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Primary Care Week ‘Meet and Greet’ to be held at SMHS on Oct. 26

Categories: Events

Save the date! The UND Center for Rural Health 2023 Community Meet and Greet, held in conjunction with National Primary Care Week, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) in Grand Forks. North Dakota healthcare facilities are invited to […]

Community conversation on barriers to colorectal cancer screening to be held virtually in August

Categories: Events, Research

A research team at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is studying barriers to, and support for, colorectal cancer prevention and treatment in North Dakota. If you live in one of the 14 identified counties listed below and are age 50 or older, please join us for a virtual community conversation around local […]

The Big Event set for April 30

Categories: News

The Big Event is Grand Forks’s largest community-wide volunteer day! Sponsored in part by UND, this year’s Big Event will take place on April 30, starting at 9 a.m. Organizers are looking for both student and faculty volunteers this year. All volunteer sites will be outdoors, and will include tasks such as raking leaves, washing […]

Michelle Montgomery presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Dec. 15: “It’s biological: Humans need connection!”

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, to be held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15, Michelle Montgomery, MSW, LCSW, will present “It’s biological: Humans need connection!” Montgomery is wellness advocate for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science and assistant director of Interprofessional Education in the SMHS Office of Interprofessional Education. […]

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award

Categories: News

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has named Nicole Redvers, N.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, winner of the 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award in the campus sustainability research category, recognizing […]

Learning Community Wellness Challenge participants log 1,841 miles in 19 days

Categories: News

The UND SMHS Learning Communities Higher Council was created last year with the intention of providing an additional avenue for students from different health professions to work together to build community within UND SMHS and give back to the surrounding community. Each learning community has two representatives (16 students), and each region (two LCs) has […]

AAMC announces Community Health Needs grant opportunity

Categories: Research

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is accepting applications for its Nurturing Experiences for Tomorrow’s Community Leaders (NEXT) award that addresses population health leadership principles and promotes collaboration among diverse stakeholders across the clinical, education and research missions. The award will provide five grants of $10,000 to institutions or residency programs to develop or […]

Deadline extended to Dec. 6: Applications for DaCCoTA Community Engagement CTR Scholars Program

Categories: Research

The DaCCoTA Community Engagement Clinical Translational Research (CTR) Scholars Program is supported by an NIH/NIGMS grant entitled “Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity.” The goal of the program is to develop successful CTR investigators. This program is a joint effort between the Professional Development and Community Engagement and Outreach Cores. Two areas will receive priority: […]

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Categories: Education, News

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP, co-director of the Family Medicine […]