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Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

May 9, 2019 at 8:44 am

From UND’s Center for Rural Health: The Outstanding Rural and Public Health Award recipients for 2019 will be recognized at the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on Wednesday, June 12 in Minot. The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) will present three awards: Tiffany Boespflug, publicRead More

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes over 200 graduating health sciences and graduate students

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes over 200 graduating health sciences and graduate students

May 8, 2019 at 4:29 pm

In addition to the 73 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Sunday, May 12, the School will see 237 students from its graduate and health sciences programs walk across the Alerus Center stage at the UND Commencement onRead More

SMHS to confer 73 doctor of medicine degrees upon new physicians Sunday

SMHS to confer 73 doctor of medicine degrees upon new physicians Sunday

May 8, 2019 at 4:20 pm

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree to 73 graduating medical students at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The graduating students have completed fourRead More

Monica Taylor-Desir presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on May 15

Monica Taylor-Desir presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on May 15

May 8, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, MPH, DFAPA, will present “Resilience and Recovery in American Indian Mental Health” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Taylor-Desir served as Chief Medical Officer and Psychiatrist until recently at Elbowoods Memorial Health Center withRead More

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds on Barrett’s Esophagus May 17

Matthew Heberer to give Surgery Grand Rounds on Barrett’s Esophagus May 17

May 8, 2019 at 4:07 pm

Matthew Heberer, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Management of Barrett’s Esophagus” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 17. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of the talk are:Read More

Graduation Festivities

Graduation Festivities

May 2, 2019 at 1:51 pm

Please join us for the 2019 MD Commencement activities scheduled for Sunday, May 12, in Grand Forks. The School will confer Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees to 73 graduating medical students at 2 p.m. that day in the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The graduatingRead More

SMHS pulls in over $26,000 for INMED and other programs with “UND Gives”

SMHS pulls in over $26,000 for INMED and other programs with “UND Gives”

May 2, 2019 at 1:31 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), raised more than $26,000 from dozens of donors as part of the University’s inaugural UND Gives day on April 24, 2019. These funds will be directed primarily to the University’s IndiansRead More

Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

Erin Follman to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on sepsis May 10

May 2, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Erin Follman, MD, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Sepsis in the Postoperative Patient” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. Follman’s talkRead More

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

May 2, 2019 at 1:20 pm

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding ofRead More

Kalisi D. Uluave

Kalisi D. Uluave

May 2, 2019 at 11:41 am

Kalisi D. Uluave is the new Opioid Response Tribal Liaison for the SMHS Master of Public Health Program in Grand Forks. Under the supervision of the Master of Public Health Director, the Tribal Liaison will work collaboratively with Tribal Nations in North Dakota to assess individual needs, resources, and gapsRead More

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

May 2, 2019 at 11:18 am

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day was held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25. Following the event, several of the more than 150 participants were given awards for their presentations. Congratulations to the winners of the best poster awards, who earnedRead More

Johnson named to Clinical Diabetes editorial board

Johnson named to Clinical Diabetes editorial board

April 25, 2019 at 12:17 pm

Eric L. Johnson, MD, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education for the Department of Education Resources, was recently appointed to the editorial board of the journal Clinical Diabetes, one of four journals published by the American Diabetes Association. As part of theRead More

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

April 25, 2019 at 12:16 pm

Thank you to all faculty, graduate students and staff who helped judge at the 69th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair that was held on April 5 at the University of North Dakota. Prior to presenting their work to judges, students participated in hands-on STEM activities across campus. ManyRead More

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week events

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week events

April 18, 2019 at 4:38 pm

The 44th annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) will take place April 21-27, 2019. MLPW provides an opportunity to celebrate the important role of medical laboratory professionals in health care, diagnostics and patient advocacy. Please join the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science in commemorating this special week with theRead More

NIH issues new salary cap

NIH issues new salary cap

April 17, 2019 at 2:34 pm

Researchers: Please note that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released notice NOT-OD-19-099 on April 17, 2019, which announced that effective January 6, 2019, the NIH salary cap amount increased to $192,300. The NIH salary cap restricts the amount of salary that can be paid to an individual from anRead More