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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

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.” […]