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

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Brian Schill

Sue Jeno retirement reception on June 30, send well-wishes online

Categories: Events

Following 28 years of teaching, research, and service to the SMHS Department of Physical Therapy and the University of North Dakota, Sue Jeno, P.T., Ph.D., is retiring! A retirement reception will honor Dr. Jeno at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, in the School’s […]

Dr. Mark Koponen retirement reception on June 29 at SMHS

Categories: Events

After 13 years at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Dr. Mark Koponen, teaching associate professor based in Education Resources, is retiring! Dr. Koponen received his M.D. from what was then the University of North Dakota School of Medicine in 1986. He completed a residency program at the University of New Mexico School […]

SMHS guidance on signs/symptoms of illness

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has produced a new series of guidelines / recommendations for people experiencing the signs/symptoms of illness. These guidelines are now posted to the COVID page of the SMHS website and can be read below. SMHS Guidance for Signs/Symptoms of Illness The UND SMHS is dedicated to the […]

Dr. Mohl to talk neoplastic disorders for Neurology Grand Rounds on June 9

Categories: Education

The next Neurology Grand Rounds will be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2022, at the Brain & Spine Clinic (2301 25th Street S., Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A) and via Webex. At that time, presenter Leighton Mohl, D.O., will give a presentation entitled “Neoplastic disorders […]

Call for Applications: Pilot Projects

Categories: Research

In anticipation of funding for the seventh consecutive year, the UND Host-Pathogen Interactions CoBRE invites proposals for pilot projects to support promising research that fits well within the scientific theme of the Center. We anticipate supporting ~2 new pilot projects at up to $40,000 direct costs/year/proposal for one year with anticipated start date of Sept. […]

SMHS announces research awards totaling more than $2.7 million from multiple faculty

Categories: News

As the trees bloom on the UND campus this summer, you’ll be a bit harder-pressed to find health professions students wandering the halls of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), due to the summer vacation for some. But that brief, modest lull in teaching means more time for the School’s research programs […]

UND Night at Target Field is June 24!

Categories: Events

The University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual UND Night at Target Field will be held on Friday, June 24, when the Minnesoat Twins take on the Colorado Rockies at 7:10 p.m. This special “UND Night” ticket package includes your ticket to the game plus an exclusive co-themed UND Twins ballcap. The […]

UND and NDSU team up on SARS-CoV-2 antibody study

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota and NDSU are teaming up on COVID-19 research! The Immunosurveillance and Experiences of COVID-19 in North Dakota project seeks to better understand the level of population immunity to COVID-19 brought on from natural infection, vaccination, or both and to understand the COVID-19 experiences of the citizens of North Dakota. We […]

Dr. Balf-Soran presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on ADHD and ASD in adults on June 1

Categories: Education

Gabriela Balf-Soran, M.D., M.P.H., will present “Hidden in Plain Sight: ADHD and ASD in Adults” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds. This broadcast will be held via zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Balf-Soran is a clinical associate professor working with the Collaborative Care Program and ProjectECHO […]

Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health to be held June 8-10

Categories: Events, News

The 37th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, taking place June 8-10, 2022, will be held in Grand Forks, N.D. Registration is now open with reduced fees. The Conference includes four keynote addresses, 18 sessions, four intensive sessions, and a legislative policy panel. Continuing education credits will be available. The Dakota Conference provides […]

Research Tip: The Award Budget Set-up (ABS) form

Categories: Research

Researchers! Note that effective June 1, 2002, there is a new process for the Award Budget Set-up (ABS) form: Department (PI or Admin) fills out ABS form. Department (PI or Admin) sends ABS form to Research Affairs along with Award Notice and Proposal. Research Affairs reviews and works with Department on any form changes. Research […]

UND’s mobile simulation project SIM-ND to host an ‘open house’ on May 25

Categories: Events, News

Simulation In Motion – North Dakota (SIM-ND), a mobile project of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Simulation Center, the North Dakota Department of Health, and several area health providers, is hosting an “open house” next week. SIM-ND is a statewide, mobile education system where replica emergency rooms, ambulance […]

Research Tips: Naming researchers in proposals

Categories: Research

Just a friendly reminder, researchers: When naming faculty and/or staff in Novelution proposals, please remember to add in subheaders under the “Personnel” section for “Key Personnel and Other Personnel.” This is important to help reduce administrative hang-ups if you end up changing non-key personnel later, after a grant has been awarded. As a note, when […]

SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

Categories: News

In addition to the 69 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 14, 2022. One of those 240-plus students is Jacob Tupa, who is graduating with […]