Category Archives: Health

Greenville Family Partnership -1st Annual Red Ribbon 5k

Greenville, SC – To kick off Red Ribbon Week, Greenville Family Partnership (GFP) will be hosting their 1st Annual Red Ribbon 5k on Sunday, October 22nd at 3:00pm in Travelers Rest at Trailblazer Park. October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and culminates with the activities of Red Ribbon Week October 23rd – 31st. The…
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GHS/USC researcher wins major research award

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Manuel Casanova, M.D., a researcher at GHS and faculty member at the USC School of Medicine Greenville,  along with researchers from Duke University and the University of Miami School of Medicine, won the first-ever Frontiers Spotlight Award for their study of  brain augmentation and its impact on human super-intelligence. Their research, titled…
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USC professor selected for Health Innovators Fellowship

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jennifer Trilk, PhD, FACSM, assistant professor of physiology and exercise science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, was named to the third class of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship. Dr. Trilk and the other 20 Health Innovator Fellows will spend four weeks over the course of two years…
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Dr. Sam Garrett joins Clemson Eye

[caption id="attachment_15656" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Sam Garrett[/caption] Clemson Eye is pleased to announce the addition of Sam Garrett, OD, to our team of doctors. Dr. Sam Garrett has been an optometrist in Greenville SC for 35 years and has practiced comprehensive eye care including: eye exams and fitting of, all types of contact lenses (including…
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Newberry College Launches Rn-to-bsn Online Program

New degree-completion program keeps RNs working while enhancing their credentials NEWBERRY, S.C. (July 19, 2017) – Newberry College has expanded its nursing program to include an RN-to-BSN degree-completion program that can be completed entirely online. The new degree-completion program is designed for working RNs who have already earned an associate’s degree or diploma in nursing and…
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Clemson Tiger on Hand for Charleston Orthodontic Specialists Grand Opening

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Charleston Orthodontic Specialists has opened its first Lowcountry office in Summerville. Charleston Orthodontic Specialists is the only provider of Mascot Braces in the Charleston area, giving patients the opportunity to sport logo-shaped brackets from either the USC Gamecocks or the Clemson Tigers. The Summerville office is located at 1101 N. Main St.,…
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Greenwood Genetic Center Named Rett Syndrome Center of Excellence

Mt. Pleasant family reaping the benefits and leading family empowerment in SC Mt Pleasant, SC (May 23, 2017) – Makayla Gunn of Mount Pleasant is a 4 year old girl who like many preschoolers loves playing in the pool and ocean, riding her rocking horse and dancing. But Makayla is not a typical preschooler. Makayla…
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Five Incoming Furman University Freshmen Receive Admission To Greenville Medical School

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Five South Carolina high school graduates who will enroll at Furman University in August have been selected as the first participants in a new program that guarantees admission into medical school. The Furman University-University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine Greenville Direct Entry Program, announced today by both institutions, helps accepted Furman students…
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Thirty-Two Complete Doctor of Chiropractic Program at Sherman College

Thirty-two students from around the world received the doctor of chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC, on Saturday, June 17, 2017.The commencement was a shared ceremony for June and September 2017 graduates. Kara Louise Gingras of New Hampshire, recipient of the Milton W. Garfunkel Award, presented the farewell address to her…
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Health Care Provider of the Year Award Announced at South Carolina Primary Health Care Association’s Statewide Annual Clinical Retreat

[caption id="attachment_15104" align="alignleft" width="300"] Katherine Kovich, South Carolina Primary Health Care Association’ Manager of Clinical Quality Improvement, Dr. Deanna Cotter New Horizon Family Health Services’ Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Vicki Young South Carolina Primary Health Care Association’ Chief Operating Officer.[/caption] GREENVILLE, SC June 26, 2017— Physician at local Community…
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