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Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

Khan awarded five-year, $1.78 million R01 grant from NIH to study pneumonia, influenza

December 11, 2019 at 3:03 pm

Nadeem Khan, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.78 million, five-year grant by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This prestigious R01 grantRead More

Med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks I and V

Med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks I and V

November 27, 2019 at 10:41 am

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical classes of 2022 and 2023 have recognized six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block I and Block V of the 2019-20 academic year. The Class of 2022 (Year 2) Block V awardeesRead More

SMHS announces self-guided art tour booklet for Grand Forks building

SMHS announces self-guided art tour booklet for Grand Forks building

November 21, 2019 at 10:17 am

Recently, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) hosted a reception marking the opening of the UND Art Collections “School of Paris” exhibit. “It’s hard to describe how excited and proud I and we are to be able to do this,” noted SMHS Dean and UND Interim PresidentRead More

New Facilities and Administrative rates as of Nov. 1

New Facilities and Administrative rates as of Nov. 1

November 21, 2019 at 9:07 am

Attention researchers: the University’s Facilities & Administrative (F&A) rates have changed as of November 1, 2019. UND has negotiated a new Facilities and Administrative Rate Agreement for externally sponsored programs. The new rates can be seen online here. The rate agreement is dated July 1, 2019; however, the new ratesRead More

Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

November 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Don Jurivich, chair of the Department of Geriatrics and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), was recently awarded a $3.75 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration. The federal grant will be used to advance geriatrics education and health care transformation in the Dakotas,Read More

AΩA honor medical society recognizes SMHS for excellence in inclusion, diversity and equity

AΩA honor medical society recognizes SMHS for excellence in inclusion, diversity and equity

November 7, 2019 at 11:11 am

The Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society has given the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a 2019 Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care. The SMHS is one of only four medical schools in the U.S.Read More

A new home for student organizations

A new home for student organizations

October 31, 2019 at 9:26 am

Heads-up! UND student organization websites have transitioned off the “UND.edu” server. Student org sites now live at involvement@UND.edu, a hub that allows students to find 250+ student organizations, see events, keep up with news, and interact with other students. It is a great resource that showcases the broad spectrum of UNDRead More

Relling re-elected vice president of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Relling re-elected vice president of the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

October 31, 2019 at 9:15 am

David Relling, P.T., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, was re-elected vice president on the board of directors for the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) on Oct. 26, 2019, at the Annual Delegate AssemblyRead More

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

October 31, 2019 at 9:09 am

UND Art Collections and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting an opening reception for a new art collection on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The “School of Paris” exhibit reception, celebrating the works of several Paris-based artists from the 1930s, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the UND SchoolRead More

Primary Care Week 2019 at SMHS

Primary Care Week 2019 at SMHS

October 24, 2019 at 9:39 am

Primary Care Week 2019 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. Bringing together providers, scholars, legislators, students, and health administrators, Primary Care Week gives health stakeholders from across the state a chance to meet and discuss both challenges and solutions to theRead More

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

October 24, 2019 at 9:37 am

Ryan Toledo, a second-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS); Marlinda Haudley, a second-year graduate student in public health at NDSU; and Andrea Kelsch, a senior with a double major in medical lab sciences and pathology at UND, were honored with the 2019Read More

Happy National Internal Medicine Day!

Happy National Internal Medicine Day!

October 24, 2019 at 9:31 am

Dr. Dinesh Bande and the UND Department of Internal Medicine wish everyone a Happy National Internal Medicine Day on Monday, Oct. 28! Thank you everyone (especially IM faculty and residents) for your contributions to the Department of Internal Medicine and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The American CollegeRead More

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

North Dakota chapters of ACP and SHM announce poster winners!

October 17, 2019 at 3:10 pm

The North Dakota Chapters of American College of Physicians (ACP) and Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) had a successful poster competition among medical students and internal medicine residents recently. The competition winners are: ACP Research Winner: Donald Hamm, MS2 — “An A-Mu-zing change: The effects of selective Mu opioid receptorRead More

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

October 17, 2019 at 3:08 pm

UND and the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area are partnering once again! The 2019 UND United Way campaign will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 8. This year’s theme for the Greater Grand Forks campaign is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” In 2018, employees from the UNDRead More

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences announces Oct. 26 as Pre-Med Day

October 14, 2019 at 9:58 am

Anyone interested in learning about a career as a physician or in the process of applying to the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is invited to attend UND’s annual Pre-Med Day. The event will be held at the SMHS from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday,Read More