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Mallory Koshiol to give Surgery Grand Rounds on May 31

Mallory Koshiol to give Surgery Grand Rounds on May 31

May 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

Mallory Koshiol, MPH, director of quality at Sanford Health, will present a talk entitled “Quality 2018 Year in Review, Surgery Resident Grand Rounds, Sanford Fargo Region” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, May 31. All are welcome to attend.* ThisRead More

Biomedical Sciences to host seminar by Tulane’s Dr. Jay Kolls on June 12

Biomedical Sciences to host seminar by Tulane’s Dr. Jay Kolls on June 12

May 30, 2019 at 9:59 am

On June 12, the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a seminar by visiting lecturer Jay Kolls, MD, the John W. Deming Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine at Tulane University. Dr. Kolls’s talk, entitled “Type 17 Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces,” will be held in SMHS Room E101 (Charles H. Fee, MD,Read More

UND to host cancer research symposium for DaCCoTA group June 8

UND to host cancer research symposium for DaCCoTA group June 8

May 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

The University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. In 2018, UND was awarded a $20.3Read More

Library Resources information desk summer hours

Library Resources information desk summer hours

May 23, 2019 at 9:46 am

Beginning Friday, May 24, the Library Resources information desk summer hours will be: Monday to Friday:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday/Sunday:  closed On Memorial Day (Monday, May 27), the Library Resources information desk will be closed. For more information or to ask a question, contact the SMHS Library ResourcesRead More

Attention Researchers: UND’s license to access RefWorks will expire June 30

Attention Researchers: UND’s license to access RefWorks will expire June 30

May 23, 2019 at 9:45 am

Because of low use, high costs, and the availability of free products, the University’s subscription to RefWorks, a reference and citation management software, will be discontinued. This decision was made by a team of representatives from UND Libraries and the Teaching Transformation and Development Academy (TTaDA). If you have becomeRead More

SMHS curriculum retreat on May 31 to focus on implementation of new medical curriculum

SMHS curriculum retreat on May 31 to focus on implementation of new medical curriculum

May 16, 2019 at 3:08 pm

In January of this year, SMHS Dean Wynne charged the faculty, through the various standing committees in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, to consider significant changes to the medical school curriculum. The Medical Curriculum Committee (MCC) therefore created nine curriculum redesign groups comprising volunteer faculty and staff,Read More

Shane Knutson

Shane Knutson

May 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm

Shane Knutson is a the new research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this role, Shane coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information toRead More

Retirement Reception for Jean Altepeter June 5

Retirement Reception for Jean Altepeter June 5

May 16, 2019 at 1:14 pm

Please join us for a retirement reception in honor of Jean Altepeter, Associate Director of Human Resources in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. The reception honoring Jean’s nearly 37 years of service will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, inRead More

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year sophomore award winners

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year sophomore award winners

May 16, 2019 at 11:31 am

Several second-year medical students received sophomore awards on Wednesday, May 15 when the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences hosted its 2019 Sophomore Awards luncheon in the School’s Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium. Academic, teaching, and service awards were presented on behalf of the School and the North DakotaRead More

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year faculty and student award winners

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year faculty and student award winners

May 16, 2019 at 11:27 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) presented a number of awards to its graduating medical students and the School’s faculty and other community volunteers during its commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 12, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physiciansRead More

Metzger receives Physician Assistant of the Year award from NDAPA

Metzger receives Physician Assistant of the Year award from NDAPA

May 16, 2019 at 11:23 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that an assistant professor in the School’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Jay Metzger, M.P.A.S., PA-C, was given the “PA of the Year” award by the North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants (NDAPA). The award was presented to JayRead More

Retirement reception for Joy Mack to be held June 4

Retirement reception for Joy Mack to be held June 4

May 9, 2019 at 11:01 am

The UND SMHS Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science and the Center for Health Promotion & Prevention Research are hosting a retirement reception for administrative secretary Joy Mack on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Hired in 1986 at UND’s Medical School Practice Support, Joy processedRead More

UND Staff Recognition Ceremony recognizes nearly 40 SMHS staffers

UND Staff Recognition Ceremony recognizes nearly 40 SMHS staffers

May 9, 2019 at 9:39 am

UND’s annual Staff Recognition Ceremony was held on Monday, May 6, 2019. At the event both Jean Altepeter, associate director of Human Resources, and Denelle Kees, manager of the SMHS Deeded Body Program, received UND Meritorious Service Awards. (As an aside, Jean is retiring at the end of June afterRead More

Welcome: Valeria Becker, MS

Welcome: Valeria Becker, MS

May 9, 2019 at 9:15 am

Valeria Becker is the new Learning Specialist for Medical Curriculum at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She is located at the Grand Forks Campus. In this position, Valeria will provide academic support for SMHS medical students to promote student success. Valeria previously worked on UND main campus asRead More

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

May 9, 2019 at 8:44 am

From UND’s Center for Rural Health: The Outstanding Rural and Public Health Award recipients for 2019 will be recognized at the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on Wednesday, June 12 in Minot. The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) will present three awards: Tiffany Boespflug, publicRead More