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Java with Josh on Aug. 19

Java with Josh on Aug. 19

August 12, 2021 at 2:46 pm

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, returning to in-person work, and COVID-19. Join us online fromRead More

NDBIN promoting Certified Brain Injury Specialist training online October 4-5

NDBIN promoting Certified Brain Injury Specialist training online October 4-5

August 12, 2021 at 9:17 am

If you are looking to expand your knowledge of brain injury and make yourself stand out from your colleagues, join us in becoming a Certified Brain Injury Specialist by attending our virtual training on October 4 and 5! The Brain Injury Association of America’s Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) isRead More

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Drs. Roerig, Esprit, Singh, and Olson present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on clozapine Aug.. 18

August 12, 2021 at 8:56 am

Drs. James Roerig, Lori Esprit, Balwinder Singh, and Robert Olson will present “Clozapine Clinic: The Need of the Hour” for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. This CME event will be broadcast via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. James L. Roerig is assistantRead More

SMHS announces world’s first Department of Indigenous Health

SMHS announces world’s first Department of Indigenous Health

August 6, 2021 at 1:00 am

The School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) at the University of North Dakota is proud to announce the creation of the world’s first Department of Indigenous Health. “What’s being built here is unprecedented,” said Don Warne, M.D., M.P.H. “Nothing like this exists in the world.” Fresh off establishing theRead More

Postpartum Support International to host three perinatal care workshops Sept. 14-16

Postpartum Support International to host three perinatal care workshops Sept. 14-16

August 5, 2021 at 2:20 pm

Postpartum Support International (PSI) is sponsoring three perinatal CME events to be held in the region in September. Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care Sept. 14-15: Moorhead, Minn., at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Training faculty: Crystal Clancy, LMFT, PMH-C; Katie Kmiecik, LCPC, PMH-C; and Samantha Huguelet, DNP, APRN, CNS,Read More

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

Registration extended, poster prizes announced for Host-Pathogen Symposium on Sept. 21

August 5, 2021 at 1:57 pm

The SMHS Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity, and inflammation to participate in the Sixth Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held as a virtual event on Tuesday, Sept. 21. Confirmed keynote speakers for the event are: ThomasRead More

Hafsa Mahmood presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on pandemic burnout on Aug. 4

Hafsa Mahmood presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on pandemic burnout on Aug. 4

July 29, 2021 at 10:09 pm

Hafsa Mahmood, M.D., will present the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, “COVID-19 Pandemic and Healthcare Workers Burnout,” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Mahmood is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Jon Ulven, Ph.D., chairRead More

Sackenreuter named Associate Director of Human Resources for SMHS

Sackenreuter named Associate Director of Human Resources for SMHS

July 29, 2021 at 4:34 pm

Jill Sackenreuter has been named associate director of Human Resources (HR) for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Making her way north after more than two decades in Fargo, the former associate director of Recruitment and Administration at North Dakota State University is now the lead HRRead More

Free Shred Day returns Aug. 10

Free Shred Day returns Aug. 10

July 29, 2021 at 11:14 am

The UND Office of Records Management is pleased to announce the return of Free Shred Day, provided by MinnKota Secured Document Destruction. Please stop by the Chester Fritz Auditorium parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10, to have your personal paper records securely destroyed on-site. Questions?Read More

Online and recorded faculty development resources available

Online and recorded faculty development resources available

July 29, 2021 at 11:13 am

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) is a unit within Education Resources whose mission is to promote and support the design, delivery, assessment, and evaluation of effective teaching, curricula, and education scholarship for all faculty and graduate students of the SMHS. We have curated many articles, videos, and how-to resources toRead More

UND Schools of Law and Medicine & Health Sciences announce new dual JD/MPH degree

UND Schools of Law and Medicine & Health Sciences announce new dual JD/MPH degree

July 15, 2021 at 3:37 pm

The UND School of Law and School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) are proud to announce their new dual Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree. The joint program provides future attorneys with a specialized, accelerated health policy track allowing them not only to specialize inRead More

2021 Medical Curriculum Retreat to be held virtually on Sept. 9

2021 Medical Curriculum Retreat to be held virtually on Sept. 9

July 15, 2021 at 3:36 pm

Mark your calendars for the SMHS Medical Curriculum Retreat 2021! The retreat will be held virtually only from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021. Contact Alissa Hancock with questions at 701.777.3800 or alissa.hancock@UND.edu.

Scott Engum named Associate Dean of SMHS Southeast Campus

Scott Engum named Associate Dean of SMHS Southeast Campus

July 15, 2021 at 11:38 am

Dr. Scott Engum, professor of surgery with the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named Associate Dean for the School’s Southeast Campus in Fargo. Engum succeeds Dr. Cornelius “Mac” Dyke, who was recently named chair of the SMHS Department of Surgery. A widely published practitioner-scholar, Dr.Read More

Ahmad Khan presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on vaccine hesitancy July 21

Ahmad Khan presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on vaccine hesitancy July 21

July 15, 2021 at 11:33 am

Ahmad Khan, M.D., a fourth-year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Program, will present “Trick or Treat: COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Avish Nagpal, M.D., and Paul Carson, M.D., specialists in infectious disease atRead More

Jon Allen selected for Arthritis Foundation bicycle tour

Jon Allen selected for Arthritis Foundation bicycle tour

July 8, 2021 at 2:36 pm

Dr. Jon Allen, director of the Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is going on the road to support arthritis research. Allen was chosen to participate in the Arthritis Bike Classic from Sept. 18-25, wherein he will bicycle 525 miles in eight days – from SanRead More