Date of Work
Anna Mae Hughes Room, Hughes Fine Arts Center
Sara Jumping Eagle
Pediatrician and Clinical Director B.S., Psychology, 1993, University of North Dakota M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, 1998 Oglala Lakota
Dr. Sara Jumping Eagle, an Oglala Lakota, is originally from Kyle, South Dakota.
In addition to her active role in many professional associations, Dr. Jumping Eagle works as a pediatrician and Clinical Director for the Standing Rock Indian Health Service in Fort Yates, North Dakota. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Jumping Eagle worked in the Adolescent and Pediatrics Departments at Denver Children’s Hospital and served as a Pediatrician at Denver Indian Health and Family Services. She has conducted research with the University of Colorado. She formerly worked as a private practice pediatrician at the Mid Dakota Clinic and Saint Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Dr. Jumping Eagle’s medical interests include adolescent medicine, reproductive health, behavioral health and the prevention of high-risk behaviors among youth.