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

Archive for
April, 2021

Biomedical Sciences: Biswas wins Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award.

Categories: Events

Nivedita Biswas, PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and President of the Biomedical Graduate Student Association, is receiving the Lillian Elsinga Outstanding Student Leader Award. Nivedita is in the lab of Dr. David S. Bradley and her work is on Cancer Immunotherapy and Crispr based gene manipulation. The Lillian Elsinga award recognizes students who […]

From the Dean: Student and faculty awards season begins

Categories: From the Dean

This past Monday we held our annual Sophomore Awards celebration for medical students. This year’s event was virtual due to the pandemic, but the ceremony also was special because, as I mentioned to the Year 2 students in my opening comments, all of the students deserve awards for their perseverance and tenacity in the face […]

Update your PubMed/My NCBI account by May 31

Categories: Library

If you have a PubMed/My NCBI account, you will need to make an important change to your account before May 31, 2021, to retain your information and settings! After May 31, you will no longer be able to log in with your current NCBI credentials. What is My NCBI? My NCBI is a personal user account […]

Optimism 101: Barry Brode to give virtual presentation on April 13

Categories: Events

UND faculty and staff are invited to a presentation by former administrator of the UND Television and Radio teams, Barry Brode, entitled “Optimism 101” on Tuesday, April 13. The longtime UND staffer will give his presentation virtually from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Click here to register for this session. When organizations go through periods of change, […]

Active Learning with TopHat on April 29

Categories: Education

The SMHS Teaching, Learning and Scholarship group invites you to attend “Active Learning with TopHat: A Faculty Development Session,” presented by Dr. Amanda Haage on Thursday, April 29, from noon to 1 p.m. (CST). The event will be streamed live on Zoom ( and recorded for later viewing. Join Dr. Amanda Haage from the SMHS Department of […]

Faculty Development Session: Active learning for student success on April 22

Categories: Education

Please join us at noon (CST) on April 22 for “Increase Engagement and Student Learning by Activating Your Lectures,” a presentation by Dr. Adrienne Salentiny. Join via Zoom at: This event will be recorded for later viewing. Evidence for the benefits of active learning (AL) continues to grow, and it has become clear that any amount of […]

Phase-One med students recognize faculty as Outstanding Unified Session Instructors for Session IV

Categories: News

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

See you next week!

Categories: News

Given the State holiday, For Your Health is taking a week off. Dr. Wynne’s column, and all the news from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, will return on Friday, April 9.