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The next 50 years

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UND’s first-of-its-kind Indians Into Medicine program celebrates a half-century of cultivating Indigenous health providers. Collecting her thoughts, Dr. Adriann Begay frowned slightly as she reflected on the challenge of being a health provider for the Navajo Nation in 2020 and 2021. “It was really, really stressful,” she sighed. Recalling the difficulty of those long months, […]

From the Dean

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You may have read an email earlier this week and/or the Tuesday news release announcing that Dr. Joy Dorscher, the School’s associate dean of Student Affairs & Admissions, has decided to retire as of February 19, 2020. Dr. Dorscher has served the School with energy and commitment since May 2012. During her tenure, she devoted […]

Porter named Associate Dean for Student Affairs & Admissions

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Jim Porter, Ph.D., associate professor in UND’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been named associate dean for Student Affairs & Admissions at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). A 21-year veteran of the SMHS, Dr. Porter is filling the role previously held by Joycelyn Dorscher, M.D., who is leaving the School on […]