Post Tagged with: "School of Medicine & Health Sciences"

UND was recently awarded a Clinical and Translational Research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with researchers and medical providers in the Dakotas, including North Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota, Sanford Health, and other hospital systems throughout the region to better understand cancer and its causes, and to develop effective treatments for the disease. Image courtesy of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

School of Medicine nets $20.3M cancer research grant

February 20, 2019 at

UND will use funding to help health providers and researchers address cancer in the Dakotas

In recognition of her work, Brown-Borg has just been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for distinguished contributions to the biology of aging.

One for the ages

December 13, 2018 at

UND’s Holly Brown-Borg, an expert in human lifes pan, joins elite company with one of science’s highest honors

UND Assistant Professor of Aviation Nick Wilson (left) and UND Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Kouhyar Tavakolian show off components of their patent-pending "Smartsealz" communication headset, which contain embedded technology that monitors aircraft operational signals and pilot brain activity for signs of mechanical problems and pilot mental fatigue. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Patents pending aplenty

October 18, 2018 at

Joint UND-NDSU biomedical engineering symposium showcases student and faculty collaborations

UND’s Jacque Gray is very well known in American Indian and government circles as a powerful advocate — and researcher — in issues related to native aging, elder abuse and other troubling health disparities in Indian country. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Gray again honored for work with Native peoples

October 18, 2018 at

Longtime UND Center for Rural Health scholar recognized for ever-growing contributions in field of addiction prevention

Opioid antidote

Opioid antidote

October 16, 2018 at

UND psychiatry residency program trains North Dakota’s front line responders on use of Narcan

From throat ache to heartache

From throat ache to heartache

September 25, 2018 at

Faculty Lecture will focus on intersection of medicine and culture

First developed at UND in 2003 and overhauled a decade later through a grant partnership with the University of Missouri and the University of Washington, IPHC teaches communication and collaboration to students from eight different disciplines. Photo by Dima Williams/UND Today.

Connected in care

September 11, 2018 at

Course — started at UND — puts eight health care disciplines in same room in challenging scenarios to foster collaboration

This past summer was UND second-year medical student Mariah Star Cooper’s last chance to unwind before beginning hospital rotations in the summer of 2019. Instead, she elected to head off to an intense internship at Harvard Medical School and do what she loves – research. Image courtesy of Mariah Star Cooper.

Ivy inspirations

September 6, 2018 at

UND INMED student Mariah Star Cooper recounts summer internship with Harvard Medical School

Dr. Joshua Wynne, vice president for Health Affairs and dean of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), once again is inviting the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School, the University and the Greater Grand Forks area to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informal 5K, 10K, or one-mile walk, jog, or run on Thursday (Sept. 6).  Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

‘Joggin’ with Josh’ enters ninth year

September 3, 2018 at

UND VP for Health Affairs Dr. Joshua Wynne puts preaching to practice at annual exercise event

UND alumnus, Dr. Jon Solberg on the barren arctic ice cap of Greenland. Solberg, a native of Stanley, N.D., served as lead physician on a recent expedition across the massive and frigid island. Image courtesy of Dr. Jon Solberg.

On top of the world

August 23, 2018 at

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences alum finds adventure as lead physician on expedition across Greenland’s ice cap

Sunita Thapa

Bigger data, better health

July 31, 2018 at

M.P.H. Program grads Suita Thapa and Michael Mudgett mine data big and small in an effort to inform healthy policy for the entire country

UND alum Greg Shega and wife, Amy, recently established a $1 million gift in their will to assist American Indian students at UND fulfill their dreams of attaining higher education degrees. Image courtesy of Greg and Amy Shega.

Maximum impact

June 26, 2018 at

Alum’s $1-million gift makes education attainable for tomorrow’s American Indian leaders

Dr. Mark O. Jensen teaching a human anatomy class to high school students at the UND Medical Education Center at the VA Medical in Fargo.

Like a surgeon

June 5, 2018 at

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences’ Dr. Mark Jensen wrote the book, literally, on teaching surgery to new physicians

Andrew McLean

Telepsychiatry — making the connection

May 22, 2018 at

At UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences, new technology helps psychiatry residents expand services to rural western North Dakota

An international research team, including biomedical specialists at UND's School of Medicine & Health Sciences, have developed a synthetic molecule that can kill five deadly types of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria with limited side effects.

Squashing the superbugs

March 22, 2018 at

UND researchers help develop synthetic molecule to fight multidrug-resistant bacteria