The College of Health, Education and Human Development's teaching, research and service efforts focus on public health sciences, nursing, education, and parks, recreation and tourism management.
John J. Whitcomb, associate professor and undergraduate coordinator in the Clemson University School of Nursing, recently received national recognition for reaching a significant milestone in the nursing profession. Whitcomb is one of 1,079 Critical Care Registered Nurses (CCRNs®) honored this year by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) for 20 years of continuous certification. […]
Faculty in the Clemson University Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership (CVT) Program honored graduating students in the program during a pinning ceremony held at Greenville Health System (GHS). The program held the ceremony April 22 at the GHS Patewood facility. Eric Walker, CVT Leadership program manager, attended the ceremony along with fellow faculty Mary Wingold and Yvonne […]
The departments that will make up the soon-to-be-established College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences held their Spring Research Forum on April 20, showcasing a wide range of student, faculty and staff research. “Presenters prepared over 70 posters that facilitated conversations about our exciting work and outreach,” said Kathy Headley, senior […]
The College of Health, Education and Human Development (HEHD) and Eugene T. Moore School of Education (SOE) honored outstanding faculty, staff and graduate students at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony, held April 20 at the Hendrix Student Center. The ceremony was held as part of the 2016 Spring Research Forum. The winners were: College […]
Denise Anderson, professor and graduate coordinator in the Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, will participate in the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership program. Anderson is also the incoming associate dean for undergraduate studies for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, and Georgetown University and Arizona State University designed […]
Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.
A team representing a collaboration between the Greenville Health System and Clemson University will hold a mental health conference May 6 and 7 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville.
Dr. Khoa Truong, an associate professor in the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences, was working to provide evidence for the development of cost-effective strategies to expand health care access to the long-term uninsured in South Carolina. Truong led an interdisciplinary team that included faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, consultants and community partners to […]
Faculty from the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences are collaborating with Greenville Health System (GHS) and Clemson Extension to provide learning opportunities for four students in health promotion and behavior studies. The collaborative project will allow students to work with people with chronic health conditions and socioecological challenges where they “live, work, pray […]
Kristin Goodenow, nursing academic advisor and director of the academic advising center for the division of collaborative academic services for the Clemson University College of Heath, Education and Human Development and the Eugene T. Moore School of Education, recently won the Class of 1956 Award of Staff Excellence. Sue Whorton, director of the Clemson University […]
The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University appointed Tom O’Rourke, the executive director of the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, as a professor of practice. Under O’Rourke’s leadership, the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission has been nationally recognized for operating an ever-expanding park system without solely relying on […]
People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness amidst sometimes harsh, stress-inducing urban environments. However, it appears that one path to long-term happiness may lead straight through the closest park, a Clemson University researcher says.
Scott Moore, a doctoral nursing student in the Healthcare Genetics program at Clemson University, won the Aging Research Interest Group (RIG) Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). He accepted the award in February at the annual SNRS conference. The purpose of the Aging RIG Distinguished Dissertation Award is to recognize the […]
Clemson University’s College of Health, Education and Human Development honored students for their achievements during the 2015-2016 academic year at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, held April 9 in Clemson’s Strom Thurmond Auditorium. The award recipients were as follows: University Awards Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Katelyn Joy Beardsley, School of Nursing […]
Mary Beth Steck, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, recently participated in the 2016 Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Steck is the first nursing faculty member from South Carolina selected for the fully-funded, four-day immersion program held by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The fourth annual […]