Healthy Me-Healthy SC (HMHSC) will provide COVID-19 testing support to the rural and underserved areas of the Midlands and Upstate regions of South Carolina. HMHSC, a partnership between MUSC and Clemson, will deploy a mobile testing team to conduct screening and collections in rural and underserved areas. Mobile testing sites through HMHSC kicked off in Walhalla, S.C. on Thursday, July 30, with the goal to provide weekly screening sessions over the course of the next six months. Testing sites will be set up at various locations to collect COVID-19 respiratory specimens from both walk-up and drive-through patients.
Clemson researchers have used grant funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to combat obesity in South Carolina since 2018, and work continues to yield positive results despite obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, researchers and health extension agents behind the CDC High-Obesity Program have linked the outreach work of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Bishopville, which connects 25 local churches to aid over 500 families in and around Lee County, with Foodshare SC, a nonprofit organization based in Richland County that provides affordable, fresh food boxes across the state. This collaboration has translated to thousands of pounds of fresh food reaching the tables of food insecure families across the Pee Dee.
Meet Stephanie Morgan, a 2011 Public Health Sciences alumna. Her passion for sports and the injuries that came with track and cross country led her to a career in physical therapy. She’s a physical therapist specializing in women’s pelvic health at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. We caught up with her to learn more about her […]
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
While I wish we could celebrate with you in person, I hope this note will convey how happy and excited we are for you. Please know that we will be thinking of you and your families and wishing you all the best as you mark this special time.
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has recognized its outstanding students with college and departmental awards. “We could not be prouder of all of our students and their accomplishments and cannot wait to see what the future brings each of them,” said CBSHS Associate Dean Denise Anderson. “While we would have loved to […]
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 […]
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, […]
Rachel Mayo has been named interim associate dean of research and graduate studies in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Mayo brings more than two decades of experience to the position, both as a faculty leader and prolific researcher. “I am excited to serve in this role to support faculty from diverse disciplines […]
Employees who are feeling sick, need a flu shot or routine medical care can turn to the Joseph F. Sullivan Center in Edwards Hall, which often can get them in to see a nurse practitioner on the same day.
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 […]
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.
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035. More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.
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.
Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have begun a statewide collaborative program called Healthy Me – Healthy SC, created to improve health care access and combat health disparities across South Carolina.