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What’s The Big Deal With ImPACT™?

Anyone who is following the sports scene, or who has a child involved in a collision sport like football or ice hockey, has probably heard a lot about concussions. It’s been a hot topic lately, and there is a new tool in the diagnosis and management of concussions called ImPACT™.  Read More »
Children's Health, Sports Medicine · McKennan

Being an Advocate for Your Child

Parents often come to me with questions and concerns that they are embarrassed to ask, or feel pushy for being concerned about. As a pediatrician, my job is to work together with you to help your child thrive and to develop to the best of his or her abilities. Read More »
Children's Health · McKennan
Kim Jensen receiving award

Outstanding Professional – Kim Jensen

Kim Jensen, vice president of human resources, was honored as 2012 Women of Distinction by the Yankton Chamber of Commerce for Outstanding Professional! Kim not only was humbled by the award, but she also stated, “It is truly an honor to be nominated along with so many amazing women.” Other nominees included: Carolyn Becker, Lois Halbur, Dr. Read More »
Employees, News and Events · Sacred Heart

The Dangers of Workplace Bullying

Schoolyard bullying, the torment of one child by another, has long been recognized in children. Abusive childhood behavior that is reinforced by other children and ignored by fearful teachers or ignorant administrators leads to children who grow up to be domineering adults. Read More »
Mental Health · McKennan