Susan and I wish you all season’s greetings, Merry Christmas, and best wishes in the new year. My column will resume on January 5, 2018. Talk with you then!
Joshua Wynne, MD, MBA, MPH
UND Vice President for Health Affairs
Dean, UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences
I am very pleased to announce that Donald K. Warne, MD, MPH, has been named Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Director of the Indians into Medicine (INMED) Program at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
I’ll be away for most of next week doing an accreditation visit at another medical school on behalf of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
Susan and I are spending this week with our grandkids on their spring break from school. It has been a wonderful week, and I’m sorry that I missed seeing in person Dr.
The School has sponsored several important events in the past few days. As I mentioned earlier, we held our first-ever “MD in a Day” event this past Wednesday.
Match Day was last Friday. That’s the day when senior medical students here and from across the U.S. learn where they will be doing their post-graduation residency training that is required before new MDs can practice medicine.
You are invited to join Dean Wynne for complimentary coffee, juice, or tea at Java with Josh, now scheduled on all four SMHS campuses (Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot) in April and May.
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 4, Minnkota Enviroservices, Inc. will provide those in the UND community with free document shredding behind the Memorial Union along Second Avenue North on the UND campus.
The Fifth Annual Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences on the campus of the University of North Dakota May 7-8, 2018.
Please join us for the 2018 MD Commencement activities scheduled for Sunday, May 13, in Grand Forks. The event's keynote speaker with be Ralph Levitt, MD, professor of Internal Medicine (retired Dec.
On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Dr. Y. Peter Di will give a presentation at the SMHS titled “The Battle of Infection: Antibiotic Resistance vs.
On April 9, more than 70 University of North Dakota medical students and more than 60 North Dakota State University doctor of pharmacy students trained together at the Simulation Center in the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
In recognition of outstanding performance in the encouragement, enrichment, and education of tomorrow's physicians, the medical classes of 2020 and 2021 have recognized six faculty for Outstanding Block Instructor Awards in Block III and Block VII of the current academic year.
Robert Sticca, MD, FACS, professor in and chair of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Surgery, has received a citation of appreciation for support from the Employer Support team of the North Dakota National Guard (NDNG).
The University of North Dakota’s annual Staff Recognition Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 11:30 a.
North Dakota First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum met with Center for Rural Health faculty and staff on April 6 to discuss the Center's work on behavioral health issues, research, and other initiatives.
Students, faculty, and staff in biomedical sciences, health sciences, and clinical departments are encouraged to participate in the poster presentations for the 38th Annual Frank Low Research Day, to be held Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the SMHS in Grand Forks.
The Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center is seeking female volunteers to participate in a 16-week weight loss study to determine if when protein is eaten during the day can improve a woman’s ability to stay "on track" with her weight loss goals.
On Thursday, April 26 the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is hosting a health symposium for medical, nursing, health sciences, and dietetics students.
The Evidence-Based Teaching Group (EBTG) will meet on Tuesday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to noon in SMHS room W201.
The Department of Biomedical Sciences has invited microbiologist and infectious disease specialist Carlos Orihuela, PhD, to give a presentation titled “Preventable cell death in the respiratory tract during pneumococcal infection" from noon to 1 p.
James E. Mitchell, MD, will present "The Interface Between Psychiatry and Bariatric Surgery” from 12:10 p.
Susanna Warner is the new administrative secretary at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Bismarck campus.
Please welcome LaVaun McCann, MD, as our new full-time clinical professor and director of pre-clerkship clinical sciences for the medical curriculum in the SMHS Department of Education Resources.
Amber Trosen is the new administrative secretary for the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Office of the Dean.
Erica Gunville is a project coordinator with the National Resource Center on Native American Aging (NRCNAA) at the Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks.
Pamela Givan is the new administrative clerk at the UND Center for Family Medicine in Bismarck. Her duties include billing, medical records, and roles with the Regional Children’s Asthma Clinic.