Dr. Stevens (SD-LEND) Receives Award

February 20, 2008

Dennis Stevens receives award

The South Dakota Perinatal Association honored Dr. Dennis Stevens' dedication to children and families with the 2007 Pioneer Award. The Pioneer Award recognizes the efforts of those who break ground in caring for new families and educate others about the South Dakota Perinatal Association's mission. More than 300 healthcare professionals belong to the South Dakota Perinatal Association. Association members cited Dr. Stevens's excellence as an educator, mentor and researcher. Dr. Stevens's current research focuses on the developmental impact of light and sound in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). Dr. Stevens joined Sanford Children's Hospital and Specialty Clinic (formerly Sioux Valley) in 1980. He is a professor of pediatrics at Sanford School of Medicine at The University of South Dakota. He is Director of the SD LEND program.

Congratulations Dr. Stevens!