Bobbi Conner

Coping and Adapting to Changes in Celebrating the Holidays during the Pandemic

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Wendy BallietThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Wendy Balliet about coping and adapting to changes in celebrating holidays this year due to the pandemic. Dr. Balliet is a psychologist who works with patients who have chronic health problems, through the Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine and Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

Update on Remote Home-Monitoring of COVID-19 Patients with Mild to Moderate Symptoms

By Bobbi Conner

Emily WarrThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Emily Warr , for an update about a remote, online home monitoring program for COVID-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms. Ms. Warr is a Registered Nurse and Director of Operations at the Center for Telehealth at MUSC. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

Training Providers in Tele-Mental Health Therapy

By Bobbi Conner

Meg WallaceThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Meg Wallace about training health care providers in video conferencing and telehealth therapy, during the pandemic. Ms. Wallace is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and she is the Lead Coordinator and Clinician for the Telehealth Outreach Program (or TOPS) at MUSC. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

Help for Children with Mild to Moderate Depression

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Rachel ZweigoronThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachel Zweigoron about help for children with mild to moderate depression during the pandemic. Dr. Zweigoron is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

Healthy Habits for Families during the Pandemic (to Promote Good Health)

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Christine San GiovanniThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine San Giovanni about healthy habits for families during the pandemic, to prevent child obesity and promote good health. Dr. San Giovanni is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Heart-Health, Pediatric Weight Management Clinic at MUSC Children’s Health. Listen to the story... Making It Grow Minutes are produced by South Carolina Public Radio, in partnership with Clemson University's Extension Service.

Seasonal Flu during the Pandemic

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Scott CurryThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Scott Curry about the seasonal flu and flu vaccine this year. Dr. Curry is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and an Epidemiologist at MUSC. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

Breast Cancer Screening during the Pandemic

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Nancy DemoreThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nancy DeMore about breast cancer screening during the pandemic. Dr. DeMore is a Professor of Surgery, Surgical Oncologist and Medical Director of the Breast Center at MUSC. Listen to the story... Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.

COVID-19 Antibody Research Involving Health Care Workers in SC

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Eric MeissnerThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Meissner about research related to COVID-19 antibody testing involving a group of health care workers in South Carolina. Dr. Meissner is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and he’s the Principal Investigator on this COVID-19 antibody testing study at MUSC.

Alcohol Consumption during Stressful Times (Including the Pandemic)

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Joshua SmithThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Josh Smith about the increase in risk for developing an alcohol problem during stressful times, and tips for reducing alcohol consumption. Dr. Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and he is the Clinical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at MUSC. Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

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