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Stories tagged with "Public Health"

  • A member of the Clemson community takes part in COVID-19 testing at the NewSpring site near main campus.

    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences involved in multiple aspects of COVID-19 outreach response, University preparation

    September 3, 2020

    One of the main priorities of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is to serve rural communities in a variety of ways. The CBSHS Joseph F. Sullivan Center has long been a part of this effort as an interdisciplinary health center seeking to improve health in rural, underserved communities and the Clemson […]

  • CBSHS welcomed 18 new faculty this year.

    CBSHS welcomes 18 new faculty members

    August 21, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences welcomed 18 new faculty members across six departments this year, who will help the college continue to achieve its mission of building people and communities. Some of these faculty were previously part-time in the college, and the college is excited to have expanded their roles to a […]

  • Healthy Me – Healthy SC to increase access to COVID-19 testing and help fight health disparities statewide

    August 4, 2020

    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.

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    Student government leaders take part in virtual town hall

    July 30, 2020

    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 […]

  • Stephanie Morgan is a 2011 Public Health Sciences Alumna, who now works at the Gibbs Cancer Center.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Morgan, building a pelvic health physical therapy program

    June 9, 2020

    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 […]

  • Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson's College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.

    To the CBSHS Class of 2020

    May 7, 2020

    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.

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    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recognizes students for academic achievement

    April 28, 2020

    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 […]

  • CUSHR appointed 14 new clinical faculty and faculty scholars.

    Clemson School of Health Research appoints new faculty scholars, clinical faculty

    April 28, 2020

    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 […]

  • Riley Dunnam

    Accelerated pathway to MUSC helps public health student jumpstart career

    March 18, 2020

    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

    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences names interim associate dean of research and graduate studies

    March 9, 2020

    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 […]

  • A female health professional uses a stethoscope on a female patient in a health care office.

    Clemson and MUSC: Working to improve health in rural South Carolina

    January 6, 2020

    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.

  • Photo of Clemson public health sciences students using Hitachi's VidiStar software.

    Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare: Inspiring future leaders

    November 25, 2019

    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.

  • In partnership with Public Health Sciences, Prisma Health–Upstate, Clemson Cooperative Extension offers a diabetes education and support class in Greenville County.

    Tool for diabetes self-management from Clemson, Prisma Health–Upstate certified by American Diabetes Association

    November 22, 2019

    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.

  • Healthy Me - Healthy SC Logo

    MUSC and Clemson introduce Healthy Me – Healthy SC to increase health care access, fight health disparities statewide

    November 21, 2019

    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.

  • 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 […]