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First nations, first graduates

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The first graduates of the world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous Health walk across the stage at UND “I have a dream of testifying before Congress,” smiles Cole Allick from his Washington State University office in Seattle. “I know it’s probably not a high priority for a lot of other people, but I want to […]

From the Dean: Investing in Indigenous students

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Kudos to all the health sciences students who graduated this past weekend. As I mentioned last week, the time was filled with many happy events, including two commencement ceremonies (one for graduate and the other for undergraduate degrees), hooding events for the students from occupational therapy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies, and receptions for […]

From the Dean: Happy Birthday INMED!

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As I mentioned last week, all week long we’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of our renowned Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program – despite the snow! Since 1973, this first-of-its-kind program has helped produce more than 270 Indigenous physicians who otherwise might not have become doctors. That’s hundreds of physicians, and other health providers, who […]

Full slate of April events scheduled for INMED’s 50th anniversary

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In honor of its landmark 50th anniversary in 2023, the UND Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program is hosting a series of events this calendar year. April is an especially busy month, with events occurring in Grand Forks, N.D., and Minneapolis, Minn. Scheduling its local events around UND’s annual Time Out Wacipi Powwow on April 21-22, […]

Spring 2023 North Dakota Medicine now available

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The Spring 2023 issue of the SMHS quarterly magazine North Dakota Medicine is now available. Check it out now on paper or online! Feature Stories this issue include: The Next 50 Years – UND’s first-of-its-kind Indians Into Medicine program celebrates a half-century of cultivating Indigenous health providers. Rural Realizations – Tales from Tioga and Fort Totten about how rural […]

The next 50 years

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UND’s first-of-its-kind Indians Into Medicine program celebrates a half-century of cultivating Indigenous health providers. Collecting her thoughts, Dr. Adriann Begay frowned slightly as she reflected on the challenge of being a health provider for the Navajo Nation in 2020 and 2021. “It was really, really stressful,” she sighed. Recalling the difficulty of those long months, […]

Rural Realizations

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Tales from Tioga and Fort Totten about how rural experiences changed the minds of some UND medical students. Medical students are assigned many rotations, or other clinical experiences, throughout their four years of medical school. For those in their first two years, opportunities for short shadowing experiences are available for a glimpse at a community […]

Geiger named Interim PI of UND’s $10 million CoBRE grant exploring Indigenous health disparities

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Jonathan Geiger, Ph.D., a Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named the Interim Principal Investigator (PI) on the School’s five-year, $10 million the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) research award targeting Indigenous health. […]

From the Dean: Repatriation and the SMHS

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I hope that you have had a chance to see the video that was released earlier this week that I recorded with UND President Armacost. The video, along with a letter to the community from the President, addressed the current status of our repatriation efforts involving Native American ancestors and artifacts that will be returned […]

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. […]

Farewell reception for Dr. Warne to be held Aug. 25

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Dr. Don Warne is headed to Hopkins! The Director of the INMED and Master of Public Health programs and the Department of Indigenous Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (plus its Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) will move to the Baltimore, Md., region in September to become the first […]

UND Indians Into Medicine program announces $1 million comprehensive campaign

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The Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is kicking off a $1 million comprehensive campaign, the largest campaign of its kind for Indigenous medical education. “For nearly 50 years this program has led the nation in training Indigenous physicians,” said INMED Director Dr. Don Warne, referencing the […]

Dr. Daniel Henry

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Dr. Daniel Henry (Standing on Green Ground) is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. He earned his Doctor of Educational Leadership degree from Concordia University – Portland with a concentration in higher education administration. Dr. Henry is currently the Co-director for the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) Program at the University of […]

AICoRN summit to be held Aug. 4-5 in Sioux Falls

Categories: Events, Research

The multi-institution, UND-based American Indian Collaborative Research Network (AICoRN) Summit will be held virtually and in-person in Sioux Falls, S.D., Aug. 4 and 5. Keynote speakers include: Dr. Donald Warne, director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion. […]