Stories by Frances Parrish

  • The new certificate program will educate practicing nurses and other design professionals about the design of health care facilities.

    Clemson professors, national nursing leaders create health care design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

    November 7, 2019

    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.

  • Assistant professor Susan O'Hara was recognized by HCD as the top educator of the year.

    Healthcare Design Magazine names Clemson nursing professor as top educator

    November 7, 2019

    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.

  • Psychology grad student wins national tech, industry scholarship, one step closer to career goals

    October 24, 2019

    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 […]

  • This year, CBSHS leadership recognized seven faculty members for outstanding publications.

    CBSHS recognizes outstanding research publications

    October 8, 2019

    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 […]

  • Shuffler - Team Development

    Clemson researchers, Prisma Health clinicians work to reduce burnout, enhance the practice of medicine

    September 26, 2019

    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 […]

  • While undergoing chemotherapy treatments, Andrea Kurt got the news that she passed the NCLEX exam.

    New nursing alumna refocuses on career after battle with cancer

    September 24, 2019

    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 […]

  • Will Richardson, left, speaks with Ph.D. student Amirreza Yeganegi in their Clemson University lab.

    Bioengineering professor sees success in research and mentoring program

    September 18, 2019

    In just three short years, William Richardson has gone from a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Virginia to an assistant professor in Clemson University’s bioengineering department and a junior investigator for the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health (SC-TRIMH). And this year, he’s completed a milestone as a junior investigator: receive […]

  • CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty to the college.

    CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty members

    September 6, 2019

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is excited to welcome 17 new faculty members across four departments, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. Meet the college’s newest faculty members by department: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Matthew Browning is an assistant professor in the parks, […]

  • For the next four years, the grant will fund education for nurse practitioners who apply for this opportunity within the School of Nursing, as part of the grant-funded program Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW).

    Clemson Nursing receives $2.7 million grant to increase nurse practitioner workforce

    August 26, 2019

    The Clemson University School of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help increase the nurse practitioner workforce in six Upstate counties. For the next four years, the grant will fund education for nurse practitioners who apply for this opportunity within the School of Nursing, as part of the grant-funded program Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW). The first 13 students in the project were admitted this month.

  • Five of the eight students in the first DNP cohort graduated this August.

    Doctor of Nursing Practice program’s first class graduates in August ceremony

    August 20, 2019

    Walking to the front of the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Auditorium, and sitting with her committee chair, was a surreal moment for then Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate Jessica Melton. Earlier this month, she and her classmates walked across the stage and were hooded by Kathleen Valentine, Director of the School of Nursing […]

  • Clemson School of Nursing hosts inaugural nursing health care design conference

    August 12, 2019

    This week, more than 100 nurse researchers and health care design experts will gather in Greenville as Clemson University School of Nursing presents its inaugural International Nursing Conference for Excellence in Healthcare Design. The conference will be held Aug. 14-17 at the Clemson University Nursing building in Greenville, South Carolina. Susan O’Hara, Clemson nursing professor […]

  • Thomas Britt is a psychology professor at Clemson University.

    Psychology professor Thomas Britt to serve as HSC campus research coordinator

    August 1, 2019

    This academic year, Thomas Britt, a Trevillian Distinguished Professor of  Psychology, is stepping into a new role as the Clemson University Campus Research Director for the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The Health Sciences Center is a collaboration between Prisma Health (previously Greenville Health System), Clemson University, Furman University and University of South Carolina. […]

  • Joel and Sarah Agate both graduated with their Ph.D.s in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from Clemson in 2010.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Joel and Sarah Agate, professors and mentors

    July 10, 2019

    Meet husband and wife, Joel and Sarah Agate. They’re both 2010 Ph.D. graduates from Clemson’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, and both teach in higher education. Joel is an associate professor at The College of Brockport and Sarah is a new assistant professor at her Alma Mater, Brigham Young University. In between their […]

  • Ellen Francis is a gradute student in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

    Doctoral public health student wins American Society for Nutrition award

    June 25, 2019

    Ellen Francis, a doctoral candidate in the Applied Health Research and Evaluation program within the Department of Public Health Sciences at Clemson University, is a winner of the American Society for Nutrition’s (ASN) Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Competition. Also, a predoctoral Intramural Research Training Award fellow at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child […]

  • Clemson researchers, Prisma Health doctor collaborate to develop screening tool for ovarian cancer

    June 4, 2019

    A team of researchers from Clemson University and Prisma Health–Upstate are working to create a screening process to catch ovarian cancer in the early or pre-cancerous stages. Their goal is to make this screening as simple and easy for women as getting a pap smear. The idea is to identify the pre-cancerous changes through the makeup of the cervical mucus.