Health Focus

  Doctors, medical professionals and researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina will be featured weekly in a series of radio interviews on South Carolina Public Radio called Health Focus.  

Award winning public broadcaster Bobbi Conner will host this series of health and medical features, covering a wide array of topics.   

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years.  She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.  The MUSC professionals interviewed in this radio series are top experts and researchers in their field. Listeners will hear about the latest medical advances and new treatments on a broad range of topics; from diabetes, to childhood cancer treatments; from Autism research; to lifestyle changes to promote a healthy heart.   The Health Focus features air weekdays throughout the day.

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Osteoporosis

Jul 18, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Beatrice Hull about screening and treatment for Osteoporosis. Dr. Hull is an Endocrinologist and Director of the Center for Osteoporosis at MUSC.

Pre-Hypertension

Jul 17, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about pre-hypertension. Dr. Lackland is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Stroke Research and Education Center at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christopher Gross about training and preparing for run or walk in your community.  Dr. Gross is an Assistant Professor and a foot and ankle Orthopedic Surgeon at MUSC.

 This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the largest ever, national research study related to adolescent brain development.  Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. 

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about parents providing support and being their child’s patient advocate when their child is hospitalized.

Dr. Mack is a Pediatrician who specializes in Critical Care at MUSC Children’s Health.  

Resource: "For Patients and Families," Children's Hospitals

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