Arriving at USD from Washburn University, Memmott has worked since 2002 as an associate professor of social work, and served as chair of the university’s social work department from 2002-2010. His research interests have included addictions treatment, mental health and social work education.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Memmott to campus,” said Michael Lawler, dean of the School of Health Sciences. “Our social work students and community partners will benefit from his clinical expertise and distinguished teaching background.”
Memmott earned both his master’s degree and doctorate in social work from the University of Kansas School of Social Welfare.
About the School of Health Sciences
USD’s School of Health Sciences has nine programs offering bachelor of science degrees in alcohol and drug studies, dental hygiene, health sciences, medical laboratory science, nursing, and social work; an associate of science degree in nursing; master of science degrees in occupational therapy and physician assistant studies; master of social work; master of arts in addiction studies; and a doctorate of physical therapy degree. For more information about USD’s School of Health Sciences, please visit www.usd.edu/health/ or call (605) 677-5000.