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

Save the Date: DaCCoTA Annual Symposium to be held on June 18

Categories: News

The 2021 Virtual DaCCoTA Annual Symposium will be held on June 18, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The symposium itself will include educational opportunities (featuring tentative topics like clinical trial design, mentorship, and demystifying the NIH Study Section), poster sessions, and networking opportunities. As such, the DaCCoTA is currently soliciting poster abstracts for its […]

Joclyn Seiler to give Surgery Grand Rounds on colon cancer March 12

Categories: Education

Joclyn Seiler, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Colon Cancer Screening Guidelines” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021. Join the Zoom link meeting at: https://und.zoom.us/j/490250938. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of Dr. […]

Second-year med students recognize three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards for Block 7

Categories: News

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the MD Class of 2023 has recognized three faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block VII of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2023 (Year 2) Block VII awardees are the following individuals: Catherine Brissette, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical […]

Recognizing sentinel injuries and basic work-up for child physical abuse

Categories: Education

Jada Ingalls, D.O., Sanford Children’s Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation (CARE) Specialist, will present a talk entitled “Recognizing sentinel injuries and the basic work-up for child physical abuse” via Zoom (https://und.zoom.us/j/490250938) from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of the talk are to: Identify sentinel […]

SMHS Homecoming 2021 survey

Categories: News

As we begin thinking about the next academic year — and UND Homecoming 2021 from Oct. 18-23 — the SMHS Office of Alumni & Community Relations wants to gather faculty, student, and alumni input on two things: Your preferences about participating in Homecoming in person vs. online; and Topics you’d like to see addressed at […]

UND Staff Senate accepting nominations for 2021-22

Categories: News

The UND Staff Senate is accepting nominations for the 2021-22 academic year and staff members are invited to get on the ballot. Staff Senate is not only a voice for staff; it also provides Senators with professional development opportunities to strengthen leadership skills, learn new skillsets, and have a deeper connection to the UND, Grand […]

DaCCoTA seeks poster abstracts for annual symposium on June 18

Categories: Research

The DaCCoTA is currently soliciting poster abstracts for its 2021 Virtual Symposium, which will be held on June 18, 2021. Posters are expected to address cancer-related clinical and translational research. Posters can consider the multilevel manifestations of cancer (e.g., neurological, psychiatric), demographic risks, and/or social impact. Posters that focus on T2-T4 translational research will be given priority, […]

Biomedical Sciences seminar on pneumonia March 24

Categories: Research

The UND Department of Biomedical Sciences presents: “Inducible epithelial resistance to prevent pneumonia,” a presentation by Scott E. Evans, M.D., FCCP, ATSF, professor and chairman ad interim of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Department of Pulmonary Medicine. Dr. Evans will give his presentation from noon to 1 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, March 24. […]

Faculty development: Using OneNote to get organized on March 25

Categories: Education

Join Education Resources and Dr. Melanie Nadeau, assistant director of the SMHS Public Health Program, for a faculty development session entitled “Using OneNote to get organized: Faculty experience” at noon on Thursday, March 25. Join us on Zoom or view the recording after the event. From research to teaching, from service to departmental responsibilities, we have a lot on […]

Jennifer Myers presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on clozapine March 3

Categories: Education

Jennifer Myers, M.D., will present “Inflammation leading to supratherapeutic clozapine levels: A case report” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Myers is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., will service as Dr. Myers’s discussant. Dr. […]