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Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

On Thursday, September 6, Dr. Eric Johnson, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine, will host a discussion with theologian and Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler. Given her training, Bowler is no stranger to dealing with questions involving life and death. But when she wasRead More

Evidence-Based Teaching Group to meet on Sept. 4

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

The Evidence-Based Teaching Group (EBTG) will meet on Tuesday, September 4 to discuss “Applying Type-A Tendencies to Teaching: Tips to Coordinate the Chaos and Support Student Success.” The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS room W201. You are invited to attend! Research continues to show that practices such asRead More

Java with Josh Sept. 6

Java with Josh Sept. 6

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

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 Thursday, Sept. 6 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’sRead More

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

August 16, 2018 11:59 pm

On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist andRead More

UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE Symposium set for Sept. 25

August 16, 2018 1:59 am

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting UND faculty, staff, and graduate and undergraduate students to attend the Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. The Symposium will bring together experts investigatingRead More

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

Sim Center and Sports Medicine teams partner with Altru for on-site simulation with Fellowship residents

August 10, 2018 11:03 am

On Friday, July 20, the UND SMHS Simulation Center partnered with the Department of Sports Medicine for on-site simulation with the Sports Medicine Fellowship residents from Altru Health System. Four scenarios were set up at UND’s Athletics High Performance Center. Learners took part in situations involving a dislocated knee, heat stroke, headRead More

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

Welcome: Kristen Leighton, Center for Rural Health

August 10, 2018 10:55 am

Kristen Leighton is a research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this position, Kristen coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information to ruralRead More

Library Resources helpdesk hours for Aug. 13-19

Library Resources helpdesk hours for Aug. 13-19

August 10, 2018 10:29 am

As the new school year gets rolling, please note the changing Library Resources helpdesk hours. Helpdesk hours for the week of August 13-19 are as follows (with different hours TBA the following week): Monday, Aug. 13: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.Read More

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

Class of 2022 medical students to don white coats on Aug. 10

August 10, 2018 10:25 am

Seventy-seven first-year medical students, members of the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Class of 2022, begin their journey next week to become physicians at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (UND SMHS). Medical students’ first week is dedicated to orientation, including an introduction to UND’s nationallyRead More

New SMHS website is live!

New SMHS website is live!

August 10, 2018 10:02 am

If you haven’t noticed, the new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences website is live at: https://med.und.edu. Over the next few weeks, E-News will be providing answers to a series of FAQs that many UND SMHS faculty, staff, and students may have about the site, beginning with this question: Q:  “Where are theRead More

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

INMED says farewell to another class of Summer Institute students

August 10, 2018 9:57 am

The Indians into Medicine (INMED) Program at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) recently wrapped up its annual INMED Summer Institute. The six-week institute offers summer academic enrichment sessions for dozens of American Indian students at the junior high, high school, and medical preparatory levels. This year’s program hostedRead More

Renae Reinardy, Psy.D., presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Aug. 15

Renae Reinardy, Psy.D., presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds Aug. 15

August 10, 2018 9:53 am

Renae Reinardy, Psy.D., will present ” Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors: Clinical Considerations in the Understanding and Treatment of Hair Pulling and Skin Picking” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 15 at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Reinardy received her doctorate at Argosy University, Washington, D.C. She isRead More

New Great Plains IDeA-CTR funding opportunity

New Great Plains IDeA-CTR funding opportunity

August 10, 2018 9:46 am

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce an opportunity for pilot funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant for clinical and translational research. The network is requesting a Letter of Intent (maximum of two pages) for research proposals due Friday Sept. 7, 2018. For more information at on the specifics ofRead More

Zen in 10 this summer

Zen in 10 this summer

August 10, 2018 9:42 am

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 from July 31 through August 30 on the EastRead More

Save the Date: American College of Physicians poster competition

Save the Date: American College of Physicians poster competition

August 10, 2018 9:35 am

The American College of Physicians North Dakota Chapter will hold its annual meeting in Bismarck, N.D., October 3-5, 2018. The annual poster competition associated with the meeting will be held at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo on October 3, 2018, and the main NDACP meeting will be at the Bismarck EventRead More