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UND research office to host Early Career Award program and reception on Dec. 6

Categories: Research

The Office of UND’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development is hosting an Early Career Award program & networking event on Wednesday, Dec. 6. The event will be held at the Gorecki Alumni Center from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. Everyone is welcome. UND’s Early Career Award […]

David Schmitz receives 2023 Moskol Award by 3RNET

Categories: News

David Schmitz, M.D., professor and chair of the SMHS Department of Family & Community Medicine, has received the 2023 Moskol Award from 3RNET, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that connects health professionals with organizations in rural and underserved communities seeking providers. “One of my jobs when I came here,” said Schmitz, “was to engage communities in […]

SMHS recognized by AAMC for ‘Bolstering the health care workforce through community engagement’

Categories: News

Late last month, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) published a document entitled “How Academic Medicine Serves Rural Communities Across the Country.” Given its focus on rural health training and delivery, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) was included in the list of only six medical colleges identified for their success […]

UND still collecting winter coats for UND students

Categories: Events

Earlier this month, the UND Student Involvement & Parent Programs Office managed a winter coat collection program, coupled with the distribution of winter gear for UND students in need. All donations received were gone by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24! Since that time, the Office has fielded numerous requests from additional students hoping to […]

Setting the pace

Categories: News

UND’s Department of Sports Medicine celebrates 30 years of leading the nation in best practice care for student athletes. In the end, making history took only 25 words. “This is to express support for the location of the Athletic Training Education Program in the School of Medicine at the University of North Dakota.” With the […]

From plains to peaks

Categories: News

UND’s satellite occupational therapy program in Casper, Wyo., celebrates 30 years of rural health delivery. As a product of the program in which she now teaches, Nicole Harris understands the challenge: how to provide occupational therapy to an overwhelmingly rural population. “People worry about a level of saturation – that there’ll be no jobs – […]

From the Dean: UND Looks to the Future

Categories: From the Dean

Effective organizations and institutions periodically evaluate what they’ve accomplished in the past, how they are positioned at present, and what they foresee as their possible role and impact in the future. UND recently completed its visioning effort with the release of a new strategic plan UND LEADS. By focusing on five strategic pillars – learning, […]

SMHS launches new Dakota Health podcast

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is proud to announce the arrival of a new health and medicine podcast produced in-house at UND: Dakota Health. Each 30-minute episode of Dakota Health explores a specific healthcare topic with UND-based faculty, students, and staff from across North Dakota. The inaugural episode features a chat with […]

Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center to host second annual symposium April 20-21

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its second annual symposium on April 20 and 21, 2023, online and in-person at UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Conference events will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CST) each day. This year’s symposium is free for both in-person and online […]

‘Overwhelmed and excited’: fourth-year UND medical students respond to their residency match results

Categories: News

“I’m overwhelmed and excited,” smiled Grand Forks native Annabel Jiran from a classroom on the second floor of the main UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) building in Grand Forks. “UND has prepared me well for the next phase of training through fostering my ability to question, think critically, integrate knowledge, communicate clearly, […]

UND launches Brand Survey 2023

Categories: News

UND has officially launched the 2023 UND Brand Health Survey and is asking for your help! UND’s Division of Marketing & Communications has completed this assessment every other year since 2017, when the UND Leaders in Action brand was first developed. The results of this survey help UND measure our collective efforts in driving positive […]

Judges needed for Northeast Regional Science Fair

Categories: Events

Judges are needed for the Northeast Region Science & Engineering Fair, to be held in the UND Memorial Union from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. Event organizers are interested especially in graduate students, post-docs, and faculty from the STEM disciplines. Currently, approximately 50 projects from regional seventh- through-twelfth grade students […]

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 […]

Giving Hearts Day is Thursday, Feb. 9

Categories: News

The UND Alumni Association & Foundation needs your support to continue providing financial assistance to students for Dakota Medical Foundation’s Giving Hearts Day 2023 on Feb. 9. Students are the heart of UND, and now you have the opportunity to transform the lives of our many students. “The scholarships I’ve received have helped me reach […]

UND releases its Seventh Biennial Report on Health Issues for the State of North Dakota

Categories: News

As the North Dakota Legislative Assembly kicks off its 68th gathering, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and its partners have been hard at work preparing the Seventh Biennial Report on Health Issues for the State of North Dakota (Report). This Report, required of the School per North Dakota Century Code, updates legislators […]