Jane Thaden Lawson

Meet Jane

Jane Lawson is a senior communications specialist with Sanford Health. She has more than 20 years of experience as a print journalist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in various editing roles. She joined the Sanford Health News team in December 2018. She also plays piano for church and school. You can reach her at (605) 312-4380 or jane.lawson@sanfordhealth.org.

Latest Posts


Hands lay on a folded American flag

Legends partners with nonprofit to help military families

$25,000 donation to Folds of Honor is largest gift in Legends for Kids' history
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Population health: Get healthy now to prevent illness later

Movement could help people overcome social barriers to health
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General sees Sanford Chip as more help for veterans’ health

Robert Bray is concerned about what veterans have been exposed to while serving
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Being pregnant with twins pushed aside my tendency to plan

It helped to have few expectations when labor, delivery turned out to be erratic
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Man fundraises for research-study inspiration: his daughter

Friedreich's ataxia can't be stopped yet, but two men have formed a bond trying
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Sanford Health LPN Joan Muller receives a hug from Dr. Ashley Briggs (in floral dress) after being presented with a check for $1,000 raised from sales of Dr. Briggs' handmade earrings.

Co-workers rally for nurse Joan Muller as she faces cancer

LPN gets blessings back after decades of encouraging patients and team
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Nurse Eskedar Yimer at Sanford Health

Eskedar Yimer’s trek from Ethiopian engineer to S.D. nurse

She went from being a grateful patient to treasured Sanford Health employee.
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South Dakota HOSA-Future Health Professionals

Health care contest draws hundreds of students to Pentagon

More than 750 aspiring health care workers from across South Dakota gathered.
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Kelly Krenzel had a dramatic experience with postpartum bleeding with her second son.

Postpartum bleeding follows festive, ‘picture-perfect’ birth

Mom thought of husband and baby: “I don’t know if I’ll see these guys again.”
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Kristin Roers in the North Dakota Legislature

2 Sanford Health employees elected to Legislature

"Fifteen to 20 percent of bills have a direct or indirect connection to health care."
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Doug Barthel serves in the South Dakota Legislature

Words of wisdom from 2 lawmakers

"There's no 'maybe' button."
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Gladys Buss died in December 2017 at the age of 95 at The Cottage in Luverne, Minn., one of Sanford Health's hospice care sites.

Hospice: Visiting Grandma in different home for the holidays

Last year, we, like many families each year, entered the door of a hospice home to spend a final Christmas with a loved one.
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