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July, 2022

From the Dean: A record-setting research year

Categories: From the Dean

About a quarter of our School’s total budget comes from grants and contracts, and most of the grants come from federal agencies, most commonly the National Institutes of Health. Such grants are essential to support the School’s research enterprise, and most of this research could not be done without the associated grant support. Because almost […]

UND Indians Into Medicine program announces $1 million comprehensive campaign

Categories: News

The Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is kicking off a $1 million comprehensive campaign, the largest campaign of its kind for Indigenous medical education. “For nearly 50 years this program has led the nation in training Indigenous physicians,” said INMED Director Dr. Don Warne, referencing the […]

Susan Farkas to discuss atrial fibrillation for Neurology Grand Rounds on Aug. 11

Categories: Education

Join us for the next Neurology Grand Rounds on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, when Dr. Susan Farkas will discuss “Atrial Fibrillation Considerations & Management.” This educational event will be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. both online via Webex and at the Brain & Spine Clinic in Fargo, 2301 25th Street S. (Conf. Rm […]

Summer undergraduate research poster session to be held at SMHS on Aug. 4

Categories: Research

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the Summer Undergraduate Research poster session on Thursday, Aug. 4, at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). The one-day event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on the second floor of the UND SMHS building at 1301 North Columbia Road, Grand Forks, […]

Register today! ACP and SHM North Dakota chapters join NDMA for 2022 annual meeting Oct. 7

Categories: Events

The North Dakota chapters of the American College of Physicians and Society of Hospital Medicine are joining the North Dakota Medical Association for its 2022 annual meeting on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo, N.D. The resident poster competition and “Doctor’s Dilemma” events will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5 […]

Trista Sager

Categories: Welcome

Trista Sager is the new assistant director of the Office of Alumni & Community Relations, focusing on social media, marketing, and events. Trista graduated from Mayville State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Trista started her UND journey at the UND Alumni Association & Foundation as […]

From the Dean: Physician recruitment and retention

Categories: From the Dean

One of the best-known health care providers in the country, based in the Midwest, just completed a mass mailing to physicians with an appeal to return to the Midwest to practice medicine. Susan and I got such a flyer in the mail earlier this week. It highlights a supply chain problem that we at the […]

Physical Therapy Class of 2024 enters into professional service

Categories: News

The UND Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2024 “Entrance Into Professional Service Ceremony” was held in the UND Memorial Union on July 14, 2022. At the event, guest speaker Dr. Karen Rasmusson, a three-time alumna of the UND Department of Physical Therapy, spoke of her life as a PT. Dr. Rasmusson has worked […]

Sammantha Kouba to present on systemic infections for Neurology Grand Rounds on July 28

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, to be held on Thursday, July 28, Dr. Sammantha Kouba will present on “Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Infections.” The event will be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. via Webex and at the Brain & Spine Clinic (2301 25th Street S.) in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. […]

North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network receives 100k HRSA grant

Categories: News

Additional training and resources will be coming to assist the 55 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) throughout North Dakota over the next year. The North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network has received a Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist the Network in providing support for the rural […]

Zelko Leon reflects on the profession for Psychiatry Grand Rounds on July 20

Categories: Education

Zelko Leon, M.D., will present “Reflections of a psychiatrist” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. This presentation will be broadcast via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Zelko Leon is clinical professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and a psychiatrist at […]

Daniall Deis

Categories: Welcome

Daniall Deis is an education coordinator for the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. At the CRH, Daniall is responsible for supporting Quality Service Providers (QSP) and QSP agencies across the state with various levels of resources and training, and will offer one-on-one help from […]

Dr. Daniel Henry

Categories: Welcome

Dr. Daniel Henry (Standing on Green Ground) is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. He earned his Doctor of Educational Leadership degree from Concordia University – Portland with a concentration in higher education administration. Dr. Henry is currently the Co-director for the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) Program at the University of […]