A Matter of Life and Death
Aug 10, 2017 -- Ralph Renger, from the University of North Dakota’s Center for Rural Health, conducts an EMT training exercise in rural Wyoming that three weeks later turns into an identical situation and ends up saving a life.
Johnson Chosen for Rural Leader Award
Mar 5, 2016 -- The Outstanding Rural Health Award recipients for 2016 have been named. Awardees will be recognized at the 2016 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health’s annual banquet on May 17 at the Alerus Center.
Scrubs Academy Will Take Place June 13-16
Feb 9, 2016 -- The sixth annual Rural Collaborative Opportunities for
Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy will take
place June 13-16 at the University of North Dakota.
Training Series to be Held on Brain Injuries
Jan 21, 2016 -- The North Dakota Brain Injury Network and North Dakota
Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division
will be offering training for the first time to workers who
help people with traumatic brain injuries.
Rural Assistance Center to Change Name
Nov 17, 2015 -- The Rural Assistance Center in Grand Forks is changing its
name. The program, which is located in the Center for Rural
Health at University of North Dakota's School of Medicine and Health Sciences,
will be known as the Rural Health Information Hub, or
Rural Counties Asked to Take Health Survey
Nov 10, 2015 -- Residents in some rural communities are sounding off about
their health concerns. CHI Mercy Hospital and Lake Regional
District are sending out a survey to find out about
Center for Rural Health Reaches Out to Reservations
Feb 17, 2015 -- A group of officials and staff from the University of North
Dakota Center for Rural Health in the School of Medicine
and Health Sciences is visiting with Native Americans about
healthcare 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.
Scrubs Camps: Growing the Program That’s Growing Our Own
Jul 3, 2013 -- The Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps began in 2009 as a mini-grant program focused on introducing rural North Dakota students in Grades 5 through 12 to various careers in healthcare. If you fast-forward four years, you will clearly see that the 41 camps involving 184 communities and over 2,600 kids have touched people in every corner of the state.
UND Puts Spotlight on Elder Abuse in Native American Communities
Jun 23, 2013 -- Twenty purple people constructed from cardboard stand
guard around Grand Forks. The text on their chests
recounts incidents that often remain private. A
grandfather verbally abused by his grandson. A
grandmother slapped by her daughter. Those studying the
matter can only estimate how many elders are abused in
Native American communities.
Cultivating Rural Medicine
Dec 1, 2012 -- North Dakota Medicine article discussing programs at the Center for Rural Health and the University of North Dakota SMHS that nurture rural healthcare professionals.