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From the Dean

From the Dean

December 5, 2019 at 11:34 am

On a sad note, the long-time building service technician for the School, Art Rice, recently passed away after spending 38 years supporting faculty, staff, and students at UND. Art acquired a severe hearing problem at a young age, but that never stopped him. We will miss him, and I’m sureRead More

From the Dean

From the Dean

November 21, 2019 at 11:59 pm

We had a special event yesterday when the Interim Health Care Committee of the North Dakota Legislature met for the day in the new building on the Northeast (Grand Forks) campus. The event also was streamed live to the other campuses in the state. It was an all-day meeting, withRead More

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

October 24, 2019 at 9:37 am

Ryan Toledo, a second-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS); Marlinda Haudley, a second-year graduate student in public health at NDSU; and Andrea Kelsch, a senior with a double major in medical lab sciences and pathology at UND, were honored with the 2019Read More

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

October 3, 2019 at 2:53 pm

Towner County Medical Center (TCMC) in Cando was recognized among the 20 highest ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospital Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20. The determining factors for the top 20Read More

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

September 11, 2019 at 9:32 am

Saobo Lei, Ph.D., professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The prestigious R01 class grant, which is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health, will be used toRead More

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

Don Warne to present lead talk in UND Faculty Lecture Series Sept. 25

August 29, 2019 at 12:58 pm

Donald Warne, MD, MPH, director of the SMHS Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs, and associate dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, will be the lead speaker in UND’s 2019-20 Faculty Lecture Series. The talk will be held at 4:30 p.m. in Room 7 of the EducationRead More

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

Schmitz appointed to NHSC’s National Advisory Council

August 29, 2019 at 11:47 am

Professor and Chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine David Schmitz, MD, has been named to the National Health Service Corps’s (NHSC) National Advisory Council. The appointment is for a three-year term. The NHSC looks to address America’s shortage ofRead More

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

August 22, 2019 at 11:59 am

Luke Benedict Roller, M.D., a physician at Bismarck Radiology Associates, has been selected as the new chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. After earning his M.D. degree from the SMHS in 2012, Dr. Roller went on to complete residencies in both diagnosticRead More

MPH Program to host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Friday, July 19

MPH Program to host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Friday, July 19

July 11, 2019 at 9:09 am

The Master of Public Health Program will host Health Management and Policy faculty candidate Amber Lyon-Colbert, PhD, MS, this Friday, July 19. Dr. Lyon-Colbert will give a public presentation entitled “Community Approaches in Addressing Public Health Challenges” at 1 p.m. in SMHS Room W203. You can also stream the presentation,Read More

Master of Public Health Program welcomes Melanie Nadeau as new assistant director

Master of Public Health Program welcomes Melanie Nadeau as new assistant director

June 6, 2019 at 8:21 am

The Master of Public Health program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences would like to welcome Melanie Nadeau, Ph.D., M.P.H., as the program’s new assistant director. Dr. Nadeau was previously the Operational Director at the American Indian Public Health Resource Center housed at North Dakota State University.Read More

Two MPH students win Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center stipends

Two MPH students win Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center stipends

June 6, 2019 at 8:20 am

Anna Ojczyk and Courtney Brackin, students in the UND Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, have been awarded research stipends from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RMPHTC). The second-year students will receive a stipend of $1,500 that supports field placements and collaborative learning projects. Ojczyk and Brackin are amongRead More

Shane Knutson

Shane Knutson

May 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm

Shane Knutson is a the new research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this role, Shane coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information toRead More

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

May 9, 2019 at 8:44 am

From UND’s Center for Rural Health: The Outstanding Rural and Public Health Award recipients for 2019 will be recognized at the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on Wednesday, June 12 in Minot. The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) will present three awards: Tiffany Boespflug, publicRead More

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes over 200 graduating health sciences and graduate students

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes over 200 graduating health sciences and graduate students

May 8, 2019 at 4:29 pm

In addition to the 73 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Sunday, May 12, the School will see 237 students from its graduate and health sciences programs walk across the Alerus Center stage at the UND Commencement onRead 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