Medical University of South Carolina

MUSC Creates 3D Printed Protective Mask Anyone Can Make

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
Various stages of the mask and filter cartridges showing the progression.

If building a personal protection mask that could be mass produced to fight the coronavirus pandemic was a puzzle, Joshua Kim was determined to figure it out. The 25 year-old is the Senior Designer and Program Coordinator with the Department of Surgery at the Medical...

Rural hospital adds virtual palliative care program

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Dr. Alecia Anyim talks with a patient at MUSC Health Marion Medical Center.

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) bought four rural hospitals in early 2019, including the Carolinas Hospital System medical center in Mullins. Now known as the MUSC Health Marion Medical Center, the small hospital is using telehealth to expand access to...

Free Virtual Care Visits During Hurricane Dorian

September 4, 2019 - Posted in Health 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 Health 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...

Preventing Falls in Older Adults

April 17, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Elderly woman falls

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rebecka Fulmer about preventing falls in the older adult years. Dr. Fulmer is a Physical Therapist in the Department of Outpatient Physical Therapy at MUSC.

3D Printing in Planning Pediatric Neurosurgeries

April 16, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
3D printer in a laboratory - iStockphoto

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ramin Eskandari about using 3D printing in the planning stage for pediatric neurosurgeries. Dr. Eskandari is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at MUSC.

Coping with Chronic Illness

March 20, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
doctor talking to depressed patient

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sharlene Wedin about coping with chronic illness. Dr. Wedin is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Injury Prevention in Children & Teens

February 13, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
young girl with broken arm

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Keith Borg about injury prevention during childhood. Dr. Borg is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine and a Pediatric Emergency Physician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Oral Health for Young Children

February 6, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Child looking up at the dentist

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Army Martin about teaching children to practice good oral hygiene habits and preventing dental problems in childhood. Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and the Director of the Division of Population...

Stem Cell Research Update

January 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
A Liquid Nitrogen bank containing suspension of stem cells. Cell culture for the biomedical diagnostic.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Duncan about Stem Cell research. Dr. Duncan is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Pneumonia

January 9, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Radiologist doctor

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lynn Schnapp about signs, symptoms and treatment of pneumonia. Dr. Schnapp is a Professor and Director of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine at MUSC.

Recognizing Stroke & Getting Prompt Treatment

January 1, 2018 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Brain activity

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine Holmstedt about the signs and symptoms of stroke and why prompt treatment is essential. Dr. Holmstedt is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Emergency Medicine and the Medical Director of the Tele-Neuroscience at MUSC.

Night Terrors and Nightmares in Young Children

December 18, 2017 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Young girl having a nightmare

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Maria Riva about night terrors and nightmares in childhood and what parents can do to help. Dr. Maria Riva is a Pediatric Pulmonologist and Sleep Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

The Science of Sleep

December 12, 2017 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Woman having trouble sleeping

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about the latest understanding of sleep, and why it is so essential for good health. Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and the Medical Director of the Sleep Lab at MUSC.