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September, 2020

Dr. Warne to be given North Dakota Fostering Diversity in Medicine award by ND ACP

Categories: News

The Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and Master of Public Health (MPH) programs are thrilled to announce that the North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ND ACP) has awarded Dr. Donald Warne, director of the INMED and MPH programs, the “North Dakota Fostering Diversity in Medicine” award for 2020! This award recognizes individuals […]

Second-year med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical class 2023 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block V of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2023 (Year 2) Block V awardees are the following individuals: Mary Ann Sens, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department […]

Evidence-based Teaching: “Controlling the Chaos in COVID and Beyond” on Oct. 15

Categories: Education

Join Dr. Adrienne Salentiny on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, from noon to 1 p.m. (CST) for a faculty development session entitled “Controlling the Chaos in COVID and Beyond,” to be streamed live on Zoom and recorded for later viewing. Join Zoom Meeting  A recent faculty development needs assessment survey revealed that productivity and organization are […]

Phase one students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical class of 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards in Unified Session I of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2024 (Phase 1) Unified Session I awardees are the following individuals: Jane Dunlevy, Ph.D., […]

From the Dean: Mentors make the difference

Categories: From the Dean

Not long ago I discussed the importance of mentoring for medical and health sciences students. We know from many surveys that mentors play a major role in helping students decide on career choices, like in what area of medicine to specialize. The importance of mentors was reinforced this past Monday when our Senior Associate Dean […]

UND Sports PT Residency granted 10-year reaccreditation

Categories: News

The coordinators of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Sports PT Residency learned this week that the residency has been reaccredited for a full 10-year accreditation period. The accreditation was granted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education and will remain active through Jan. 31, 2031. “Our residency program director, […]

DaCCoTA Community Engagement and Outreach core hosts Tribal IRB Workshop Oct. 6

Categories: Events, Research

Please join the DaCCoTA and UND Indigenous Health and INMED teams via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, for a day-long Tribal IRB workshop. The workshop will bring together professionals from across the region in an effort to help researchers better navigate the IRB, grant writing and community engagement processes, particularly as they relate to state […]

OT honor society to host stroke workshop with Dr. Emily Kringle Oct. 12

Categories: Education, Events

The Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) occupational therapy honor society will host an in-service event on health promotion among stroke survivors on Monday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At this virtual event, Dr. Emily Kringle will give a presentation entitled “Meaningful Daily Activities for Health: Reducing Sedentary Behavior after Stroke.” Emily Kringle, Ph.D., OTR/L, […]

Katarina Domitrovich

Categories: Welcome

Katarina Domitrovich is a COVID-19 case manager with the University of North Dakota and North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH). In this role, Katarina works closely with the NDDoH to delegate COVID-19 cases from across the state to contact tracers hired through UND, while continuing to assist in updating policy and protocol in handling COVID-19 […]

Zoom water cooler again on Sept. 25!

Categories: Events

The SMHS is hosting its SECOND Zoom to the Water Cooler event online for any and all faculty and staff interested on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. (CST). This month’s topic:  fitness and wellness with special guest UND WorkWell Coordinator Andria Spaeth. Here’s the process: On Friday, Sept. 25, follow the Zoom link provided below A brief description of the event […]

From the Dean: Remembering Dr. David Gipp

Categories: From the Dean

This past Monday, the UND SMHS Advisory Council reported back to the Interim Higher Education Committee of the North Dakota Legislature, as is customary prior to each legislative assembly session and as required by law. As you might already know, the next session begins Jan. 5, 2021. I testified (virtually), along with Dave Molmen, the […]

DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program releases new RFAs

Categories: Research

The DaCCoTA Pilot Projects Program has released new requests for applications (RFAs) for the following pilot grant awards: Feasibility Pilot Grants – These awards of up to $40,000 (direct + indirect costs) are intended to provide support to allow a clinician/non-clinician team to form around a novel cancer-related hypothesis. Applications can consider the multilevel manifestations of […]

AAMC announces Community Health Needs grant opportunity

Categories: Research

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is accepting applications for its Nurturing Experiences for Tomorrow’s Community Leaders (NEXT) award that addresses population health leadership principles and promotes collaboration among diverse stakeholders across the clinical, education and research missions. The award will provide five grants of $10,000 to institutions or residency programs to develop or […]

From the Dean: From 9/11 to COVID-19

Categories: From the Dean

Today is the sad anniversary of the 19th year since the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and Pentagon in Washington D.C. My, has the world changed in the nearly two decades since that tragic event! I distinctly remember where I was when I heard about the attack. My brother lived […]