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

Archive for
April, 2019

Mary Aaland to speak on rural surgery and the “Stop the Bleed” campaign April 15

Categories: Events

On Monday April 15, the UND SMHS Rural Health Interest Group (RHIG) is hosting a presentation featuring SMHS Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Mary Aaland. Dr. Aaland is a driving force behind the “Stop the Bleed” campaign (see pgs. 24-25 here), and will tell us her story of rural general surgery, rural trauma, and the […]

Valter Longo to give seminar on fasting mimicking diets April 24

Categories: News, Research

The Department of Biomedical Sciences will host Valter Longo, PhD, of the University of Southern California on April 24. Dr. Longo, who will give a talk to UND faculty, students, and staff entitled “Fasting Mimicking Diets, Regeneration, and Age-related Diseases,” is a professor of gerontology and biological sciences at USC. Decades of genetic and nutrition studies […]

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Categories: Education, News

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, co-director of the Family Medicine […]

Welcome: Mary Hamilton

Categories: Welcome

Mary Hamilton is the new administrative secretary in the Dean’s Office. Mary is originally from Minnesota and relocated to Grand Forks last October to be closer to her family. She has years of previous clerical experience and looks forward to joining the SMHS team. When Mary is not in the office she enjoys spending time with […]

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

Categories: Events, News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), is taking part in an inaugural giving event on Wednesday, April 24 known as UND Gives. UND Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge that aims to rally philanthropic support for UND initiatives, including the SMHS Indians into Medicine (INMED) […]

From the Dean

Categories: From the Dean

The UND SMHS has three fundamental missions: to educate health care providers, especially individuals destined to deliver care to the citizens of the state; to discover new scientific knowledge that benefits North Dakotans; and to serve the people of the state. Of all of the institutions of higher education in North Dakota, only our School […]

Celebrate National Cancer Registrars Week April 8-12

Categories: News

In honor of the 23rd annual National Cancer Registrars Week (NCRW), North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum has declared the week of April 8-12, 2019, as “Cancer Registry Week” in the State of North Dakota, the theme of which is “Cancer Registrars: Capturing the Picture of Cancer.” We encourage you to join our colleagues, more than […]

EBTG and Daryl Sieg to talk “From Lecture to Learning” on May 7

Categories: Education, Events

On Tuesday, May 7, Daryl Sieg, MPAS edu, assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Physician Assistant Studies, will present “From Lecture to Learning: Personal experience in transforming an online graduate-Level pharmacology course to active, case-based learning.” The talk, sponsored by the Evidence-Based Teaching Group, will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS Room […]

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

Categories: News

The UND Department of Human Resources is seeking nominations of faculty and staff for a pair of annual awards. A total of ten $1,000 Meritorious Service Awards will recognize individuals who best reflect honor upon the University and the community through a combination of the employee job performance, relationship with associates, and ability to relate […]

OT/PT/SLP students donate food items to Meals on Wheels

Categories: News

The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) recently facilitated a food drive and subsequent social event in which occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology students and faculty contributed non-perishable food items to Grand Forks Meals on Wheels. Over 600 food items were donated, which were subsequently packaged into bags during an ice cream social event. […]

Welcome: Megan Denis

Categories: Welcome

Megan Keely Carroll Denis is the new Research & Education Librarian and the Northeast Clinical Campus Librarian for the SMHS Library Resources Department. In this position, Megan provides reference and research support and works collaboratively with faculty to plan and deliver course-integrated instruction for the medical and physician assistants programs. Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., […]