Dr. Opheim, a native of Minnesota, earned her medical degree at the University of Minnesota. She completed her residency in Sioux City in 1984. She is a member of the American Medical Association, Iowa Medical Society, Woodbury Medical Society, and American Association of Family Practice. She currently holds positions with Hospice of Siouxland and Mid-Step Services. Dr. Opheim has practiced with the Family Health Care of Siouxland Corporation since its beginning in July 2002. She and her husband, Terry, have three daughters.