Category Archives: Health

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Greenville, SC (April 3, 2017) – Clemson Eye. Being a woman can definitely come with many challenges! Eye-related problems are no exception. Prevent Blindness America designated April as Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month to educate women about the important steps they can take to maintain healthy vision and stop vision loss. About 64% of…
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All Clear Plumbing to sponsor You Go Girl Triathlon

GREENVILLE, S.C. – All Clear Plumbing believes in more than just healthy pipes and sewer systems. The Greenville-based plumbing company is serving as the presenting partner of the You Go Girl Triathlon this July. Anja Smith, managing partner at All Clear Plumbing, said the company is honored to be helping with a woman’s only triathlon…
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GHS employee receives 2017 Paraoptometric of the South Award

[caption id="attachment_12685" align="alignleft" width="240"] Curtis Turner[/caption] Curtis Turner received the 2017 Paraoptometric of the South Award from the Southern Educational Conference of Optometrists at their annual conference on March 4. Turner is manager of practice operations for the department of surgery at Greenville Health System, which includes the GHS Eye Institute. Turner was nominated for…
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Interns Join Chiropractic Health Center at Sherman College

Eighteen interns are now ready to see patients at the Sherman College Chiropractic Health Center, a teaching clinic for senior students in their final stage of internship prior to graduation from the doctor of chiropractic program. Interns celebrated the entrance of the final phase of their chiropractic education recently during a pinning ceremony on the…
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GHS chief nursing officer receives healthcare executive award

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Michelle Taylor-Smith, vice president of patient care services, chief nursing officer and chief experience officer for Greenville Health System (GHS), received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award at the South Carolina Hospital Association’s annual meeting in Columbia earlier this year. [caption id="attachment_12465" align="alignleft" width="350"] Michelle Taylor-Smith[/caption]…
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Research could help save billions on drug development

[caption id="attachment_12342" align="alignleft" width="1498"] Amin Khademi (center) talks with students in his office about the work they are doing as part of his NSF CAREER award.[/caption] CLEMSON — New research at Clemson University could help save billions of dollars on drug development, bring treatments to market more quickly and save the lives of patients who…
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Clemson awarded $1.2M Department of Defense contract for mobile diabetes self-management research

[caption id="attachment_12427" align="alignleft" width="1000"] Jennie Moss (left), a senior research associate at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, takes a blood pressure reading on a patient prior to the diabetes self-management research project’s first phase.Image Credit: Clemson University[/caption] CLEMSON — The Clemson University public health sciences department was awarded a contract of up to $1.2…
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Spartanburg Regional Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

It takes a strong team to contribute to the healthcare needs of a community. This group includes community members and physicians recently elected to serve on the Spartanburg Regional Foundation board of trustees and advisory boards. Elected board members are leaders in the Upstate with a passion for health and a commitment to ensuring the…
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Mary Black Health System -Spartanburg Announces Two New Board Members

Spartanburg, SC —Mary Black Health System -Spartanburg announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees.  “We are proud to welcome Dr. Roy Hobbs and Laura Ringo to Mary Black Health System - Spartanburg.  We believe they both offer perspective, expertise, energy and a voice for residents of our community as we…
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