Health & Medicine Research
Make a difference in health and medicine research. Contribute to cutting-edge discoveries that can improve the future of health care.
Making an Impact
Carnegie Classification: Doctoral University – High research value.
Graduate research programs have had a significant impact on the economy of South Dakota, through grants, business creation, and innovative science.
Of research investment in South Dakota over the past 5 years.
Departments & Facilities
The Center for Brain and Behavior Research (CBBRe) promotes outstanding training of research students and fellows, feeding the pipeline of creative independent scientists in the fields of neuroscience and behavioral science.
Advocating for increased self-determination, independence and a satisfying quality of life.
The Center for the Prevention of Child Maltreatment focuses on delivering education, outreach and research geared toward eliminating child sexual abuse and maltreatment in South Dakota.
Located in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on USD's campus in Vermillion, the Teaching and Research Laboratory is a centralized location for occupational therapy, physical therapy, kinesiology and sport management, and sports medicine programs. There are collaborative spaces for the various programs, as well as state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories and clinical spaces that facilitate hands-on learning.
At the USD audiology clinic, we know that a full evaluation of your hearing includes responses to tones, speech and assessment of other hearing complaints. We work with you to assess your hearing and discuss your hearing difficulties. We complete comprehensive evaluations for all ages, pediatric to aging adults and all stages of cognitive abilities.
The University of South Dakota is proud to announce that 12 students received 2024 Undergraduate Research Awards for excellence in creative scholarship and research.
Five students in the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts – Abigail Van Osdel, Cailey Schendel, Cassie Heintz, Jaclyn Laprath and Taylor Titze – are presenting a Bachelor of Fine Arts graduation exhibition, “The Road Less Traveled,” now through Dec. 8 in the John A. Day Gallery in the Warren M. Lee Center for Fine Arts.
University of South Dakota Knudson School of Law student Taylor Bushelle was awarded the 2023 AALA Student Scholarship Award by the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) for her forthcoming South Dakota Law Review article, “Counting the Cost of California’s Proposition 12 post-Ross.”