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Basson leads team in winning $20.3 million NIH grant to help health researchers address cancer in the Dakotas

Basson leads team in winning $20.3 million NIH grant to help health researchers address cancer in the Dakotas

August 31, 2018 at 10:31 am

A $20.3 million, five-year grant to the University of North Dakota could help counter high cancer rates in North and South Dakota. Cancer is the leading cause of death for people ages 35-64 in the Dakotas. Half of men and a third of women who die within this age rangeRead More

Federal officials focused on rural health meet with UND’s Center for Rural Health staff

Federal officials focused on rural health meet with UND’s Center for Rural Health staff

August 24, 2018 at 10:53 am

The UND Center for Rural Health (CRH) recently hosted a group of national and regional rural health leaders on a tour of innovative rural and tribal health systems around North Dakota. Brad Gibbens, deputy director of the CRH, and Lynette Dickson, associate director of CRH, facilitated the site visits. TheRead More

More questions answered about the new SMHS website

More questions answered about the new SMHS website

August 17, 2018 at 9:40 am

If you haven’t noticed, the new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences website is live at: https://med.und.edu. Here are more answers to some questions we’ve heard a lot over the past week: Q:  Where is much of the course content that was on the previous SMHS website? A:  UND has asked all collegesRead More

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

UND’s Homecoming 2018 (Sept. 17-22) will soon be here, and as always the SMHS is involved in many of the week’s events. Unless otherwise noted, SMHS-related events will be held at the new SMHS building, 1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D. For more information on any of the days’ events, contact KristenRead More

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

August 10, 2018 at 11:03 am

On Friday, July 20, the UND SMHS Simulation Center partnered with the Department of Sports Medicine for on-site simulation with the Sports Medicine Fellowship residents from Altru Health System. Four scenarios were set up at UND’s Athletics High Performance Center. Learners took part in situations involving a dislocated knee, heat stroke, headRead More

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

August 10, 2018 at 10:25 am

Seventy-seven first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2022, begin their journey next week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS). Medical students’ first week is dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationallyRead More

New SMHS website is live!

New SMHS website is live!

August 10, 2018 at 10:02 am

If you haven’t noticed, the new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences website is live at: https://med.und.edu. Over the next few weeks, E-News will be providing answers to a series of FAQs that many UND SMHS faculty, staff, and students may have about the site, beginning with this question: Q:  “Where are theRead More

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

August 10, 2018 at 9:57 am

The Indians into Medicine (INMED) Program at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently wrapped up its annual INMED Summer Institute. The six-week institute offers summer academic enrichment sessions for dozens of American Indian students at the junior high, high school, and medical preparatory levels. This year’s program hostedRead More