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North Dakota Humanitarian Award Recipient – Dr. Mary Aaland

Nov 6, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Aaland of Fargo, North Dakota who was recently awarded the 2019 North Dakota COPIC Humanitarian Award in honor of Harold E. Williamson. Dr. Aaland is an associate professor of Surgery, director of Rural Surgery, and director of Clinical Research at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. She also serves as Governor to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Advisory Council for Rural Surgery and has focused her mission on bringing the ACS “Stop the Bleed” training program to rural North Dakota. Dr. Aaland’s passion is to continue growing the program, with an emphasis on educating rural schools on how to stop uncontrolled bleeding.

The COPIC Medical Foundation’s Humanitarian Award recognizes a volunteer physicians and provides a $10,000 grant to a health-related nonprofit organization of the recipient’s choice. After reviewing an impressive slate of candidates, Dr. Aaland was selected as a 2019 recipient of this award.

To learn more about the COPIC Medical Foundation visit our website at https://callcopic.com/about-copic/copic-medical-foundation.