Doctors, medical professionals and researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina will be featured weekly in a series of radio interviews on South Carolina Public Radio called Health Focus. Award winning public broadcaster Bobbi Conner will host this series of health and medical features, covering a wide array of topics.
Tips for Reducing Alcohol Consumption to Improve Health and Well Being
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about real life tips for reducing alcohol consumption to improve health and wellbeing. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at MUSC.
Practicing Gratitude in the Family and the Benefits to Children
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine San Giovanni about practicing gratitude in the family during the pandemic and the positive impact on children. Dr. San Giovanni is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Hermes Florez about the positive actions we can take in our individual lives to promote healthy aging. Dr. Florez is the Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences and Director of the Institute for Healthy Aging at MUSC. Transcript (PDF) available upon request.
Stroke Symptoms & Seeking Care during the Pandemic
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine Holmstedt about possible signs of stroke and the importance of seeking prompt expert care for stroke during the pandemic. Dr. Holmstedt is a Professor of Neurology and Director of Clinical Stroke Services at MUSC. Transcript (PDF) available upon request.
Suicide Prevention in Teens
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about suicide prevention in teens. Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. Transcript (PDF) available upon request.
Designing & Developing Portable C-19 Testing Pods
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Erik Modrzynski about the design and development of small, portable COVID-19 testing pods that will be used for walk-up testing at clinical sites throughout SC. Erik Modrzynski is the Ambulatory Environmental Health and Safety and Emergency manager at MUSC. Transcript (PDF) available upon request.