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Nicola Herting to discuss childhood trauma at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Jan. 17

Categories: Education

Nicola Herting, Ph.D., LP, will present “Responding to Child Trauma” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conference. Dr. Herting is clinical director of the Traumatic Stress Treatment Center at Sanford Health in Fargo; clinical director of the Treatment Collaborative for Traumatized Youth and adjunct […]

From the Dean: Happy Birthday INMED!

Categories: From the Dean

As I mentioned last week, all week long we’ve been celebrating the 50th anniversary of our renowned Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program – despite the snow! Since 1973, this first-of-its-kind program has helped produce more than 270 Indigenous physicians who otherwise might not have become doctors. That’s hundreds of physicians, and other health providers, who […]

Geiger named vice chair of the SMHS Department of Indigenous Health on interim basis

Categories: News

Jonathan Geiger, Ph.D., a Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named the vice chair (interim) of the SMHS Department of Indigenous Health (IH). Working in coordination and collaboration with Melanie Nadeau, M.P.H., Ph.D., interim chair of the Department of […]

Whitney Fear to discuss care considerations for Indigenous populations at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Feb. 15

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Whitney Fear, MSN, PHN, PMHNP-BC, will present “Ista Nitokab Yakasna Watakisni (Care considerations for Plains Indigenous populations)” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023, at UND Southeast Campus auditorium in Fargo. Fear is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner in Fargo. Upon completion of this program, the […]

Geiger named Interim PI of UND’s $10 million CoBRE grant exploring Indigenous health disparities

Categories: News

Jonathan Geiger, Ph.D., a Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), has been named the Interim Principal Investigator (PI) on the School’s five-year, $10 million the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) research award targeting Indigenous health. […]

Nicola Herting to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds on child trauma Sept. 21

Categories: Education

Nicola Herting, Ph.D., will present “Understanding & Responding to Child Trauma” for the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds, to be held from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. This broadcast will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Herting is an adjunct assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

Deadline Extended: Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center Pilot Grant Program

Categories: Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) is announcing a new pilot grant program for 2022-23. These 1-year pilot grants are designed to fund research addressing the impact of historical and unresolved trauma on health inequities within the American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) populations. Background/Purpose: The ITRRC is funded through the Centers […]

ND-INBRE and Indigenous Trauma and Resilience teams receive $287k NIH award for data science

Categories: News

The principal investigators of the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (ND-INBRE) and Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research are pleased to announce that a team of North Dakota researchers has received an NIH National Institute of General Medical Sciences supplemental award of $287,000 for data science. […]

SMHS announces world’s first Department of Indigenous Health

Categories: News

The School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) at the University of North Dakota is proud to announce the creation of the world’s first Department of Indigenous Health. “What’s being built here is unprecedented,” said Don Warne, M.D., M.P.H. “Nothing like this exists in the world.” Fresh off establishing the world’s first doctoral program in […]

Dana Nielsen to give Surgery Grand Rounds on peripheral vascular trauma March 19

Categories: Education

Dana Nielsen, M.D., a PGY-II resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Peripheral Vascular Trauma: An Overview of the Evaluation and Evidence-based Treatment of Vascular Injury” at Altru Health System in Grand Forks, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 19. You can attend the Zoom meeting […]

UND awarded $10 million NIH grant to study Indigenous resilience and the health effects of trauma

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has received a five-year award from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $10 million to develop an Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center. According to Dr. Don Warne, director of the School’s Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and public health programs, the goal of the […]