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Numerous medical school students have benefited from the Witrak Scholarship, which started because a patient was inspired by her physician sons and also by the care that Duluth campus alumni extended toward her while living until 100 years old.

The Intro to Rural Family Medicine and Native American Health (IRFMNAH) course is a collaborative academic experience where students get real-life training that introduces both rural medicine and Native American health. 

To celebrate Women in Medicine, a national month of recognition every September, four unique physicians from the Twin Ports area share why they love their work and what it means to the community around them.

In 2018, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa published a health impact assessment that described the important role of manoomin—wild rice—to support the health of tribal members. In response to the findings, Emily Onello, MD, and fellow U of M Researchers are joining the scientific study.

Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 26 for this month’s seminar, focusing on the high risk of depression comorbidity among women with substance use disorders. Presented by Dr. Marta Torrens of the Institute of Neuropsychiatry and Addictions Hospital del Mar in Barcelona, Spain.

Assistant Professor, Sarah Beehler, PhD, is one of nine members appointed to the new cohort of the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) - Health Equity Council.

The Association of American Medical Colleges recognized two University of Minnesota Medical School leaders and a medical student for their efforts as part of the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. 

Professor, James Allen, PhD, and his research team have developed a new framework for suicide prevention in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities by placing Indigenous culture, knowledge, beliefs and community collaboration at the center of the approach.

Cathy McCarty, PhD, MPH, MSB, HEC-C, professor and associate dean for research has been selected as the 2021-2022 Building Research Capacity (BRC) Program Fellow – a joint effort of the North American Primary Care Research Group and the Association of Departments of Family Medicine.

Professor, Mustafa al’Absi, PhD, served as the opening keynote speaker in Vienna, Austria for the World Conference on Stress and Related Diseases.

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