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

Categories: News

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

Categories: Events

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 […]

Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health to be held June 8-10

Categories: Events, News

The 37th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, taking place June 8-10, 2022, will be held in Grand Forks, N.D. Registration is now open with reduced fees. The Conference includes four keynote addresses, 18 sessions, four intensive sessions, and a legislative policy panel. Continuing education credits will be available. The Dakota Conference provides […]

Health Sciences and Residency graduation events in 2022

Categories: Events

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 […]

From the Dean: Homecoming is coming!

Categories: From the Dean

Fall is in the air, of course, which means not only Fighting Hawks football but Homecoming at UND. If you’ve not already done so, remember to register for one of our Homecoming events, in particular our annual interdisciplinary continuing education symposium taking place at least virtually, if not in-person, on Friday, Oct. 22. The topic […]

Warne given Helen Rodríguez-Trías Award for Social Justice from American Public Health Association

Categories: News

Don Warne, M.D., M.P.H., director of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) public health and Indians Into Medicine (INMED) programs and the School’s associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, has been awarded the 2021 Helen Rodríguez-Trías Award for Social Justice from the American Public Health Association (APHA). “APHA joins your colleagues in recognizing […]

UND Schools of Law and Medicine & Health Sciences announce new dual JD/MPH degree

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The UND School of Law and School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) are proud to announce their new dual Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree. The joint program provides future attorneys with a specialized, accelerated health policy track allowing them not only to specialize in public health law, but obtain […]

Grace Karikari to discuss public health challenges in North Dakota via Zoom on June 26

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Grace Karikari. Ph.D., will give a presentation titled “Public health challenges in North Dakota: Examining the intricate connections and exploring solutions” at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26. This virtual talk can be seem via Zoom by visiting: Dr. Grace Karikari holds a doctorate in public health with a focus on health behavior from […]

MPH Program grad Alison Traynor given “40 Under 40” designation by de Beaumont Foundation

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Alison Traynor, Suicide Prevention Program Director for the North Dakota Department of Health and UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMSH) graduate, was recently named to the de Beaumont Foundation’s “40 under 40 in public health” list for 2019. Alison is a 2018 graduate of the SMHS Master of Public Health (MPH) Program. The […]