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LGBTQ+ healthcare symposium to be held at UND on Oct. 17

Categories: Events

A half-day symposium on healthcare for members of the LGBTQ+ community is just around the corner. “Sexual & Gender Diverse Communities: Best practices for healthcare and social service providers and staff” will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the UND Memorial Union Ballroom. The event’s keynote speaker, Christina McGee, […]

Simulation in Healthcare Week wraps up with food trucks at SMHS

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The Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences celebrated Simulation in Healthcare Week 2022 with a series of events Sept. 12-16, including an open house of its state-of-the-art medical simulation facility on the UND campus. The largest and most active center of its kind in North Dakota, the SMHS Simulation Center […]

Flu shots clinic at SMHS Sept. 20

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UND Student Health will host a Flu Shot Clinic at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the first-floor West Atrium. The Student Health team will send out further announcements to students, staff, and faculty via email soon. The Clinic is open to SMHS […]

All SMHS Homecoming events all open for registration

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is celebrating milestone graduates and ten years of our Master of Public Health program at UND Homecoming 2022. Register for all events here. Friday, Sept. 30 Continuing Education Symposium A continuing education event will be held in Room W202 of the School and via Zoom online from […]

Register today: Seventh Annual Host-Pathogen Symposium to be held Oct. 3-4

Categories: Education, Events

The Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Host-Pathogen Interactions is inviting researchers and clinicians interested in infection, immunity, and inflammation to participate in the Seventh Annual Host-Pathogen CoBRE Symposium to be held in-person Oct. 3-4, 2022. (A virtual platform will be available to off-campus participants only, unless COVID-19 cases are high in the area.) […]

Annual Medical Curriculum Retreat to be held online Sept. 8

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The School’s Annual Medical Curriculum Retreat will be held virtually on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 8 a.m. to noon. Anyone interested in the medical curriculum is welcome to attend. Access the meeting via Zoom at: Contact Alissa Hancock at or 701.777.3800 with questions or for more information.

Sept. 2 is College Colors Day!

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As you might know, College Colors Day is today (Sept. 2)! On this day, we encourage all faculty, staff, and students to wear our college colors to show support for UND Athletics and our student athletes! Want a chance for SMHS free swag? Email a photo of you or your department in our college’s […]

Primary Care Week to be held Oct. 10-14 at SMHS

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It’s back! The American Medical Student Association (AMSA)-sponsored Primary Care Week 2022 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) from Oct. 10-14. Join several SMHS departments, the UND Center for Rural Health, and a variety of area providers as they talk primary care in a rural setting. See the […]

Farewell reception for Dr. Warne to be held Aug. 25

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Dr. Don Warne is headed to Hopkins! The Director of the INMED and Master of Public Health programs and the Department of Indigenous Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (plus its Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) will move to the Baltimore, Md., region in September to become the first […]

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

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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 […]

AICoRN summit to be held Aug. 4-5 in Sioux Falls

Categories: Events, Research

The multi-institution, UND-based American Indian Collaborative Research Network (AICoRN) Summit will be held virtually and in-person in Sioux Falls, S.D., Aug. 4 and 5. Keynote speakers include: Dr. Donald Warne, director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. […]

Dr. Jim Roerig retirement reception to be held virtually on June 29

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Jim Roerig, Pharm.D., a longtime professor in the SMHS Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, will retire at the end of the month. To celebrate, a virtual reception in Jim’s honor will be held on Wednesday, June 29, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. at: Jim has had an illustrious career, including 21 years […]

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

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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

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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 […]