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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

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