Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium


7th Annual Eastern South Dakota Research Symposium

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

Location: Sanford Center, 2301 E. 60th St. North, Sioux Falls, SD


Organized by Sanford Research, SDSU, Augustana University, and USD


Join a wide variety of researchers from the area's leading institutions to promote cutting-edge research in all disciplines and foster scientific collaboration.


Transdisciplinary & Team Science Research Session:

Shana Cerny (Occupational Therapy, USD)

Amber Letcher (Education, Counseling & Human Development, SDSU)


Basic & Biomedical Research Session:

Hong Zheng (Basic Biomedical Sciences, USD)

Kurt Warnhoff (Pediatrics & Rare Diseases, Sanford Research)

Zachary Schulte (Chemistry & Biochemistry, Augustana University)

Rachel Willand Charnley (Chemistry & Biochemistry, SDSU)


Social & Behavioral Research Session:

Emma Johnson (Counseling & Psychology in Education, USD)

Anna Strahm (Behavioral Science, Sanford Research)

Lindsay Howard (Psychology, Augustana University)

David Wiltse (Political Science, SDSU)


Keynote Talk:

William Powderly MD

J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine

Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health

Washington University in St. Louis



Plus Poster Sessions, Networking, and More!


Registration is free!

Please register at the following link by May 22, 2023:




For questions about registration and logistics, please contact ResearchAdminAsst@sanfordhealth.org

For questions about scientific content, please contact Dr. Lance Lee (lance.lee@sanfordhealth.org)



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