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

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Brian Schill

SMHS to confer 73 doctor of medicine degrees upon new physicians Sunday

Categories: News

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree to 73 graduating medical students at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The graduating students have completed four years of medical education to […]

Monica Taylor-Desir presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on May 15

Categories: Education

Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, MPH, DFAPA, will present “Resilience and Recovery in American Indian Mental Health” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at the UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Dr. Taylor-Desir served as Chief Medical Officer and Psychiatrist until recently at Elbowoods Memorial Health Center with the Three Affiliated Tribes/Mandan, Hidatsa, […]

Graduation Festivities

Categories: News

Please join us for the 2019 MD Commencement activities scheduled for Sunday, May 12, in Grand Forks. The School will confer Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees to 73 graduating medical students at 2 p.m. that day in the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The graduating students have completed four years […]

SMHS pulls in over $26,000 for INMED and other programs with “UND Gives”

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), raised more than $26,000 from dozens of donors as part of the University’s inaugural UND Gives day on April 24, 2019. These funds will be directed primarily to the University’s Indians Into Medicine (INMED) Program. UND […]

First annual DaCCoTA Symposium to be held June 8

Categories: Education, Research

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The symposium will focus on increasing understanding of the five  items listed below, […]

Kalisi D. Uluave

Categories: Welcome

Kalisi D. Uluave is the new Opioid Response Tribal Liaison for the SMHS Master of Public Health Program in Grand Forks. Under the supervision of the Master of Public Health Director, the Tribal Liaison will work collaboratively with Tribal Nations in North Dakota to assess individual needs, resources, and gaps related to opioid misuse prevention, […]

Frank Low Research Day Award Winners

Categories: News, Research

The 39th annual Frank Low Research Day was held at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Thursday, April 25. Following the event, several of the more than 150 participants were given awards for their presentations. Congratulations to the winners of the best poster awards, who earned $100 each from the SMHS […]

Johnson named to Clinical Diabetes editorial board

Categories: News

Eric L. Johnson, MD, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education for the Department of Education Resources, was recently appointed to the editorial board of the journal Clinical Diabetes, one of four journals published by the American Diabetes Association. As part of the appointment, Dr. Johnson will serve […]

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

Categories: News, Research

Thank you to all faculty, graduate students and staff who helped judge at the 69th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair that was held on April 5 at the University of North Dakota. Prior to presenting their work to judges, students participated in hands-on STEM activities across campus. Many thanks to the Medical Laboratory […]

NIH issues new salary cap

Categories: Research

Researchers: Please note that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released notice NOT-OD-19-099 on April 17, 2019, which announced that effective January 6, 2019, the NIH salary cap amount increased to $192,300. The NIH salary cap restricts the amount of salary that can be paid to an individual from an NIH award and will affect […]

Grand Forks high school student working with SMHS Epigenetics Working Group wins honors at science fair

Categories: News, Research

Shri Patel, a student at Red River High School, was one of several Grand Forks Public Schools students to take home awards at a statewide science competition last week. Patel’s poster, entitled “Epigenetic Targets in Longevity Control in Drosophila melanogaster (Common Fruit Fly)” won the second-place prize in the senior division sweepstakes. The award is […]

“Baby shower” at Simulation Center for new mannikin on April 25

Categories: Events, News

The Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has a new birthing simulator, Noelle, and we want to introduce her to the community! Stop by her “baby shower” in the Sim Center on Thursday, April 25, anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. We’ll have light refreshments, voting on the name […]