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More questions answered about the new SMHS website

More questions answered about the new SMHS website

August 17, 2018 at 9:40 am

If you haven’t noticed, the new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences website is live at: https://med.und.edu. Here are more answers to some questions we’ve heard a lot over the past week: Q:  Where is much of the course content that was on the previous SMHS website? A:  UND has asked all collegesRead More

Request for Applications: Great Plains IDeA-CTR Superstar Competition

August 17, 2018 at 8:56 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce a funding opportunity: the Great Plains IDeA-CTR Superstar Competition. The GP IDeA-CTR group is requesting a brief research pitch (2 pages maximum) to include: project title, principle investigator(s), participating institution(s), study aims, hypotheses, methods (brief overview of design, study sample, measures, budget and statisticalRead More

Annual Joggin’ with Josh walk/run scheduled for Sept. 6

Annual Joggin’ with Josh walk/run scheduled for Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, invites the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School and the University to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informalRead More

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

UND’s Homecoming 2018 (Sept. 17-22) will soon be here, and as always the SMHS is involved in many of the week’s events. Unless otherwise noted, SMHS-related events will be held at the new SMHS building, 1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D. For more information on any of the days’ events, contact KristenRead More

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

On Thursday, September 6, Dr. Eric Johnson, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine, will host a discussion with theologian and Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler. Given her training, Bowler is no stranger to dealing with questions involving life and death. But when she wasRead More

Evidence-Based Teaching Group to meet on Sept. 4

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

The Evidence-Based Teaching Group (EBTG) will meet on Tuesday, September 4 to discuss “Applying Type-A Tendencies to Teaching: Tips to Coordinate the Chaos and Support Student Success.” The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS room W201. You are invited to attend! Research continues to show that practices such asRead More

Java with Josh Sept. 6

Java with Josh Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

You are invited to join Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee or tea at Java with Josh from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium (across the hall from the Family and Community Medicine and Population Health suites) at the SMHS building in Grand Forks. Dr. Wynne will discuss what’sRead More

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

August 16, 2018 at 11:59 pm

On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist andRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 25

August 16, 2018 at 1:59 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 and Health Sciences on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The Symposium will bring together experts investigatingRead More

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

August 10, 2018 at 11:03 am

On Friday, July 20, the UND SMHS Simulation Center partnered with the Department of Sports Medicine for on-site simulation with the Sports Medicine Fellowship residents from Altru Health System. Four scenarios were set up at UND’s Athletics High Performance Center. Learners took part in situations involving a dislocated knee, heat stroke, headRead More

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

August 10, 2018 at 10:55 am

Kristen Leighton is a research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this position, Kristen coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information to ruralRead More

Library Resources helpdesk hours for Aug. 13-19

Library Resources helpdesk hours for Aug. 13-19

August 10, 2018 at 10:29 am

As the new school year gets rolling, please note the changing Library Resources helpdesk hours. Helpdesk hours for the week of August 13-19 are as follows (with different hours TBA the following week): Monday, Aug. 13: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.Read More

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

August 10, 2018 at 10:25 am

Seventy-seven first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2022, begin their journey next week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS). Medical students’ first week is dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationallyRead More

New SMHS website is live!

New SMHS website is live!

August 10, 2018 at 10:02 am

If you haven’t noticed, the new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences website is live at: https://med.und.edu. Over the next few weeks, E-News will be providing answers to a series of FAQs that many UND SMHS faculty, staff, and students may have about the site, beginning with this question: Q:  “Where are theRead More

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

August 10, 2018 at 9:57 am

The Indians into Medicine (INMED) Program at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently wrapped up its annual INMED Summer Institute. The six-week institute offers summer academic enrichment sessions for dozens of American Indian students at the junior high, high school, and medical preparatory levels. This year’s program hostedRead More