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UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes more than 240 graduating health sciences students

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In addition to the 65 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) this month, the School is recognizing more than 240 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 11, 2024. One such student is soon-to-be doctor of physical therapy (DPT) […]

Fall 2023 issue of North Dakota Medicine available

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The Fall 2023 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue’s feature stories include: Setting the pace – UND’s Department of Sports Medicine celebrates 30 years of leading the nation in best practice care for student athletes. From plains to peaks – UND’s satellite occupational therapy program in Casper, Wyo., celebrates […]

From plains to peaks

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UND’s satellite occupational therapy program in Casper, Wyo., celebrates 30 years of rural health delivery. As a product of the program in which she now teaches, Nicole Harris understands the challenge: how to provide occupational therapy to an overwhelmingly rural population. “People worry about a level of saturation – that there’ll be no jobs – […]

SMHS announces Sarah Nielsen as Chair of UND Department of Occupational Therapy

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that Sarah Nielsen, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, associate professor of occupational therapy, will be the School’s new Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy (OT). Nielsen replaces retiring chair Janet Jedlicka, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, who has held the position since 2006. A graduate […]

From the Dean: A new chair for our Department of Occupational Therapy

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In last week’s column I highlighted the contributions of Dr. Janet Jedlicka, chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, who will be retiring at the end of this month after 17 productive years as chair of the department. This week I am pleased to announce that recently promoted Professor of Occupational Therapy Dr. Sarah Nielsen […]

Retirement reception for Janet Jedlicka to be held @SMHS on June 8

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After many years as chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy, Dr. Janet Jedlicka is saying goodbye! Janet started at UND in Jan. 2003, working originally in the Hyslop Sports Center, where the Department of Occupational Therapy was then located. Since that time, Janet has helped oversee the […]

From the Dean: Holiday cheers!

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The holiday season certainly is upon us! Over the past two weeks we’ve had five scheduled UND SMHS holiday gatherings – one on each of our four regional campuses in Grand Forks (Northeast campus), Fargo (Southeast campus), Bismarck (Southwest campus), and Minot (Northwest campus), along with a Holiday Luncheon this past Monday in our building […]

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 […]

Jedlicka appointed to AOTA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

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Chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Occupational Therapy, Janet Jedlicka, has been named one of the inaugural members of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee. As the AOTA announcement noted, the DEI Committee “will encompass a broad scope of responsibilities, including updating and […]