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Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

Kristina Olofsson

Categories: Welcome

Kristina Olofsson is the new administrative assistant in the Department of Indigenous Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. She provides support and assistance for the Department of Indigenous Health, serves as point person for any administrative queries, and works with hiring, filling, records management, and travel and billing […]

Introduction to UND’s new Practice-Based Research Network AICoRN to be held online March 4

Categories: Events, Research

UND’s new American Indian Collaborative Research Network (AICoRN) is hosting a virtual event to introduce itself and discuss research proposals at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 4. AICoRN is UND’s new Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN), which is a network of health providers in a region who want to do clinical research in a focused way. […]

Save the Date: Cross-cultural medicine workshop starts April 29

Categories: Education

The Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP) is hosting its 29th Cross Cultural Medicine Workshop at Crowne Plaza Albuquerque in Albuquerque, N.M., from April 29 to May 1, 2022. This workshop, entitled “Traditional Healing: Harmony in this moment,” is designed to provide physicians, medical students, hospital staff, counselors, program staff, and healthcare professionals a greater […]

Ciciley Littlewolf to give Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on health inequities and the American Indian population Feb. 16

Categories: Education

The next UND Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds event will be broadcast via Zoom from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The presentation, entitled “Healthcare Inequities and American Indian Patients,” features Ciciley Littlewolf, M.D., senior resident in the UND Internal Medicine Residency Training program, and Steven L. Mitchell, M.D., member and […]

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the Centers […]

From the Dean: The prudent thing to do

Categories: From the Dean

Last week I discussed the changing landscape around the globe due to the omicron variant. Unfortunately, this week I need to update that overview with comments about the burgeoning impact of omicron locally across North Dakota. We have seen a rapid increase in cases statewide, with increasing numbers of new cases over the past week. […]

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

Categories: News

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 […]

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

Categories: News

The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental award of $287,000 for data science. […]

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award

Categories: News

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has named Nicole Redvers, N.D., M.P.H., assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Family & Community Medicine and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program, winner of the 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award in the campus sustainability research category, recognizing […]

From the Dean: Dr. Warne goes to Washington

Categories: From the Dean

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 […]

From the Dean: The place to be for Indigenous health education

Categories: From the Dean

I should begin by noting that earlier this week we celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day. As you know, the UND SMHS has made Indigenous health and healthcare – not to mention the education of Indigenous health providers – one of our major goals. Just a month ago, for example, we announced the formation of the world’s […]

Fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

Categories: News

The fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is available now in both a paper and digital format! Included in this issue are stories on: The world’s first Department of Indigenous Health Dr. L. Michael Howell (BS Med ’64) on the new scholarship endowment bearing his name UND medical students using a Quality and Patient Safety […]

“Drive-by” farewell for Dr. Jacque Gray Sept. 29

Categories: Events

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, friends and colleagues will host a drive-by celebration to honor Dr. Jacque Gray’s commitment and service to the Indigenous and UND communities from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. outside the front doors of the SMHS. Dr. Gray, associate director of Indigenous Programs at the UND Center for Rural Health and program director […]

Warne named to Health Affairs magazine Health Equity Project advisory board

Categories: News

The Health Affairs magazine Health Equity Project has selected its advisory board, which includes Dr. Don Warne, director of UND’s INMED and public health programs. “We are honored to have such a distinguished group help guide our efforts to address racism and promote equity at Health Affairs and in scholarly publishing more broadly,” said Health […]