Stories tagged with "Public Health"

  • 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 […]

  • CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Joshua Scott practices medicine in the clinic and on the soccer field

    October 1, 2019

    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, […]

  • CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty to the college.

    CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty members

    September 6, 2019

    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 is a gradute student in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

    Doctoral public health student wins American Society for Nutrition award

    June 25, 2019

    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 […]

  • Clemson CVT program honors 2019’s graduating class

    April 30, 2019

    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 […]

  • Madiyn Currie

    Clemson student discovers passion for community health, volunteerism through health science major

    April 15, 2019

    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 […]

  • This month, the Clemson Debate Society is taking 11 students to the Worlds Universities Debating Championship in South Africa.

    Clemson Debate Society to compete in Worlds Universities Debating Championship

    December 7, 2018

    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 […]

  • Recognition Plaques for Publications

    CBSHS recognizes scholarship in journal publications

    October 31, 2018

    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 […]

  • Michelle Parisi and Sarah Griffin

    CDC grant supports Clemson program to address obesity epidemic

    October 15, 2018

    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.

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    CBSHS begins college-wide faculty mentoring program

    September 4, 2018

    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

    Clemson professor joins CDC committee to help young breast cancer survivors

    August 29, 2018

    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.