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

Register now for SMHS Oct. 22 Continuing Education Symposium on “disrupting aging”

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is scheduled to host its annual Continuing Education Symposium on Friday, Oct. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom (and tentatively in person at the SMHS building in Grand Forks).

This year’s event will focus on new developments in geriatric research and care, focusing on the geriatric 4Ms: medication, mobility, mentation, and what matters.

Register Here.

Presentations include:

  • “Biologic Methods to Slow Aging” with Holly Brown-Borg, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Sciences
  • “What Matters” with Sclinda Jansen, Ph.D., OTR/L, Department of Occupational Therapy
  • “Mobility” with Meridee Danks, D.P.T., Department of Physical Therapy
  • “Mentation” with Don Jurivich, D.O., Department of Geriatrics
  • “Medication” with Rebecca Brynjulson, Pharm.D., NDSU College of Health Professions
  • “Medical Complexity and Gaming” with Richard Van Eck, Ph.D., et al., Education Resources

Check out a great primer on the event in the latest issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine.

For more information or to register, contact Kristen Peterson at, call 701.777.4305, or visit

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.