June Larson

June Larson

Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences


Lee Medicine & Science Hall 302E

Phone: (605) 658-6500

Email: June.Larson@usd.edu


Ms. Larson is Associate Dean and Professor, School of Health Sciences. She has more than 40 years of experience as a nurse practioner, educator and researcher.

Research Interests:

Professional Formation


  • MS, Nurse Educator Track, South Dakota State University, 1987
  • BA, Nursing, Augustana College, 1975
  • EDD, Educational Administration, The University of South Dakota,


  • Participate & Presentation at "Teaching in Rural Areas", University of South Dakota Faculty Development Grant. (1999 - 1999)


Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Nelson, Amy, AnisAbdellatif, Musheera, Larson, June, Mulder, Cindy, Wolff, Becky, and . New Faculty Orientation: Discussion of Cultural Competency, Sexual Victimization, and Student Behaviors. Edited by Patricia Yoder-Wise. Thorofare, NJ: Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 2016.
  • Larson, June. Outcomes and Competencies for Graduates of Practical/Vocational, Diploma, Associate Degree, Baccalaureate, Master's, Practice Doctorate, and Research Doctorate Programs in Nursing (2010).. National League for Nursing (NLN), 2010.
  • Larson, June. Instilling Professional Values in the Student Nurse. Message from the President, SD Board of Nursing.. Iss. 5(3): 4. Dakota Nurse Connection, 2007.
  • Larson, June. Nightingale Virtual Skills Lab - Web based application that prepares students for performing nursing skills via computer - fully implemented fall 2007...
  • Larson, June, and Hankel, K.. Creating an Undergraduate Classroom without Walls, 205-217. Annual Review of Nursing Education Volume IV/Springer Publishing Co., 2005.
  • Karpuk, Lorall, Manning, Kathy, Larson, June, Benedict, Linda, and Yockey, Jean. Nursing Education and Nursing Service Partnership: Teaching Leadership Online., 27-32. Vol. 18, Iss. 1. Home Healthcare Management & Practice, 2005.
  • Larson, June, Benedict, Linda, Brown, Robin, and Feller, Lisa. The Journey of Excellence: A South Dakota Nursing Program's Response to Community Needs., 20-26. Vol. 18, Iss. 1. Home Healthcare Management & Practice, 2005.
  • Larson, June. Wase Wakpa: A Community to University Connection.. Vol. (18-1) 53-56. Home Healthcare Management & Practice, 2005.
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  • Larson, June. Lakota Worldview CD 2003. Lakota Worldview CD 2003, 2003.
  • Nelson, M L., Howell, J K., Larson, June, and Karpiuk, K L.. Student Outcomes of the Healing Web: Evaluation of a Transformative Model for Nursing Education, 404-413. Vol. 40, Iss. 9. Journal of Nursing Education, 2001.
  • Larson, June. CADP Competency Statements for Graduates of Associate Degree Nursing Programs. Jones and Bartlett Publishing Co., 2000.
  • Larson, June. Silvestri, L.A., Saunders' NCLEX Review. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co, 1999.
  • Larson, June, and et al.. Multiple entry: A new paradigm empowering nursing. (White Paper) Associate Degree Nurse Educators in South Dakota, 1998.
  • Larson, June, Stuart, C, and Johnson, S. A differentiated practice model: How connecting with a city health department provides unique learning experiences. Teaching in the Community. New York: National League for Nursing Press, 1997.
  • Larson, June. Caring for the child and family. In Basic maternal-pediatric nursing. Albany: Delmar Publishers, 1995.
  • Larson, June, and et al.. Preceptors in nursing [Video]. (Instructional Development Educational Activity (IDEA) Grant, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD), 1995.
  • Larson, June, Johnson, S, Holmes, P, Leuning, C, and Schuller, L. The healing web: Curriculum changes to support differentiated practice roles in the community. In The web of inclusion. NY: National League for Nursing, 1995.
  • Larson, June, and Ries, C. The hospitalized child. Basic maternal-pediatric nursing. Albany: Delmar Publishers, 1995.
  • Bunkers, S, and Larson, June. The healing web: A transformative model for nursing education., 68-73. Vol. 13, Iss. 2. Nursing and Health Care, 1992.
  • Larson, June. The healing web: A transformative model for nursing education., 246-252. Vol. 13, Iss. 5. Nursing and Health Care, 1992.
  • Larson, June. Anticipatory grieving.. Sioux Valley Hospital Nursing Diagnosis Newsletter., 1991.
  • Woolard, D, Larson, June, and Hudson, L. Selective screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in women attending a university health service.. JOGNN, 1989.
  • Larson, June. South Dakota survey on implementation of nursing diagnosis. South Dakota Nurse, 1989.
  • Larson, June. Validation of the defining characteristics of alterations in self-esteem in clients with anorexia nervosa. Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Nursing Diagnosis., 1989.
  • Larson, June. The defining characteristics of disturbance in self-esteem: A validation study.. Vol. 30, Iss. 12. South Dakota Nurse, 1988.
  • Larson, June, and et al.. Bibliography of nursing diagnosis publications..
  • Larson, June. The University of South Dakota Nursing Expansion., 13-16. Vol. 1, Iss. 2. Dakota Nurse Connection.

