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Kristine Steffen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Sept. 18

Kristine Steffen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Sept. 18

September 10, 2019 at 10:12 am

Kristine Steffen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., professor in the NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and director of the Biomedical Research Center for Biobehavioral Research at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., will present “Alcohol & Opioid Use After Bariatric Surgery – Prevalence, Predictors, and Parallels” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday,Read More

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

UND Homecoming 2019 at the SMHS

September 10, 2019 at 10:01 am

Fall. Football. Friends. All are in the air this time of year as colleges and universities across the country gear up for Homecoming celebrations of all sorts. The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is no exception, and will play host to a series of Homecoming 2019 events weRead More

Amber Lyon-Colbert

Amber Lyon-Colbert

September 10, 2019 at 9:05 am

Amber Lyon-Colbert, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). In this role, Amber will be teaching courses in the health management and policy specialization including environmental health. Amber graduated with a bachelor’s degree inRead More

New research database added at Library Resources

New research database added at Library Resources

September 5, 2019 at 4:33 pm

SMHS Library Resources recently licensed the Embase database for use by all UND students, faculty, and staff. Embase expands our access to biomedical literature as it includes over 6 million citations and over 2,900 journals not included in PubMed. It is known for its coverage of international biomedical literature, drugRead More

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on postoperative opioid prescribing Sept. 13

September 5, 2019 at 2:17 pm

Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Postoperative opioid prescribing: Contribution to the opioid epidemic” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 13. All are welcome to attend. The objectivesRead More

Take the SMHS readership survey!

Take the SMHS readership survey!

September 5, 2019 at 10:05 am

In order to tailor better the content the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences produces for our multiple audiences, and to manage our finite resources better, the Office of Alumni & Community Relations is encouraging readers of all SMHS publications to take our Readership Survey online. The survey should onlyRead More

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

Mary Aaland wins COPIC Medical Foundation’s North Dakota Humanitarian Award

September 4, 2019 at 2:05 pm

Dr. Mary Aaland, director of rural surgery and of clinical research for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has won the COPIC Medical Foundation’s 2019 North Dakota Humanitarian Award in honor of Harold E. Williamson. This award recognizes volunteer medical services and contributions to the community by North DakotaRead More

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

August 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm

Donald Warne, MD, MPH, director of the SMHS Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs, and associate dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will be the lead speaker in UND’s 2019-20 Faculty Lecture Series. The talk will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the EducationRead More

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

August 29, 2019 at 11:47 am

Professor and Chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine David Schmitz, MD, has been named to the National Health Service Corps’s (NHSC) National Advisory Council. The appointment is for a three-year term. The NHSC looks to address America’s shortage ofRead More

Potato Bowl Parade set for Sept. 14

Potato Bowl Parade set for Sept. 14

August 29, 2019 at 11:37 am

The UND Potato Bowl will take place at Alerus Center on Saturday, Sept. 14, meaning the annual KEM Shrine Potato Bowl parade will soon be meandering through Grand Forks streets. So keep an eye out for the SMHS “float” (a Simulation Center mobile sim truck) and SMHS students and staff!Read More

Brand Corner: Electronic letterhead, presentation templates

Brand Corner: Electronic letterhead, presentation templates

August 29, 2019 at 11:04 am

In this week’s edition of Brand Corner: electronic letterhead and presentation templates– Electronic Letterhead UND’s Office of Marketing and Communications reminds all faculty and staff that the University prefers that all e-letterhead is requested through UND. Details on how new, appropriately branded electronic letterhead can be requested are available here.Read More

GP IDeA-CTR network announces pilot funding through NIH/NIGMS grant

GP IDeA-CTR network announces pilot funding through NIH/NIGMS grant

August 29, 2019 at 11:03 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant. Successful applicants will receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for a one year project, as well as access to resources of the Great Plains IDeA-CTR to support their research efforts. WeRead More

Mallory Skorheim presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Sept. 4

Mallory Skorheim presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Sept. 4

August 29, 2019 at 10:52 am

Dr. Mallory Skorheim, will present “Catatonia” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Skorheim is a fourth-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., lead psychiatrist for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Sanford Health, will serve as Dr. Skorheim’sRead More

Karen Luk to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cirrhotic patient surgery Sept. 6

Karen Luk to give Surgery Grand Rounds on cirrhotic patient surgery Sept. 6

August 29, 2019 at 10:47 am

Karen Luk, M.D., a PGY-V resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “General Surgery for the Cirrhotic Patient” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr.Read More

Library Resources Info Desk hours for Labor Day weekend

Library Resources Info Desk hours for Labor Day weekend

August 29, 2019 at 10:42 am

Please note the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk hours for Labor Day Weekend: Friday, Aug. 30:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31:  CLOSED Sunday, Sept. 1:  CLOSED Monday, Sept. 2:  noon to 8 p.m. Regular Hours will resume on Tuesday, September 3.