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Call for Proposals: 45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health Conference

Categories: Research

The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2019 NARMH Annual Conference, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from August 26-29, 2019. Submit a proposal online at Conference registration will open March 15, 2019. The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) […]

Center for Rural Health researchers published in leading CDC journal

Categories: News, Research

An article by Collette Adamsen, PhD, director of the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) and Shawnda Schroeder, PhD, assistant professor at the UND Center for Rural Health, has been selected for a special collection by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) electronic journal Preventing Chronic Disease. The article, entitled Education, Income, and […]

Rural Health Information Hub web writer selected for national program

Categories: News

Kay Miller Temple, MD, was recently selected to the National Rural Health Association’s (NRHA) 2019 Rural Health Fellows program. Miller Temple serves as a web content writer for the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) at the UND Center for Rural Health. She also serves as an advisor with the Targeted Rural Health Education program (TRHE), a writing […]

Adamsen notified of $385,000 AARP Urban Indian Elder Project research award

Categories: News, Research

Collette Adamsen, PhD, director the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the UND Center for Rural Health, recently received the first installment of a 25-month, $385,000 American Association of Retired Persons award entitled “Urban Indian Elder Project.” “Your research not only extends to your own professional and scholarly endeavors, but also contributes […]

SIM-ND program recognized as 2018 “Community Star”

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Simulation in Motion-North Dakota program (SIM-ND) has been recognized as a “Community Star” by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH). The UND SIM-ND program, managed by the School’s Simulation Center, is one of 13 state providers to have been designated “community stars.” […]

Welcome: Alex Firman

Categories: Welcome

Alex Firman is the new accounting and grant specialist at the UND Center for Rural Health. Originally from Grand Rapids, Minn., she earned a bachelor of accountancy degree from UND. She recently moved back to Grand Forks after living in Rapid City, S.D., for a year and a half. Her supervisor is Wendy Warner.

Schroeder appointed to Journal of Rural Health editorial board

Categories: News

Shawnda Schroeder, research assistant professor for the Center for Rural Health at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Journal of Rural Health’s (JRH) editorial board, starting January 1, 2019. The JRH is the scholarly journal published quarterly by the National Rural Health Association. JRH serves […]

Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship seminar at UND SMHS on Nov. 9

Categories: Education, Events

Grand Forks Public Health and the UND Center for Rural Health are sponsoring the seminar “Full Spectrum Opioid Stewardship: Appropriate Prescribing, Medication Assisted Treatment, and ProjectECHO,” which will take place at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences on Friday, November 9. Although primarily oriented toward physicians and advanced practice providers, people in other health professions […]

UND Center for Rural Health, City-County Health District receive funding to combat opioid crisis

Categories: News

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) recently announced that the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences will receive $200,000 for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning (RCORP). The aim of RCORP is to increase access to substance abuse prevention and treatment services serving rural populations […]

Gray awarded for work to help American Indian community

Categories: News

Dr. Jacque Gray has received the Dr. Duane Mackey Lectureship and Award at the Great Plains Behavioral Health Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota, in recognition of her contributions in the field of addiction. Gray serves as a research professor for the Department of Population Health and as the associate director for indigenous programs at the […]

Federal officials focused on rural health meet with UND’s Center for Rural Health staff

Categories: News

The UND Center for Rural Health (CRH) recently hosted a group of national and regional rural health leaders on a tour of innovative rural and tribal health systems around North Dakota. Brad Gibbens, deputy director of the CRH, and Lynette Dickson, associate director of CRH, facilitated the site visits. The rural health leaders came to […]