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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 […]

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 […]

A different kind of rodeo

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“I don’t know if you’ve ever heard of a fishing rodeo, but those are the kind of rodeos we have down south,” smiles Louisiana native Briana Kent. “You know, going out and catching the biggest fish you can.” The second-year Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) student is laughing at the memory of the watery rodeos that […]

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 […]

OT honor society to host stroke workshop with Dr. Emily Kringle Oct. 12

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The Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) occupational therapy honor society will host an in-service event on health promotion among stroke survivors on Monday, Oct. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. At this virtual event, Dr. Emily Kringle will give a presentation entitled “Meaningful Daily Activities for Health: Reducing Sedentary Behavior after Stroke.” Emily Kringle, Ph.D., OTR/L, […]

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 […]

From the Dean

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This past Wednesday, I was pleased to attend an event at the UND Alumni Association & Foundation’s Gorecki Alumni Center in celebration of the life and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event—called the Dream in Action—was cosponsored by UND and the City of Grand Forks. Coordinated by UND’s Office of Diversity & […]

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes over 200 graduating health sciences and graduate students

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In addition to the 73 new medical doctors graduating from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) on Sunday, May 12, the School will see 237 students from its graduate and health sciences programs walk across the Alerus Center stage at the UND Commencement on Saturday, May 11. “We want […]

Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) updates

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The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) flourished last fall! The Student Occupational Therapy Association has three main purposes: (1) to broaden campus and community knowledge of the occupational therapy profession, (2) to unify students and increase their knowledge of occupational therapy and related fields, and (3) to be active in national issues impacting the occupational […]

Occupational Therapy students welcome speaker from High Plains Fair Housing Center

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On Nov. 15, the Kappa Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon welcomed guest speaker Kelly Gorz from the High Plains Fair Housing Center in Grand Forks to campus. The mission of the High Plains Fair Housing Center is “to strengthen communities and to ensure equal access to fair housing in the region through training, education, enforcement, […]