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Rhonda M. Eppelsheimer, M.S.W.

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilites
  • Chair, Medical Student Progress Board
  • Health Administration Training Coordinator, LEND Program


Rhonda Eppelsheimer, M.S.W., LCSW, is the co- Director of the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disability (UCEDD) at the Institute on Development & Disability. Eppelsheimer is credentialed as a licensed clinical social worker focusing on adolescent transition, mental health and strengthening supports and systems for families who are raising children who experience disability. Eppelsheimer oversees programs, activities and data coordination for the UCEDD grant working in collaboration with other State agencies and other UCEDD organizations across the country to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities or special health needs.

Education and training

    • M.S.W., 2012, University of North Dakota
  • Certifications

    • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Memberships and associations:

  • Association of University Center on Disability
  • National Association of Social Workers

Areas of interest

  • Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Health Disparities and Systems of Care
  • Improving Mental Healthcare for Children and Adults with Disabilities
  • Adolescent Health Transition


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