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

Smith presents at AMIA2023 ‘digital mental health’ workshop

Categories: Research

Corey Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor in the SMHS Department of Pathology, presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association in New Orleans, Lou., recently. The collaborative workshop, entitled “The State and Future of Digital Mental Health Solutions,” focused on the current landscape of digital mental health solutions, discussed the challenges in designing […]

From the Dean: COVID and the challenge of evidence-based science

Categories: From the Dean

A just-published article in the highly regarded journal Annals of Internal Medicine raises an important issue related to health science student education. I hesitate somewhat to bring it up because the report relates to the treatment of COVID, and we all are suffering from COVID fatigue and are tired talking (and hearing) about it. That […]

UND research office to host Early Career Award program and reception on Dec. 6

Categories: Research

The Office of UND’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development is hosting an Early Career Award program & networking event on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The event will be held at the Gorecki Alumni Center from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Everyone is welcome. UND’s Early Career Award […]

Center for Rural Health celebrates National Rural Health Day

Categories: News

Thursday of this week – Nov. 16 – was National Rural Health Day! The State Offices of Rural Health and the National Rural Health Association have designated the third Thursday in November as a day to highlight rural communities as wonderful places to live and work, increase awareness of rural health-related issues, and promote the […]

Call for Applications: ITRRC pilot grant program deadline extended

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a pilot grant program for 2024-2025. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the National Institutes of General […]

Kouba to discuss noninfectious causes of meningitis and its mimics at Neurology Grand Rounds on Nov. 30

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, Sammantha Kouba, M.D., will discuss noninfectious causes of meningitis and its mimics. The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF6A, and […]

UND Libraries to host discussion on AI in research and publishing Nov. 21

Categories: Research

Join the UND Libraries team on Tuesday, Nov. 21, for a UND faculty panel on the influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on research and publishing. Generative AI introduces both challenges and opportunities for the evolution of new research methodologies and scholarly pursuits, particularly with regard to the production, dissemination, and access to information. Scholars and […]

From the Dean: Strengthening the patient-provider bond

Categories: From the Dean

I, along with about a dozen team members from our medical education program, just got back from the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that was held in Seattle, Wash. All of the schools in the country offering an M.D. degree belong to the AAMC, which is “dedicated to transforming health […]

Tim Smith to discuss integrated behavioral healthcare at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Nov. 15

Categories: Education

For the next UND Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Tim A. Smith, M.D., will present “Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Model” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Smith is an inpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist at Prairie St. Johns in Fargo, N.D., and a clinical […]