MUSC receives the 2010 ASHP Award
MUSC received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Medication-Use Safety from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The award recognizes on a national level pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. This national professional organization recognized the Pharmacy team at the Medical University of South Carolina for their work in optimizing medication use and outcomes in kidney transplant patients.
MUSC topping out ceremony for the Mt. Pleasant Specialty Care
MUSC hosted a topping out ceremony for the Mt. Pleasant Specialty Care East facility on Tuesday, April 27, 2011. Leaders at MUSC, as well as local dignitaries, attended the event which included signing the final beam for the steel-based Specialty Care East building. The 84,000-square-foot LEED certified facility on Hungryneck Boulevard will be completed in the summer of 2012
Dr. Kristi Lentsch- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Kristi Lentsch, Internal Medicine Physician who practices with Carolina Family Care. Her office is located in Park West in Mt. Pleasant. She discusses her areas of interest and expertise.
Dr. Maria Streck- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Maria Streck, Allergist and Immunologist, who practices with Carolina Family Care in Mt. Pleasant. She specializes in treating both kids and adults with allergy and immunology issues.
Dr. John McDonald- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. John McDonald, Internal Medicine Physician practicing at the Carolina Family Care Mt. Pleasant office. His areas of special interest include heart and vascular disease and all areas of general internal medicine.
Stroke patient returns to thank MUSC
Dominique Brunissen, a resident of Paris, France recently returned to MUSC's Comprehensive Stroke Center to thank the team that treated him 9 months ago when he suffered a severe stroke while on vacation on Hilton Head Island, SC. Mr. Brunissen and his wife, share their story and let us know that just 9 months after his stroke, Dominique was able to climb the Eiffel Tower thanks to the excellent care he received at MUSC.
Dr. Richard Holgate- Physician Profile
Meet Dr. Richard Holgate, neuroradiologist with Carolina Family Care DISC Radiologists. He has been practicing in Mt. Pleasant for over 20 years reading MRI studies. He believes the convenience of the office location, combined with MUSC sub-specialty experience, provides a unique benefit for each patient.
Erin Raser- Physician Profile
Meet Erin Raser, Physician Assistant, who works at the Park West Carolina Family Care office. She graduated from the Physician Assistant program at the Medical University of South Carolina and works closely with Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Kristi Lentsch.
Heart Transplant Recipient Michael Yater Makes Moving Pitch for Organ Donation
In February of 2010, Michael Yater underwent heart transplant surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The donated heart came from David DeSabla, 29, who died in a skiing accident. On April 7, 2011, Yater threw out the first pitch at that night's Baltimore Orioles game with David's mom Diane DeHaven at his side as part of a Donate Life month celebration. Yater and DeSabla talk about the importance of organ donation, the impact this has had on their lives and how their families have
Endometriosis Patient is Pain-Free after Minimally Invasive Surgery
After suffering from the symptoms of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain for over 20 years, Tanya Parker came to the University of Maryland Medical Center to seek treatment from Dr. Vadim Morozov after several other doctors told her she needed to have an open hysterectomy. She was looking for a more minimally invasive approach to surgery in order to have a quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay. In this video, Tanya explains how the surgery relieved her symptoms and greatly improved her
Head and Neck Oncology Advertisement on WJZ-TV
This one-minute ad on WJZ-TV in Baltimore highlights the multidisciplinary Head and Neck Oncology Program at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC). The ad features a testimonial by cancer survivor Michael Abramson, who was treated by the head and neck oncology experts at UMGCC and is now cancer-free. Related Links: University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center http://www.umgcc.org/ Why choose UMGCC? http://www.umgcc.org/about_us/why_gcc.htm Head and Neck Oncology Pro
2011 UMMS NICU Reunion
The University of Maryland Medical Center and the University of Maryland, College Park chapter of the fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon hosted a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) reunion on April 17, 2011. Approximately 300 people, including former NICU babies and their families, attended this year's reunion. These babies, toddlers and young children — many of them twins, triplets and even one set of quadruplets — who spent their first weeks of life in the medical center's NICU, came to celebra
HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients ... and other Special Populations
Session 4; Panel 4.1 HIV and HCV Co-infected Patients, Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis, Liver Transplant, and other Special Populations by Mark Sulkowski and Panel Discussion
13th Annual Public Leadership Dinner - Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership
The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business annually hosts the Public Leadership Dinner, a unique event connecting students, alumni, business, and community leaders. The event on April 14, 2011 at International House featured keynote speaker Bertrand Collomb, former Chairman and CEO of Paris-based Lafarge, and Board Member at ClimateWorks Foundation. His keynote address was entitled "Climate Change: A Business Experience and Global Governance View."
Go Pre-med: Study Poultry Science
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=a-vxCRVGry4 Study Poultry Science: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/poultry-science.cfm From poultry science to medical school. Adam Cochran, full-time student, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia. Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and around the world. --- Adam Cochran Descriptive Text for
Open Doors with Journalism: Study Agricultural Communication
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=7Vqz0Zpj73A Study Agricultural Communication: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/agricultural-communication.cfm Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and around the world. --- Rachel Walters Descriptive Text for Video In the opening scene Rachel is standing in a business environment talking about growing up
Voices from the SCS Class of 2011
Interviews with graduating students from the School of Continuing Studies class of 2011. Features reflections on their experiences at the University of Richmond. Produced by Kevin Heraldo at the University of Richmond. © 2011 University of Richmond.
University of Richmond Class of 2011 Graduation Day
Graduates from the Class of 2011 share their plans for the future and reflect on their time at U of R and President Ed Ayers shares some advice.
A Special Commencement
Duke University holds a special ceremony for student-athletes who were competing on Graduation Day.