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Stories From Our School

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    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A drug that blocks neurotransmitters could reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, research co-authored by a University of South Dakota graduate and Sanford Health physician and published in the "New England Journal of Medicine" finds.
  • Image of Tyler Hemmingson at his desk talking with RISE-UP student Nishita Dsouza
    It’s a demanding and meaningful undertaking. The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine’s Center for Disabilities is partnered with a select and distinguished group of institutions from across the country aiming to solve a vexing, vital and ongoing...

South Dakotan, M.D. Magazine

Issue:Spring/Summer 2016

Read features on the Sanford School of Medicine, its students, alumni and faculty. The current issue features:

  • Preparing skilled physicians to serve South Dakotans.
  • Dr. Lonnie Waltner Black Bag Chronicles.
  • The Westons Extraordinary Contributions.
  • Remembering and Honoring Dr. Chester McVay.

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South Dakotan MD Magazine