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Mary Aaland to speak on rural surgery and the “Stop the Bleed” campaign April 15

Mary Aaland to speak on rural surgery and the “Stop the Bleed” campaign April 15

April 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm

On Monday April 15, the UND SMHS Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a presentation featuring SMHS Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Mary Aaland. Dr. Aaland is a driving force behind the “Stop the Bleed” campaign (see pgs. 24-25 here), and will tell us her story of rural generalRead More

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

April 9, 2019 at 3:18 pm

The Department of Biomedical Sciences will host Valter Longo, PhD, of the University of Southern California on April 24. Dr. Longo, who will give a talk to UND faculty, students, and staff entitled “Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-related Diseases,” is a professor of gerontology and biological sciences at USC. DecadesRead More

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

April 9, 2019 at 11:52 am

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP,Read More

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

April 9, 2019 at 11:49 am

Mary Hamilton is the new administrative secretary in the Dean’s Office. Mary is originally from Minnesota and relocated to Grand Forks last October to be closer to her family. She has years of previous clerical experience and looks forward to joining the SMHS team. When Mary is not in the officeRead More

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

April 4, 2019 at 2:36 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), is taking part in an inaugural giving event on Wednesday, April 24 known as UND Gives. UND Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge that aims to rally philanthropic support for UND initiatives,Read More

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

April 4, 2019 at 1:48 pm

In honor of the 23rd annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has declared the week of April 8-12, 2019, as “Cancer Registry Week” in the State of North Dakota, the theme of which is “Cancer Registrars: Capturing the Picture of Cancer.” We encourage you toRead More

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on student loan debt April 12

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on student loan debt April 12

April 4, 2019 at 12:39 pm

Dustin Nowotny, DO, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a (non-CME-approved) talk entitled “Conquering the Mountain of Student Loan Debt” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

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EBTG and Daryl Sieg to talk “From Lecture to Learning” on May 7

April 4, 2019 at 11:31 am

On Tuesday, May 7, Daryl Sieg, MPAS edu, assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will present “From Lecture to Learning: Personal experience in transforming an online graduate-Level pharmacology course to active, case-based learning.” The talk, sponsored by the Evidence-Based Teaching Group, will be held from 11 a.m.Read More

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

April 4, 2019 at 11:19 am

The UND Department of Human Resources is seeking nominations of faculty and staff for a pair of annual awards. A total of ten $1,000 Meritorious Service Awards will recognize individuals who best reflect honor upon the University and the community through a combination of the employee job performance, relationship withRead More

OT/PT/SLP students donate food items to Meals on Wheels

OT/PT/SLP students donate food items to Meals on Wheels

April 4, 2019 at 11:02 am

The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) recently facilitated a food drive and subsequent social event in which occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology students and faculty contributed non-perishable food items to Grand Forks Meals on Wheels. Over 600 food items were donated, which were subsequently packaged into bags duringRead More

Welcome: Megan Denis

Welcome: Megan Denis

April 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

Megan Keely Carroll Denis is the new Research & Education Librarian and the Northeast Clinical Campus Librarian for the SMHS Library Resources Department. In this position, Megan provides reference and research support and works collaboratively with faculty to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction for the medical and physician assistants programs.Read More

Zen in 10

Zen in 10

March 28, 2019 at 12:55 pm

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on the SMHS East Patio every Tuesday and Thursday in May. In case ofRead More

Deans Hour to feature Julie Blehm and Robert Olson

Deans Hour to feature Julie Blehm and Robert Olson

March 28, 2019 at 11:09 am

Dean’s Hour on Monday, April 4 will feature Julie A. Blehm, MD, FACP, associate professor of Internal Medicine (Retired), and Robert Olson, MD, clinical professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science who will discuss provider depression and suicide from noon to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the CharlesRead More

Call for abstracts and judges extended for Frank Low Research Day 2019

Call for abstracts and judges extended for Frank Low Research Day 2019

March 28, 2019 at 10:04 am

Students, faculty, and staff in biomedical sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in presentations for the 39th Annual Frank Low Research Day, to be held Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All persons planning to attend Frank Low Day must register online. Persons wantingRead More

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

Warne to present at Indigenous Cardiovascular Health Conference in New Zealand

March 28, 2019 at 10:04 am

Fresh from his visit to St. Thomas More College within the University of Saskatchewan for the 2019 People Around the World conference “Planetary Health: Connecting food, people and the planet,” Dr. Don Warne, Director of the INMED and Public Health programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences,Read More