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Department of Biomedical Sciences among top three recipients of NIH grant funding for third year straight

Department of Biomedical Sciences among top three recipients of NIH grant funding for third year straight

February 17, 2022 at 1:23 pm

The results are in and the University of North Dakota (UND) Department of Biomedical Sciences is the #2 biomedical sciences department in the nation in terms of research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). As noted by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (Table 4), which tabulates andRead More

Phase 1 medical students recognize four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

Phase 1 medical students recognize four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards

February 17, 2022 at 11:31 am

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Classes of 2025 and 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit III and Unified Session VIII of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) UnitRead More

Tammy Frohlich

Tammy Frohlich

February 17, 2022 at 11:27 am

Tammy Frohlich is a grant writer with Research Affairs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Originally from Bismarck, Tammy graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in human development and education. Formerly with Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota andRead More

Research tip: NIH salary cap increase

Research tip: NIH salary cap increase

February 17, 2022 at 9:22 am

As you may have heard, the NIH Salary Cap has increased. As an NIH document (NOT-OD-22-076), dated Feb. 10, 2022, notes, the NIH salary cap was increased to the Federal Executive Level II: $203,700. NIH is operating under a Continuing Resolution and the policy’s effective date is Jan. 2, 2022.Read More

Virtual welcome reception for Namil Choi to be held at noon on March 3

Virtual welcome reception for Namil Choi to be held at noon on March 3

February 11, 2022 at 5:36 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Offices of the Dean and Finance and Administration are inviting you to a rescheduled virtual reception to welcome the School’s new Chief Operating Officer and Associate Dean for Finance & Administration, Namil Choi. The virtual reception will be held at noon on Thursday, March 3, 2022, and can be accessed using this ZoomRead More

Save the Date: Cross-cultural medicine workshop starts April 29

Save the Date: Cross-cultural medicine workshop starts April 29

February 11, 2022 at 2:27 am

The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is hosting its 29th Cross Cultural Medicine Workshop at Crowne Plaza Albuquerque in Albuquerque, N.M., from April 29 to May 1, 2022. This workshop, entitled “Traditional Healing: Harmony in this moment,” is designed to provide physicians, medical students, hospital staff, counselors, program staff,Read More

Ciciley Littlewolf to give Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on health inequities and the American Indian population Feb. 16

Ciciley Littlewolf to give Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on health inequities and the American Indian population Feb. 16

February 11, 2022 at 1:28 am

The next UND Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The presentation, entitled “Healthcare Inequities and American Indian Patients,” features Ciciley Littlewolf, M.D., senior resident in the UND Internal Medicine Residency Training program, and StevenRead More

Data management workshop to be held online through Chester Fritz Library on Feb. 15

Data management workshop to be held online through Chester Fritz Library on Feb. 15

February 11, 2022 at 1:28 am

Research data management education provides guidance on how researchers can effectively manage their data to increase the scholarly impact from their research, comply with funder mandates, and take control of their research data. In this workshop hosted by the Chester Fritz Library and led by Digital Initiatives Librarian Zeineb YousifRead More

Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 10

Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 10

February 3, 2022 at 3:24 pm

For over a decade, Giving Hearts Day has been the region’s premier 24-hour giving event. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation has partnered with Dakota Medical Foundation to dedicate the day to supporting students at the University of North Dakota. In 2021, nearly 400 alumni and friends gave to UNDRead More

Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

Call for Applications: Epigenetics CoBRE Pilot Grants

February 3, 2022 at 1:54 pm

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is aRead More

Montgomery to give Surgery Grand Rounds on humans’ need for connection Feb. 4

Montgomery to give Surgery Grand Rounds on humans’ need for connection Feb. 4

February 3, 2022 at 1:54 pm

Michelle Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, will present a talk entitled “It’s Biological: Humans Need Connection” via Zoom from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. All are welcome to attend. Join the session at: https://und.zoom.us/j/567534955?pwd=ZHhJdFgrRHNvUGVSRloxci8wWnY3UT09 After participating in the session, providers will be able to: Decide if lonelinessRead More

2022 Sophomore Awards winners announced

2022 Sophomore Awards winners announced

January 27, 2022 at 11:57 am

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is proud to annouce the winners of its 2022 Sophomore Awards, the ceremony for which was held online for the medical student Class of 2024 this week. Student and faculty winners this year are the following: North Dakota Medical Association Awards GroupRead More

Ten ways to shorten your lecture, improve learning, and bring about world peace

Ten ways to shorten your lecture, improve learning, and bring about world peace

January 27, 2022 at 11:51 am

Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) invites you to join us on Thursday, Feb. 24 at noon Central for “10 Ways to Shorten Your Lecture, Improve Student Learning, and Bring About World Peace.*” This session will be presented virtually and will be recorded for later viewing. Join via Zoom:  https://und.zoom.us/j/94931378045 Do youRead More

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS “State of the School” address March 2

Dr. Wynne to give SMHS “State of the School” address March 2

January 27, 2022 at 11:51 am

The SMHS annual Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, via Zoom. Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will present the “State of the School Address,” and Dr. Colin Combs,Read More

Teena Pervaiz to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on aggression Feb. 2

Teena Pervaiz to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on aggression Feb. 2

January 27, 2022 at 11:50 am

Teena Pervaiz, M.D., will present “Aggression from the Psychiatric Viewpoint” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds. This broadcast will be held via zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Pervaiz is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Mallory Skorheim, D.O., aRead More