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16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

16-week weight loss study on protein eating patterns and weight loss in women

April 17, 2019 at 1:45 pm

The Human Nutrition Research Center in Grand Forks is looking for overweight women to join a study to determine if the time of day protein is consumed affects participants’ weight loss goals. You may receive up to $820 dollars, or a membership to Choice Health & Fitness, for study participation. Requirements:Read More

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

Tak Mak to be keynote speaker at 2019 Frank Low Day April 25

April 17, 2019 at 12:48 pm

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day will be held at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Named in honor of the former SMHS anatomy professor who came to UND in the 1960s and pioneered a series of new techniques for theRead More

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

April 17, 2019 at 12:44 pm

Shri Patel, a student at Red River High School, was one of several Grand Forks Public Schools students to take home awards at a statewide science competition last week. Patel’s poster, entitled “Epigenetic Targets in Longevity Control in Drosophila melanogaster (Common Fruit Fly)” won the second-place prize in the seniorRead More

Information Desk hours for holiday weekend

Information Desk hours for holiday weekend

April 17, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Please note that the SMHS Library Resources Information Desk will keep limited hours for the upcoming holiday weekend. The Information Desk will be open the following hours from April 18-22: Thursday, April 18:  7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 19:  CLOSED Saturday, April 20:  CLOSED Sunday, April 21:  CLOSED Monday, AprilRead More

“Baby shower” at Simulation Center for new mannikin on April 25

“Baby shower” at Simulation Center for new mannikin on April 25

April 15, 2019 at 3:50 pm

The Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has a new birthing simulator, Noelle, and we want to introduce her to the community! Stop by her “baby shower” in the Sim Center on Thursday, April 25, anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. We’ll have lightRead More

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19

Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19

April 10, 2019 at 5:54 pm

  Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Understanding Bowel Prep: in support of a progressive movement” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

Remembering Clarence Thompson

Remembering Clarence Thompson

April 10, 2019 at 5:49 pm

We regret to inform that longtime professor of Anatomy Clarence Thompson has passed away. Dr. Thompson was an instructor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 1991 to 2010. Interested faculty/students/alumni of the SMHS are welcome to attend a memorial service to be held for Dr. Thompson atRead More

Mary Aaland to speak on rural surgery and the “Stop the Bleed” campaign April 15

Mary Aaland to speak on rural surgery and the “Stop the Bleed” campaign April 15

April 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm

On Monday April 15, the UND SMHS Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a presentation featuring SMHS Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Mary Aaland. Dr. Aaland is a driving force behind the “Stop the Bleed” campaign (see pgs. 24-25 here), and will tell us her story of rural generalRead More

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

April 9, 2019 at 3:18 pm

The Department of Biomedical Sciences will host Valter Longo, PhD, of the University of Southern California on April 24. Dr. Longo, who will give a talk to UND faculty, students, and staff entitled “Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-related Diseases,” is a professor of gerontology and biological sciences at USC. DecadesRead More

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

April 9, 2019 at 11:52 am

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP,Read More

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

April 9, 2019 at 11:49 am

Mary Hamilton is the new administrative secretary in the Dean’s Office. Mary is originally from Minnesota and relocated to Grand Forks last October to be closer to her family. She has years of previous clerical experience and looks forward to joining the SMHS team. When Mary is not in the officeRead More

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

April 4, 2019 at 2:36 pm

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), is taking part in an inaugural giving event on Wednesday, April 24 known as UND Gives. UND Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge that aims to rally philanthropic support for UND initiatives,Read More

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

April 4, 2019 at 1:48 pm

In honor of the 23rd annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has declared the week of April 8-12, 2019, as “Cancer Registry Week” in the State of North Dakota, the theme of which is “Cancer Registrars: Capturing the Picture of Cancer.” We encourage you toRead More

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on student loan debt April 12

Dustin Nowotny to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on student loan debt April 12

April 4, 2019 at 12:39 pm

Dustin Nowotny, DO, a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a (non-CME-approved) talk entitled “Conquering the Mountain of Student Loan Debt” at Sanford Health – Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019. All are welcome to attend. TheRead More

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EBTG and Daryl Sieg to talk “From Lecture to Learning” on May 7

April 4, 2019 at 11:31 am

On Tuesday, May 7, Daryl Sieg, MPAS edu, assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will present “From Lecture to Learning: Personal experience in transforming an online graduate-Level pharmacology course to active, case-based learning.” The talk, sponsored by the Evidence-Based Teaching Group, will be held from 11 a.m.Read More