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For Your Health

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

TLAS to offer faculty development on AI in healthcare

Categories: Education

Please join us for the next Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLAS) next virtual faculty development event, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare,” on April 17 at 12:30 p.m. (Central). The presentation will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded. The potential of artificial intelligence (AI) to transform every aspect of our world is becoming increasingly evident. […]

Save the date! Panel on women in healthcare and medicine to be held on March 19

Categories: Events

March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, the SMHS Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is hosting a “lunch and learn” event on Tuesday, March 19. On that date, from noon to 1 p.m. in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Charles H. Fee, MD Auditorium (Room E101), Dr. Victoria Haynes, associate dean […]

Two Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate students named winners at UND’s annual GRAD day

Categories: News

Two graduate students in the SMHS Department of Biomedical Sciences won awards at UND’s eighth annual Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD) event, held in the UND Memorial Union last week. Darius Quansah, advised by Dr. Jonathan Geiger, won first place in the GRAD event’s Natural Sciences category, and Michael Allen, advised by Dr. Keith Henry, […]

Healthcare Workforce Group seeks input from physicians, PAs, NPs and certified nurse midwives

Categories: News

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, and Certified Nurse Midwives: we want to hear from you! In order to better understand the maternal healthcare workforce in North Dakota, and primary care providers’ contribution to maternal healthcare, the UND Healthcare Workforce Group is seeking responses to this brief survey. A better understanding of the current workforce and […]

Dr. Wynne to discuss leadership at UND’s 18:83 speaker series on March 13

Categories: Events

Dr. Joshua Wynne, dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and vice president for health affairs at UND, will be UND’s 18:83 Speaker Series presenter on Wednesday, March 13. Dr. Wynne is a senior physician executive with strong leadership, academic, and administrative skills, and extensive experience in multiple aspects of academic […]

Frank Low Research Day: Registration, abstract and print deadlines

Categories: Events, Research

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences annual research showcase, Frank Low Research Day (FLRD), will be held on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Although the event will be held in-person, an option for remote participation is also possible. Anyone planning to attend Frank Low Day either in-person or remotely must register online. Participants wanting […]

From the Dean: Evaluating our performance

Categories: From the Dean

Each year around this time, supervisors are expected to do a performance evaluation on most UND employees (both faculty and staff members). This is a requirement of the North Dakota University System as well as UND (and a best business practice, by the way). A slightly different evaluation rubric is followed for faculty, relative to […]

ITRRC to host Jessica Ullrich’s presentation on Indigenous connectedness for wellness on March 13

Categories: Events, Research

For its next Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) Colloquium Series, the Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will present “How Indigenous Connectedness can Support Relational Wellbeing” by Jessica Saniguq Ullrich, Ph.D., M.S.W., a Tribal citizen of Nome Eskimo Community, descendant of the Native Village of Wales, and an Assistant Professor for Washington State […]

Mark your calendars for National Public Health Week April 1-7

Categories: Events

Mark your calendars for National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2024, which runs from April 1 to 7! Advances in medical diagnosis and treatment notwithstanding, improvements in public health over the past century have greatly increased both quality of life and life expectancy around the globe for billions of people. Public health initiatives like improved sanitation […]

Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science Fair March 6, State Science & Engineering Fair April 4-5

Categories: Education, Events

Judges are needed for the Northeast Region Science & Engineering Fair, to be held in the UND Memorial Union from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024. Event organizers are interested especially in graduate students, post-docs, and faculty from the STEM disciplines. Currently, approximately 50 projects from regional seventh- through-twelfth grade students from around […]