School of Health Sciences Health Sciences Major

Laurie Lind

Laurie Lind
Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences
UB Beacom Hall 226
Phone: 605-677-3929
I was born and raised in South Dakota then moved away for a number of years for undergraduate school. Graduate school at USD brought me back to South Dakota. I love to travel abroad and do so as often as I can. Currently, I enjoy living on my acreage in South Dakota.
Teaching Interests:
global health, mental health, women's and children's health (in particular inequality and abuse issues), alternative approaches to Westernized medical practices, diversity and inclusiveness, communication
Research Interests:
human trafficking, domestic violence, child abuse, physical and sexual violence and assault, genocide, prostitution and sex trades, mental health disorders, suicide, diversity and inclusiveness
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, University of South Dakota, 1998
Awards and Honors:
  • top instructor recognition, School of Health Sciences, 2014
  • Voices of Discovery recognition, Office of Diversity and Inclusiveness, 2014