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Wedding it forward

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M.D. program grads Allison Clapp and Chris Anderson on how their wedding turned into a scholarship endowment for UND medical students. “I think everyone gave,” reminisced Dr. Allison Clapp of the request that guests make a donation in lieu of gifts for the 2013 wedding in Fargo, N.D., of Clapp and her bridegroom, Dr. Chris […]

On the road again

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UND Department of Occupational Therapy graduate LaDonna Bannach takes her Fargo-based team of occupational and physical therapists on the road Time is money. And because time is money to the parents of children who need pediatric occupational or physical therapy services, says occupational therapist LaDonna Bannach, many rural clients were missing needed services due to […]

Dr. Joshua Morrell named chair of SMHS Department of Radiology

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Joshua Morrell, M.D., has been named Chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. A 2015 graduate of the SMHS, Dr. Morrell began his practice as a diagnostic radiologist at the Fargo VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Fargo, N.D., shortly after completing a radiology residency at the University of […]

Scott Engum named Associate Dean of SMHS Southeast Campus

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Dr. Scott Engum, professor of surgery with the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named Associate Dean for the School’s Southeast Campus in Fargo. Engum succeeds Dr. Cornelius “Mac” Dyke, who was recently named chair of the SMHS Department of Surgery. A widely published practitioner-scholar, Dr. Engum received his medical degree […]

ACGME grants initial accreditation to UND Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship

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The ACGME has granted initial accreditation to UND’s Fargo-based Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship, effective Jan. 22, 2021. Program Director Dr. Matthew Tinguely received word of the initial accreditation this week. The accreditation allows Dr. Tinguely and his largely Sanford Health-based team to accept up to six total fellows (two per year for a three-year […]

Dr. Steffen Christensen retires from SMHS after 26 years of service

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After 26 years of service, Dr. Steffen Christensen will step down as vice chair of the UND SMHS Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Based in Fargo, Dr. Christensen is among the last of the two-year UND Bachelor of Science in Medicine graduates. “Few faculty members have done more to support the UND SMHS mission in […]

Sgt. Matthew Christensen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 19

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Sgt. Matthew Christensen, a member of the Fargo Police Department Narcotics Unit and the Red River Valley S.W.A.T. Team, will present “Current Drug Trends in the Fargo Moorhead Community” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Upon completion of this program, the learner will […]

Neuroscience Symposium set for Feb. 2 in Fargo

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The 2019 Sanford Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Delta Hotels by Marriott in Fargo, N.D. This symposium is designed to provide the latest clinical research and practice regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management of neurological disease and to enhance the competence of health care professionals related to these topics. The target audience includes physicians, […]