Health

Meningococcal Disease & Prevention Teens and Young Adults

February 19, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Terry Dixon

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about protecting teens and young adults from meningococcal disease. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Nurse Scientists

February 18, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Susan Newman

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Susan Newman about the education, training and day to day responsibilities of Nurse Scientists. Dr. Newman is the Director of the Ph.D. in Nursing Science Program in the College of Nursing at MUSC.

Immunizations for Older Adults

February 5, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elisha Brownfield

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elisha Brownfield about specific vaccinations that are recommended to prevent infectious disease and complications in older adults. Dr. Brownfield is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at MUSC.

Research Related to Epigenetics and Substance Use Disorder

February 4, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Christopher Cowan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Cowan about research underway to better understand the role of epigenetics in substance use disorder and relapse. Dr. Cowan is the William E. Murray SmartState Endowed Chair in Neuroscience at MUSC.

Mental Health Care Needs of Children after Pediatric Traumatic Injury

January 29, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Leigh Ridings

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leigh Ridings about addressing the mental health care needs of children (and their caregivers) following a pediatric traumatic injury and hospitalization. Dr. Ridings is a Clinical Psychologist and a Postdoctoral Fellow at MUSC.

Dietary Supplements

January 22, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Bernadette Marriott

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Bernadette Marriott about and dietary supplements. Dr. Marriott is a Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry at MUSC, and earlier in her career she was the Founding Director of the Office of Dietary Supplements...

Mental Health Services and Access for Underserved Populations

January 15, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rosaura Orengo-Aguayo about mental health care services and access, for underserved populations. Dr. Orengo-Aguayo is an Assistant Professor and bilingual licensed Clinical Psychologist at the National Crime Victims Research and...

Panic Disorder

December 31, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about evidence based therapy for panic disorder. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Treatment and Research program at MUSC.

Healthy Digestive System and Microbiome

December 25, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Don Rockey

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Don Rockey about the role the microbiome plays in a healthy digestive system and other aspects of health. Dr. Rockey is a Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at MUSC.

Newborn Health Screening

December 24, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Frances Rowinsky Koch

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Frances Rowinsky Koch about newborn health screening available to all newborn babies in S.C. Dr. Koch is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Neonatologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Reducing Teen Driving Fatalities

December 18, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Elizabeth Mack

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about helping teens become safe drivers and reducing teen motor vehicle crashes and fatalities. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she is a spokesperson for...

E-Visits and Virtual Urgent Care Appointments

December 17, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Edward O'Bryan

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward O’Bryan about electronic visits (E-visits) and virtual urgent care as a way for patients to have telemedicine appointments with providers for certain common illnesses. Dr. O’Bryan is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine...

Social Anxiety Disorder

December 11, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Alyssa Rheingold

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about a specialized talk therapy that is helpful in treating social anxiety disorder. Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director of the Sleep and Anxiety...

Protecting Infants from Whooping Cough (Pertusis)

December 10, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Terry Dixon, MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about protecting infants from pertussis or whooping cough. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Leading Through Changing Times

December 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Ron Harvey

Owning and/or managing a small business is not a small task. Technologies change, communities change, employees change; how does a leader keep up and lead at the same time? Mike Switzer interviews Ron Harvey with GCS Consulting in Columbia, SC.

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