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For Your Health

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

UND pathology professor identifies a novel biomarker for cancer using ‘digital pathology’

Categories: News

Sandeep Singhal, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Pathology, basic research scholar of the DaCCoTA, and director of the IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) bioinformatics division, recently published a paper in Communications Biology – Nature, one of the world’s leading journals in the natural sciences, on a potential […]

Joel Erickson presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on “sleep-eating” Feb. 17

Categories: Education

Joel Erickson, M.D., will present “Psychiatric Disorders and Sleep-Related Eating” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Erickson is sleep medicine specialist and psychiatrist at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., and a clinical assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health […]

Michelle Montgomery to give Surgery Grand Rounds on COVID-19 wellness Feb. 12

Categories: Education

Michelle A. Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, wellness advocate for the UND Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, will present a talk entitled “Wellness During Covid-19: Phases of Disaster, Moral Injury, and Resilience” from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, via Zoom at: https://und.zoom.us/j/97852527992?pwd=MWFBakhsWGdLZXc0bkloa3lZdkp5QT09 The objectives of Montgomery’s talk are: Define the “Phases of […]

Java with Josh on Feb. 26

Categories: Events

All SMHS faculty, staff, and students are invited to join us virtually for Java with Josh online on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, with their own coffee, tea, or juice! Dr. Wynne will answer any questions you may have about the SMHS, the ongoing legislative session, and COVID-19. Join us online from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 […]

From the Dean: Celebrating INMED and National Women Physicians Day

Categories: From the Dean

I ended my column last week with congratulations to Dr. Don Warne, associate dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Director of UND’s Indians into Medicine (INMED) and Public Health programs, for his selection as a member of the inaugural Explorers 50 class of the Explorers Club, an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the […]

Annual UND Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium to be held virtually March 30-31

Categories: Events, Research

The 7th Annual University of North Dakota Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held virtually on March 30 and 31, 2021. Coordinated by the Department of Biomedical Sciences, the event attracts participants from around the region — including North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, and Manitoba — who share their research on epigenetic mechanisms […]

Third annual ‘Out of the Darkness’ campus walk for suicide awareness to occur virtually on April 25

Categories: Events

The third annual UND Out of the Darkness (UND OOTD) Campus Walk Committee is in the planning stages for a walk that will take place virtually on Sunday, April 25, 2021. UND OOTD is the only Campus Walk in the state of North Dakota; its purpose is to fight suicide and raise awareness about mental health. “Our goal […]

Sandi Bates

Categories: Welcome

Sandi L. Bates is the new Southwest Clinical Campus Librarian, serving the third- and fourth-year medical students, residents, clinical faculty, and community faculty in Bismarck. She holds a Master of Arts degree in library and information science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and a Bachelor of Arts degree in speech and communication from […]

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

Categories: Events, Research

The North Dakota Association for the Disabled (NDAD) is co-hosting an interactive presentation about the National Institute of Health’s “All of Us” research program on Feb. 24 and 25. At the two events, NDAD staff will share the goal of All of Us, which is to accelerate breakthroughs in health research. The virtual event features […]

Ivy Baird

Categories: Welcome

Ivy Baird is the administrative assistant for the public health and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. She will be the first point of contact for all faculty, students, and staff — and the public — in these programs. In this role, Ivy will be […]