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Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

Categories: News

Dr. Don Jurivich, chair of the Department of Geriatrics and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), was recently awarded a $3.75 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration. The federal grant will be used to advance geriatrics education and health care transformation in the Dakotas, with particular focus on the […]

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available now!

Categories: News

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the display in the SMHS south entrance, the fall 2019 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Stories this issue include: Dr. Wynne’s conversation with AAMC President Dr. David Skorton INMED in the 21st century National Indian Council on Aging Director Larry Curley Third-year med student Marcos Moreno First-year […]

North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry recognized for Contributions to NAACCR

Categories: News, Research

The North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry (NDSCR), managed by the Department of Pathology at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has once again received Gold Certification from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). This marks the seventh consecutive year that the NDSCR has received gold-level certification. “The evaluation of […]

Call for Abstracts: Poster competition for North Dakota ACP and SHM chapters

Categories: Research

Compete to win a trip to California in 2020! Do you excel at research? Have you come across an interesting case where your colleagues could benefit from your findings? Do you have any projects that promote patient safety or outcomes measurement? Don’t miss this opportunity to submit a medical abstract to the American College of […]

Call for applications for DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

Categories: Research

The Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is soliciting applications for awards to support clinical and translational cancer research. One of the primary goals of the DaCCoTA is to create a culture of clinical/translational research (CTR) by training investigators and clinicians to develop both the skills to conduct research and an appreciation for the […]

Summer 2019 edition of North Dakota Medicine available now!

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The summer 2019 edition of the SMHS quarterly North Dakota Medicine is available now! This issue focuses on UND’s historic Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and features stories on the origins of INMED more than 40 years ago, a profile on INMED Director Don Warne, and an interview with INMED alum Dr. Michael LeBeau. Plus […]

Rural and public health awardees to be honored at 2019 Dakota Conference

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From UND’s Center for Rural Health: The Outstanding Rural and Public Health Award recipients for 2019 will be recognized at the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on Wednesday, June 12 in Minot. The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) will present three awards: Tiffany Boespflug, public health nurse and program manager, […]

North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair Awards

Categories: News, Research

Thank you to all faculty, graduate students and staff who helped judge at the 69th annual North Dakota State Science and Engineering Fair that was held on April 5 at the University of North Dakota. Prior to presenting their work to judges, students participated in hands-on STEM activities across campus. Many thanks to the Medical Laboratory […]

From the Dean

Categories: From the Dean

As I mentioned last week, the SMHS will testify before the House Appropriations Committee—Education and Environment Division at the state capitol on Tuesday afternoon. Recently retired Altru CEO Dave Molmen will join me in testifying on behalf of the UND SMHS Advisory Council that he chairs. Dave has graciously agreed to continue in this role […]

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

Categories: News

As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the latest issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Features this issue include stories on: Women in medicine and the research sciences at the SMHS Master of Public Health students in Norway The new Geriatrics Medicine Fellowship The DaCCoTA project RHIHub/Center for Rural Health […]

ACP North Dakota Chapter – Poster Competition Winners!

Categories: News, Research

The American College of Physicians – North Dakota Chapter held a successful ACP week October 3-5, 2018, and included activities in Fargo (doctor’s dilemma, poster competition) and Bismarck (scientific meeting). The Chapter received 35 posters in three categories. The winners in each category are: Resident Clinical Vignette (Judges: Dr. Fadel Nammour & Dr. Mayank Singhal) Winner: […]

Fall 2018 issue of North Dakota Medicine now available

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the fall 2018 issue of North Dakota Medicine out this week. Features this issue include stories on: The history of biomedical sciences at the SMHS The Occupational Therapy Department’s 25 year partnership with Casper College Combating opioid use disorder Rural physician recruitment Lyme disease The […]

North Dakota INBRE to hold annual Research Symposium at SMHS Oct. 13-14

Categories: Research

The North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) will hold its annual Research Symposium at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Oct. 13-14. The event will be begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 and conclude at noon on Sunday, Oct. 14. The Saturday morning session will be devoted to student research presentations and the afternoon […]