Health and Medical

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ron Acierno about research based in South Carolina that explores elder mistreatment across the U.S.   Dr. Acierno is directing this elder mistreatment research and he is also the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Nursing at MUSC.

Reflux Disease

Nov 8, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Don Castell about diagnosis, treatment and research related to reflux disease (or GERD).  Dr. Castell is a Professor of Medicine and Director of the Esophageal Disorders Program at MUSC.  

Healthy Aging

Nov 7, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Heather Boger about specific routines and habits that encourage healthy aging for adults 65 years and older.  Dr. Boger is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine and Director of the Center on Aging at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Ethier about new research that incorporates Cancer Genomics and Immunotherapy.  Dr Ethier is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Bernadette Marriott about how to best use the new labeling on packaged foods to make healthy food choices.  Dr. Marriott is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry and Director of the Nutrition Section in the Department of Medicine at MUSC.

Ovarian Cancer

Oct 25, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Whitney Graybill about possible early warning signs and the treatment of Ovarian cancer.  Dr. Graybill is an Assistant Professor in the Department of OB/GYN at MUSC, whose specialty is gynecological cancers.  

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mills about possible complications of the common cold for young children.   Dr. Mills is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Hospitalist at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

         This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Joy Lauerer about the education, training and responsibilities of nurse practitioners who specialize in psychiatric mental health.  Dr. Lauerer is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and she is the lead faculty for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program at MUSC.

Gallstones

Oct 17, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Joe Elmunzer about the diagnosis and treatment of gallstones.  Dr. Elmunzer is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Chair for Endoscopic Innovation at MUSC. 

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Julie Kanter about Sickle Cell disease and the care needed for children and adults living with this chronic disease.  Dr. Kanter is an Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Director of Sickle Cell Disease Research at MUSC.  

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. George Waring about a common eye disorder that often begin in the middle adult years.   Dr. Waring is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. George Waring about a common eye disorder that often begin in the middle adult years.   Dr. Waring is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Julie Kanter about Sickle Cell disease and the care needed for children and adults living with this chronic disease. Dr. Kanter is an Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Director of Sickle Cell Disease Research at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Uhde about Anxiety Disorder treatment and research.  Dr. Uhde is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.  

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nancy Demore about breast cancer screening and related research.  Dr. Demore is a Professor of Surgery and Medical Director of the Breast Center at MUSC

Migraine Dizziness

Sep 27, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Habib Rizk about migraines and dizziness.  Dr. Rizk is an Assistant Professor in Otology and Neurotology and Director of the Vestibular Program at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Laura Dority about a special dietary treatment for children with hard-to-treat forms of epilepsy.  Ms. Dority is a dietician who manages the Ketogenic Diet Program in the Pediatric Neurology division at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jane Charles about efforts underway to make hospitals more autism friendly for children and adults on the autism spectrum.  Dr. Charles is Professor and Gilliam Chair for the Study of Developmental Disabilities at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Dirk Elston about prevention and early detection of melanoma.  Dr. Elston is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at MUSC.

 

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Hudspeth about research underway, aimed at improving pediatric bone marrow transplant outcomes.  Dr. Hudspeth is Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Paul Lambert about research underway related to Meniere’s disease.  Dr. Lambert is Chair of the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Taylor about establishing safe sleep conditions for infants from birth to twelve months old.  Dr. Taylor is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology at MUSC Children’s Hospital. 

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ron Acierno about prolonged exposure therapy for veterans with PTSD—and the use of technology to assist with this form of treatment.  Dr. Acierno is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Nursing at MUSC and he is also a VA Research Clinician.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Robert Adams about a new wearable Tele-health device developed in South Carolina, and now used to assist in mental health therapy sessions. Dr. Adams is a Distinguished University Professor of Neurology, and Director of the South Carolina Stroke Center of Economic Excellence at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Chris Gregory about physical exercise to help treat depression. Dr. Gregory is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Science and Research, and the Division of Physical Therapy at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce about cervical cancer prevention and screening. Dr. Jennifer Young-Pierce is an Associate Professor in Gynecologic Oncology in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Mark George about early diagnosis and treatment of depression. Dr. Mark George is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Radiology and Neuroscience, and Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Karen Perlmutter about the impact addiction can have on families, with a discussion about skills that can help. Ms. Perlmutter is a Substance Abuse Therapist and Facilitator for the Families in Recovery Skills Training Program at the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. James Mooney about scoliosis in childhood. Dr. Mooney is the Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Steven Kautz about the healing and rehabilitation process following a stroke. Dr. Steven Kautz is Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Research in the College of Health Professions, and Director of the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Stroke Recovery at MUSC.

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