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.
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 […]
A career in health care doesn’t mean that a person has to be confined to a hospital or clinic. Joshua Scott, a 1997 Clemson alum who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, is a prime example. Dr. Scott is a primary care sports medicine physician for the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, […]
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, […]
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 […]
The Clemson University Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership Concentration held its 2019 pinning ceremony on April 26. This year’s graduating class includes Emma Baldwin, Marissa Bowman and Morgan Cole. The program is one of very few in the nation to offer an undergraduate degree in cardiovascular technology, and it is the only program to offer a public […]
Every Clemson student is given the opportunity to mold their college experience to satisfy the priorities they have in their careers and their lives. The top priority for public health science major Madisyn Currie is giving back. Currie, a native of Lexington, South Carolina, decided to pursue health science as a major because of her […]
The Clemson Debate Society is taking its argumentative and critical thinking skills to South Africa for the World Universities Debating Championship. The tournament will be held Dec. 27 – Jan. 4 at the University of Cape Town. Eight students– four teams of two– will be competing against 400 other teams from 250 universities across the […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated scholarship by faculty across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which will be displayed outside of the dean’s office for the remainder of the semester. Eric Muth, associate dean for […]
Obesity isn't merely a health problem. In communities where four out of 10 adults are obese, it's a health crisis. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Clemson University and land-grant institutions in 14 other states have teamed up to tackle that crisis in some of the hardest-hit counties.
Beginning this fall, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences faculty will participate in departmental and college-level mentoring programs that will provide them with opportunities to attend a wide array of educational workshops in an effort to enhance professional development opportunities for faculty. The college-level program is designed to complement work already being done in […]
Rachel Mayo knows something about being a young breast cancer survivor. Now the Clemson University public health researcher, who has dedicated her professional life to helping women prevent, identify and survive cancer, will combine her personal and professional experience as a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.