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NORTH DAKOTA

MEDIC NE University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES

President, University of North Dakota

Mark Kennedy

Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean, School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Joshua Wynne

Brian James Schill

Editor

Contributors

“The Kind of People We Had”..................................................................... 6 The UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrates 70 years of biomedical science research. At the Top of the World.............................................................................. 10 SMHS medical school graduate Jon Solberg (MD ‘06) discusses his recent

Writers Brenda Haugen Stacy Kusler Connor Murphy Jan Orvik Jessica Sobolik

Features

Kristen Peterson

Graphic Design Laura Cory John Lee Photography Wanda Weber ON THE COVER Biochemistry professors Paul Ray (left) and Robert Nordlie examine a piece of equipment at the former UND School of Medicine in 1968. NORTH DAKOTA MEDICINE (ISSN 0888-1456; USPS 077-680) is published four times a year (March, June, September, December) by the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Room W103, 1301 N. Columbia Road Stop 9037, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037. Periodical postage paid at Grand Forks, ND. Printed at Forum Communications Printing, Fargo, ND. All articles published in NORTH DAKOTA MEDICINE, excluding photographs and copy concerning patients, can be reproduced without prior permission from the editor. _________________________________________________ POSTMASTER: Send address corrections to: ND Medicine Address Correction UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Office of Alumni and Community Relations, Attn: Kristen Peterson, 13­­01 North Columbia Rd. Stop 9037, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9037 E-mail: kristen.peterson@med.UND.edu Phone: 701.777.4305

expedition across Greenland. Crowdsourcing Physician Recruitment.................................................... 12 Community recruiters help Grafton, N.D., recruit and retain more health providers. Saving Lives................................................................................................ 14 North Dakota’s Peer Support Specialist naloxone training program makes an impact. Birds of a Feather....................................................................................... 18 The Department of Occupational Therapy partnership with Wyoming’s Casper College celebrates 25 years.

Departments Dean’s Letter................................................................................................. 4 Faculty in Action - Catherine Brissette, PhD............................................. 8 Alumni in Action - Michael Dulitz.............................................................. 16 Students in Action - Michael Storandt..................................................... 20 Guest Authors - Michelle Montgomery and Andrew McLean................ 22 Philanthropy................................................................................................ 24 Alumni Notes............................................................................................... 26 News Briefs................................................................................................. 28 In Memoriam............................................................................................... 32 Parting Shots.............................................................................................. 34

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