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Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at UND SMHS on Nov. 9

Categories: Education, Events

Grand Forks Public Health and the UND Center for Rural Health are sponsoring the seminar “Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship: Appropriate Prescribing, Medication Assisted Treatment, and ProjectECHO,” which will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Friday, November 9. Although primarily oriented toward physicians and advanced practice providers, people in other health professions […]

Warne named director of Master of Public Health Program at UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Categories: News

Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH, has been named the new director of the Master of Public Health Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Warne fills the role previously held by the program’s founding Director Raymond Goldsteen, DrPH, who retired in June 2018. “I look forward to building upon the great […]

UND Center for Rural Health, City-County Health District receive funding to combat opioid crisis

Categories: News

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) recently announced that the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will receive $200,000 for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning (RCORP). The aim of RCORP is to increase access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services serving rural populations […]

Gray awarded for work to help American Indian community

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Dr. Jacque Gray has received the Dr. Duane Mackey Lectureship and Award at the Great Plains Behavioral Health Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, in recognition of her contributions in the field of addiction. Gray serves as a research professor for the Department of Population Health and as the associate director for indigenous programs at the […]

Federal officials focused on rural health meet with UND’s Center for Rural Health staff

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The UND Center for Rural Health (CRH) recently hosted a group of national and regional rural health leaders on a tour of innovative rural and tribal health systems around North Dakota. Brad Gibbens, deputy director of the CRH, and Lynette Dickson, associate director of CRH, facilitated the site visits. The rural health leaders came to […]