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RFA on cancer projects from the DaCCoTA Professional Development Core

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The goal of the Dakota Cancer Collaborative on Translational Activity (DaCCoTA) is to stimulate growth of expertise and engagement in cancer-related clinical and translational research (CTR) in the Dakota region. The collaborative’s Professional Development Core is currently seeking proposals for the following funding mechanisms: DaCCoTA Scholars Program – The purpose of this award is to […]

Save the Date: DaCCoTA Annual Symposium to be held on June 18

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The 2021 Virtual DaCCoTA Annual Symposium will be held on June 18, 2021, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The symposium itself will include educational opportunities (featuring tentative topics like clinical trial design, mentorship, and demystifying the NIH Study Section), poster sessions, and networking opportunities. As such, the DaCCoTA is currently soliciting poster abstracts for its […]

SMHS Homecoming 2021 survey

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As we begin thinking about the next academic year — and UND Homecoming 2021 from Oct. 18-23 — the SMHS Office of Alumni & Community Relations wants to gather faculty, student, and alumni input on two things: Your preferences about participating in Homecoming in person vs. online; and Topics you’d like to see addressed at […]

UND Brand Health Survey

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The University of North Dakota invites you to complete UND’s Brand Health Survey. We’re interested in what you think about UND as part of a wider project to refine how our brand is communicated to the world at large. You’ll have the opportunity to provide your email address, which will enter your name into a drawing for […]

ACGME grants initial accreditation to UND Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship

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The ACGME has granted initial accreditation to UND’s Fargo-based Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship, effective Jan. 22, 2021. Program Director Dr. Matthew Tinguely received word of the initial accreditation this week. The accreditation allows Dr. Tinguely and his largely Sanford Health-based team to accept up to six total fellows (two per year for a three-year […]

SMHS leads the pack for UND Scholarly Commons downloads

Categories: Library

The UND Scholarly Commons research clearinghouse went online only three years ago. Soon after going live, the School of Medicine & Health Sciences Library Resources team began to upload scholarly projects, theses, publications, capstones, and more from multiple SMHS departments to the site for public use. In that time span, UND has accumulated 683,763 total downloads of its scholarly content, and we’re excited to announce that SMHS abstracts, […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]