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From the Dean: The path forward

Categories: From the Dean

We’re just short of eight months into this pandemic and all of us have to be asking: Is this ever going to end? My last “normal” day was on Friday, March 13, of all days. Talk about bad luck! Since then, Susan and I haven’t been able to visit two of our grandkids or their […]

UND Brand Education Day is Feb. 10

Categories: Events

Need new ideas for promotional items? Have questions about the UND Brand? If so, be sure check out UND Brand Education Day on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. UND Brand Education Day is your chance to brush up on your understanding of the UND brand and meet with local and national licensed vendors. The event will be held […]

UND Art Collections and SMHS present “School of Paris” exhibit reception Nov. 5

Categories: Events, News

UND Art Collections and the School of Medicine & Health Sciences are hosting an opening reception for a new art collection on Tuesday, Nov. 5. The “School of Paris” exhibit reception, celebrating the works of several Paris-based artists from the 1930s, will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences […]

Primary Care Week 2019 at SMHS

Categories: Events, News

Primary Care Week 2019 will be celebrated at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Oct. 28 to Nov. 1. Bringing together providers, scholars, legislators, students, and health administrators, Primary Care Week gives health stakeholders from across the state a chance to meet and discuss both challenges and solutions to the provision of primary care in […]

North Dakota students receive awards at American Indian Health Research Conference

Categories: News

Ryan Toledo, a second-year medical student at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UND SMHS); Marlinda Haudley, a second-year graduate student in public health at NDSU; and Andrea Kelsch, a senior with a double major in medical lab sciences and pathology at UND, were honored with the 2019 Alan J. Allery Awards at […]

UND and United Way partner on 2019 campaign

Categories: News

UND and the United Way of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area are partnering once again! The 2019 UND United Way campaign will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 8. This year’s theme for the Greater Grand Forks campaign is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.” In 2018, employees from the UND School of Medicine & Health […]

Lei awarded five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant from NIMH to study anxiety

Categories: News

Saobo Lei, Ph.D., professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The prestigious R01 class grant, which is funded through the National Institute of Mental Health, will be used to explore new therapies for anxiety […]

Roller named chair of UND SMHS Department of Radiology

Categories: News

Luke Benedict Roller, M.D., a physician at Bismarck Radiology Associates, has been selected as the new chair of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Department of Radiology. After earning his M.D. degree from the SMHS in 2012, Dr. Roller went on to complete residencies in both diagnostic and interventional radiology at the […]

UND Night at Target Field set for July 18

Categories: Events

The University of North Dakota and the Minnesota Twins have again partnered for “UND Night” at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday, July 18. Come show your support for UND and the Twins as they take on Oakland at 7:10 p.m. This special UND Night ticket package includes your ticket to the game plus an exclusive co-themed […]

UND to host cancer research symposium for DaCCoTA group June 8

Categories: Research

The University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) is proud to present the first annual DaCCoTA Symposium, to be held at the SMHS (1301 N. Columbia Rd., Grand Forks, N.D.) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019. In 2018, UND was awarded a $20.3 million clinical and translational research […]

Shane Knutson

Categories: Welcome

Shane Knutson is a the new research specialist at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. In this role, Shane coordinates and facilitates data collection, prepares written reports of data findings, collaborates with statewide partners, and disseminates information to rural health stakeholders. Originally from […]

UND SMHS recognizes end-of-year sophomore award winners

Categories: News

Several second-year medical students received sophomore awards on Wednesday, May 15 when the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences hosted its 2019 Sophomore Awards luncheon in the School’s Charles H. Fee, MD, Auditorium. Academic, teaching, and service awards were presented on behalf of the School and the North Dakota Medical Association, including the Group Leadership […]

Metzger receives Physician Assistant of the Year award from NDAPA

Categories: News

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences is pleased to announce that an assistant professor in the School’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Jay Metzger, M.P.A.S., PA-C, was given the “PA of the Year” award by the North Dakota Academy of Physician Assistants (NDAPA). The award was presented to Jay at the Primary Care Seminar […]