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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

Jessica Rosencrans

Jessica Rosencrans

January 27, 2022 at 11:34 am

Jessica Rosencrans is a communication specialist with the UND Center for Rural Health. Jessica’s responsibilities include writing and editing press releases, news items, reports, and other communication pieces, assisting with social media outreach, and coordinating the online monthly newsletter. She will also work closely with the Rural Health Research Gateway.Read More

Hawks Fighting Hunger on Feb. 10

Hawks Fighting Hunger on Feb. 10

January 27, 2022 at 11:24 am

As part of Giving Hearts Day, the University of North Dakota and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation are coordinating a campus-wide food drive on Thursday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to collect non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to promote the importance of giving back toRead More

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

January 27, 2022 at 11:01 am

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRCRead More

UND Department of Physical Therapy faculty, alumni win national awards

UND Department of Physical Therapy faculty, alumni win national awards

January 27, 2022 at 10:16 am

Dr. Cindy Flom-Meland, professor and chair for the Department of Physical Therapy, and her co-authors have been given the Stanford Award by the editorial board of the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. The award, announced in the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Education annual report for 2021, recognizes theRead More

UND Staff Senate Tubs of Love fundraiser runs through Feb. 4

UND Staff Senate Tubs of Love fundraiser runs through Feb. 4

January 20, 2022 at 2:39 pm

The Tubs of Love Campaign has started! The UND Staff Senate is collecting donations for the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) and Northlands Rescue Mission Backpack Program until Feb. 4, 2022. Collection tubs are located across the UND campus, including in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Look forRead More

Nobel laureate James Allison to speak at biomedical sciences seminar series Feb. 23

Nobel laureate James Allison to speak at biomedical sciences seminar series Feb. 23

January 20, 2022 at 1:35 pm

The Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Biomedical Graduate Student Association are excited to announce the next event in their Seminar Series. On Feb. 23, 2022, Dr. James P. Allison, 2018 Nobel Laureate in Medicine and Physiology, will give an online talk to the UND School of Medicine & HealthRead More

UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to PA Class of 2023

UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to PA Class of 2023

January 20, 2022 at 10:39 am

Thirty-four University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. To prepare for that momentous event, the members of the Physician AssistantRead More

Choi named Associate Dean for Administration and Finance at School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Choi named Associate Dean for Administration and Finance at School of Medicine & Health Sciences

January 13, 2022 at 9:21 pm

Academic medicine veteran Namil Choi, MBA, CPA, has been named Associate Dean for Administration and Finance and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Originally from South Korea, Choi is joining the SMHS from the prestigious University of Chicago’s Biological Sciences Division (BSD),Read More

Yakoub awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Award for project with potential to ‘push the boundaries’ COVID-19 research

Yakoub awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Award for project with potential to ‘push the boundaries’ COVID-19 research

January 13, 2022 at 11:57 am

A research team led by an assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, Abraam Yakoub, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $4.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project proposal that has the potential toRead More

Frank Low Research Day to be held on April 21

Frank Low Research Day to be held on April 21

January 13, 2022 at 11:45 am

The 42nd Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held as a virtual event on Thursday, April 21, 2022, and will feature keynote speaker Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). NIGMS supports more than 5,500 investigators and 5,000 research grants–around 11 percentRead More

Tanya Harlow and Tiffany Doyle present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Huntington’s disease on Jan. 19

Tanya Harlow and Tiffany Doyle present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Huntington’s disease on Jan. 19

January 13, 2022 at 11:44 am

Dr. Tanya Harlow and Dr. Tiffany Doyle will present “Comprehensive Care and Clinical Pearls in Huntington’s Disease” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Harlow is a movement disorder neurologist, Director of the Movement Disorders Clinic, AssociateRead More