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For Your Health

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

Giving Hearts Day is Thursday, Feb. 9

Categories: News

The UND Alumni Association & Foundation needs your support to continue providing financial assistance to students for Dakota Medical Foundation’s Giving Hearts Day 2023 on Feb. 9. Students are the heart of UND, and now you have the opportunity to transform the lives of our many students. “The scholarships I’ve received have helped me reach […]

Wear Red Day is Friday, Feb. 3

Categories: Events

Friday, Feb. 3, is the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day for women’s heart health! The Alumni & Community Relations team at the SMHS would love to get a group photo, for social media use, of all students, staff, and faculty who would like to participate in raising awareness for women’s heart health by wearing red […]

From the Dean: The ‘State of the School’

Categories: From the Dean

As discussed last week, this past Tuesday I gave the “State of the School” presentation at the annual Faculty Assembly sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty Council. I know that some of you attended the event in person or virtually, but for those who did not, a video recording of […]

Kailey Jerome

Categories: Welcome

Kailey Jerome is a laboratory technician in the Combs Lab at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. In this position, she is responsible for laboratory upkeep, performing experimental techniques, and working with laboratory mice. Kailey attended the University of North Dakota, where she graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring […]

2023 Open Educational Resource (OER) grant proposals open

Categories: Education

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are teaching, learning, and research works that are made available for free use by others. OERs include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, videos, tests, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support access to knowledge. UND students have saved over $10.8 million from Fall 2015 through Spring […]

Kasey Johnson presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on the social determinants of mental health Feb. 1

Categories: Education

Dr. Kasey Johnson, a second-year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program, will present “Addressing the Social Determinants of Mental Health: Structural Competency, Health Equity, and Social Responsibility Training in Graduate Medical Education” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Ciciley Littlewolf, M.D., is a Hospitalist at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., and […]

Susan Farkas to present on cardiac embolization for Neurology Grand Rounds on Feb. 2

Categories: Education

The Neurology Grand Rounds event to be held from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, will feature Susan Farkas, M.D., who will give a presentation entitled “Embolic strokes: What does the heart have to do with them?” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. […]

Department of Physician Assistant Studies to present white coats to Class of 2024

Categories: News

Thirty-two University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) physician assistant (PA) students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn their Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree. To celebrate this milestone, members of the Physician Assistant Class of 2024 will receive their white coats […]

Call for proposals: Epigenetics CoBRE pilot grants program for 2023-24

Categories: Research

The UND CoBRE for Epigenomics of Development and Disease is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2023-24. The funding opportunity is a short-term pilot grant program designed to allow researchers to generate preliminary data using epigenomics platforms to increase their ability to compete for extramural awards. This is a competitive pilot grant program to […]