Medical University of South Carolina

Free Virtual Care Visits During Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by Julia Shillinglaw
McLeod doctor sees patient over telehealth app.

With Hurricane Dorian on a path towards the east coast, many have been ordered to evacuate. Others are preparing for the effects of the storm, as it is predicted to hit South Carolina around Thursday. Finding generators and stocking up on bottled water and food supplies are...

Innovation in Pharmacy School Transforming Rural Care

June 11, 2019 - Posted in Telehealth by John Lewis
Dr. James Sterrett speaks to pharmacy student Ryan Rosenblatt through telehealth technology.

Tyler McGee and Ryan Rosenblatt are working toward their doctor of pharmacy degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. As part of their four-year plan, they have to go to clinics to treat patients. This is done with the supervision and guidance of a preceptor: an...

Help for Veterans with PTSD & Substance Abuse

August 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This 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...

Understanding How the Brain Processes Memories

July 31, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Doctor holding tablet with display of the brain

This 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

July 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This 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

July 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This 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...

Essential Nutrition for Baby’s Brain Development

July 23, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This 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.

Safe Exercise during Pregnancy

July 17, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Scott Sullivan about the benefits and also precautions of exercise during pregnancy. Dr. Sullivan is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at MUSC.

Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

July 16, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about treatment for people who have developed an opioid use disorder. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs in the Division of Addiction...

New Approaches to Stroke Treatment

July 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Turner about new approaches to treating acute stroke. Dr. Turner is a Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief of Neuroscience at MUSC.

Suicide Prevention & Resources for Veterans

July 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Tracy Stecker about suicide prevention and related resources for veterans. Dr. Stecker is a psychologist and Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC.

Biomedicine & Cancer Research

June 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alan Diehl about research and recent discoveries related to biomedicine and cancer. Dr. Diehl is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Associate Director of Basic Sciences at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

How the Human Brain Processes Language

June 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about how the human brain processes language and produces speech. Dr. Bonilha is a neurologist, epilepsy specialist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

Anxiety Disorders in Childhood

June 12, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about anxiety in childhood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Potential Misuse of ADHD Medicine in the Teen Years

June 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Kevin Gray about the potential misuse and diversion of ADHD prescription medicine during the teenage years. Dr. Gray is a Professor and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences...

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