Lana Svien

Lana Svien

Chair, Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Lee Medicine & Science Hall 302C

Phone: (605) 658-6359

Email: L.Svien@usd.edu

Bio:

Dr. Svien has practiced as a physical therapist since 1975 and a physical therapy an educator/scholar since 1985. Holding faculty positions previously at Georgetown University and currently at The University of South Dakota since 1989, she has participated in the education of USD physical therapy students since the inception of the program. Dr. Svien has been the program director for the past 16 years. She has provided physical therapy services on rural reservations in South Dakota, for 18 years and less resourced countries, such as Guatemala since 1998.


Teaching Interests:

Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Professionalism, Health Promotion


Research Interests:

Global, Minority and Rural Health, Pediatric Outcomes, Public Health


Education:

  • Ph D, Medical Science Interdepartmental Area, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2002
  • MA, Anatomy, The University of South Dakota, 1983
  • BS, Physical Therapy, University of Wisconsin, 1975

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Physical Therapy License, South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
  • Physical Therapy License, South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
  • Physical Therapy License, South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners
  • Physical Therapy License, SDBOMOE
  • Physical Therapy License, SDBOMOE
  • Physical Therapy License, SDBOMOE
  • First Responder, Red Cross
  • Physical Therapy License, South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners

Research:

  • Defining a Complementary Health Protocol to Prevent Health Care-Associated Pneumonia, internal

Grants:

  • Americorp Campus Contract to Improve Health Care in Medically Underserved Areas, Americorp. Grant Role: Supporting. (2011 - 2012)
  • Use of video eyewear to promote self-awareness and reflective perspective-taking following patient care learning scenarios, USD Health Affairs Medical Informatics Committee. (2015)

Publications:

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  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, and Svien, Lana. Practical Application of Systems Theory to Infant and Child Skill Acquisition and Performance Assignment. In Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Neurologic Content. Alexandria, VA: Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2016.
  • Seefeldt, Teresa, Mort, Jane, Brockevelt, Barbara, Giger, Jarod T., Jordre, Becca, Lawler, Michael J., Nilson, Wade, Svien, Lana, and . A Pilot Study of Interprofessional Case Discussions for Health Professions Students Using the Virtual World Second Life.. Edited by Robin M. Zavod, PhD, 224-231. Vol. 4. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 2012. (DOI: 10.1016/j.cptl.2012.05.007)
  • Svien, Lana, Senne, Svien A., and Rasmussen, Carl. South Dakota accidental deaths, 2000-2007: what can we do?, 163-173. Vol. 63, Iss. 5. Sioux Falls, SD: South Dakota Medicine, 2010.
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Smallfield, Stacy, and Svien, Lana. An investigation of depression and fatigue post West Nile Virus infection, 127-133. Iss. April 2010. South Dakota Medicine, 2010.
  • Svien, Lana, Berg-Poppe, Patti, and Stephenson, Christine. Issues in Aging with Cerebral Palsy, 27-41. Vol. 24, Iss. 1. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2008.
  • Svien, Lana, Demuth, Sharon K., Dole, Robin L., and . A Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Pediatric Content. In A Compendium for Teaching Professional Level Physical Therapy Pediatric Content, edited by Svien L, DeMuth S. and Dole R. , 125. Alexandria, Virginia: American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics, 2006.
  • Svien, Lana. This is Why. PT Magazine.
  • Biricocchi, Charlanne A., Drake, Jamie L., Svien, Lana, and . Balance Outcomes Following a Tap Dance Program for a Child with Congenital Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy. Philadelphia, PA: Pediatric Physical Therapy.

Awards and Honors:

  • SHS Service Award, School of Health Sciences, 2014
  • Lana Svien Visionary Award, Department of Physical Therapy, 2011
  • Dream Catcher Award, The University of South Dakota, 2011
  • The Dr. Ronnie Leavitt Award for Leadership in the Promotion of Social Responsibility in Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association, 2011
  • Fulbright Specialist Scholar, Catolica University, Valparaiso Chile, 2010
  • Fulbright Specialist Scholar, Fulbright Program, US Department of State, 2009
  • SDPTA Physical Therapist of the Year, South Dakota Physical Therapy Association, 2008
  • Distinguished Service, Center for Disabilities SSOM, 2006
  • Jeanne Hughes Award, American Physical Therapy Association, 2006
  • SDPTA Hall of Fame Contrubutor of the Year, South Dakota Physical Therapy Association, 2003

