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Kasey Johnson presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on the social determinants of mental health Feb. 1

Categories: Education

Dr. Kasey Johnson, a second-year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program, will present “Addressing the Social Determinants of Mental Health: Structural Competency, Health Equity, and Social Responsibility Training in Graduate Medical Education” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Ciciley Littlewolf, M.D., is a Hospitalist at Sanford Health, Fargo, N.D., and […]

Brynn Luger to discuss wellness among Indigenous counselors on Jan. 20

Categories: Events, Research

The Department of Indigenous Health is inviting everyone to a presentation by faculty candidate Dr. Brynn Luger on Friday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. The presentation will be streamed via Zoom at: Dr. Luger’s presentation is entitled “Helping the Helpers: Examining the Health and Wellness of Native American Counselors.” Dr. Brynn Luger (Lakota Sioux) has […]

Disaster declaration

Categories: News

As a volunteer with the mental health advocacy group Vibrant Emotional Health, Andrew McLean, M.D., M.P.H., chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, finds himself in his share of challenging environments. Whether he’s providing logistical support for local mental health agencies in the wake of a […]

Madiha Halim presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on “lifestyle psychiatry” Dec. 7

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Dr. Madiha Halim will present “Lifestyle Psychiatry” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Halim is a second-year resident in the UND Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Cindy Sondag, M.D., clinical assistant professor for the UND SMHS, is […]

Lisa Schock to discuss neuromodulation at next Neurology Grand Rounds on Dec. 15

Categories: Education

For the next Neurology Grand Rounds, from 12:15 to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, Lisa Schock, M.D., will give a presentation on neuromodulation. The meeting will be held in person at the Brain & Spine Clinic, 2301 25th St. S. in Fargo, Conf. Rm 1 and Conf. Rm. SMCF 6A, and via Webex (Meeting […]

From the Dean: Addressing mental health needs

Categories: From the Dean

As I am sure you are aware, there is a burgeoning awareness of the importance of finding ways to better address the mental and behavioral health issues that are impacting too many of our friends, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Susan and I sadly have had personal experience with this, as the families of six of […]

Truth and reconciliation

Categories: News

UND researcher Ursula Running Bear sees her work on American Indian boarding schools and health cited in a major U.S. Department of the Interior report. Although its carcinogenic effects were known at least by the early-1960s, the chemical dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, or DDT, was not banned for agricultural use in the United States until 1972. Exactly when […]

Michelle Jorgensen presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on eating disorders June 16

Categories: Education

Michelle Jorgensen, M.D., will present “Medication Treatment of Eating Disorders” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Jorgensen is a Fargo-based clinical assistant professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences and the medical director of inpatient eating disorders/partial hospital eating […]