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From the Dean: Sports medicine, being ‘cardiac ready’ and farewell to Dr. Tinguely

Categories: From the Dean

As mentioned last week, I’m going to keep my cardiologist’s hat on for this week’s column and discuss some of the important factors involved in the reportedly miraculous recovery of NFL player Damar Hamlin. Based on news media reports, it appears that he suffered a cardiac arrest after a forceful blow to the chest during […]

Get in the game

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UND fires the starting pistol on bold new Master of Athletic Training program. “It’s so different than what Dave and I did,” explained Jeremy Glaser as he and David Allard surveyed the helmeted players wrapping up a spring practice for UND Fighting Hawks Football at the Fritz Pollard Athletic Center. “The big shift is that […]

Sara Bjerke inducted into North Dakota Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame

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The North Dakota Athletic Trainers Association (NDATA) has named Sara Bjerke, assistant professor of athletic training in the Department of Sports Medicine at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS), the NDATA Hall of Fame inductee for 2022. “I am humbled and honored to be inducted into the North Dakota Athletic Trainers Association Hall […]

UND Sports PT Residency granted 10-year reaccreditation

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The coordinators of the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) Sports PT Residency learned this week that the residency has been reaccredited for a full 10-year accreditation period. The accreditation was granted by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education and will remain active through Jan. 31, 2031. “Our residency program director, […]

Effective Preceptors: An interdisciplinary perspective from students set for March 4

Categories: Education

The SMHS Education Resources team is proud to announce its first Educator-Scholar Session of 2020. From 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, March 4, Dr. Steven Westereng, assistant professor and chair of the SMHS Department of Sports Medicine, will present “Effective Preceptors: An Interdisciplinary Perspective from Students” in Room W203 of the Northeast Campus building. (The […]