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Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at UND SMHS on Nov. 9

Categories: Education, Events

Grand Forks Public Health and the UND Center for Rural Health are sponsoring the seminar “Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship: Appropriate Prescribing, Medication Assisted Treatment, and ProjectECHO,” which will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Friday, November 9. Although primarily oriented toward physicians and advanced practice providers, people in other health professions […]

Zen in 10 in October

Categories: Events

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout October (except Oct. 4, 9, and 11) in SMHS Room W202. Note: on Oct. 16, Zen […]

Get your flu shot at SMHS Sept. 17!

Categories: Events, News

UND Student Health Services is offering a series of dates and locations for UND faculty, staff, and students to get their flu shot this fall. One such clinic will be held at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the second floor small […]

Dean Wynne to present at UND’s Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, Sept. 26

Categories: Events, Research

Next week, SMHS Dean Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, will present a talk titled “From Throat Ache to Heartache – A Tale of Rheumatic Fever Through Time and Across Continents” as part of UND’s 2018-19 Faculty Lecture series. Left untreated, the bacteria that causes strep throat can result in rheumatic fever—which can damage heart valves, […]

Sim Center staff back from NAEMSE Educator Symposium and Trade Show, prep for open house

Categories: Events, News

Tim Shea, CHSOS, Simulation Coordinator at the SMHS, is back recently from the 23rd Annual National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Educator Symposium and Trade Show, which was held in Washington DC, Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. Tim presented a four-hour pre-conference course entitled “Making Low Cost EMS Task Trainers.” The course introduced simulation educators […]

Registration now open! NDMA/ACP combined annual meeting

Categories: Events, Research

The North Dakota Medical Association (NDMA) is collaborating with the North Dakota Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) for a combined annual meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018, at the Bismarck Event Center. The combined effort allows both groups to share educational sessions and increase peer networking opportunities. Meeting details can be found […]

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference at SMHS on Saturday, Oct. 20

Categories: Events, News

The 16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC) takes place Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Grand Forks. The conference offers opportunities to discuss research directions, partnerships, and collaboration in health research focusing on American Indians. Rodney Haring, PhD, MSW, assistant professor of oncology in […]

Simulation Center Open House to be held on Friday, Sept. 21

Categories: Events

The Simulation Center at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) will host an open house on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The event, in which guests can participate in self-guided tours and experience simulation in action, is open to everyone. Simulation, or the creation of realistic […]

Zen in 10 in September

Categories: Events

Zen in 10 focuses on stretching, breathing, and having fun with coworkers. Go back to work with less stress, more energy, and better body functioning. Sessions will be held at the SMHS from 10:40 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout September (except Sept. 13) on the East Patio, weather permitting. In case of […]

Annual Joggin’ with Josh walk/run scheduled for Sept. 6

Categories: Events

UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH, invites the community and all students, faculty, and staff at the School and the University to advocate healthful lifestyles by joining him for Joggin’ with Josh, an informal 5K, 10K, or one-mile walk, […]

UND Homecoming 2018 events at the SMHS in September

Categories: Education, Events, News

UND’s Homecoming 2018 (Sept. 17-22) will soon be here, and as always the SMHS is involved in many of the week’s events. Unless otherwise noted, SMHS-related events will be held at the new SMHS building, 1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D. For more information on any of the days’ events, contact Kristen Peterson at 701.777.4305 or kristen.peterson@med.UND.edu. To […]

Dr. Eric Johnson to moderate “GameChanger” discussion at Empire Arts Center Sept. 6

Categories: Events

On Thursday, September 6, Dr. Eric Johnson, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine, will host a discussion with theologian and Duke Divinity School professor Kate Bowler. Given her training, Bowler is no stranger to dealing with questions involving life and death. But when she was diagnosed with stage IV colon […]

Java with Josh Sept. 6

Categories: Events

You are invited to join Dean Joshua Wynne for complimentary coffee or tea at Java with Josh from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 6 in the Tello-Skjerseth Atrium (across the hall from the Family and Community Medicine and Population Health suites) at the SMHS building in Grand Forks. Dr. Wynne will discuss what’s new at the School and take […]

Biomedical Sciences and CoBRE Host-Pathogen group present Richard K. Plemper Aug. 29

Categories: Events, Research

On Wednesday, August 29 the Host-Pathogen CoBRE team and the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences will host a presentation by Richard K. Plemper, PhD, entitled “Developing Novel Therapeutics against Influenza Viruses and Respiratory Viruses Associated with Influenza-Like Disease.” A professor at Georgia State University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Plemper is an experienced molecular virologist and biochemist by training who has assembled […]