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.

Ways to Connect

Multiple Sclerosis

Jul 3, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Aljoesen Walker about Multiple Sclerosis. Dr. Walker is a Neurologist and Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program at MUSC.  

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Ms. Melissa Montiel about speech disfluency or stuttering in childhood. Melissa is a Speech-Language Pathologist at MUSC Children’s Health.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shane Woolf about common knee conditions and injuries in adults. Dr. Woolf is an Associate Professor and Chief of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedics at MUSC.

Epilepsy

Jun 20, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Leonardo Bonilha about seizures and epilepsy. Dr. Bonilha is a Neurologist and brain and language researcher at MUSC.

 This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about the benefits of monitoring blood pressure at home for patients with pre-hypertension or hypertension. Dr. Lackland is a Professor in the College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Stroke Research and Education Center at MUSC.

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