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SIM-ND program recognized as 2018 “Community Star”

SIM-ND program recognized as 2018 “Community Star”

November 15, 2018 at 1:22 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Simulation in Motion-North Dakota program (SIM-ND) has been recognized as a “Community Star” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH). The UND SIM-ND program, managed by the School’s Simulation Center, is one of 13 state providers toRead More

Guest lecture and workshop by Dr. Jason Waechter on Nov. 29

Guest lecture and workshop by Dr. Jason Waechter on Nov. 29

November 15, 2018 at 12:46 pm

You’re invited to attend a guest lecture and faculty development session to be held by Jason Waechter, MD, clinical associate professor at the University of Calgary. A physician board certified in cardiac anesthesia, echocardiography, and critical care, Dr. Waechter will give a talk entitled “Diagnose the Diagnosis” on Thursday, November 29, 2018, inRead More

Van Eck to discuss game-based learning in medical education at next EBTG meeting on Dec. 4

Van Eck to discuss game-based learning in medical education at next EBTG meeting on Dec. 4

November 15, 2018 at 12:45 pm

All are invited to attend the next Evidence-Based Teaching Group (EBTG) meeting as Dr. Richard Van Eck, Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, presents “What Can Game-Based Learning Teach Us About Medical Education?” at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in room W201 of the UND School of Medicine &Read More

Felix Yarovinsky to discuss Toxoplasma gondii Infection at CoBRE seminar Dec. 12

Felix Yarovinsky to discuss Toxoplasma gondii Infection at CoBRE seminar Dec. 12

November 15, 2018 at 12:44 pm

Felix Yarovinsky, MD, will give a presentation entitled “Toxoplasma gondii Infection: From Innate Immunity to Inflammatory Disease” at a CoBRE seminar at the SMHS at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Dr. Yarovinsky is an associate professor at the Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology in the Department of Microbiology andRead More

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

NIH selects Geiger to chair a second vital grant review study section

November 8, 2018 at 11:10 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has selected Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor Jonathan D. Geiger, PhD, in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to serve as the chair of the HIV Co-Morbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) grant reviewRead More

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

DaCCoTA posts new RFAs for program grants

November 8, 2018 at 9:39 am

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) has posted RFAs for two new pilot grants (feasibility and ready-to-go) and two other programs (DaCCoTA Scholars and Clinical Research Opportunities) offered through DaCCoTA. For more information about the programs summarized below, or any DaCCoTA program, see us online at: https://med.und.edu/daccota/. The DaCCoTA PilotRead More

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

Veterans Day Holiday recognized Monday

November 8, 2018 at 9:30 am

The SMHS Human Resources team reminds you that UND offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in honor of the federal Veterans Day holiday (Sunday, Nov. 11 ). Enjoy the long weekend and thank you, veterans!

Library Resources hours for Veterans Day weekend

Library Resources hours for Veterans Day weekend

November 8, 2018 at 9:29 am

The Library Resources Information Desk hours for the Veterans Day 2018 weekend will be: Friday (11/9) – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday (11/10) – closed Sunday (11/11) – closed Monday (11/12) – noon to 8 p.m.

Mary O’Riordan to present at Host-Pathogen seminar Nov. 14

Mary O’Riordan to present at Host-Pathogen seminar Nov. 14

November 6, 2018 at 12:31 pm

Mary O’Riordan, PhD, the Frederick C. Neidhardt Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Michigan Medical School, will give a presentation entitled “Cells on Fire: Amplifying Immune Defense through Cellular Stress Responses” at noon on Nov. 14. The event, sponsored by SMHS Host-Pathogen CoBRE, is open to everyone andRead More

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

SMHS website questions: Library and Information Resources

November 1, 2018 at 1:59 pm

Here are more questions answered about the new SMHS website (med.und.edu): Q: Where on the new website can I find the Library Resources department? Faculty and student researchers can find SMHS Library Resources content in several places online– As a navigation choice within the main “Academics” tab (on the website’s whiteRead More

Vital Signs 2018 available now

Vital Signs 2018 available now

November 1, 2018 at 1:16 pm

The 2018 version of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual report Vital Signs is available now. Highlights of this year’s report include: More than $6.5 million in philanthropic activity for the School over the past fiscal year. A graduating student pass rate on profession-specific national exams ofRead More

Abby Fredrickson, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 7

Abby Fredrickson, MD, presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 7

November 1, 2018 at 10:36 am

Abby Fredrickson, MD, will present ” Communication Between Specialties: What do they really want to know?” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Fredrickson is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Robert J. Olson,Read More

Reminder: Lost and Found at Library Resources Help Desk

Reminder: Lost and Found at Library Resources Help Desk

November 1, 2018 at 10:35 am

Have you lost a personal item, or found something not belonging to you in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences building? Remember that the SMHS “lost and found” is located at the Library Resources help desk on SMHS second floor south. Please search for or return lost items there, andRead More

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

Weyrauch wins Best Poster Award at National Association of Medical Examiners Meeting

October 25, 2018 at 10:32 am

Deland Weyrauch, MD, a 2018 graduate of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, won the John Pless Best Poster Award at the National Association of Medical Examiners Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, Fla., this month. His poster, entitled “Right Ventricular Rupture Following Open Heart Surgery,” was basedRead More

Zen in 10 in November

Zen in 10 in November

October 24, 2018 at 3:22 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout November (except Thursday, Nov. 22) in SMHS Room W202. Services provided by KayRead More