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SMHS recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 69 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 14, 2022. One of those 240-plus students is Jacob Tupa, who is graduating with […]

Health Sciences and Residency graduation events in 2022

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In addition to the MD Commencement (to be held at UND’s Chester Fritz Auditorium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 7), the many health sciences and residency programs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting graduation related events soon. Below is a partial list of events to note as of April […]

Department of Medical Laboratory Science celebrates Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 25-30

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UND’s Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) is celebrating the 47th annual Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 25-30, 2022. Medical laboratory professionals perform, develop, evaluate, correlate, and assure accuracy and validity of laboratory information, which is utilized to help diagnose and treat patients in a variety of settings. The work of medical lab professionals is […]

Medical Laboratory Science to host 5K run/walk through UND campus on April 26

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As part of National Laboratory Professionals Week 2022 later in April, the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science is hosting a 5K run/walk through the UND campus on Tuesday, April 26. Interested runners are asked to gather on the east patio outside the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences for the 4:30 p.m. start […]

Three Medical Laboratory Science Students receive national organization scholarships

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Congratulations to the three senior undergraduates from the UND Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program — Morgan Kainz, Jacob Tupa, and Grace Matter — who won awards from Alpha Mu Tau, the scholarship fraternity of the American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science. Kainz, Tupa, and Matter won the Ida and May Reilly Memorial Scholarship, the Eleanor Parchman Memorial […]

UND Center for Rural Health and MLS teams to host workforce forum Dec. 10

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Join UND’s Center for Rural Health (CRH) and Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) Chair Brooke Solberg on Friday, Dec. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss UND’s MLS program and brainstorm ideas on working collaboratively to address laboratory workforce shortages in North Dakota. Rural facility leadership and staff are invited to attend. […]

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2021-22

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The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2021-2022 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

Fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

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The fall 2021 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is available now in both a paper and digital format! Included in this issue are stories on: The world’s first Department of Indigenous Health Dr. L. Michael Howell (BS Med ’64) on the new scholarship endowment bearing his name UND medical students using a Quality and Patient Safety […]

UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences recognizes more than 220 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 75 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing nearly 230 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 15. One of those 200-plus students is Melissa Hayes, a laboratory supervisor who is graduating […]

Recognizing Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

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April 18-24 is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week! So, here’s a shout-out to all the great medical laboratory scientists, and the academic programs like ours that produce them. This past year has shown all of us just how truly valuable you all are. Faculty and staff in the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science especially wanted […]

Medical Laboratory Science students receive scholarships for 2020-21

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The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2020-2021 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]

Mary Beth McGurran to retire June 30

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After 41 years of service, Mary Beth McGurran will retire from her position as administrative assistant in the UND Department of Medical Laboratory Science on June 30, 2020. Mary Beth began her career in 1979 at the Human Nutrition Research Center where she worked for Dr. Leslie Klevay. In 1986 she moved to the UND […]

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes nearly 250 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 74 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the School is recognizing 249 students from its graduate and health sciences programs who are also graduating on Saturday, May 16. “We want to extend congratulations to all of the graduates of the […]

Happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!

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The Department of Medical Laboratory Science would like to wish everyone a happy Medical Laboratory Professionals Week!  We had some fun in-person activities planned for this week – but we will save them for next year instead. The laboratory profession is often referred to as the “hidden medical profession” given that so much of our […]

Department of Medical Laboratory Science awards scholarships for 2019-20

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The Department of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has awarded scholarships to several medical laboratory science students for the upcoming academic year. Funds for the scholarships are given from various private sources, endowments, and scholarship funds. Scholarship winners for the 2019-2020 academic year include: Marcia and Gary […]