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.
As a professional and a mother, Stephanie Garst sees play as “survival."
The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) recently awarded more than $24,000 in grant monies to Dr. Ransome Eke, an embedded scientist in pediatrics research and academics with Clemson University and the Greenville Health System. Eke will use the grant funds to study the link between secondhand smoke and Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), a chronic allergic disease […]
The Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) will host its inaugural Faith-Based Youth Leaders’ Summit May 2-3 in Clemson. The summit will feature workshop presentations and encourage discourse between attendees and the event’s keynote speakers. The event is a logical extension of the department’s continual mission to promote positive development in […]
Alumni and former faculty of Clemson University's parks, recreation and tourism management department will descend upon the campus in early April and join current faculty and students to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
For years, children's camp directors and counselors have championed the positive aspects of camping and attempted to reframe it as much more than an extended version of day care. Those directors and counselors no longer have to rely on anecdotal evidence to back up their claims as researchers are revealing the benefits associated with camp experiences like never before.
The Clemson University public health sciences department has teamed with local vendor Vidistar to introduce a cloud-based reviewing and reporting system that has significantly enhanced its Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership (CVT) program and changed the way it is delivered. This system gives students greater access to their imaging work and a more thorough grounding in the reporting aspect of imaging technology.
Dr. Edmond P. Bowers, assistant professor of youth development leadership at Clemson University, recently served on a conference panel that unveiled a new rating tool designed to help parents select media for children. The panel discussion, “Can Media Teach Character Strengths and Life Skills?,” took place at the SXSWedu® Conference on March 9 in Austin, […]
Dr. Sam ’76 and Beverly Stone reside in Chester, South Carolina — a small town where they proudly display their love for Clemson and are making an impact on the residents in many ways. In 2013, the Stones established the Dr. Sam and Beverly Stone Family Scholarship Endowment to provide Universitywide scholarships to residents of Chester, giving small-town students big futures.
After a successful start in late February, the Joseph F. Sullivan Center and Samaritan Health Clinic plan to offer more to patients at their next collaborative outreach clinic on March 29. The clinic’s primary focus is on providing health screenings and annual gynecological exams to female patients. The first joint clinic was held on Feb. […]
Dr. Arelis Moore de Peralta, Clemson University research assistant professor in the Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies and assistant professor in the Department of Languages, will begin a joint tenure track appointment with both departments beginning July 1. Moore de Peralta has served as a research assistant professor with the Institute on Family […]
Carmen Nibigira, a Clemson doctoral student and tourism professional, recently accepted the first runner up United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) award for innovation in public policy and governance on behalf of the East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP). UNWTO recognized the EATP for its innovative multi-destination knowledge management tool at the 12th UNWTO Awards on […]
The Oxford University Press’ Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) recently recognized a journal article co-written by Ronald Gimbel, Ph.D., chair and associate professor in the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences, as one of its top ten most-read articles of 2015. The article, “Electronic health records improve clinical note quality,” is […]
The Joseph F. Sullivan Center and Samaritan Health Clinic will hold their first joint clinic Feb. 23 at the Samaritan Health Clinic in Easley. The clinic will provide health screenings and also assist female patients with annual gynecological exams.
Beginning July 1, 2016, Clemson University will house a new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. The new college will be comprised of the following departments and schools: Department of Communication Studies Department of Parks, […]
Eight Clemson University students, including two seniors in the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management program, are in the beginning stages of the eight-week EDGE study abroad program in Europe. The students arrived in London on Jan. 16 before heading to Leeds in the United Kingdom. Leeds acts as “home base” for the group, as the […]