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

Dr. Laura Carpenter This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about a large, national research study related to Autism, called SPARK (Simmons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge). Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nicolas Milano about the benefits of exercise for individuals living with mild cognitive impairment. Dr. Milano is a Cognitive and Behavioral Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at MUSC.

Foster Parenting

May 2, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Wallis about the important role that foster parents play in the lives of children in foster care. Dr. Wallis is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of the Foster Care Support Clinic at MUSC Children’s Health.

Stroke Disparities

May 1, 2017

Dr. Robert Adams This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Robert Adams about research underway in South Carolina exploring disparities in stroke and stroke recovery. Dr. Adams is a Distinguished University Professor of Neurology and Director of the South Carolina Stroke Center of Economic Excellence at MUSC.

Stroke Disparities

May 1, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Robert Adams about research underway in South Carolina exploring disparities in stroke and stroke recovery.  Dr. Adams is a Distinguished University Professor of Neurology and Director of the South Carolina Stroke Center of Economic Excellence at MUSC.  

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