Other News

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

Spagnolia presents at the American College of Physicians national meeting

Spagnolia presents at the American College of Physicians national meeting

April 17, 2019 at 1:52 pm

Alessandra Spagnolia, a fourth-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, presented a poster at the American College of Physicians 2019 annual meeting, held in Philadelphia, Pa., from April 11-13. Spagnolia presented a poster entitled “Endometriosis in the Northern Great Plains: A Comparison of White andRead More

16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

April 17, 2019 at 1:45 pm

The Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks is looking for overweight women to join a study to determine if the time of day protein is consumed affects participants’ weight loss goals. You may receive up to $820 dollars, or a membership to Choice Health & Fitness, for study participation. Requirements:Read More

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

April 17, 2019 at 12:48 pm

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day will be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Named in honor of the former SMHS anatomy professor who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques for theRead More

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

April 17, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Shri Patel, a student at Red River High School, was one of several Grand Forks Public Schools students to take home awards at a statewide science competition last week. Patel’s poster, entitled “Epigenetic Targets in Longevity Control in Drosophila melanogaster (Common Fruit Fly)” won the second-place prize in the seniorRead More

Information Desk hours for holiday weekend

Information Desk hours for holiday weekend

April 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Please note that the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk will keep limited hours for the upcoming holiday weekend. The Information Desk will be open the following hours from April 18-22: Thursday, April 18:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 19:  CLOSED Saturday, April 20:  CLOSED Sunday, April 21:  CLOSED Monday, AprilRead More

“Baby shower” at Simulation Center for new mannikin on April 25

“Baby shower” at Simulation Center for new mannikin on April 25

April 15, 2019 at 3:50 pm

The Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has a new birthing simulator, Noelle, and we want to introduce her to the community! Stop by her “baby shower” in the Sim Center on Thursday, April 25, anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. We’ll have lightRead More

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19

April 10, 2019 at 5:54 pm

  Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Understanding Bowel Prep: in support of a progressive movement” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

Remembering Clarence Thompson

Remembering Clarence Thompson

April 10, 2019 at 5:49 pm

We regret to inform that longtime professor of Anatomy Clarence Thompson has passed away. Dr. Thompson was an instructor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 1991 to 2010. Interested faculty/students/alumni of the SMHS are welcome to attend a memorial service to be held for Dr. Thompson atRead More