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Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

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Luke Benedict Roller, M.D., a physician at Bismarck Radiology Associates, has been selected as the new chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. After earning his M.D. degree from the SMHS in 2012, Dr. Roller went on to complete residencies in both diagnostic and interventional radiology at the […]

Society of Hospital Medicine North Dakota Chapter has a successful first meeting

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The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) North Dakota Chapter held its first chapter meeting on June 11 in Fargo. The event’s keynote speaker was Dr. Dinesh Bande, chair of UND’s Department of Internal Medicine, who spoke about “The State of Hospital Medicine in North Dakota.” SHM promotes exceptional care for hospitalized patients and provides members […]

Summer 2019 edition of North Dakota Medicine available now!

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The summer 2019 edition of the SMHS quarterly North Dakota Medicine is available now! This issue focuses on UND’s historic Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program and features stories on the origins of INMED more than 40 years ago, a profile on INMED Director Don Warne, and an interview with INMED alum Dr. Michael LeBeau. Plus […]

SMHS to confer 73 doctor of medicine degrees upon new physicians Sunday

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The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will confer the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree to 73 graduating medical students at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium on the UND campus in Grand Forks. The graduating students have completed four years of medical education to […]

Dept. of Family and Community Medicine featured in Global Family Doctor newsletter

Categories: Education, News

The SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine has been featured in “Global Family Doctor,” the monthly newsletter of the World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians (abbreviated WONCA). In a brief article on UND’s Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, Kamille Sherman, MD, FAAFP, co-director of the Family Medicine […]

What opportunity will you reveal for Indians Into Medicine?

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), in conjunction with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation (AAF), is taking part in an inaugural giving event on Wednesday, April 24 known as UND Gives. UND Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge that aims to rally philanthropic support for UND initiatives, including the SMHS Indians into Medicine (INMED) […]

INMED welcomes Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as new assistant director

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The Indians into Medicine (INMED) program at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences would like to welcome Siobhan Wescott, MD, MPH, as the program’s new assistant director. Dr. Wescott formerly taught in the Department of Public Health at North Dakota State University in American Indian Public Health. She is Athabascan […]

Society of Hospital Medicine announces North Dakota chapter

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The Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has now established a North Dakota Chapter under the direction of chapter leaders Abhishek Matta, MD, Dinesh Bande, MD, and Siddharth Singhal, MD. The chapter’s leadership encourage not only hospital medicine physicians (hospitalists) to participate and contribute to the chapter’s success, but health providers and students of all backgrounds. Student […]

Solberg named chair of new UND Department of Emergency Medicine

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Jon Solberg, MD, FACEP, FAWM, has been named chair of the inaugural Department of Emergency Medicine at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS). Solberg is a Stanley, N.D., native and 2006 graduate of the SMHS. Solberg trained as an emergency medicine physician at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis, Washington, and deployed to […]

National Athletic Training Month events in March

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In honor of National Athletic Training Month in March, the UND Student Athletic Trainers’ Organization will host the following events to help raise money for North Dakota Special Olympics (NDSO) and the group’s upcoming trip to Tulsa, Okla., for the District 5 Annual Meeting. Healthcare Clash Volleyball Tournament:  Open to all, this team event will […]

New issue of North Dakota Medicine available

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the latest issue of North Dakota Medicine is now available. Features this issue include stories on: Women in medicine and the research sciences at the SMHS Master of Public Health students in Norway The new Geriatrics Medicine Fellowship The DaCCoTA project RHIHub/Center for Rural Health […]

SMHS Faculty Assembly set for Jan. 30

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The annual UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Faculty Assembly has been set for 3 p.m. (central time) on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, in the Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium (E101) at the UND SMHS in Grand Forks. Please place this important meeting on your calendar. Dr. Joshua Wynne, UND’s vice president for Health […]

SMHS medical students awarded scholarships for 2018-19 academic year

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that over $630,000 in awards and scholarships have been awarded to 110 UND medical students for the 2018–2019 academic year. Funds for the scholarships come from private sources, endowments, and other awards, and have helped the School lower UND medical student debt from well […]

Fall 2018 issue of North Dakota Medicine now available

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As you may have noticed in your mailbox, or while perusing the displays in the SMHS, the fall 2018 issue of North Dakota Medicine out this week. Features this issue include stories on: The history of biomedical sciences at the SMHS The Occupational Therapy Department’s 25 year partnership with Casper College Combating opioid use disorder Rural physician recruitment Lyme disease The […]