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NDBIN to offer Certified Brain Injury Specialist training

Categories: Education, Events

The North Dakota Brain Injury Network (NDBIN), a program within the UND Center for Rural Health, is offering Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) training on Nov. 2 and 3, 2023. Register now to become a Certified Brain Injury Specialist or to receive a Provisional CBIS (PCBIS) certification either in-person at the UND School of Medicine & Health […]

Primary Care Week ‘Meet and Greet’ to be held at SMHS on Oct. 26

Categories: Events

Save the date! The UND Center for Rural Health 2023 Community Meet and Greet, held in conjunction with National Primary Care Week, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) in Grand Forks. North Dakota healthcare facilities are invited to […]

UND Staff Senate announces State Employee Recognition Week events

Categories: Events

North Dakota’s State Employee Recognition Week will be held from Sept. 25-29, 2023, and the UND Staff Senate has organized a series of events to recognize all University of North Dakota employees. Events include: Night Staff Breakfast: Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. in Wilkerson Commons Sweet Tooth Social: Wednesday, Sept. 27, […]

RSVP to SMHS Homecoming events ASAP!

Categories: Events

Homecoming 2023 at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences will be held Oct. 6-7 and will celebrate milestone grads and 30 years of Athletic Training! Register for 2023 Homecoming events here Events Friday, Oct. 6 Continuing Education Symposium | 8:30–11:30 a.m. Interprofessional approaches to wellness School of Medicine & Health Sciences, Room W203 and […]

Simulation in Healthcare Week, featuring food trucks, to be held Sept. 18-22 at UND

Categories: Events

The medical simulation teams at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines (CNPD) are celebrating Simulation in Healthcare Week 2023 with a series of events Sept. 18-22, including open houses for both programs’ medical simulation facilities on the UND campus. The largest and most active center of […]

Community conversation on barriers to colorectal cancer screening to be held virtually in August

Categories: Events, Research

A research team at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is studying barriers to, and support for, colorectal cancer prevention and treatment in North Dakota. If you live in one of the 14 identified counties listed below and are age 50 or older, please join us for a virtual community conversation around local […]

Retirement reception for three Department of Physical Therapy faculty on June 20

Categories: Events, News

The Department of Physical Therapy is proud to announce a heartfelt and joyous retirement reception in honor of three remarkable faculty members who have shaped countless students throughout their careers: Drs. Meridee Danks, Schawnn Decker, and Mark Romanick. The retirement reception will take place on June 20 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the […]

Retirement reception for Janet Jedlicka to be held @SMHS on June 8

Categories: Events

After many years as chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy, Dr. Janet Jedlicka is saying goodbye! Janet started at UND in Jan. 2003, working originally in the Hyslop Sports Center, where the Department of Occupational Therapy was then located. Since that time, Janet has helped oversee the […]

Tenth Annual R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy is next week!

Categories: Events

The 10th Annual Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, hosted by the Center for Rural Health, will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks next week. SMHS students, faculty, and staff can expect to see junior high students, healthcare providers, and other volunteers […]

SMHS Walking Moai group to meet Wednesdays this summer

Categories: Events

This summer, the SMHS Walking Moai group will meet every Wednesday, 10 a.m., at the SMHS front door for a 15- to 20-minute walk outside (inside during inclement weather). Contact Ashley Bayne ( with any questions. Everyone is welcome, including students and community members! Participants will receive GF Blue Zones Project shoelaces. *What is a Moai (moh-eye)? […]

Java with Josh to be held virtually on Sept. 28

Categories: Events

All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for the next Java with Josh on Thursday, Sept. 28, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! SMHS Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne will answer your questions about SMHS operations, the new academic year, events, and more. Join us online at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. […]