentation templates

August 29, 2019 at 11:04 am

In this week’s edition of Brand Corner: electronic letterhead and presentation templates– Electronic Letterhead UND’s Office of Marketing and Communications reminds all faculty and staff that the University prefers that all e-letterhead is requested through UND. Details on how new, appropriately branded electronic letterhead can be requested are available here.Read More

Pace bike share comes to SMHS

Pace bike share comes to SMHS

August 28, 2019 at 10:31 am

Notice anything different around campus, including near the bus stop outside the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences? Pace bike share stations are available now on campus and across Grand Forks. Need to get to a meeting across campus where parking is tricky? Need to run an errand over lunchRead More

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

August 22, 2019 at 11:59 am

Luke Benedict Roller, M.D., a physician at Bismarck Radiology Associates, has been selected as the new chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. After earning his M.D. degree from the SMHS in 2012, Dr. Roller went on to complete residencies in both diagnosticRead More

Joggin’ with Josh set for Sept. 24

Joggin’ with Josh set for Sept. 24

August 21, 2019 at 1:18 pm

UND Interim President, Vice President for Health Affairs, and Dean of the School of Medicine & 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,Read More

Shea presents at National Association of EMS Educators symposium and trade show

Shea presents at National Association of EMS Educators symposium and trade show

August 13, 2019 at 12:03 pm

Tim Shea, CHSOS, simulation coordinator at the SMHS Simulation Center, recently presented at the 24th annual National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) symposium and trade show in Fort Worth, Texas. NAEMSE’s annual symposium and trade show is the premier EMS educational event in the United States. Between Aug. 1 andRead More