Medical University of South Carolina

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Vivian Bea about research related to breast cancer disparities in South Carolina. Dr. Bea is a Surgical Resident at MUSC.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Harris Slone about the benefits of sports and physical activity for older adults, with tips included to help prevent injury. Dr. Slone is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine and a Sports Medicine Physician at MUSC.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Taylor about efforts underway to improve respiratory care for premature infants. 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. William Moran about preventing falls during the older adult years. Dr. William Moran is the McKnight Professor of Aging Research and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics/MUSC.

Teen Depression

Apr 18, 2016

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Wallis about teen depression and the need for early diagnosis and effective treatment. Dr. Wallis is the Assistant Director of the Pediatric Primary Care Clinic at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Bernadette Marriott about a dietary research study underway to determine if Omega-3 Fatty Acids can reduce self-harm behaviors, and risk of suicide in adults. Dr. Marriott is a Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry and she is the lead principal investigator for the BRAVO research study at MUSC.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Yost about research underway in the MUSC Regenerative Medicine Laboratory concerning robotic 3D printing of living tissue. Dr. Yost is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Research for General Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at MUSC.

Hepatitis C

Apr 5, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Don Rockey about Hepatitis C, with information provided about screening recommendations and new treatment. Dr. Rockey is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at MUSC.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rene Rienecke about symptoms and treatment for anorexia during the teen years. Dr. Rienecke is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and the Director of the Eating Disorders Program, to be opened later this summer at MUSC.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Summer about assessing risks and minimizing health issues for children who travel internationally. Dr. Summer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Roger Newman about the latest report concerning infant mortality rates in South Carolina. Dr. Newman is a Professor and Maas Endowed Chair for Reproductive Sciences at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Cynthia Hipp about the daily routines that promote strong and healthy teeth for children. Dr. Hipp is the Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program at the College of Dental Medicine at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. William Moran about the types of cancer screening and tests that are important for older adults. 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. Raymond Anton about research and recommendations related to safe or healthy alcohol consumption for adults. Dr. Anton is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and Scientific Director of the Alcohol Research Center at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Brenda Hoffman about preventing colon cancer. Dr. Hoffman is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at MUSC.


  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Yost about wound-healing research underway in the MUSC Regenerative Medicine Laboratory. Dr. Yost is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of Research for General Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at MUSC.


Neonatology Today

Mar 8, 2016

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Taylor about caring for infants (and families) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. 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. James Mooney about habits and routines that promote strong and healthy bones during childhood.  Dr. Mooney is the Chief of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at MUSC Children’s Hospital.


   This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Ziegler about a plan to train and also identify dentists in South Carolina who are skilled at providing dental care for adults with special needs.   Dr. Ziegler is a Clinical instructor in the Special Care Clinic at the College of Dental Medicine at MUSC.  


Women’s Heart Health

Feb 23, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Powers about specific ways that women can lower their risk of heart disease.  Dr. Powers is a cardiologist and Co-Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Center at MUSC.

  

Alcohol and Genetics

Feb 22, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond Anton about the latest research related to alcohol dependence, treatment and genetics.  Dr. Anton holds the Thurmond Wellness Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and is the Scientific Director of the Alcohol Research Center at MUSC. 


This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Samir Fakhry about a support network that helps trauma patients rebuild their lives following serious injury.  Dr. Fakhry is the President of the American Trauma Society and a trauma surgeon at MUSC.


This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nicole Tanner about efforts underway to screen long-time smokers and others at high risk of developing lung cancer.  Dr. Tanner is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.


Centering Pregnancy

Feb 9, 2016

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Gweneth Lazenby about the Centering Pregnancy program, which offers a group-approach to prenatal care, education and support for moms-to-be.  Dr. Lazenby is an Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Centering Pregnancy Program at MUSC.            


  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. 


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