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From the Dean: M.D. Commencement is here!

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What an exciting time of year! Tonight we will hold the Commencement Awards Banquet for the members of the medical student Class of 2024, and tomorrow we’ll award M.D. degrees to 65 highly qualified and highly motivated new doctors. Similar commencement events will take place a week from tomorrow when our graduating health sciences and […]

From the Dean: A major gift, a lecture, and a Wacipi

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This has been an event-filled week – and the events will continue through the weekend! Things started off with a bang on Monday when the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (UNDAAF) announced a $6.5 million gift to UND from Sanford Health. Tiffany Lawrence, the CEO of Sanford Fargo, was present for the announcement event at […]

Bringing it all back home

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UND’s first MD graduate Dr. Robert Arusell on medical education, oncology, and establishing an annuity to support the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences “Well, I was the first graduate simply due to my last name,” laughed Dr. Robert Arusell, the inaugural graduate (MD ’76) of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences […]

From the Dean: Forever UND

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Continuing the philanthropy theme from last week’s column, I’m currently at the winter meeting of the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF) Board of Directors, along with the senior leadership teams from UND and the Foundation. We’ve been meeting since yesterday morning and the meeting is scheduled to finish late this afternoon. The major theme […]

From the Dean: Reducing debt and increasing gifts

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I had a most fulfilling experience recently as I read some of the thank you notes that students at the UND SMHS sent to donors who provided scholarship and other financial support to the students for their studies here. As you may know, the cost of higher education has skyrocketed in general and has placed […]

Peterson named winner of the 2023 UND Foundation/Karleen Home Rosaaen Award for Excellence in Academic Advising

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Samantha Peterson, Ph.D., M.L.S. (ASCP)cm, assistant professor in the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science, has been named by UND as one of winners of the 2023 UND Foundation/Karleen Home Rosaaen Award for Excellence in Academic Advising. This award, along with other various campus awards, will be presented to Dr. Peterson at UND Founders Day […]

Simply the best

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Northwood Deaconess Health Center physician Dr. Erika Stein named ‘preceptor of the year’ by third-year medical students It was the last thing the Northwood, N.D., based physician expected. Dr. Erika Stein, family physician at Northwood Deaconess Health Center, has been named the 2023 namesake preceptor for the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) […]

From the Dean: A healthy dose of holiday cheer

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As the fall semester winds down, holiday celebrations abound! This past week was busy with events at UND and the SMHS. On Monday, CEO DeAnna Carlson-Zink and her fantastic teammates at the UND Alumni Association and Foundation (UNDAAF) sponsored a reception for the UND family and especially benefactors of UND who are in the area. […]

From the Dean: Homecoming 2023 is here!

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Although the weather has at times been a little iffy this week, UND Homecoming 2023 has been a rousing success – with more to come later today and tomorrow. The SMHS has two big Homecoming events today – a continuing medical education symposium this morning, titled  “Interprofessional Approaches to Wellness,” and our annual Homecoming Banquet […]

From the Dean: The need for more residency and fellowship programs in North Dakota

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Yesterday we held a meeting of the UND SMHS Advisory Council in Bismarck. It was a hybrid meeting with some of the participants joining by video link. This was the first meeting with Dr. Tom Arnold of Dickinson, N.D., as chair following the long-time distinguished chairpersonship of Dave Molmen. Dave kindly has agreed to remain […]

From the Dean: Host-Pathogen symposium, Simulation Week, Joggin’ with Josh right around the corner

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In last week’s column I summarized the many events that took place at UND and the SMHS with the start of the fall semester. Today I’d like to give you a “heads up” about some exciting upcoming events so that you can check your calendar for possible attendance at one or more of the public […]

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 […]

Giving Hearts Day is Thursday, Feb. 9

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The UND Alumni Association & Foundation needs your support to continue providing financial assistance to students for Dakota Medical Foundation’s Giving Hearts Day 2023 on Feb. 9. Students are the heart of UND, and now you have the opportunity to transform the lives of our many students. “The scholarships I’ve received have helped me reach […]