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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) […]

Oancea elected Chair of the Society of Epidemiologic Research International Committee

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Congratulations to S. Cristina Oancea, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor in the SMHS Department of Population Health, for her recent nomination and election as the Chair of the Society of Epidemiologic Research International Committee. Established in 1968 to foster epidemiologic research, the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) is the oldest and largest general epidemiology society in North […]

Kindred Spirits

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UND’s Indians Into Medicine program gets a boost from a ‘semi-retired’ supporter “Our INMED program is, historically, the outstanding program in the country for training Native American physicians,” says Dr. Charlie Christianson. “So, I said ‘why not?’” Christianson is referring to the Dr. Charles Christianson INMED Scholarship for Primary Care, a recent scholarship endowment he […]

Public and Indigenous Health programs announce recent student achievements

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Congratulations are in order to two Master of Public Health (MPH) students and one Indigenous Health student on their recent regional and national achievements. Doctoral student in the SMHS Department of Indigenous Health, Marie Zephier, was recently awarded a Bush Foundation Fellowship, a “flexible” grant of up to $100,000 designed to help recipients “strengthen and […]

First nations, first graduates

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The first graduates of the world’s first doctoral program in Indigenous Health walk across the stage at UND “I have a dream of testifying before Congress,” smiles Cole Allick from his Washington State University office in Seattle. “I know it’s probably not a high priority for a lot of other people, but I want to […]

38th Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health to be held June 14-16 in Bismarck

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The 38th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, taking place June 14-16, 2023, will be held in Bismarck, N.D. Registration is now open. The Conference includes four keynote addresses, 16 sessions, four intensive sessions, a health workforce panel, a North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services panel, and a legislative policy panel. Continuing education […]

SMHS Walking Moai group to meet Wednesdays this summer

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This summer, the SMHS Walking Moai group will meet every Wednesday, 10 a.m., at the SMHS front door for a 15- to 20-minute walk outside (inside during inclement weather). Contact Ashley Bayne (ashley.bayne@UND.edu) with any questions. Everyone is welcome, including students and community members! Participants will receive GF Blue Zones Project shoelaces. *What is a Moai (moh-eye)? […]

School of Medicine & Health Sciences recognizes nearly 230 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) this month, the School is recognizing nearly 230 students from its health sciences programs who are graduating on Saturday, May 13, 2023. “I have learned so much about myself professionally as well as […]

Announcing the award winners of the 43rd Frank Low Research Day

Categories: News, Research

Another Frank Low Research Day (FLRD) is in the books! Thanks, again, to each of the student, faculty, and staff participants of last week’s 43rd FLRD. A number of poster awards have announced for projects displayed at the event. Congratulations to the following winners: Basic Sciences Graduate Students Best Poster: Danielle Germundson-Hermanson – Clinical and Translational […]

UND to honor School of Medicine & Health Sciences several faculty and staff at annual Founders Day banquet

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Several faculty and staff of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) will be recognized at UND’s 2023 Founders Day Banquet, to be held Thursday, Feb. 16, in the UND Memorial Union. Three representatives of the School will be given major teaching and research awards; one will take home an award for academic […]

From the Dean: Budget updates, a flurry of events, and remembering Garl Rieke

Categories: From the Dean

We’re still celebrating UND Homecoming 2022, which saw the recognition of 10 years of our School’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program. As I said to our alumni, students, faculty, and staff at the SMHS Homecoming banquet last Friday, our MPH program has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade, and, in retrospect, […]

Public health as public good

Categories: News, Public Health

The founders of UND’s Master of Public Health program reflect on its 10-year anniversary. “Our students are involved in everything that we do. Everything. And that’s been a priority for us since the beginning.” For Cristina Oancea, Ph.D., an associate professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Master of Public Health (MPH) […]

All SMHS Homecoming events all open for registration

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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is celebrating milestone graduates and ten years of our Master of Public Health program at UND Homecoming 2022. Register for all events here. Friday, Sept. 30 Continuing Education Symposium A continuing education event will be held in Room W202 of the School and via Zoom online from […]

Jordan Plath

Categories: Welcome

Jordan Plath is the administrative assistant for the Public Health Program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. He will be the first point of contact for all faculty, students, and staff — and the public — in the program. In this role, Jordan will assist with administrative duties, record […]