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For Your Health

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

Brynn Luger to discuss wellness among Indigenous counselors on Jan. 20

Categories: Events, Research

The Department of Indigenous Health is inviting everyone to a presentation by faculty candidate Dr. Brynn Luger on Friday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. The presentation will be streamed via Zoom at: Dr. Luger’s presentation is entitled “Helping the Helpers: Examining the Health and Wellness of Native American Counselors.” Dr. Brynn Luger (Lakota Sioux) has […]

Dr. Wynne to give ‘State of the School’ address at SMHS on Jan. 24

Categories: News

Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. This will be hosted as a hybrid meeting. Room E101 of the SMHS (the Fee Auditorium) has been reserved for those who would like to attend in-person. Those who would like to attend virtually can do so at: Dr. […]

From the Dean: Sports medicine, being ‘cardiac ready’ and farewell to Dr. Tinguely

Categories: From the Dean

As mentioned last week, I’m going to keep my cardiologist’s hat on for this week’s column and discuss some of the important factors involved in the reportedly miraculous recovery of NFL player Damar Hamlin. Based on news media reports, it appears that he suffered a cardiac arrest after a forceful blow to the chest during […]

SMHS hands out student and faculty awards at annual ‘Sophomore Awards’ ceremony

Categories: News

Several UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences medical students and faculty received awards on Thursday, Jan. 12, at the School’s 2023 Sophomore Awards Ceremony. Academic, teaching, and service awards were awarded on behalf of the School and the North Dakota Medical Association, including: North Dakota Medical Association Awards Awarded to second-year students nominated by […]

UND releases its Seventh Biennial Report on Health Issues for the State of North Dakota

Categories: News

As the North Dakota Legislative Assembly kicks off its 68th gathering, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and its partners have been hard at work preparing the Seventh Biennial Report on Health Issues for the State of North Dakota (Report). This Report, required of the School per North Dakota Century Code, updates legislators […]

Jennifer Wells to present on psychotropic treatment in pregnancy for Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Jan. 18

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Dr. Jennifer Wells, reproductive psychiatrist and director of Women’s Mental Health at Virginia Tech-Carilion Clinic School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va., will present “Psychotropic Treatment in Pregnancy” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/Video Conferencing. Upon completion of this […]

Kay Hager

Categories: Welcome

Kay Hager, B.A., B.S.S.W., is the new resource coordinator with the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. Kay’s main responsibilities fall under the North Dakota Qualified Service Provider (QSP) Hub, where she assists clients and inputs data to help grow the […]

Jeffyvonne Brown

Categories: Welcome

Jeffyvonne Brown is a medical technologist at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Minot. Born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas, she became a certified phlebotomist in 2009, working briefly at Kelso Medical Laboratory, before spending three years at Princess Margaret Hospital. She then moved to Minot, N.D., to earn a bachelor’s degree. She graduated […]

Bischof to present on brain/spine abscesses, vertebral osteomyelistis at Neurology Grand Rounds on Jan. 26

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26, Timothy Bischof, M.D., will give a presentation entitled “Brain/Spine Abscesses/Vertebral Osteomyelistis.” The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A, and via Webex (Meeting […]