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. Health Focus is a production of the Medical University of South Carolina in partnership with South Carolina Public Radio.
Behavioral parenting interventions for young children with autism
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rosmary Ros-Demarize about behavioral parenting interventions for young children with autism. Dr. Ros-Demarize is a clinical psychologist and an Assistant Professor in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at MUSC.
Addressing mental health concerns in primary care
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Freedy about addressing mental health concerns during primary care visits. Dr. Freedy is a Professor of Family Medicine and he’s a family medicine physician at MUSC.
Managing asthma and severe asthma
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Cox about managing asthma and new treatment options for severe asthma. Dr. Cox is a Clinical Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and he’s a pulmonologist specializing in asthma at MUSC.
Healthy, wholesome foods to reduce risk of chronic disease
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Jameela Goudarzi about choosing healthy, wholesome foods to reduce risk of chronic disease. Jameela is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a family nurse practitioner at MUSC.
Vocal health in the older adult years
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lucinda Halstead about vocal health in the older years. Dr. Halstead is an ear, nose and throat physician specializing in voice and swallowing disorders. She is also the Medical Director of the Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing at MUSC.
Including diverse populations in genetic research
This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Marvella Ford about including diverse populations in the In Our DNA SC research project. Dr. Ford is a Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Associate Director of Population Sciences at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.