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‘Doodles for Granny’: Send your doodles to older adults online with Dakota Geriatrics

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Dakota Geriatrics is pleased to announce “Doodles for Granny,” a new program designed to bring joy to older adults through art. Members of the UND Community are invited to submit doodles or artwork depicting positive aging and send it to our team. Dakota Geriatrics will print and distribute the doodles to older adults in regional […]

Disrupting Aging

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Americans are getting older. According to the nonprofit Population Reference Bureau, larger percentages of the U.S. population have been shifting steadily into older age cohorts for many years, due largely to the aging of the Baby Boom generation and slowing rates of childbirth and immigration generally. Given that this trend will have an enormous impact […]

Spring 2020 North Dakota Medicine magazine now available!

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS or our website, the Spring 2020 issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available! Features this issue include stories on: The rise in anxiety in the U.S. Dr. Don Jurivich’s $3.75 million HRSA grant Students in Action: Logan Schmaltz Cracking the Code on SIDS Connor Murphy’s […]

Jurivich awarded $3.75 million to study geriatrics education and health care transformation in Dakotas

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Dr. Don Jurivich, chair of the Department of Geriatrics and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), was recently awarded a $3.75 million grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration. The federal grant will be used to advance geriatrics education and health care transformation in the Dakotas, with particular focus on the […]

Department of Geriatrics produces newest SMHS newsletter

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The SMHS Department of Geriatrics has published its latest newsletter. Given the broad reach of Geriatrics as a specialty, this newsletter may be of interest not only to health providers interested in the health and well-being of elderly persons, but researchers studying longevity, Alzheimer’s, and other illnesses typically associated with old age. The newsletter can be […]