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AEDs on the UND campus and registering AEDs via PulsePoint

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When a cardiac emergency strikes, an automated external defibrillator (AED) can help save a life. But saving a life could mean knowing where AEDs are located. Although UND provides a map of AEDs located on campus, what should you do if a cardiac emergency occurs off campus? PulsePoint AED is an app utilized by the North […]

From the Dean: How science works (a lesson from cardiology)

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been updating, revising, and finalizing the presentation materials I’ll use starting this coming week when I’ll deliver a series of talks to our medical students on various aspects of cardiovascular pathophysiology, including valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, pericardial and myocardial diseases, and other related topics. One of the […]

From the Dean: Heavy hearts

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The UND SMHS family shared in lamenting the unsettling news that some 250 boxes containing the remains of Indigenous ancestors and other sacred objects have been located on the UND campus in Grand Forks. President Armacost spoke about the news on Wednesday and was sincere in his apologies on behalf of the entire UND community. […]

Wear Red Day photo on Friday, Feb. 7

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Hey, faculty, staff, and students! The SMHS is once again helping raise awareness for heart disease by participating in the American Heart Association (AHA) “Wear Red Day” event by taking a group photo of all SMHS employees/students wearing red at 10 a.m. on the School’s grand stairs on Friday, Feb. 7. As the AHA website […]

CANCELED: Fifth Annual Hypertension Summit to be held March 19 in Fargo

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Registration for the North Dakota Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention Program’s Fifth Annual Hypertension Summit, to be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Fargo Holiday Inn on March 19, is now open! The goal of the Summit is to share the importance of hypertension diagnosis and treatment with providers of all backgrounds. This year, […]

Heart Health presentation by Dr. Wynne March 14

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Join UND Work Well on Thursday, March 14 as it hosts a heart health presentation to be given by SMHS Dean and UND’s Vice President for Health Affairs Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH. Dr. Wynne, a cardiologist by training, will discuss the determinants of heart disease and tips to reduce your risk of developing heart disease. Dr. […]