Bobbi Conner

Pediatric Vison Screening

By Bobbi Conner

Dr. Edward WilsonThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about vision screening for infants starting at twelve months and throughout childhood. Dr. Wilson is the Miles Endowed Chair at the Storm Eye Institute at MUSC and he is the Chair of the Children’s Eye Foundation Board.

Pediatric Asthma Update

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Dr. Shean AujlaThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shean Aujla about managing asthma in children and also new treatments for children with severe asthma. Dr. Aujla is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she is the Director of Pediatric Pulmonology at MUSC Children’s Health.

Genetic Research Related to Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Dr. Christopher CowanThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Cowan about research underway to better understand the genetic component of autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Cowan is a Professor and he holds the William E. Murray SmartState Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at MUSC.

Importance of Early Diagnosis of Autism

By Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logoThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of autism in childhood. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Capsule Endoscopy

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Dr. Andrew BrockThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrew Brock about capsule endoscopy, and how it is used to help diagnose diseases of the small intestine. Dr. Brock is a Gastroenterologist and Associate Professor of medicine at MUSC.

Help for Veterans with PTSD & Substance Abuse

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Health Focus logoThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sudie Back about treatment available for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse. Dr. Back is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Drug Abuse Research Training Program at MUSC, and she is a staff psychologist at the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center.

Understanding How the Brain Processes Memories

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Doctor holding tablet with display of the brainThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes, stores and retrieves memories. Dr. Bonilha is a Neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

Transition from Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor

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Health Focus logoThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stacey Maurer about the transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor. Dr. Maurer is a Clinical Psychologist and she is the Psychosocial Services Coordinator at Hollings Cancer center at MUSC.

Dangers of Mixing Alcohol with Certain Medications

By Bobbi Conner

Health Focus logoThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Anton about the dangers of mixing alcohol with certain common medications. Dr. Anton holds the Thurmond Wellness Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he is the Scientific Director of the Alcohol Research Center at MUSC.

Essential Nutrition for Baby’s Brain Development

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Health Focus logoThis week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Candi Jump about essential nutrition needed for a baby’s brain development. Dr. Jump is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and she runs the Premature Infant Nutrition-Follow-Up Program at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

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