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Women’s Way, Spectra Health to host a 3D mammography event Feb. 20

Women’s Way, Spectra Health to host a 3D mammography event Feb. 20

January 30, 2020 at 12:47 pm

On Thursday, Feb. 20, Spectra Health in Grand Forks will host a 3D mammography event, wherein eligible women can schedule an appointment for a 3D mammogram. “With 3D mammograms, the radiologist who looks at the mammogram is able to get a better look at the breast tissue and diagnose moreRead More

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

January 30, 2020 at 10:56 am

The State Board of Higher Education made history last week with a vote to approve the first doctoral program in Indigenous health. It’s not only the first such program at UND or in the state. It’s the first in the world. The Ph.D. degree will launch this summer, and prospectiveRead More

Burd, Sens, Henry report significant research findings

Burd, Sens, Henry report significant research findings

January 23, 2020 at 1:47 pm

Three SMHS researchers this week reported publishing significant research findings in a pair of peer-reviewed journals. A lifelong fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and SIDS researcher, Department of Pediatrics Professor Larry Burd, Ph.D., reported the end of an embargo on a paper he, SMHS Department of Pathology Chair Mary AnnRead More

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present White Coats to Class of 2021 Jan. 17

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present White Coats to Class of 2021 Jan. 17

January 16, 2020 at 10:09 am

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30Read More

First- and second-year med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

First- and second-year med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

January 16, 2020 at 9:46 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 II and Block VI of the 2019-2020 academic year. The Class of 2022 (Year 2) Block VI awardeesRead More

SMHS to participate in Giving Hearts Day Feb. 13

SMHS to participate in Giving Hearts Day Feb. 13

January 9, 2020 at 4:14 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will participate in the 24-hour giving day dedicated to student scholarships known as Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Dakota Medical Foundation will match up to $25,000 for every dollar SMHS faculty, staff, donors, and friends can pull in for aRead More

Faculty Assembly set for Thursday, Jan. 16

Faculty Assembly set for Thursday, Jan. 16

January 9, 2020 at 3:03 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in the Charles H. Fee, M.D., Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. JoshuaRead More

Physician Assistant Studies program to present white coats to Class of 2021 on Jan. 17

Physician Assistant Studies program to present white coats to Class of 2021 on Jan. 17

January 9, 2020 at 11:12 am

Thirty University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 9:30Read More

The 2020 SMHS Calendar is now available!

The 2020 SMHS Calendar is now available!

January 2, 2020 at 10:04 am

The 2020 SMHS calendar is now available in a variety of formats! To download the letter-sized calendar, go here. For an 11 x 17 inch calendar, go here.

Holiday 2019 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

Holiday 2019 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

December 19, 2019 at 9:03 am

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Holiday 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: Second Year INMED student Emily Falcon and her physician-father Gilbert Med student Pranish Kantak’s effort to build a student-run freeRead More

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