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Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

Café 1905 will re-open on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019

December 27, 2018 at 12:00 pm

The UND Dining Services Team would like to remind you that Café 1905 in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will open again at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. For more information or to ask questions about the cafe menu or hours, contact UND Dining ServicesRead More

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2020 on Jan. 11

December 20, 2018 at 11:46 am

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) students began the clinical portion of their studies this week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. The White Coat Ceremony for these future physician assistants (PAs) will be held at 2Read More

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

December 20, 2018 at 9:19 am

Eric Johnson, MD, associate professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education in the Department of Education Resources at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has just finished up work as lead editor of the abridged-for-primary-care-providers version of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) manualRead More

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

December 20, 2018 at 9:15 am

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 NARMH Annual Conference, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from August 26-29, 2019. Submit a proposal online at www.narmh.org. Conference registration will open March 15, 2019. The National AssociationRead More

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

Zen in 10: Note Location Change

December 20, 2018 at 9:00 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 throughout February in SMHS room E224. Services provided by Kay Williams, CertifiedRead More

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

Note changes to UND’s Division of Research and Economic Development

December 20, 2018 at 8:43 am

UND’s Division of Research & Economic Development is undergoing change. Below are two messages the central Research Division disseminated last week. Please note that the SMHS will continue to route a hard copy of forms and Diane Hillebrand will provide the central Pre-Award Office with scanned copies of materials. ThisRead More

Library Resources hours during holiday season

Library Resources hours during holiday season

December 13, 2018 at 10:44 am

Please note that the Library Resources Information Desk will be open only for the following hours during the 2018-19 holiday season: Wednesday, Jan. 2 through Friday, Jan. 4:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 through Sunday, Jan. 6:  CLOSED Monday, Jan. 7:  Regular academic session hours resume

Occupational Therapy students welcome speaker from High Plains Fair Housing Center

Occupational Therapy students welcome speaker from High Plains Fair Housing Center

December 13, 2018 at 10:35 am

On Nov. 15, the Kappa Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon welcomed guest speaker Kelly Gorz from the High Plains Fair Housing Center in Grand Forks to campus. The mission of the High Plains Fair Housing Center is “to strengthen communities and to ensure equal access to fair housing in theRead More

Medical students go caroling at Valley ElderCare

Medical students go caroling at Valley ElderCare

December 13, 2018 at 9:00 am

On Saturday, December 8, several first- and second-year medical students (and a friend of the group) went to Valley ElderCare near Altru Hospital to sing holiday songs and play music for residents. The group then visited with with residents afterward. As the event began, 25-30 residents were in the room; butRead More

Sharma to chair roundtable discussion for AAI Committee on the Status of Women

Sharma to chair roundtable discussion for AAI Committee on the Status of Women

December 11, 2018 at 4:16 pm

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Committee on the Status of Women has invited Jyotika Sharma, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), to chair a roundtable discussion on “Grant Writing for Principal Investigators” at the upcoming AAIRead More

Welcome: Bethany Reck

Welcome: Bethany Reck

December 11, 2018 at 4:15 pm

Bethany Reck is the new administrative assistant in the SMHS Office of Student Affairs and Admissions. In this role she will help students with all of their paperwork and immunization needs for matriculation at the SMHS. Born and raised in Grand Forks, Bethany is married and has two children–a daughter,Read More

Wanda Weber retirement reception

Wanda Weber retirement reception

December 11, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Longtime UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences photographer Wanda Weber is retiring this month! To celebrate Wanda’s long career, a reception will be held on Wednesday, December 19 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in room E224 of the UND SMHS. The event is an open reception, meaning you’re all invited! Light refreshmentsRead More

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

December 6, 2018 at 9:12 am

An article by Collette Adamsen, PhD, director of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) and Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, assistant professor at the UND Center for Rural Health, has been selected for a special collection by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) electronic journal Preventing Chronic Disease. TheRead More

Rural Health Information Hub web writer selected for national program

Rural Health Information Hub web writer selected for national program

December 5, 2018 at 3:19 pm

Kay Miller Temple, MD, was recently selected to the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 2019 Rural Health Fellows program. Miller Temple serves as a web content writer for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) at the UND Center for Rural Health. She also serves as an advisor with the Targeted Rural HealthRead More

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

December 4, 2018 at 2:46 pm

Collette Adamsen, PhD, director the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the UND Center for Rural Health, recently received the first installment of a 25-month, $385,000 American Association of Retired Persons award entitled “Urban Indian Elder Project.” “Your research not only extends to your own professional andRead More