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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

The 1905 Market is open!

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, in conjunction with UND Dining Services, is excited to announce the opening of the 1905 Market on the first floor of the SMHS building in Grand Forks. A large variety of healthy meal items and snacks are now available at a convenient location in the SMHS. The […]

From the Dean: What Bill Russell can teach us about healthcare

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One of my long-time heroes died last week at the age of 88. Bill Russell, the renowned defensive superstar center of the Boston Celtics basketball team from 1956 through 1969, passed away peacefully with his wife at his side (according to news reports). I became enthralled with the Russell persona as a young basketball fanatic […]

SMHS re-establishes local Gold Humanism Honor Society

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The UND SMHS is proud to announce that its local chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) has been re-established, following its dissolution in 2018. GHHS is a national society, supported by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, which honors medical students, residents, and physicians who demonstrate humanistic values in medicine, clinical excellence, compassion, leadership, […]

Curto to give Surgery Grand Rounds talk on bariatric surgery Aug. 12

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Eric Curto, M.D., will give the next Surgery Grand Rounds talk on emergencies in bariatric surgery on Friday, Aug. 12. Dr. Curto will present the talk at the UND Medical Education Center in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Everyone is welcome to attend via Zoom at: https://und.zoom.us/j/567534955?pwd=ZHhJdFgrRHNvUGVSRloxci8wWnY3UT09. After completion of the program, […]

Hillebrand wins NCURA Julia Jacobson Distinguished Service Award

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Diane Hillebrand, UND’s assistant director of research & sponsored program development, was recently given the 2022 Julia Jacobson Distinguished Service Award by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)! The former Grants Manager at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, only recently moved over to UND proper, meaning this award is a result […]

Robyn Litke Sall presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on opioid harm reduction strategies on Aug. 17

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Robyn Litke Sall, substance abuse prevention coordinator for the City of Fargo / Cass County Public Health, will present “Local harm reduction strategies: Opioid overdose response training & syringe services” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Upon completion of this program, the […]

From the Dean: The only constant is change

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As announced officially by Johns Hopkins University this past Wednesday and previewed by us recently, Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H., director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, chair of the department of Indigenous Health, and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), will be […]

Gastrointestinal health symposium to be held in-person and online Aug. 27

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All UND SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend (or participate virtually in) an upcoming Sanford Health symposium on gastrointestinal (GI) disease, to be held in Fargo and online on Aug. 27, 2022. On that date, Dr. John Bassett, Fargo-based clinical associate professor of medicine with the UND SMHS, will host a symposium […]

Warne selected to develop world’s first International Indigenous Health Data Set and Research program at Johns Hopkins

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Donald Warne, M.D., M.P.H., director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, chair of the department of Indigenous Health, and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, has been asked to build and direct the world’s first International Indigenous Health Data Set and Research program […]