Presentations:

  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Gray, Jon, Huber, Jerrica, Walter, Charlotte, Svien, Lana. Balance in Children with a History of Ponseti Correction for Congenital Talipes Equinovarus. Presented at the 2018 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, New Orleans. (February 2018)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Burnham, Renee, Slagerman, Boni, Wilcox, Mark, Svien, Lana, Haft, Geoffrey. Functional Ballistic Movements in Children with a History of Ponseti Correction for Talipes Equinovarus: Preliminary Results. Presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Boulder, Colorado. (August 2017)
  • Hemmingson, Tyler, Burnison, Eric, Sudhagoni, Ramu, Anderson, Susan, Svien, Lana. Health Indicators and Perspectives of Rural South Dakota Residents. Presented at the Annual American Public Health Meetings, Colorado, Denver. (October 29, 2016)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Cerny, Shana, Svien, Lana. Use of the ICF-CY Framework to Depict Impairments of Body Structure and Function and Activity Limitations Associated with Idiopathic Toe Walking.. Presented at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. (February 2015)
  • Svien, Lana. Interprofessional International Student Learning in Guatemala: Impact on Students. Presented at the School of Health Sciences Research Symposium, Vermillion, SD. (March 28, 2014)
  • Svien, Lana. So you are taking students abroad. What is the worst thing that can happen?. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting , Las Vegas, NEV. (February 5, 2014)
  • Svien, Lana. How to build a scholarly agenda. Presented at the Advance Clinical Practice, Anaheim, CA. (November 9, 2013)
  • Svien, Lana, Hansen, Emily. Preparing Yourself as a Faith Community Physical Therapist: Improving the Health of Society Within a Faith Community. Presented at the Combined Sections, San Diego, CA. (January 24, 2013)
  • Svien, Lana. Global Opportunities in Physical Therapy Education. Presented at the Combined Sections , San Diego, CA. (January 22, 2013)
  • Cross, Pat, Stabler, Rosette, Svien, Lana, Stabler, Wehnona, . Occupational and Physical Therapy amongst the Four Hills of Life: Personal Development through Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. Presented at the Pathways Into Health 6th Annual Conference, Rapid City. (October 10, 2012)
  • Svien, Lana, Cross, Pat, Berg-Poppe, Patti. Analysis of Special Olympics Athletes' Balance Performance in FUNFitness Screen. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. (February 9, 2012)
  • Dunleavy, Kim, Pechak, Celia, Salzman, Alice, Black Lattanzi, Jill, Cross, Pat, Svien, Lana, Klappa, Sue, Fuentes Moran de Longo, Mayra Patricia. Going global: preparing for engagement in underserved areas at home and abroad. Presented at the Pre-conference course at: Combined Sections Meeting 2012 of the American Physical Therapy Association, Chicago, IL. (February 8, 2012)
  • Cross, Pat, Svien, Lana. Preparing physical therapy students for first contact health professional practice. Presented at the 16th International World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (June 22, 2011)
  • Smallfield, Stacy, Berg-Poppe, Patti, Svien, Lana, Geleynse, Andrew, Johnson, Joy, Bean, Hayes. Investigating the long-term impact of West Nile Virus infection on occupational performance. Presented at the AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Orlando, Florida. (May 1, 2010)
  • Svien, Lana. Preparing for an Accreditation. Presented at the Fulbright Grant, Valparaiso, Chile. (January 8, 2010)
  • Svien, Lana. Vision 2020: The Direction of Physical Therapy in the US. Presented at the Fulbright Grant, Valparaiso, Chile. (January 7, 2010)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Smallfield, Stacy, Svien, Lana. West Nile Virus: an investigation of fatigue outcomes post-infection. Presented at the 2009 Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, Nevada. (February 2009)
  • Berg-Poppe, Patti, Smallfield, Stacy, Svien, Lana. West Nile Virus: A Pilot Investigation of Functional Outcomes Post-Infection. Presented at the West Nile Virus and Mosquito Control Dakotas Summit, Aberdeen, South Dakota. (March 2008)