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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

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

Chen and Geiger awarded $2.2 million R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health

August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

The National Institute of Mental Health, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded an R01 grant titled “Tat endolysosome escape and HIV-1 associated neurocognitive disorder” to Drs. Xuesong Chen and Jonathan Geiger. Both are faculty members in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University ofRead More

MD Class Of 2023 begins studies at SMHS with White Coat Ceremony

MD Class Of 2023 begins studies at SMHS with White Coat Ceremony

August 8, 2019 at 9:29 am

Seventy-seven first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2023, began their journey this week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS). Medical students’ first week is dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationallyRead More

Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award

Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award

August 8, 2019 at 9:27 am

The Center for Rural Health is accepting nominations for the Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award. This prestigious award is presented to two ambitious American Indian students, one graduate and one undergraduate, in recognition of conducting research dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Native Americans throughout theRead More

Roxanne Vaughan and grad student

NIH awards SMHS additional $10 million for epigenetics research

August 1, 2019 at 9:35 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) a $10 million, five-year grant to expand the School’s epigenetics research program. This NIH Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) grant, which will be delivered to UND in $2 million increments, builds onRead More

Holly Brown-Borg elected to Gerontological Society of America Board of Directors

Holly Brown-Borg elected to Gerontological Society of America Board of Directors

July 17, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D., FGSA, professor in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Board of Directors. New GSA board members and other officers were chosen by GSA’s membership, which consists of more than 5,500 researchers, educators, and practitioners. The officers are responsibleRead More

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

July 17, 2019 at 1:22 pm

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the SMHS medical classes of 2021 and 2022 have recognized seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block IV and Block VIII of the 2018–19 academic year. The Class of 2021 (Year 2) Block VIIIRead More

Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 students don white coats

Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 students don white coats

July 11, 2019 at 10:04 am

In a few short weeks, 49 physical therapy students, members of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2021, will start the clinical studies portion of their journey to become doctors of physical therapy. The students received theirRead More

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

June 26, 2019 at 10:33 am

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academicRead More