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Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) updates

Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) updates

January 17, 2019 at 9:34 am

The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) flourished last fall! The Student Occupational Therapy Association has three main purposes: (1) to broaden campus and community knowledge of the occupational therapy profession, (2) to unify students and increase their knowledge of occupational therapy and related fields, and (3) to be active inRead More

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

January 17, 2019 at 9:31 am

The 2019 Sanford Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo, N.D. This symposium is designed to provide the latest clinical research and practice regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological disease and to enhance the competence of health care professionals related to these topics.Read More

Library Resources hours for MLK weekend

Library Resources hours for MLK weekend

January 17, 2019 at 9:29 am

The Library Resources Help Desk hours for the Martin Luther King Holiday weekend will be as follows: Friday, Jan. 18:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 to Sunday, Jan. 20:  CLOSED Monday, Jan. 21:  10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Java with Josh at SMHS on March 20

Java with Josh at SMHS on March 20

January 14, 2019 at 10:12 am

You are invited to join Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee or tea at Java with Josh from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20 in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium (across the hall from the Family and Community Medicine and Population Health suites) at the SMHS building in Grand Forks. Dr. Wynne will discuss what’s new at the School and takeRead More

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

January 10, 2019 at 10:21 am

The SMHS Department of Geriatrics has published its latest newsletter. Given the broad reach of Geriatrics as a specialty, this newsletter may be of interest not only to health providers interested in the health and well-being of elderly persons, but researchers studying longevity, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses typically associated with oldRead More

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

Building the Perfect Poster: Professional Development Series

January 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

Are you presenting a poster at a conference? Are you submitting your research for Frank Low Day, April 25, 2019? Whether you are presenting nationally or locally, and whether you are a seasoned researcher or new to the world of poster presentations, the new professional development series “Building the Perfect Poster”Read More

Brand Corner: Retractable Banners and UND Brand Education Day

Brand Corner: Retractable Banners and UND Brand Education Day

January 10, 2019 at 9:45 am

Ever wonder what the branding guidelines are for retractable banners? Read on to learn about banner design and the upcoming UND Brand Education Day. Guidelines for Retractable (pull-up) Banners: Retractable banners should attract attention and start a conversation. A successful banner invites the audience to learn more. See tips and more samplesRead More

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

Dr. Stephanie Watowich to lecture on innate immune regulation in inflammation and cancer on Jan. 30

January 9, 2019 at 2:36 pm

Dr. Stephanie S. Watowich, professor of Immunology and Co-Director of the Center for Inflammation and Cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will give a lecture from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Room E101 of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. WatowichRead More

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne March 14

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne March 14

January 9, 2019 at 2:35 pm

Join UND Work Well on Thursday, March 14 as it hosts a heart health presentation to be given by SMHS Dean and UND’s Vice President for Health Affairs Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH. Dr. Wynne, a cardiologist by training, will discuss the determinants of heart disease and tips to reduce your riskRead More

Wear Red Day is Feb. 1

Wear Red Day is Feb. 1

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 1, and we want to show the School’s support for the American Heart Association and heart health! As in the past, please wear red and join us for a photo on the SMHS grand stairs at 10 a.m. that day. Also feel free toRead More

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training Update

January 9, 2019 at 2:33 pm

The Division of Research & Economic Development has implemented a new training program for Public Health Service (PHS) agency-required Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training. PHS FCOI training is required to be completed every four years by all Investigators applying for external funding from a PHS agency. Please find aRead More

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR seeks applications for vouchers for core facilities

January 9, 2019 at 2:25 pm

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR is soliciting applications from clinical and translational researchers for vouchers to be used to access core facilities and/or fee-for-service resources to augment their current research, or to prepare pilot data for research applications. Applications for vouchers will require an abstract of the proposed project, information onRead More

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

Genomics Core presents two-day workshop using “R” for gene expression analysis

January 9, 2019 at 2:24 pm

The UND Genomics Core will host a two-day workshop focused on using “R” computer software for gene expression analysis. The workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the School of Medicine and Health Science (RoomRead More

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

Scholarship winners remember getting the news on Giving Hearts Day 2018

January 3, 2019 at 2:42 pm

The gratitude just keeps coming. “My scholarship has helped tremendously toward unforeseen expenses thus far,” beamed Erica Nelson, a third-year medical student from Fargo, N.D., winner of the Dr. David and Lola Rognlie Monson Giving Hearts Scholarship in 2018. “For example, paying for standardized exams. I intend to use the secondRead More

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

January 3, 2019 at 1:25 pm

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the latest issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Features this issue include stories on: Women in medicine and the research sciences at the SMHS Master of Public Health students in Norway The new Geriatrics Medicine Fellowship The DaCCoTARead More