Dakota Health Podcast
Welcome to Dakota Health, a health and medicine podcast from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Each episode of Dakota Health explores a specific healthcare topic with UND-based faculty, students, and staff from across North Dakota.
Episodes can be found below and wherever you get your podcasts.
Season 2 (2024)
Episode 2.01: DEI with Victoria Haynes
We're back in 2024 for a conversation with Dr. Victoria Haynes, the School’s Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, about DEI on campus, the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday, and equity in health education and healthcare.
Season 1 (2023)
Episode 1.08: Physician Assistant Studies with Jeanie McHugo
A discussion with Dr. Jeanie McHugo, chair of our Department of Physician Assistant Studies, about the evolution of her profession, North Dakota’s leadership in helping grant PAs greater scope of practice, and the ongoing healthcare workforce challenge.
Episode 1.07: Medical Simulation with Jon Allen
Dakota Health speaks with Dr. Jon Allen, director of the School’s Simulation Center, about simulating medical reality, mobile simulations across North Dakota, and how technology has changed medical education.
Episode 1.06: Indigenous Health with Melanie Nadeau
Dakota Health speaks with Melanie Nadeau, instructor within and interim chair of UND's Department of Indigenous Health, about epidemiology, her program’s founding, and the state of Indigenous health in 2023.
Episode 1.05: Occupational Therapy with Rhonda Roed
A conversation with Rhonda Roed, instructor with UND's Department of Occupational Therapy, about service learning, OT as a profession, and the benefits of staying organized.
Episode 1.04: 50 years of INMED with Daniel Henry
Dakota Health speaks with Dr. Daniel Henry, director of UND's Indians Into Medicine (INMED) program on its 50th anniversary, staying close to family, and the state of Indigenous health in the U.S.
Episode 1.03: Sports Physical Therapy with Gary Schindler
Episode 1.02: Cancer biomarkers with Sandeep Singhal
Dakota Health speaks with Dr. Sandeep Singhal, associate professor in both the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Pathology and the university’s School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. Originally from India, Singhal arrived at UND in 2019 and has since brought a number of research grants to the university for his efforts in bioinformatics and artificial intelligence. As he explains, researchers studying cancer biomarkers today are finding important differences in cancer biology among persons of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Episode 1.01: Diabetes care with Eric Johnson
Dakota Health speaks with Dr. Eric Johnson, professor in the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Family & Community Medicine, about medical education, telehealth, and the changing face of diabetes – plus jazz.
The opinions expressed on this podcast do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the University of North Dakota, the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, or the North Dakota University System. By listening to this podcast, you agree not to use this program as medical advice to be used in the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition for yourself or others. Consult your own health providers for any medical issues you may be experiencing.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
None of the planners of or contributors to this podcast have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products or medical devices or technologies used by or on patients.