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

Veerapandiyan to give Neurology Grand Rounds on Duchene Muscular Dystrophy and gene therapy Dec. 1

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1, Aravindhan Veerapandiyan, M.D., will give a presentation on Duchene Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and gene therapy, the subtitle for which is “What is on the horizon.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th […]

From the Dean: Our LCME reaccreditation is official!

Categories: From the Dean

We just received the long-awaited findings of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) regarding the accreditation of our medical education program that leads to the M.D. degree, and the news is wonderful! We have been granted continued full accreditation for an eight-year term (the maximum permitted under LCME rules) with the next full survey […]

SMHS to host holiday gatherings at all four campus communities in December

Categories: Events

SMHS faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to join Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne and his wife Dr. Susan Farkas for receptions at all four SMHS campus communities in December to celebrate the holiday season and thank you for your vital role in fulfilling the School’s purposes of education, research, and service. Hors d’oeurves and refreshments […]

Amber Dew to give Psychiatry Grand Rounds on medical substance misuse Nov. 16

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Nov. 16, Amber Dew, LAC, LMSW, LADC, will present “Bridging the Gap: Making the Connection from Medical Care to Substance Use Management and Treatment” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. Dew is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor at Anchorage Recovery Treatment Center, Moorhead, Minn. This broadcast will […]

Abdallah Abou Zahr to discuss neurological complications in hematological malignancies for Neurology Grand Rounds Nov. 17

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, Abdallah Abou Zahr, M.D., will give a presentation entitled “Neurological Complications in Hematological Malignancies.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF […]

From the Dean: Repatriation and the SMHS

Categories: From the Dean

I hope that you have had a chance to see the video that was released earlier this week that I recorded with UND President Armacost. The video, along with a letter to the community from the President, addressed the current status of our repatriation efforts involving Native American ancestors and artifacts that will be returned […]

SMHS month of gratitude this November

Categories: Events

During the month of November, Team SMHS wants to focus on gratitude and thanks. Is there someone you work with every day who goes above and beyond and deserves some praise? Is there a student you think deserves recognition for something they have done for their peers? Is there a department you’ve seen working extra […]

SMHS awarded nearly $49 million of research funding in 2022

Categories: News, Research

The Office of Research Affairs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has announced that the School was awarded nearly $49 million in fiscal year 2022 for its research and servioce missions. This amount represents a single-year record in sponsored funding for the School. According to the Office’s Sponsored Projects Awards report, […]

Medical students present at National Association of Medical Examiners annual meeting

Categories: Education, News

Congratulations to the four UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences M.D. Class of 2025 students who presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) in Dallas, Texas (Oct. 14 – 18, 2022). All four students listed below received a $250 student recognition award from the NAME Foundation for […]