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Oct. 6-12 is National PA Week!

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“The demand for healthcare providers is strong,” said Jeanie McHugo, Ph.D., P.A.-C., chair of the UND Department of Physician Assistant Studies, “and that’s where we can play a pivotal role.” The “we” in question is the physician assistant (PA, or sometimes “physician associate”) profession, which emerged in the 1970s from programs across the country looking […]

SMHS announces world’s first Department of Indigenous Health

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The School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) at the University of North Dakota is proud to announce the creation of the world’s first Department of Indigenous Health. “What’s being built here is unprecedented,” said Don Warne, M.D., M.P.H. “Nothing like this exists in the world.” Fresh off establishing the world’s first doctoral program in […]

Flom-Meland named chair of UND’s Department of Physical Therapy

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Professor Cindy Flom-Meland, P.T., M.P.T., Ph.D., has been named chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy (PT). A veteran practitioner and faculty member who teaches in the areas of communication and professional behavior in PT, in addition to motor control, psychology, and neuro-rehabilitation in PT, Flom-Meland takes over […]