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Phase 1 medical students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards for Unit V

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the UND medical student Class of 2025 has recognized four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit V of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) Unit V awardees are the following individuals: Kumi Nagamoto-Combs, Ph.D., Assistant […]

Paul Olson named Assistant Dean of UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Northwest Campus in Minot

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Dr. Paul D. Olson, a critical care and family physician in Minot, N.D., and clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named assistant dean for the School’s Northwest Campus. In taking the new position, Olson is assuming the role of Dr. Scott Knutson, who was […]

SMHS guidance on signs/symptoms of illness

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has produced a new series of guidelines / recommendations for people experiencing the signs/symptoms of illness. These guidelines are now posted to the COVID page of the SMHS website and can be read below. SMHS Guidance for Signs/Symptoms of Illness The UND SMHS is dedicated to the […]

SMHS announces research awards totaling more than $2.7 million from multiple faculty

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As the trees bloom on the UND campus this summer, you’ll be a bit harder-pressed to find health professions students wandering the halls of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), due to the summer vacation for some. But that brief, modest lull in teaching means more time for the School’s research programs […]

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 […]

SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 69 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 14, 2022. One of those 240-plus students is Jacob Tupa, who is graduating with […]

Geriatrics faculty present on Geriatrics Twitter Journal Club for AGS

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences-Sanford Health Geriatrics Fellowship program recently received national recognition by the American Geriatrics Society and its fellowship directors for innovations in education. Drs. Gunjan Manocha (UND) and Lindsey Dahl (Sanford) were asked to present on the new Geriatrics Twitter Journal Club at the 2022 American Geriatrics Society scientific […]

SMHS announces end-of-year faculty and medical student award winners

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The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) presented a number of awards to its graduating medical students and the School’s faculty and other community volunteers during its Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North […]

Phase-One med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards for Unit IV

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical student Class of 2025 has recognized four faculty for Outstanding Unit Instructor Awards in Unit IV of the 2021-22 academic year. The Class of 2025 (Phase 1) Unit IV awardees are the following individuals: Walter Kemp, M.D., Clinical Faculty […]

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. […]

Relling named Kansas State University Alumni Fellow

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Dave Relling, P.T., Ph.D., associate dean for health sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named an Alumni Fellow from the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University. Dave received this award last week at a ceremony at Kansas State, where he completed his Master’s degree in […]

Kelliher named Distinguished Alumnus by University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Big congratulations to Dr. Allison Kelliher, director of the University of North Dakota-based practice-based research network AICoRN, on winning a Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Alumni Association! According to the UAF, the Distinguished Alumnus Award “is the association’s most prestigious award. It was first awarded in 1962 and continues to […]

Department of Emergency Medicine hosts wilderness life support training for medical students

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This weekend, the Department of Emergency Medicine within UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is hosting its first-ever Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) course for medical students at Turtle River State Park, 30 miles west of Grand Forks. From April 29 to May 1, 2022, Dr. Justin Reisenauer, Dr. Jon Solberg, and several […]