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

Michael Reinke to discuss dark therapy in bipolar disorder at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on March 6

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Michael Reinke, M.D., will present “You Don’t Know the Power of the Dark Side: Dark Therapy for Mania” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Reinke is a second-year resident in the SMHS Psychiatry Residency Training Program. […]

Max Hansen to discuss rural surgery practice at next Surgery Grand Rounds on March 8

Categories: Education

For the next Surgery Grand Rounds, Max Hansen, M.D., will present “Lessons from a Rural General Surgery Practice” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 8. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Hansen is a recent graduate of the University of North Dakota General Surgery Residency Program who has a […]

Department of Indigenous Health faculty awarded APLU/Cornell grant to support student travel

Categories: News

Drs. Melanie Nadeau and Shawnda Schroeder, assistant professors in UND’s world-first Department of Indigenous Health (IH), have been awarded a grant by the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and Cornell University to support an Indigenous Health Scholars program at UND. The pair of researchers was notified of the award, which is financed by […]

Department of Occupational Therapy welcomes new members of Pi Theta Epsilon honor society

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The SMHS Department of Occupational Therapy inducted new members to its 2024 Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) Kappa Chapter in Grand Forks and PTE Chi Chapter in Casper, Wyo. Pi Theta Epsilon is a specialized honor society for occupational therapy students and alumni. The mission of PTE is to support the practice of occupational sciences and […]

Takaku lab initiates partnership with Japanese lab, sends Cooper-Robinson to Winship Cancer Institute

Categories: News

Dr. Motoki Takaku’s research lab, housed in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences, learned recently of two exciting developments. First, Dr. Takaku’s graduate student, Mikhala Cooper-Robinson, has been selected for a postdoctoral-matching event hosted by the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University. The goal of this event, to be held in March 2024, is to […]

Tyler Allison to discuss opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome at next Neurology Grand Rounds on March 7

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, Tyler Allison, M.D., FAAN, will present “Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm. 1 and Room SMCF1A1, and via Webex (Meeting no./access […]

From the Dean: It’s awards season!

Categories: From the Dean

In follow-up to last week’s column where I discussed work/life balance and whether a career in healthcare delivery is a calling or a job (I posited that it’s both), last Saturday’s SMHS Medical Student Awards Gala, sponsored by the medical student classes of 2026 and 2027, reinforced the concept that tomorrow’s doctors certainly see part […]

Grove named American Association for Anatomy Fellow

Categories: News

The American Association for Anatomy (AAA) has announced its 2024 awards recipients, one of which is Dr. Bryon Grove, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences. Specifically, Grove is one of only six faculty nationwide to have been named a 2024 Fellow of the AAA. “The American Association for Anatomy has been my […]

Save the date! Virtual OTD oral comprehensive examination and CE session on April 12

Categories: Education

The Department of Occupational Therapy is hosting a Zoom-based continuing education (CE) session on Friday, April 12. Starting at 9:30 a.m. CST (8:30 a.m. Mountain time), third-year OTD students will present their capstone project presentations, which double as students’ oral comprehensive exams. CE credits will be available for any OT looking to participate in the […]

ITRRC to host Dr. Danielle Gartner’s presentation on Indigenous birth givers on Feb. 21

Categories: Events

For its next Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) Colloquium Series, the Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will present Dr. Danielle R. Gartner, a distinguished population health scientist from the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, Feb. 21, Dr. Gartner’s presentation, “Equity & […]