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Items from the past 180 days

Several North Dakotans Recognized as 2018 "Community Stars"
Nov 16, 2018 -- Community Stars is an electronic publication released on National Rural Health Day each year. The publication features inspiring stories of people and organizations that embody the true Power of Rural.

Eighteen North Dakota Rural Hospitals Receive National Recognition
Nov 15, 2018 -- In celebration of National Rural Health Day, the Chartis Center for Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics announce 18 North Dakota rural hospitals as recipients of the 2018 National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health Performance Leadership Awards.

Register Now as a Dakota Conference Sponsor/Exhibitor
Nov 13, 2018 -- The 34th Annual Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health is taking place June 11-13, 2019 in Minot, North Dakota. Register today to become a sponsor/exhibitor.

Rural Health Grant Program Seeking Applications
Nov 8, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health is pleased to announce that Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) Caring Foundation will make funding available for their rural health grant program.

~ CANCELED ~ 2018 eHealth/North Dakota HIMSS Summit
Nov 6, 2018 -- EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED!

Scrubs Academy Now Accepting Applications
Nov 5, 2018 -- The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy application deadline is February 15, 2019. The four-day, three-night camp encourages North Dakota middle school students to pursue a career in healthcare.

Deadline Approaching! North Dakota Flex Program CAH Grant Applications
Oct 26, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health is accepting North Dakota Critical Access Hospital grant applications for the 2018-2019 season.

Deadline Approaching! Scrubs Camp Grant Applications
Oct 22, 2018 -- Are you interested in hosting a Scrubs Camp in your community? CRH is accepting grant applications for the 2018-2019 season. Scrubs Camps are a fun and interactive way to introduce healthcare professions to rural students in grades 5-12.

Deadline Extended! Call for Presentations: 2019 Dakota Conference
Oct 17, 2018 -- Rural and public health professionals are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 2019 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health. The deadline to submit is October 23.

National Rural Health Day Photo and Video Contests
Oct 15, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health, in partnership with the North Dakota Rural Health Association, is hosting photo and video contests. The deadline to enter is November 11.

American Indian Health Research Conference (Past Event)
Oct 11, 2018 -- The 16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference takes place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. This free conference will focus on research about cancer among American Indians.

Center for Rural Health Research Assistant Professor appointed to National Board
Oct 9, 2018 -- Shawnda Schroeder, research assistant professor for the Center for Rural Health has been appointed to a three year term on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Rural Health.

FREE Full Spectrum Opioid Seminar for Medical Providers and Students
Oct 3, 2018 -- Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Providers, & Health Profession Students are encouraged to attend this free seminar.

~ CANCELED ~ Oral Health Workshop for People Serving At-Risk Populations
Oct 1, 2018 -- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED!

Deadline Extended! Call for Nominations: Allery Health Research Award
Sep 27, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health is accepting nominations for the Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award.

2018-2019 North Dakota Flex RFP Released
Sep 27, 2018 -- The North Dakota Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program is pleased to announce that its annual request for proposals is now open to all North Dakota Critical Access Hospitals.

American Indian Health Research Conference (Past Event)
Sep 26, 2018 -- The 16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference (AIHRC) takes place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Grand Forks. This year's conference will focus on cancer in health research focusing on American Indians.

CRH, City-County Health District Receive Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis
Sep 24, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences and City-County Health District in Valley City will receive funding to combat the opioid crisis.

UND Professor Earns Prestigious Award for Work to Help Native Peoples
Sep 20, 2018 -- Jacque Gray, PhD, received the Dr. Duane Mackey Lectureship and Award at the Great Plains Behavioral Health Conference in Rapid City, South Dakota.

Support National Rural Health Day
Sep 19, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health invites you to join us in promoting rural health in North Dakota for National Rural Health Day on November 15.

~ CANCELED ~ Free Training for Community Dental Health Workers in North Dakota
Sep 17, 2018 -- THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED!!

Call for Presentations: 2019 Dakota Conference
Sep 12, 2018 -- Rural and public health professionals are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 2019 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health.

North Dakota Brain Injury Network Holding a Free Education Event
Sep 7, 2018 -- The North Dakota Brain Injury Network is holding a brain injury education event from 1:00 - 7:30 pm on October 9 at the Dickinson Area Public Library.

Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor to Speak at Concussion Discussion
Sep 6, 2018 -- The North Dakota Brain Injury Network is holding an educational concussion discussion from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on September 13 at the Bismarck Public Library.

16th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference is October 20 (Past Event)
Sep 4, 2018 -- The conference offers opportunities to discuss research directions, partnerships, and collaboration in health research focusing on American Indians.

Rural Health Network Development Planning Funding Opportunity
Aug 31, 2018 -- The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant supports one year of planning with the goal of integrating rural healthcare systems and helping them create a foundation for their infrastructure to better align resources and strategies.

Federal Officials Focused on Rural Health Meet with UND’s Center for Rural Health Staff
Aug 29, 2018 -- The Center for Rural Health recently hosted a group of national and regional rural health leaders on a tour of innovative rural and tribal health systems around North Dakota.

R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camp Now Accepting Grant Applications
Aug 23, 2018 -- The R-COOL-Health Scrubs Camps are one-day health career awareness camps in rural communities.

Helmsley Charitable Trust Announces Radiology Equipment Initiative
Aug 13, 2018 -- Qualifying facilities may apply for funding to purchase new radiology equipment through a twelve-month grant.

Monthly Support Group Offered for Brain Injuries Survivors and Their Families and Caregivers
Jul 1, 2018 -- The North Dakota Brain Injury Network and Community Options are offering a statewide, monthly support group for brain injury survivors, their families, and their caregivers.

Desjarlais and Bonilla Receive Outstanding Student Research Awards
Jun 30, 2018 -- Cerynn Desjarlais and Celestina Bonilla were recently honored with 2017 Alan Allery Awards.

NIEJI Announces 2018 Native Elder Abuse Innovation Award Recipients
Jun 30, 2018 -- The National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative Innovation Grant Program at the Center for Rural Health awarded $150,000 to eight Native groups to develop programs to prevent, identify, and address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in their communities.