Three Clemson University School of Nursing faculty have won a Palmetto Gold Award and one student has won the Palmetto Gold Scholarship. Lecturer and Doctor of Nursing Practice student Melinda Jenkins, Assistant Professor Nicole Davis and Senior Lecturer Lindsey Garrard were three of 100 recipients of the Palmetto Gold Award in South Carolina. This award […]
Growing up, Riley Dunnam’s grandparents were in and out of hospitals frequently with health issues. She would sit in the hospital rooms with her grandparents and parents while they talked to doctors or watched the TV in the room. She would watch the nurses, nurses’ aides, and doctors come in and out of the room, […]
Two students from the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department and psychology department are finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michaela Knox and Ashni Bhojwani were two of 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are the only finalists from South Carolina. The Truman Scholarship, named in […]
Meet Danny McGuire, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated in 2018 with a Master’s in Public Administration. While working in law enforcement, he returned to school, and he’s now the department chair of the Public Safety Programs, both Undergraduate and Graduate as well as Director of the Public Safety Institute […]
Former Prisma Health Vice President Michelle Taylor-Smith, MSN, BSN, RN, FACHE, has recently joined Clemson University School of Nursing as operations officer for the Center for Research on Health Disparities. The Center for Research on Health Disparities (CRHD) works to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved communities by developing and advancing culturally sensitive and community-based research. […]
Clemson University researchers from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS), the College of Engineering, Computing and Applies Sciences (CECAS) and College of Science (COS) have been awarded 14 seed grants from the Seed Grant Program at Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The grants will fund projects on a variety of […]
Clemson psychology associate professor Marissa Shuffler, Ph.D., is the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellow. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Prisma Health–Upstate department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from regular teaching duties to a […]
Meet Stacey Haynes. This 1986 political science alumna is an Assistant United States Attorney. She’s been a prosecutor for the past 27 years and has tried multitudes of cases including murder, murder-for-hire, kidnapping, rape, burglary, bank robbery, gang crimes, wiretap cases, firearm trafficking and many more. We caught up with her in between cases to […]
A diabetes education and support program created by Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate is one of the first in the nation to be recognized as a practice-tested diabetes self-management support program by the American Diabetes Association. The program, Health Extension for Diabetes, is listed on the new practice-tested support programs portion of the Diabetes Support Directory, a free online tool to help connect communities to a qualified, ADA-approved diabetes support program.
Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.
Clemson University School of Nursing assistant professor Susan O’Hara recently was recognized by Healthcare Design Magazine as a “HCD 10” winner. She was named the top educator because of her teaching and academic contributions to the health care design field over the past year.
With more companies and even the military investing in virtual reality (VR) training, simulator sickness is also a reality – one that often creates a roadblock to this kind of training. Understanding this dynamic, Clemson psychology graduate student Sarah Beadle is a on a mission to find out viable solutions to people feeling sick in […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated faculty research across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which are displayed outside of the dean’s office. This is the second group of faculty recognized for their recent publications. College […]
When you read about health research, organizational science most likely doesn’t come to mind. But in health care, organizational science is called health systems science, and it’s a big research focus between Clemson psychology associate professor Marissa Shuffler and Donald Wiper, a clinician leader and research champion at Prisma Health. Organizational science is an important […]
Since her freshman year at Clemson University, all Andrea Kurt wanted to hear was her name called at graduation. But, just a few days before graduation, the desire to hear her name was replaced by something else–the ringing of a bell. Ringing a bell has become a common ritual nationwide when cancer patients reach the […]