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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: https://und.zoom.us/j/93651114668. 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 […]

UND Night at Target Field is June 24!

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

Virtual Java with Josh to be held on May 18

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All faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for the next Java with Josh on Wednesday, May 18, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! SMHS Dean Dr. Joshua Wynne will answer your questions about SMHS operations and events, pandemic protocol, and the upcoming academic year. Join us online at 9 a.m. […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences to confer 69 Doctor of Medicine degrees on new physicians

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree on 69 graduating medical students in a Commencement Ceremony to be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium. You can watch the ceremony live here. Along with UND President Andrew Armacost, Dr. […]

Health Sciences and Residency graduation events in 2022

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In addition to the MD Commencement (to be held at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7), the many health sciences and residency programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting graduation related events soon. Below is a partial list of events to note as of April […]

Department of Medical Laboratory Science celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 25-30

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UND’s Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is celebrating the 47th annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 25-30, 2022. Medical laboratory professionals perform, develop, evaluate, correlate, and assure accuracy and validity of laboratory information, which is utilized to help diagnose and treat patients in a variety of settings. The work of medical lab professionals is […]

NIH Tribal Health Research Office Director David R. Wilson to speak at first annual ITRRC symposium today

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David R. Wilson, Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Tribal Health Research Office (THRO), will serve as lead speaker for the University of North Dakota Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center’s (ITRRC) first annual symposium on Friday, April 22, 2022. “American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant […]

Medical Laboratory Science to host 5K run/walk through UND campus on April 26

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As part of National Laboratory Professionals Week 2022 later in April, the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science is hosting a 5K run/walk through the UND campus on Tuesday, April 26. Interested runners are asked to gather on the east patio outside the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences for the 4:30 p.m. start […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

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The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

Judges still needed for ND State Science and Engineering Fair on April 1

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UND will again be hosting the North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair (NDSSEF) on April 1, 2022, 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 […]