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- 2016 Outstanding Rural Health Awards Nominations Open
Oct 8, 2015 -- Make your nominations early for the 2016 Dakota Conference
on Rural and Public Health’s Outstanding Rural Health
Awards. We encourage you to nominate a colleague whom you
believe deserving of this statewide recognition.
- Register Now for the AIHRC
Oct 6, 2015 -- The 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference
(AIHRC) takes place October 23, 2015 at the Alerus Center
in Grand Forks. The conference offers opportunities to
discuss research directions, partnerships and collaboration
in health research focusing on American Indians.
- Deadline October 1: Dakota Conference Abstracts
Sep 30, 2015 -- Rural and public health professionals are encouraged to
submit abstracts for the 2016 Dakota Conference on Rural
and Public Health.
- 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference is October 23
Sep 29, 2015 -- The 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference
(AIHRC) will take place October 23, 2015 at the Alerus
Center in Grand Forks.
- Scrubs Academy Now Accepting Applications
Sep 24, 2015 -- The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy is now accepting
applications. The Scrubs Academy encourages middle school
students from across North Dakota to pursue a career in
health care. Students participate in hands-on activities
and receive information related to a variety of health care
professions. In addition to the experiences with health
care professionals, students are certified in Friends and
Family CPR and the Health Insurance Portability and
Accountability Act (HIPAA).
- K-12 Educators: Participate in National Rural Health Day
Sep 17, 2015 -- November 19, 2015 is the 5th Annual National Rural Health
Day. The Center for Rural Health (CRH) at the University of
North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences invites
your class to participate in health-related activities to
- 2016 Sponsor/Exhibitor Registration Now Open
Sep 3, 2015 -- Registration for the Dakota Conference is now open for
sponsors and exhibitors. Space is limited, so register now!
- 13th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference
Sep 2, 2015 -- The annual American Indian Health Research Conference
provides a daylong event with national speakers,
researchers, students, and community members.
- Register Now for Rural Behavioral Health Conference
Aug 24, 2015 -- The 7th Annual Rural Behavioral Health Practice Conference is taking place October 9, 2015. A group webcast site is available in Grand Forks at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
- National Rural Health Day Photo Contest
Aug 21, 2015 -- The Center for Rural Health at the
University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health
Sciences and the North Dakota Rural Health Association
are seeking submissions for the annual photo contest to
celebrate National Rural Health Day, which takes place on
November 19, 2015.
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- Center for Rural Health Reaches Out to Reservations
Feb 17, 2015 -- A group of officials and staff from UND's Center for Rural Health in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences is visiting with Native Americans about health care needs at Standing Rock Reservation.
- North Dakota Needs Action to Boost Access to Dental Care
Jan 1, 2015 -- This past spring, the North Dakota Center for Rural Health completed an assessment on oral health needs and policy recommendations. It was conducted at the request of the Legislature's Interim Committee on Health Services, and the center brought together many people with experience in oral health in North Dakota.
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