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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

From the Dean: It’s Match Day!

Categories: From the Dean

Today is Match Day for our senior medical students! At 11 a.m. today (12 p.m. Eastern), medical students from around the country (including those at the UND SMHS) learn where they will be spending the next three to five (or more) years as part of their post-MD residency. Hosted by the National Resident Matching Program […]

Library and Information Resources desk hours for March 26

Categories: Library

The Library and Information Resources Information Desk will be CLOSED on Friday, March 26, 2021. Information Resources and Library Resources staff will remain available from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. to assist faculty, staff, and students with technology and library resources needs. Call 701.777.3993 to reach IR or LR staff and arrange for services. Contacts […]

Faculty Development: ‘A Primer on Mentorship and Coaching’ April 8

Categories: Education

Please join us from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, for a virtual faculty development presentation presented by Dr. Sabha Ganai, associate professor in the SMHS Department of Surgery: “A Primer on Mentorship and Coaching.” The event will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded for later viewing ( This faculty development session will […]

Dana Nielsen to give Surgery Grand Rounds on peripheral vascular trauma March 19

Categories: Education

Dana Nielsen, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Peripheral Vascular Trauma: An Overview of the Evaluation and Evidence-based Treatment of Vascular Injury” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 19. You can attend the Zoom meeting […]

UND awarded $10 million NIH grant to study Indigenous resilience and the health effects of trauma

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a five-year award from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $10 million to develop an Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center. According to Dr. Don Warne, director of the School’s Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and public health programs, the goal of the […]

Eleshia Morrison presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on chronic pain March 17

Categories: Education

Eleshia J. Morrison, Ph.D., L.P., ABPP, will present “Biopsychosocial assessment and treatment of chronic pain” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.  This broadcast will be done via Zoom/Video conferencing. Board certified in clinical health psychology, Dr. Morrison is a consultant, assistant professor of psychology, and Director of the Clinical Health […]

RFA on cancer projects from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Categories: News

The goal of the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The collaborative’s Professional Development Core is currently seeking proposals for the following funding mechanisms: DaCCoTA Scholars Program – The purpose of this award is to […]

SMHS grad students win awards at UND’s annual Graduate Research Achievement Day

Categories: News

Congratulations are in order to Danielle Germundson and Sonalika Singhal, graduate students in Clinical & Translational Sciences, who won first and third place, respectively, in the natural sciences category at UND’s fifth annual (virtual) Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD) event last week. “Graduate students are really the lifeblood of any research university; they are the intellectual fuel […]

Forty-first Frank Low Research Day to be held virtually on April 22

Categories: News, Research

Mark your calendars for the 41st annual Frank Low Research Day, which will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Students and faculty in the basic sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the poster presentations. More information, including a call for abstracts, is forthcoming, and can be found on […]