The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health.

Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and service in collaboration with other Clemson faculty and students as well as Prisma Health–Upstate researchers and other health partners. Clinical Faculty are medical professionals who support collaborative health research, teaching and service with their Clemson colleagues.

These appointments recognize health researchers for superb collaborative projects, said Windsor Westbrook Sherrill, Clemson University’s Associate Vice President for Health Research and Prisma Health’s Chief Science Officer.

“We are pleased to add these impressive researchers to our CUSHR faculty scholars and clinical faculty,” Sherrill said. “The appointment committee felt that these 14 applicants embodied the true spirit of CUSHR through their collaborative, innovative and impactful health research.”

The new faculty scholars are:

  • Matthew Browning, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • Delphine Dean, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
  • Alex Feltus, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, College of Science
  • Jordan Gilmore, Department of Bioengineering, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
  • Moonseong Heo, Department of Public Health Sciences, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • Bryan Miller, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • Sara Sarasua, School of Nursing, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • Pingshan Wang, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences
  • Janice Withycombe, School of Nursing, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences
  • Lu Zhang, Public Health Sciences, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

The new clinical faculty are from Prisma Health and include:

Clemson University School of Health Research is a multidisciplinary unit of Clemson that facilitates medical research and scholarship. Through this partnership, Clemson brings a wealth of research and educational expertise, and the health care systems offer the clinical opportunities students and researchers need to put their ideas into action.