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From the Dean: A healthy dose of holiday cheer

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As the fall semester winds down, holiday celebrations abound! This past week was busy with events at UND and the SMHS. On Monday, CEO DeAnna Carlson-Zink and her fantastic teammates at the UND Alumni Association and Foundation (UNDAAF) sponsored a reception for the UND family and especially benefactors of UND who are in the area. […]

From the Dean: Homecoming 2023 is here!

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Although the weather has at times been a little iffy this week, UND Homecoming 2023 has been a rousing success – with more to come later today and tomorrow. The SMHS has two big Homecoming events today – a continuing medical education symposium this morning, titled  “Interprofessional Approaches to Wellness,” and our annual Homecoming Banquet […]

From the Dean: Host-Pathogen symposium, Simulation Week, Joggin’ with Josh right around the corner

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In last week’s column I summarized the many events that took place at UND and the SMHS with the start of the fall semester. Today I’d like to give you a “heads up” about some exciting upcoming events so that you can check your calendar for possible attendance at one or more of the public […]

On the road again

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UND Department of Occupational Therapy graduate LaDonna Bannach takes her Fargo-based team of occupational and physical therapists on the road Time is money. And because time is money to the parents of children who need pediatric occupational or physical therapy services, says occupational therapist LaDonna Bannach, many rural clients were missing needed services due to […]

UND Night at Target Field is June 24!

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The University of North Dakota Alumni Association & Foundation’s (AAF) annual UND Night at Target Field will be held on Friday, June 24, when the Minnesoat Twins take on the Colorado Rockies at 7:10 p.m. This special “UND Night” ticket package includes your ticket to the game plus an exclusive co-themed UND Twins ballcap. The […]

From the Dean: LCME update and a special Giving Hearts Day gift

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Earlier this week we had a mock visit to help prepare us for the accreditation visit for our medical student program that will occur in April. Like that forthcoming visit, this practice session was done virtually. We contracted with a group of former medical school deans who help schools prepare for their accreditation visits by […]

Giving Hearts Day is Feb. 10

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For over a decade, Giving Hearts Day has been the region’s premier 24-hour giving event. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation has partnered with Dakota Medical Foundation to dedicate the day to supporting students at the University of North Dakota. In 2021, nearly 400 alumni and friends gave to UND students on Giving Hearts Day. […]

Mannuru voted inaugural clinical preceptor for the UND Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program

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Dr. Devendranath “Dev” Mannuru, internal medicine clerkship director and associate program director for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) internal medicine residency, has been named the inaugural clinical preceptor for the SMHS Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program. The new Preceptor Recognition Student Scholarship Program is funded by a $100,000 endowment at the UND […]

From the Dean: Homecoming is coming!

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Fall is in the air, of course, which means not only Fighting Hawks football but Homecoming at UND. If you’ve not already done so, remember to register for one of our Homecoming events, in particular our annual interdisciplinary continuing education symposium taking place at least virtually, if not in-person, on Friday, Oct. 22. The topic […]

From the Dean: Our national footprint

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Two esteemed physicians associated with our renowned Indians into Medicine (INMED) program were recognized this week for their service to medicine and efforts to achieve greater social justice. Dr. Judith Kaur of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida, and one of the first matriculants in the INMED program, was honored by the Association of […]

Physical Therapy Students at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences receive scholarships

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Nearly 30 physical therapy students at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences received scholarship awards for the 2021 year recently. “We are very grateful for the tremendous support from UND PT alumni, friends, and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation,” said David Relling, P.T., Ph.D., chair of the UND Department of Physical Therapy. […]

UND Homecoming 2020: Virtual SMHS tour now available!

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Despite the ongoing pandemic, UND will host a handful of virtual events for Homecoming 2020. Events happening in conjunction with the School of Medicine & Health Sciences include the following, all on Friday, Oct. 9: Continuing Education Symposium: Virtual Care During COVID-19 (see flyer here) Via Zoom (link will be given to registrants when available) 8:30 […]

From the Dean: Record-breaking year

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I am delighted to report the achievement of two records that were just finalized this week. Both are related to financial contributions to UND, and both are especially noteworthy in that they were achieved despite the impact of COVID-19 during the last part of the academic year that ended June 30. The first marvelous achievement […]