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March, 2023

Lucy Chisler to discuss firearms and suicide at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 5

Categories: Education

Lucy Chisler, D.O., will present “Suicide and Firearms: A Discussion of Current Research and Recommendations” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2023. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Chisler is a third-year resident in the UND Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Julie Blehm, M.D., faculty with the Sanford Health Internal […]

Basson named dean at Northeast Ohio Medical University School of Medicine

Categories: News

Marc Basson, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., senior associate dean for medicine & research at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has accepted an offer to be the next Dean of the School of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED). “I have truly appreciated the dedication and enthusiasm of our UND administration, faculty, […]

Simulation Center hosts ‘Moulage Wars’

Categories: News

Last week, the SMHS Simulation Center held its annual training for Simulation In Motion – North Dakota (SIM-ND). As part of this training, the Sim Center team held its inaugural “Moulage Wars” competition. At this event, three teams, whose members represented Trinity Health in Minot, Sanford Health in Fargo, Essentia Health in Fargo/Bismarck, and Altru […]

Request for Applications: Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program 2023-24

Categories: Research

A request for applications (RFA) for the 2023-24 Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) Pilot Grant Program has been released. You may find a copy of the RFA at the Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center online. Overview: The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing the pilot grant program for 2023-24. These […]

Frank Low Research Day set for April 13

Categories: Events

The 43rd Annual Frank Low Research Day will be held in-person (SMHS second floor) and online on Thursday, April 13, 2023. Although the deadline for submitting abstracts has passed, all faculty, students, and staff in the basic sciences, health sciences, and all clinical departments are encouraged to attend! If you are able to serve as […]

From the Dean: Match Day results

Categories: From the Dean

As promised last week, here is a summary of the Match Day results for our soon-to-be graduating senior medical students. As you may recall, a week ago today our senior medical students (and their roughly 40,000 residency applicant counterparts from across the country and throughout the world) learned where they will be spending the next […]

Judges still needed for ND State Science and Engineering Fair on March 31

Categories: Events

UND will again host the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair (NDSSEF) on March 31, 2023, in the UND Memorial Union in Grand Forks. Medicine and health, microbiology, biochemistry, and life sciences are among the top categories typically represented in the student projects. Approximately 150 projects will be on display from students in grades […]

Public health writer visits UND for 54th Writers Conference

Categories: Events

It’s UND Writers Conference time! One of this year’s visiting authors is Alejandro Varela, an adjunct professor of public health turned fiction writer. Varela’s debut novel, The Town of Babylon (2022), follows Andrés, a public health professor who returns to his hometown and confronts a past he thought he’d left behind long ago. The novel […]

‘Overwhelmed and excited’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

Categories: News

“I’m overwhelmed and excited,” smiled Grand Forks native Annabel Jiran from a classroom on the second floor of the main UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) building in Grand Forks. “UND has prepared me well for the next phase of training through fostering my ability to question, think critically, integrate knowledge, communicate clearly, […]

Rachel Chisholm

Categories: Welcome

Rachel Chisholm is a laboratory experience manager in the microbiology and anatomy/physiology labs with UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences. In this role, Rachel is responsible for preparing and teaching microbiology labs. Rachel has a Bachelor of Science degree from UND in fisheries and wildlife biology. Prior to her position at UND, she worked for eight years at […]

From the Dean: It’s Match Day!

Categories: From the Dean

You may have heard about recent legislative action regarding an important component of the funding for the UND SMHS. In 1948, the people of North Dakota voted to approve an amendment to the North Dakota Constitution to provide SMHS with dollars raised via a mill levy to help us finance our operations. A mill levy […]

Kyle Johnson to discuss sinusitis and migraine at Neurology Grand Rounds on March 30

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 30, Kyle Johnson, M.D., will give a presentation entitled “What non-otolaryngology providers should know about sinusitis.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. […]

Spring 2023 North Dakota Medicine now available

Categories: News

The Spring 2023 issue of the SMHS quarterly magazine North Dakota Medicine is now available. Check it out now on paper or online! Feature Stories this issue include: The Next 50 Years – UND’s first-of-its-kind Indians Into Medicine program celebrates a half-century of cultivating Indigenous health providers. Rural Realizations – Tales from Tioga and Fort Totten about how rural […]