Physician Honored as Alumni Leader

Dr. Laura Davis-Keppen, Pediatric Endocrinologist at Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic, was selected to participate in the 2006 University of South Dakota Alumni Leadership Forum on September 22, 2006.

Dr. Laura Davis-Keppen, Pediatric Endocrinologist at Sanford Children’s Specialty Clinic, was selected to participate in the 2006 University of South Dakota Alumni Leadership Forum on September 22, 2006. The forum honored eight distinguished alumni for their outstanding leadership in their profession and contribution to higher education. The alumni were nominated by the University’s Deans and selected by a committee of faculty and alumni representatives.

A 1979 graduate of the USD School of Medicine, Dr. Davis-Keppen completed her Pediatric residency in 1982 at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where she also completed her fellowship in Pediatric Genetics, Endocrinology and Metabolism in 1984.

Dr. Davis-Keppen is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics and its sub board of Pediatric Endocrinology and is certified by the American Board of Medical Genetics in Clinical Genetics. She is a Professor of Pediatrics at the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota.