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Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

December 4, 2018 at 2:46 pm

Collette Adamsen, PhD, director the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the UND Center for Rural Health, recently received the first installment of a 25-month, $385,000 American Association of Retired Persons award entitled “Urban Indian Elder Project.” “Your research not only extends to your own professional andRead More

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

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

November 29, 2018 at 2:30 pm

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

Holly Brown-Borg named Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Holly Brown-Borg named Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 28, 2018 at 1:32 pm

Holly Brown-Borg, PhD, Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging. Brown-Borg is an expert on aging, endocrinology, metabolism,Read More

Neville Alberto named Chair of the Council of Transitional Year Program Directors

Neville Alberto named Chair of the Council of Transitional Year Program Directors

November 21, 2018 at 1:01 pm

Neville Alberto, MD, FACP, Program Director of the UND Transitional Year Residency Program, has accepted a five year term as Chair of the Council of Transitional Year Program Directors (CTYPD). This includes two years as Chair Elect, two years as Chair, and one year as the Immediate Past Chair. The Chair ofRead More

Dean Wynne invites you to the SMHS Annual Holiday Luncheon

Dean Wynne invites you to the SMHS Annual Holiday Luncheon

November 21, 2018 at 12:47 pm

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Dean Joshua Wynne would like to invite you to the annual SMHS Holiday Luncheon, to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in the SMHS second floor event space on the School’s north end. Everyone is welcome, butRead More

A busy month for SMHS Department of Education Resources

A busy month for SMHS Department of Education Resources

November 15, 2018 at 1:27 pm

It has been a busy few months for the SMHS Education Resources team. Below are a few highlights of all the faculty and staff in that department have had going on of late. Early in November, Drs. Eric Johnson, Pat Carr, Jon Allen, Nancy Vogeltanz-Holm, and Rick Van Eck gaveRead More

SIM-ND program recognized as 2018 “Community Star”

SIM-ND program recognized as 2018 “Community Star”

November 15, 2018 at 1:22 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Simulation in Motion-North Dakota program (SIM-ND) has been recognized as a “Community Star” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH). The UND SIM-ND program, managed by the School’s Simulation Center, is one of 13 state providers toRead More

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

November 8, 2018 at 11:10 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Jonathan D. Geiger, PhD, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to serve as the chair of the HIV Co-Morbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) grant reviewRead More

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

November 8, 2018 at 9:39 am

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) has posted RFAs for two new pilot grants (feasibility and ready-to-go) and two other programs (DaCCoTA Scholars and Clinical Research Opportunities) offered through DaCCoTA. For more information about the programs summarized below, or any DaCCoTA program, see us online at: https://med.und.edu/daccota/. The DaCCoTA PilotRead More

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

November 8, 2018 at 9:30 am

The SMHS Human Resources team reminds you that UND offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in honor of the federal Veterans Day holiday (Sunday, Nov. 11 ). Enjoy the long weekend and thank you, veterans!

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

November 1, 2018 at 1:59 pm

Here are more questions answered about the new SMHS website (med.und.edu): Q: Where on the new website can I find the Library Resources department? Faculty and student researchers can find SMHS Library Resources content in several places online– As a navigation choice within the main “Academics” tab (on the website’s whiteRead More

Vital Signs 2018 available now

Vital Signs 2018 available now

November 1, 2018 at 1:16 pm

The 2018 version of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual report Vital Signs is available now. Highlights of this year’s report include: More than $6.5 million in philanthropic activity for the School over the past fiscal year. A graduating student pass rate on profession-specific national exams ofRead More

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

October 25, 2018 at 10:32 am

Deland Weyrauch, MD, a 2018 graduate of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, won the John Pless Best Poster Award at the National Association of Medical Examiners Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Fla., this month. His poster, entitled “Right Ventricular Rupture Following Open Heart Surgery,” was basedRead More

Booth Awarded NDMA 2018 Physician Community and Professional Services Award

Booth Awarded NDMA 2018 Physician Community and Professional Services Award

October 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Michael Booth, MD, cardiovascular surgeon and associate dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southwest Campus in Bismarck, is this year’s recipient of the North Dakota Medical Association’s Physician Community and Professional Services Award. The award is recognized as North Dakota’s most prestigious physician award and sinceRead More

ACP North Dakota Chapter – Poster Competition Winners!

ACP North Dakota Chapter – Poster Competition Winners!

October 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

The American College of Physicians – North Dakota Chapter held a successful ACP week October 3-5, 2018, and included activities in Fargo (doctor’s dilemma, poster competition) and Bismarck (scientific meeting). The Chapter received 35 posters in three categories. The winners in each category are: Resident Clinical Vignette (Judges: Dr. Fadel NammourRead More