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Zen in 10 in March

Zen in 10 in March

February 21, 2019 at 3:30 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 March in room W201. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to be held April 7

February 21, 2019 at 3:12 pm

The UND Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for suicide awareness will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The program’s goal is to reach as many people as possible within UND campus and the Grand Forks community, so encourage your friends, family, coworkers,Read More

Three SMHS students receive major Giving Hearts Day scholarships

Three SMHS students receive major Giving Hearts Day scholarships

February 21, 2019 at 9:27 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in partnership with Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF), is pleased to announce that three scholarships worth $12,500 each have been awarded to three randomly chosen SMHS students. The scholarships are part of Dakota Medical Foundation’s annual Giving Hearts Day, which occurred onRead More

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

Dustin Evans to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on vascular trauma March 1

February 21, 2019 at 9:27 am

Dustin Evans, MD, a PGY-IV resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Vascular Trauma” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of his talk are: IdentifyRead More

Active Shooter Training at SMHS March 25

Active Shooter Training at SMHS March 25

February 19, 2019 at 3:07 pm

Lt. Danny Wiegel from the University Police Department will be at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 10 a.m. to noon on March 25 to present information on how to handle an active shooter situation. The presentation will be held in the Charles H. Fee, MD Auditorium (RoomRead More

SMHS Strategic Plan 2018-2023 now available

SMHS Strategic Plan 2018-2023 now available

February 16, 2019 at 9:02 am

The SMHS is the only academic institution in North Dakota whose purpose is outlined by the North Dakota Century Code. As section 15-52 of the code notes,  “The primary purpose of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is to educate physicians and other health professionals andRead More

Farewell reception for Kelly Thormodson on March 12

Farewell reception for Kelly Thormodson on March 12

February 15, 2019 at 10:25 am

The Library Resources team is hosting a farewell reception for Library Resources Director Kelly Thormodson on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The reception is open to everyone and will be held in SMHS room W202. Desserts and coffee will be provided. See you there!

MLS student wins Giving Hearts Day scholarship, more names to be drawn Feb. 15

MLS student wins Giving Hearts Day scholarship, more names to be drawn Feb. 15

February 14, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Andrea Lerick, a junior from Savage, Minn., majoring in medical laboratory science within the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named winner of the Dr. Steffen Christensen Giving Hearts Scholarship for Giving Hearts Day 2019. The scholarship is worth $12,500. “I wasn’t going to register [forRead More

Jacqueline Gray named AFLA Fellow

Jacqueline Gray named AFLA Fellow

February 14, 2019 at 4:09 pm

Jacqueline Gray, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Academic Feminist Leadership Academy (AFLA). AFLA provides training in feminist leadership for early- and mid-career psychologists. The AFLA’s goal is to establish a network of feminist leaders and help them advance in their leadership careers. Gray is a research professorRead More

Rachel Osowski

Rachel Osowski

February 12, 2019 at 3:21 pm

Rachel Osowski is the standardized patient program assistant for the SMHS Simulation Center in Grand Forks. Rachel assists in coordinating, training, and coaching standardized patients for clinical skills teaching and assessment activities for the SMHS medical student curriculum. Her duties include providing assistance in a technical, professional, and logistical mannerRead More

Carly Endres

Carly Endres

February 12, 2019 at 2:27 pm

Carly Endres is an outreach coordinator for the North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, Carly works on developing, implementing, and managing program initiatives for NDBIN, as well as developing, promoting, andRead More

Faculty Assembly set for Monday, March 4

Faculty Assembly set for Monday, March 4

February 12, 2019 at 2:26 pm

The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Faculty Assembly has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. (central time) on Monday, March 4, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. JoshuaRead More

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at SMHS Feb. 22

Interprofessional Education (IPE) event at SMHS Feb. 22

February 7, 2019 at 2:15 pm

Interested in Interprofessional Education (IPE)? If so, you are invited to attend a two-part discussion including a primer provided by Dr. Eric Johnson (UND, Altru Health System) and a seminar by guest speaker Dr. Frederic Hafferty (Mayo Clinic). The discussion will be held on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. toRead More

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

Weather results in rescheduling of several SMHS events

February 7, 2019 at 12:23 pm

The recent spate of extreme winter weather has caused the cancellation or rescheduling of several events to be held at the SMHS. Please note the following changes to the events below: Dr. Victor Nizet’s presentation “Collaborating with the Innate Immune System to Combat Multidrug‐Resistant Superbugs,” will be held at noonRead More

Amanda Hoffner

Amanda Hoffner

February 6, 2019 at 4:32 pm

Amanda Hoffner has joined the billing office at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Minot. In this position, Amanda works at the front desk assisting patients with check-outs after appointments, schedules upcoming doctor’s visits, and assists with insurance eligibility screening. Amanda also helps patients with financial questions. A MinotRead More