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Henneman, McHugo, Schindler complete leadership training

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Three UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences faculty recently completed programs that will enhance their leadership at the School. Jeanie McHugo, Ph.D., PA-C, chair of the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, recently completed the process to become a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge (TLC) via iLead Consulting. Per the information on the TLC […]

Department of Physical Therapy faculty Ricky Morgan named “emerging leader” by APTA

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Assistant Professor in the SMHS Department of Physical Therapy, Ricky Morgan, P.T., D.P.T., is among only 32 physical therapists in the nation to receive an Emerging Leader Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in 2022. According to the APTA, the Emerging Leader Award “was established to annually honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary […]

Physical Therapy Class of 2024 enters into professional service

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The UND Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Class of 2024 “Entrance Into Professional Service Ceremony” was held in the UND Memorial Union on July 14, 2022. At the event, guest speaker Dr. Karen Rasmusson, a three-time alumna of the UND Department of Physical Therapy, spoke of her life as a PT. Dr. Rasmusson has worked […]

Sue Jeno retirement reception on June 30, send well-wishes online

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Following 28 years of teaching, research, and service to the SMHS Department of Physical Therapy and the University of North Dakota, Sue Jeno, P.T., Ph.D., is retiring! A retirement reception will honor Dr. Jeno at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, in the School’s […]

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 […]

Relling named Kansas State University Alumni Fellow

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Dave Relling, P.T., Ph.D., associate dean for health sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been named an Alumni Fellow from the College of Health and Human Sciences at Kansas State University. Dave received this award last week at a ceremony at Kansas State, where he completed his Master’s degree in […]

Department of Physical Therapy seeks participants for cancer-exercise study

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UND’s Department of Physical Therapy is seeking participants for a research study related to exercise following treatment for cancer. Potential participants are invited to be in this research study looking to determine the effect of physical therapy on fatigue, balance, depression, and overall quality of life for individuals with a history of cancer. The purpose […]

UND Department of Physical Therapy faculty, alumni win national awards

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Dr. Cindy Flom-Meland, professor and chair for the Department of Physical Therapy, and her co-authors have been given the Stanford Award by the editorial board of the Journal of Physical Therapy Education. The award, announced in the American Physical Therapy Association’s Academy of Education annual report for 2021, recognizes the authors of a paper containing […]

Flom-Meland named chair of UND’s Department of Physical Therapy

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Professor Cindy Flom-Meland, P.T., M.P.T., Ph.D., has been named chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Physical Therapy (PT). A veteran practitioner and faculty member who teaches in the areas of communication and professional behavior in PT, in addition to motor control, psychology, and neuro-rehabilitation in PT, Flom-Meland takes over […]

UND SMHS announces Relling as new Associate Dean for Health Sciences

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is pleased to announce that Dave Relling, P.T., Ph.D., will be the School’s new Associate Dean for Health Sciences. As of July 1, 2021, Relling replaces retiring associate dean Tom Mohr, who has held the position since 2014. A graduate of the SMHS physical therapy program […]

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 […]

Physical Therapy Students at UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences receive scholarships

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Nearly 30 physical therapy students at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences received scholarship awards for the 2021 year recently. “We are very grateful for the tremendous support from UND PT alumni, friends, and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation,” said David Relling, P.T., Ph.D., chair of the UND Department of Physical Therapy. […]

UND Sports PT Residency granted 10-year reaccreditation

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The coordinators of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Sports PT Residency learned this week that the residency has been reaccredited for a full 10-year accreditation period. The accreditation was granted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education and will remain active through Jan. 31, 2031. “Our residency program director, […]

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 […]

UND Physical Therapy Alumni and Friends Reception in Denver Feb. 13

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The UND Department of Physical Therapy will host an Alumni & Friends Reception on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Denver, Colo. The event is being held in conjunction with the APTA Combined Sections Meeting at the Sheraton Denver (located at 1550 Court Place in Denver). The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Sheraton’s Denver […]