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Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network announces events, funding opportunity

July 24, 2019 at 1:21 pm

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network has announced a pair of events and a funding opportunity open to SMHS researchers. Events: Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s Annual Conference The Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation’s (ADDF) Annual Conference will be held in Jersey City, N.J., on Sept. 16-17. This annual conference brings together academic andRead More

Holly Brown-Borg elected to Gerontological Society of America Board of Directors

Holly Brown-Borg elected to Gerontological Society of America Board of Directors

July 17, 2019 at 1:25 pm

Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D., FGSA, professor in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been elected to the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Board of Directors. New GSA board members and other officers were chosen by GSA’s membership, which consists of more than 5,500 researchers, educators, and practitioners. The officers are responsibleRead More

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

Medical students recognize seven faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for blocks 4 and 8

July 17, 2019 at 1:22 pm

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

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

July 17, 2019 at 1:19 pm

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is soliciting applications for awards to support clinical and translational cancer research. One of the primary goals of the DaCCoTA is to create a culture of clinical/translational research (CTR) by training investigators and clinicians to develop both the skills to conduct researchRead More

Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 students don white coats

Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2021 students don white coats

July 11, 2019 at 10:04 am

In a few short weeks, 49 physical therapy students, members of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2021, will start the clinical studies portion of their journey to become doctors of physical therapy. The students received theirRead More

MPH Program to host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Friday, July 19

MPH Program to host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Friday, July 19

July 11, 2019 at 9:09 am

The Master of Public Health Program will host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Amber Lyon-Colbert, PhD, MS, this Friday, July 19. Dr. Lyon-Colbert will give a public presentation entitled “Community Approaches in Addressing Public Health Challenges” at 1 p.m. in SMHS Room W203. You can also stream the presentation,Read More

Java with Josh

Java with Josh

July 11, 2019 at 8:48 am

Please join Dean Wynne for complimentary coffee, juice, or tea at Java with Josh on Wednesday, July 31, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium in the east wing of the SMHS building in Grand Forks (across the hall from Family & Community Medicine, INMED, and PopulationRead More

Universal Design and Blackboard Ally: hands-on seminar July 29

Universal Design and Blackboard Ally: hands-on seminar July 29

July 3, 2019 at 11:20 am

How do you know if your Blackboard course materials are accessible? How do you fix them if they’re not? There are tools available in Blackboard and Microsoft Office to help with these tasks, and Education Resources has invited UND’s Teaching Transformation & Development Academy (TTaDA) to show us how toRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 17

July 3, 2019 at 10:20 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The Symposium will bring together expertsRead More

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

New “Doctor to Patient” Podcast

June 27, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Drs. Kirsten Juhl and Lindsey Dahl, SMHS clinical faculty based in Fargo, have established a new and innovative way of connecting doctors with adult patients. Their podcast, “Everything Your Doc Wants You To Know,” is produced every other Sunday and covers various medical issues common in the adult population. TheRead More

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

Troy Randall to speak on pulmonary immunity at CoBRE seminar July 10

June 27, 2019 at 11:27 am

On Wednesday, July 10, 2019, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Troy Randall, Ph.D., the J. Claude Bennet Professor of Medicine in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s (UAB) Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Dr. Randall’s talk, entitled “Pulmonary Immunity to Influenza,” will takeRead More

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

June 26, 2019 at 10:33 am

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academicRead More

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

June 20, 2019 at 9:41 am

The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) North Dakota Chapter held its first chapter meeting on June 11 in Fargo. The event’s keynote speaker was Dr. Dinesh Bande, chair of UND’s Department of Internal Medicine, who spoke about “The State of Hospital Medicine in North Dakota.” SHM promotes exceptional care forRead More

MLS Chair Brooke Solberg named ASCLS “Voice under 40”

MLS Chair Brooke Solberg named ASCLS “Voice under 40”

June 19, 2019 at 2:06 pm

Chair of the SMHS Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Brooke Solberg, Ph.D., MLS(ASCP), has been named a “Voice under 40” by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). According to the article on the designation, Solberg specializes in teaching graduate and undergraduate MLS students about hemostasis, hematology, body fluids,Read More

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

Paul Cassella back to SMHS for grant writing workshop June 26

June 19, 2019 at 1:45 pm

Next week, writer and teacher Paul Casella, MFA, is back at the SMHS to help faculty and staff bolster their grant-writing skills. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Casella will host a grant applications workshop entitled “Taking it to the next level” in SMHS Room W203Read More