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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 […]

Holiday issue of North Dakota Medicine available now

Categories: News

The Holiday 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue features stories on: Occupational Therapy grad LaDonna Bannach takes her team of OTs and PTs on the road Robert Grossman and his daughters on choosing a life in medicine The Michelle K. Bianco Medical School Scholarship UND […]

Naloxone training at SMHS on Nov. 30

Categories: Education, Events

UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines students, in coordination with UND Student Health Services and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is offering Naloxone training at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in November. Participants will be trained on the administration of nasal naloxone and given information on emergency-use […]

SMHS awarded nearly $49 million of research funding in 2022

Categories: News, Research

The Office of Research Affairs at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) has announced that the School was awarded nearly $49 million in fiscal year 2022 for its research and servioce missions. This amount represents a single-year record in sponsored funding for the School. According to the Office’s Sponsored Projects Awards report, […]

Library Resources celebrates Open Access Week Oct. 25-27

Categories: Events, Library

Celebrate Open Access Week with UND librarians the last week in October! Join librarians from the Chester Fritz and School of Medicine & Health Sciences Libraries in celebrating this global movement towards equity in research access. Events include: Open Access Meet and Greet: SMHS East Atrium Oct. 25 and 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Good things in small packages

Categories: News

A father-daughter pair of SMHS grads join forces on a scholarship endowment for athletic training students. It was one heckuva Christmas present. “Not only was I extremely humbled by this wonderful gift,” wrote Kristen Erredge from her Mayo Clinic office in Rochester, Minn., “but I am honored that my family chose to support athletic training.” […]

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 […]

Primary Care Week to be held Oct. 10-14 at SMHS

Categories: Events

It’s back! The American Medical Student Association (AMSA)-sponsored Primary Care Week 2022 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) from Oct. 10-14. Join several SMHS departments, the UND Center for Rural Health, and a variety of area providers as they talk primary care in a rural setting. See the […]

UND Indians Into Medicine program announces $1 million comprehensive campaign

Categories: News

The Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is kicking off a $1 million comprehensive campaign, the largest campaign of its kind for Indigenous medical education. “For nearly 50 years this program has led the nation in training Indigenous physicians,” said INMED Director Dr. Don Warne, referencing the […]

From the Dean: Physician recruitment and retention

Categories: From the Dean

One of the best-known health care providers in the country, based in the Midwest, just completed a mass mailing to physicians with an appeal to return to the Midwest to practice medicine. Susan and I got such a flyer in the mail earlier this week. It highlights a supply chain problem that we at the […]

North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network receives 100k HRSA grant

Categories: News

Additional training and resources will be coming to assist the 55 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) throughout North Dakota over the next year. The North Dakota Rural Health Clinic Network has received a Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to assist the Network in providing support for the rural […]

Brand Corner: Email signatures

Categories: News

As you might have heard, UND recently refreshed its brand standards. To that end, the University updated its recommendations for email signatures. Note the following guidelines for your professional email signature, which UND requests follows the format below (all in a readable, sans serif font): Name (in bold) Job Title Department College University of North […]

Summer issue of North Dakota Medicine out now!

Categories: News

The Summer 2022 issue of North Dakota Medicine magazine is now available in both online and paper formats. This issue features stories on: Our new Master of Athletic Training degree Third-year medical student Judge Muskrat’s journey to UND Dr. Kumi Nagamoto-Combs on the connection between the gut and anxiety/depression The Dr. Ross and DonnaLee Pettit Medical Scholarship […]

Sue Jeno retirement reception on June 30, send well-wishes online

Categories: Events

Following 28 years of teaching, research, and service to the SMHS Department of Physical Therapy and the University of North Dakota, Sue Jeno, P.T., Ph.D., is retiring! A retirement reception will honor Dr. Jeno at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, in the School’s […]

SMHS guidance on signs/symptoms of illness

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences has produced a new series of guidelines / recommendations for people experiencing the signs/symptoms of illness. These guidelines are now posted to the COVID page of the SMHS website and can be read below. SMHS Guidance for Signs/Symptoms of Illness The UND SMHS is dedicated to the […]