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Phase one students recognize faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards

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In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow’s physicians, the medical class of 2024 have recognized three faculty for Outstanding Unified Session Instructor Awards in Unified Session I of the 2020-21 academic year. The Class of 2024 (Phase 1) Unified Session I awardees are the following individuals: Jane Dunlevy, Ph.D., […]

Wu named American Association of Immunologists “Careers in Immunology” Fellow

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Professor Min Wu, Ph.D., along with his postdoctoral fellow in the UND Department of Biomedical Sciences, Ping Lin, Ph.D., has been named an American Association of Immunologists (AAI) “2020 AAI Careers in Immunology Fellow.” The pair are one of this year’s 25 international faculty/postdoc awardee teams to be given the AAI designation. The award brings with it […]

Nominations sought for Kupchella Preventive Medicine and Wellness Awards

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Nominations are being sought for the Charles E. Kupchella Preventive Medicine and Wellness Awards. The awards recognize the achievements of an individual and an organization who have worked to improve health and wellness through lowered rates of disease and disability by developing and delivering effective health promotion and prevention initiatives. Named for former University of […]

Towner County Medical Center receives award at National Rural Health Association Conference

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Towner County Medical Center (TCMC) in Cando was recognized among the 20 highest ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the nation at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Rural Health Clinics and Critical Access Hospital Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on Sept. 20. The determining factors for the top 20 CAHs are based on indicators […]

Two MPH students win Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center stipends

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Anna Ojczyk and Courtney Brackin, students in the UND Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, have been awarded research stipends from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center (RMPHTC). The second-year students will receive a stipend of $1,500 that supports field placements and collaborative learning projects. Ojczyk and Brackin are among 20 students from several colleges […]

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year faculty and student award winners

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) presented a number of awards to its graduating medical students and the School’s faculty and other community volunteers during its commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 12, including the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty. Of the roughly 1,700 physicians in North Dakota, more than […]

Nominations sought for Meritorious Service, UND Proud awards

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The UND Department of Human Resources is seeking nominations of faculty and staff for a pair of annual awards. A total of ten $1,000 Meritorious Service Awards will recognize individuals who best reflect honor upon the University and the community through a combination of the employee job performance, relationship with associates, and ability to relate […]

Eric Johnson receives community service award, publishes ADA standards of care manual

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Eric Johnson, MD, associate professor in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and director of Interprofessional Education in the Department of Education Resources at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has just finished up work as lead editor of the abridged-for-primary-care-providers version of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) manual Standards of Medical Care in […]

Booth Awarded NDMA 2018 Physician Community and Professional Services Award

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Michael Booth, MD, cardiovascular surgeon and associate dean of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Southwest Campus in Bismarck, is this year’s recipient of the North Dakota Medical Association’s Physician Community and Professional Services Award. The award is recognized as North Dakota’s most prestigious physician award and since its inception in 1977, has […]