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From the Dean: The prudent thing to do

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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. […]

INMED faculty Nicole Redvers wins 2021 AASHE Sustainability Award

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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 […]

Warne given Helen Rodríguez-Trías Award for Social Justice from American Public Health Association

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Don Warne, M.D., M.P.H., director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) public health and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) programs and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, has been awarded the 2021 Helen Rodríguez-Trías Award for Social Justice from the American Public Health Association (APHA). “APHA joins your colleagues in recognizing […]

From the Dean: Our national footprint

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Two esteemed physicians associated with our renowned Indians into Medicine (INMED) program were recognized this week for their service to medicine and efforts to achieve greater social justice. Dr. Judith Kaur of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Florida, and one of the first matriculants in the INMED program, was honored by the Association of […]

From the Dean: Why diversity, inclusion, and collaboration matter

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An interesting and informative article was just published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). It deals with the challenges and successes of four minority students and the impact of various programs aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medical schools across the country. One of our rising fourth-year students, Celeste Colegrove, […]

From the Dean: It’s Match Day!

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Today is Match Day for our senior medical students! At 11 a.m. today (12 p.m. Eastern), medical students from around the country (including those at the UND SMHS) learn where they will be spending the next three to five (or more) years as part of their post-MD residency. Hosted by the National Resident Matching Program […]

UND awarded $10 million NIH grant to study Indigenous resilience and the health effects of trauma

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a five-year award from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $10 million to develop an Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center. According to Dr. Don Warne, director of the School’s Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and public health programs, the goal of the […]

From the Dean: Med school matriculants from North Dakota enrolling at UND on the rise

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This past Monday we had our first virtual Faculty Assembly during which I traditionally deliver the “State of the School” address, and Faculty Council Chair David Relling presents the various committee reports to the UND SMHS faculty and others in attendance. As it turns out, one of the benefits of the virtual environment forced upon […]

From the Dean: News from Bismarck

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The School’s presentation to the North Dakota Legislature’s Senate Appropriations Committee this past Monday went well. Dave Molmen, CEO of Altru Health System and the chair of the UND SMHS Advisory Council and I presented virtually, utilizing the slides available here. We fielded a few insightful questions from committee members, but none that were problematic. […]

DaCCoTA Community Engagement and Outreach core hosts Tribal IRB Workshop Oct. 6

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Please join the DaCCoTA and UND Indigenous Health and INMED teams via Zoom on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, for a day-long Tribal IRB workshop. The workshop will bring together professionals from across the region in an effort to help researchers better navigate the IRB, grant writing and community engagement processes, particularly as they relate to state […]

From the Dean: Remembering Dr. David Gipp

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This past Monday, the UND SMHS Advisory Council reported back to the Interim Higher Education Committee of the North Dakota Legislature, as is customary prior to each legislative assembly session and as required by law. As you might already know, the next session begins Jan. 5, 2021. I testified (virtually), along with Dave Molmen, the […]

UND to offer world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous health

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The State Board of Higher Education made history last week with a vote to approve the first doctoral program in Indigenous health. It’s not only the first such program at UND or in the state. It’s the first in the world. The Ph.D. degree will launch this summer, and prospective students are already inquiring about […]

From the Dean

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Our Indians into Medicine (INMED) program is one to be proud of, but I am especially proud after the recent announcement that the program was one of four recipients of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Medical Education and Patient Care bestowed by the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical […]

INMED and MPH programs host book signing for faculty at UND Bookstore Nov. 25

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In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Indians Into Medicine and Master of Public Health programs are proud to announce an exciting cross-disciplinary book event. On Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, INMED Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Redvers will host a book signing for her new title, The Science […]