|Medical School Dean's Hour to focus on preventative health|
“Preventive Health: Guidelines and Application” is the title of the next Dean’s Hour at noon Monday, Sept. 25, at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
Donald Hensrud, a Mayo Clinic physician, UND alumnus and Grand Forks native, will present the talk, which is free and open to the public, in the Reed Keller Auditorium at the medical school’s Wold Center, 501 North Columbia Road. Lunch will be provided for all attendees.
Hensrud is chair of the Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine and associate professor of preventive medicine and nutrition at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He has served as editor in chief for “Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight for EveryBody,” a comprehensive and sensible approach to eating healthy, “The Mayo Clinic Plan – 10 Essential Steps to a Better Body & Healthier Life”, and the award-winning “The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook.” He also was instrumental in developing the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Food Pyramid.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in natural science from UND in 1980, Hensrud went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in Medicine degree from the UND medical school in 1982. He also holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Hawaii, a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Minnesota, and a master’s degree in nutrition from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The presentation will be broadcast at the following video conference sites: Southeast Campus room 225, Southwest Campus conference room B and Northwest Campus office. It can also be viewed on the medical school’s web page at http://www.med.und.nodak.edu/depts/mit/webcast/dean.html and through Internet video-conferencing on desktop computers through the medical school’s CRISTAL Recorder (call 701-777-2329 for details).
The Dean’s Hour Lecture Series is a forum for the discussion of health care, medicine, research, education and related issues of the day. For more information, please contact the Office of the Dean, 701-777-2514.
-- Amanda Scurry, public information specialist, UND SMHS, firstname.lastname@example.org, 701-777-0871