Awards and Honors:

  • National League for Nursing Board of Governor for a three year term, beginning September 2011, National League for Nursing (NLN), 2011
  • 2009 YWCA Tribute to Women "Education" award for leadership in education in the state of South Dakota, YWCA, 2009
  • Inducted as a "Fellow" in the Academy of Nursing Education (ANEF), September 2008, 2008
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) Certificate of Recognition for 10 years of exceptional service to NLNAC, National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 2007
  • USD Nursing Department designation as a NLN "Center of Excellence "for "Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development", National League for Nursing, 2007
  • USD Nursing designation as a NLN "Center of Excellence "for "Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development" 2004-2007., 2004
  • University Continuing Education Association Program Developer Award, Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, 2003
  • Who's Who in Health Sciences Education 2003., 2003
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2002., 2002
  • Distinguished Service Award, South Dakota State University College of Nursing, 2001
  • Invited participant, Institute for South Dakota Leadership and Participation sponsored by the Chiesman Foundation for Democracy, 2000
  • "Focus on USD Nursing", Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing Education, 1999
  • "Friend of Teacher Education" Award, 1998
  • Finalist for South Dakota School Board Member of the Year, Nominated by Beresford Schools Board of Education, 1998
  • Leadership Appreciation Certificate, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Colleagues in Caring Regional Collaborative for Nursing Work Force Development, 1996
  • Marquis Who's Who, 49th Edition, 1995., 1995
  • Who's Who in America, 1994., 1994
  • Outstanding Poster Award, Midwest Alliance in Nursing (MAIN), 1993
  • Award of Distinction, Associated School Boards of South Dakota, 1993
  • Certificate of Merit for Boardsmanship
  • Executive appointment by Governor Daugaard to serve on the South Dakota Board of Nursing (SD BON)for a third term through June 1, 2014. Elected Vice President of the SD BON 2010-2012., South Dakota Board of Nursing (SD BON)
  • Executive appointment by Governor Rounds to serve on the South Dakota Board of Nursing for a second term until June 1, 2011
  • Manchester's Who's Who (Executive and Professional Registry)
  • Recognition and Appreciation for Service as a School Board Member of the Beresford School District 61-2
  • Selected by the John A. Hartford Foundation to serve on a National Review Panel for "How to Try This",, John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Strathmore's Who's Who
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2004.
  • Who's Who in American Nursing
  • "Lucile Petry Leone Award", National League for Nursing


  • Mulder, Cindy, Larson, June. A Virtual 24/7 Learning Skills Lab: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Basic Nursing Skills. Presented at the Clinical Education Redesign: Simulations, Innovations & Partnerships, Indianapolis, Indiana. (November 8, 2008)
  • Mulder, Cindy, Larson, June, Karpuk, Lorall. The Nightingale Virtual Lab: A Multimedia Skills Lab. Presented at the NLN Summit 2007/Evolution or Revolution Recreating Nursing Education, Phoenix, Arizona. (September 29, 2007)
  • Kaatz, Brian, Larson, June, Freeburg, Elizabeth. Development and Early Success of HSC Major. Presented at the ASAHP Annual Conference.