Beacom Hall 321
Phone: (605) 677-3902
I Graduated from USD with a Health Science Major and a World Religion minor. I also received my masters from USD in Adult and Higher Education. I am an instructor in the Health Science department here at USD. I teach face to face and online. I created the HSC 365 Universal Supports in Disabilities Services Curriculum along with HSC/NATV 330 Native People's Health Care Promotion and Policy & HSC 375 US and Global Healthcare Systems. I also work with the honors students with their undergraduate research and scholarship. Our goal in the HSC major is to help the School of Health Science meet their goals.
My areas of interest are Health Care, Culture Care, Native American Healthcare, Health literacy, Human Rights, Health Disparities, Emotional Intelligence, Interprofessionalism and Public Health. I also like to incorporate the students embracing diversity with embracing inclusivity in their career goals, school and daily lives. I also enjoy mentoring our undergraduate students and the honors research students as well.
Alternative/holistic/integrated healthcare, Culture Care, Traditional health care, Native American healing traditions, essential oils and their ties to pharmaceuticals today. I have helped Honors students work on their honors thesis in areas such as holistic Occupational Therapy, Obesity related to the care givers perception, Traditional Native American Healing incorporated into health care, holistic infertility treatment and oral health. I am currently working with an 3 pre-med students, one pre-dental students and several HSC majors with their research.