Leaders from Clemson University’s undergraduate and graduate student governments took part in a 90-minute virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 29. Jonathan Gundana (Clemson Undergraduate Student Government President), Hunter Bond (Clemson Undergraduate Senate President) and Kaitlyn Samons (Clemson Graduate Student Government President) were among 70 participants who heard from University leaders on a number of […]
With more than 744,000 rural residents statewide, inadequate health care is not just a small-town problem. Rural places represent a health care crisis for all of South Carolina. And a solution is needed.
A Clemson University researcher has found that health conditions hinder children and their families from attending church and that the likelihood of attendance changes depending on the type of health condition. The research finds that children whose disability affects social interaction are the most likely to be deterred from worship.
A team building activity in the workplace is often met with an eye roll, but a team of organizational researchers is taking a hard look at such exercises in order to determine their best use—or if a given intervention is needed at all. The researchers’ published article in the Academy of Management Annals defines what […]
Robert Sinclair, a professor in Clemson’s psychology department, has been tapped to serve as the first editor-in-chief of Occupational Health Science, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing scholarship on behavioral, social and psychological aspects of occupational health. Sinclair and a group of scholars in the Society of Occupational Health Psychology have worked since 2012 to […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – “Follow your dream. Know what you want to do, and pursue it” were the simple words of advice from dentist Ronnie D. Lee for Clemson students at the third annual “Tigers on Call” event on Sept. 22. A Clemson alumnus of 1976, Lee has been practicing dentistry in Aiken, South Carolina, […]
The Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences is offering a new graduate program in applied health research and evaluation in the Greenville area that combines quality and convenience for a variety of audiences. The department began offering the M.S. program in January through the University Center of Greenville, and it is the first of […]
Proponents of transcendental meditation (TM) have touted its positive effects on high blood pressure since the 1990s and, until recently, evidence related to similar effects from mindfulness training and other forms of non-transcendental meditation has not been systematically reviewed and summarized. However, recent research from Clemson University faculty published in the Journal of Hypertension suggests […]
Dr. Nicole J. Davis, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, was recently selected from an interdisciplinary pool of applicants to attend the 9th Annual Bedside-to-Bench Conference, “Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly: A Translational Research Agenda for a Complex Geriatric Syndrome,” in Bethesda, Maryland. According to Davis, the conference allowed her to grow, […]
The world’s first 100 percent solar-powered, mobile health clinic will be unveiled Thursday at Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center on campus. The clinic will provide educational opportunities for Clemson students and increase outreach efforts to underserved populations in the Upstate and beyond.
In 2017, Phillip Wilder, assistant professor of literacy in Clemson’s College of Education, will serve as United States consultant for Mwangaza, an organization focused on community health and educator development in Tanzania. Wilder will travel to Arusha, Tanzania and work closely with the staff at Mwangaza during his role as consultant, but it won’t be […]
Clemson University pre-med student Shivani Desai made professional connections that will undoubtedly advance her career, some of whom are on the admissions committees of medical schools. But her conversations with Clemson alumni and other professionals at the second annual event “Tigers on Call: Making Connections in Health Care” stretched far beyond career planning, networking and […]
Jonathan Skinner, a nationally recognized health-care economist, will speak Nov. 4 at Clemson University on the U.S. health care system and keeping it affordable without stifling economic growth. Skinner, a Dartmouth professor of economics, is speaking at Clemson as part of The Big Ideas about Information Lecture Series, sponsored by the Information Economy Project. The […]
Clemson University professor Lingling Zhang has been selected for a summer residency at the Brocher Foundation, a non-profit Swiss foundation that hosts scientists and experts studying the ethical, legal and social implications of medical research and biotechnology development. Zhang, an assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, will be working on her project, “Equitable […]
Clemson University has engaged the next step in its transformative research partnership with Greenville Health System with the appointment of its inaugural GHS Faculty Fellows.