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November, 2021

Research Tidbit: Financial Conflict of Interest via CITI

Categories: Research

Researchers! Did you know that the Public Health Service Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) training is now done through CITI training for faculty and staff? Currently, the electronic proposal routing system, Novelution, is not yet integrated with the CITI training. For now, if you receive a notification about FCOI from Novelution, please ignore this notification […]

From the Dean: Dr. Warne goes to Washington

Categories: From the Dean

This past Tuesday, Dr. Don Warne, associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, director of our Indians into Medicine (INMED) and public health programs, and chair of our newly established Department of Indigenous Health, testified in Washington, D.C., before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the United States Senate. Dr. Warne got a […]

Abdallah Abou Zahr to give Neurology Grand Rounds on hematological malignancies and neurology Nov. 18

Categories: Education

Abdallah Abou Zahr, M.D., a physician in the Oncology Department at Sanford Health, will present a talk entitled “Neurological Complications in Hematological Malignancies” at the Brain & Spine Clinic’s conference room 10, located at 700 First Ave. S., Fargo, N.D., from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. The presentation will also […]

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2021-22

Categories: News

The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2021-2022 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

Shea earns advanced designation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare

Categories: News

Tim Shea, Simulation Coordinator for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Simulation Center and Medical Operations Director of SIM-ND, has earned his Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist – Advanced (CHSOS-A) designation. The designation is granted by the international Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSiH). Shea is among only 29 people in the world who currently […]

Department of Internal Medicine to host Grand Rounds event on COVID-19 Nov. 17

Categories: Education

The next Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event, “COVID-19 Updates,” will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. This presentation features Avish Nagpal, M.D., clinical associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and medical director of Infection Prevention and Control at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D. […]

Alexandria Thoelke

Categories: Welcome

Alexandria (Alley) Thoelke joined the Rural Health Information Hub in October 2021 as an Outreach Specialist. In this role, Alley collaborates with organizations across the country to spread awareness of the services that RHIhub offers. Alley focuses on the development, creation, and maintenance of the website and social media, planning and overseeing webinars, and coordinating […]

Brittany Dryburgh

Categories: Welcome

Brittany Dryburgh is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Brittany’s responsibilities include working with the State Office of Rural Health, the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, and the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning […]