Health and Medical

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about which vaccines are recommended for older adults (60+). Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Ethier about how genetic testing is being used to help guide treatment for early stage breast cancer patients. 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. Eric Powers about actions and interventions that can help set the stage for surviving a heart attack. Dr. Powers is a cardiologist and Co-Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Center at MUSC.


Childhood Concussion

Jan 27, 2016

    This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Koch about concussion during childhood and the teen years. Dr. Koch is a Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology at MUSC Children’s Hospital.


Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jan 25, 2016

    This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. James Oates about research and treatment related to Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Dr. Oates is the Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology at MUSC. 


Stroke Prevention

Jan 20, 2016

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about what individuals can do to help prevent stroke.  Dr. Lackland is Co-Director of the MUSC Stroke Research and Education Center. 


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Conrad Williams about pediatric palliative care for children with serious or chronic illness.  Dr. Williams is the Medical Director of Palliative Care at MUSC Children’s Hospital.  


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Samir Fakhry about the prevention of serious and life threatening injuries on the roads of South Carolina. Dr. Fakhry is the President of the American Trauma Society and a trauma surgeon at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. James Mooney about the healing of broken bones in childhood following injury.  Dr. Mooney is the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at MUSC Children’s Hospital. 


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Cynthia Hipp about dental care for children with special health care needs. Dr. Hipp is the Director of the Pediatric Dental Residency Program at the College of Dental Medicine at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Robert Stuart about the process of cancer research and clinical trials. Dr. Stuart is the Medical Director for Hollings Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Matthew Carpenter about various effective ways to end the smoking habit. Dr. Carpenter is an Associate Professor, affiliated with the Cancer Control Program of the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Michael Stafford about the latest research concerning cancer prevention, nutrition and exercise. Michael Stafford is an oncology dietician at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Edward Wilson about the diagnosis and treatment of a relatively common eye disorder in childhood called strabismus (or crossed-eyes). Dr. Wilson is a professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Jim Oates about living day-to-day with osteoarthritis. Dr. Oates is the Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about the high incidence of hypertension in South Carolina, with tips to prevent and manage high blood pressure. Dr. Lackland is Co-Director of the Stroke Research and Education Center at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gerard Silvestri about a telemedicine program that provides specialty consultation for lung cancer patients throughout South Carolina. Dr. Silvestri is a lung cancer pulmonologist and Director of the Remote Expert Assessment of Lung Cancer at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dana Millet about a pilot program providing free vision testing (and free eye glasses if needed) for all kindergarten and first graders at the Midland Park Primary School in Charleston. Dana Millet is a Nurse Manager and Director of Operations at Storm Eye Institute at MUSC.


Cancer Genomics

Dec 2, 2015

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Ethier about cancer genomics—a new frontier in cancer research that allows cancer treatments to be more tailored to individual patients. Dr. Ethier is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and also Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Kimberly Orr about hearing loss during the senior years with an update about the latest hearing-aid technology. Dr. Orr is the Director of the Division of Audiology at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russel Norris about new research finding related to one of the most common heart defects in the human population—Mitral Valve Prolapse. Dr. Norris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.


Palliative Care

Nov 23, 2015

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Patrick Coyne about Palliative Care—a medical specialty for patients with serious or chronic illness. Mr. Coyne is the Director of Palliative Care at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about challenges and routines for managing daily medications during the senior years. Dr. Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Diane Kamen about research and treatment for Lupus. Dr. Kamen is the Director of Clinical Research, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian about research related to the health benefits of yogic breathing.  Dr. Balasubramanian is a Research Scientist at MUSC in the area of Cell Biology.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Carolyn Jenkins about lifestyle changes that individuals can make to help prevent diabetes. Dr. Jenkins is from the South Carolina Diabetes Initiative and the SC Translational Research Institute and she is a Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC is at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mc Swain about a Pediatric telemedicine program in South Carolina for children with acute injuries. Dr. Mc Swain is a Pediatric Critical Care Doctor and the Medical Director for Inpatient Emergency Teleconsultation at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gail Stuart about graduate level nursing students who are pursuing advanced degrees through online education. Dr. Stuart is a Distinguished University Professor and Dean in the College of Nursing at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Keane about the latest research related to smoking and bladder cancer. Dr. Keane is Chair of the Department of Urology at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Leslie Woodall about the education, training and responsibilities of Physician Assistants. Ms. Woodall is Clinical Coordinator for Evaluation in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies, in the Department of Health Professions at MUSC.


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