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SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 69 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 14, 2022. One of those 240-plus students is Jacob Tupa, who is graduating with […]

From the Dean: Growing our research enterprise

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Most institutions of higher learning share three core values in their missions – education, discovery (that is, research, scholarship, and creative activities), and service to the community. As I’ve indicated previously, what is somewhat unique about the UND SMHS is that our purpose as a school is defined in North Dakota Century Code, the codified […]

Yakoub awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Award for project with potential to ‘push the boundaries’ COVID-19 research

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A research team led by an assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Biomedical Sciences, Abraam Yakoub, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a five-year, $4.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project proposal that has the potential to “push the boundaries” of research […]

Department of Indigenous Health, Center for Rural Health host virtual lecture series for dental providers

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The University of North Dakota’s Department of Indigenous Health and Center for Rural Health (CRH) Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program have teamed up to host a series of virtual one-hour clinics using the TeleECHO model to train dental providers in North Dakota on addressing primary health care concerns in their offices. Sponsored by the North […]

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

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Join UND’s Center for Rural Health (CRH) and Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Chair Brooke Solberg on Friday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss UND’s MLS program and brainstorm ideas on working collaboratively to address laboratory workforce shortages in North Dakota. Rural facility leadership and staff are invited to attend. […]

From the Dean: Dr. Warne goes to Washington

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This past Tuesday, Dr. Don Warne, associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion, director of our Indians into Medicine (INMED) and public health programs, and chair of our newly established Department of Indigenous Health, testified in Washington, D.C., before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the United States Senate. Dr. Warne got a […]

Register today for the virtual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health

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The 36th annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health will be held virtually from June 2-4, 2021! Registration fees have been reduced for the 2021 conference (registration deadline is June 2). The Dakota Conference provides an opportunity for over 300 healthcare professionals, educators, and students to share strategies for building and sustaining healthy communities in […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences recognizes more than 220 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 75 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing nearly 230 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 15. One of those 200-plus students is Melissa Hayes, a laboratory supervisor who is graduating […]

UND Student Health Services seeks a physician

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UND’s Student Health Services (SHS) is seeking a physician to provide primary care, within scope of said practice, with an emphasis on the prevention of illness, promotion of health, and development of health maintenance to a diverse UND student population. SHS is an interdisciplinary team of advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, medical laboratory scientists, and […]

SMHS, UND Marketing teams win gold award for Indigenous Health Ph.D. campaign

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and UND Marketing & Communications teams have been given a Gold “Award of Excellence” from the Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for the public relations and media campaign they launched in January 2020 for the School’s first-in-the-world Indigenous […]

NDAD to host virtual sessions on NIH “All of Us” program Feb. 24 and 25

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The North Dakota Association for the Disabled (NDAD) is co-hosting an interactive presentation about the National Institute of Health’s “All of Us” research program on Feb. 24 and 25. At the two events, NDAD staff will share the goal of All of Us, which is to accelerate breakthroughs in health research. The virtual event features […]

SMHS Advisory Council publishes Sixth Biennial Report on health in North Dakota

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Advisory Council, a legislatively mandated group of 16 stakeholders connected to North Dakota’s health care enterprise, has published the School’s Sixth Biennial Report: Health Issues for the State of North Dakota. Highlights from the Report include: Although North Dakotans have a lower prevalence of diabetes than the rest of […]

Scholarships available for 2021 Dakota Conference

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Scholarship funds are available to cover registration costs for the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health through the State Office of Rural Health grant program at the Center for Rural Health. The funds will cover the conference registration fee only; hotel, travel, preconference, and banquet costs are not covered. Preference will be given to […]

McLean and Montgomery to present on mental wellbeing and COVID on Nov. 9

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strain on all of us, not only physically and socially, but financially, professionally, and personally. As such, several reports suggest that mental illness has been increasing rapidly over the past eight months. But guidance, support, and help are available. From noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 9, Dr. Andrew […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes nearly 250 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 74 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing 249 students from its graduate and health sciences programs who are also graduating on Saturday, May 16. “We want to extend congratulations to all of the graduates of the […]