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

Stacey Benson presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on violence Jan. 20

Categories: Education

From 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 20, Stacey Benson, Psy.D., LP, will present “Danger to others vs. violence risk assessments vs. threat assessments, similarities, differences and best practices.” Dr. Benson is a licensed clinical psychologist and president and CEO at Benson Psychological Services, P.C. Dr. Benson is also a clinical assistant professor at the […]

Montanna Barnett

Categories: Welcome

Montanna Barnett is the new research and education librarian with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team in Grand Forks. She will be the liaison for the Biomedical Sciences, Pathology, Nursing, Nutrition & Dietetics, and Social Work departments. Montanna received her Bachelor of Arts degree in library information management from Chadron State […]

Nicole Threadgold

Categories: Welcome

Nicole Threadgold is a project coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH). Nicole’s responsibilities include coordination of Flex and SHIP activities, as well as assisting with the Community Health Needs Assessment process. Before joining the CRH, Nicole was foundation director and marketing coordinator for CHI St. Alexius Health in Carrington, N.D. Originally from South Dakota, Nicole earned a Master of […]

Give from the heart for Giving Hearts Day on Feb. 11

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will again participate in the 24-hour giving day dedicated to student scholarships known as Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. In 2020, donors gave over $155,000 to UND, providing 31 students a GHD scholarship. This year, our goal is to award 50 students a GHD […]

Phase-one and second-year med students recognize six faculty for Outstanding Instructor Awards

Categories: News

In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical classes of 2023 and 2024 have recognized six faculty for Outstanding Instructor Awards in Unified Session III and Block VI of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2023 (Year 2) Block VI awardees are the following individuals: Rhome […]

SMHS leads the pack for UND Scholarly Commons downloads

Categories: Library

The UND Scholarly Commons research clearinghouse went online only three years ago. Soon after going live, the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team began to upload scholarly projects, theses, publications, capstones, and more from multiple SMHS departments to the site for public use. In that time span, UND has accumulated 683,763 total downloads of its scholarly content, and we’re excited to announce that SMHS abstracts, […]

Melissa Naslund to serve as “western” wellness advocate for SMHS students

Categories: News

The UND Departments of Family & Community Medicine and Psychiatry & Behavioral Science are excited to announce the hiring of Dr. Melissa Naslund as “western” wellness advocate for UND medical students. Dr. Naslund, a Ph.D.-level mental health professional and director of behavioral science at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Minot, will provide health […]

Jackie Jensen

Categories: Welcome

Jackie Jensen is the administrative coordinator in the Simulation Center at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In the Simulation Center, Jackie is responsible for coordinating day-to-day operations, assisting staff in preparation and distribution of educational and operational materials, maintaining operational inventories and supplies, and supervising work-study students. Jackie received her […]