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.
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
Can Americans Be Civil and Work Together to Solve Public Problems?
Panelists discuss polarization, civility, public participation and the opportunity for meaningful policy initiatives at the local, state, and federal level. Join Dean Henry E. Brady, the Honorable Roger E. Dickinson (BA '73, JD '76 UCLA) and Professor Paul Pierson, with Q & A moderated by Richard "Dick" Beahrs (BA '68).
Alumni Field House Dedication - President Leo Lambert
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Elon Law Leadership Program: The Third-Year Experience
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ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 25
ELEC2141 Week 9 Lecture 3: Arithmetic Circuits
ELEC2141 Digital Circuit Design - Lecture 26
ELEC2141 Week 10 Lecture 1: Computer Design Fundamentals
5 Students: A Sustaining Force
David Perkis can sum up his inspiration in a word: sustainability. After earning a degree in chemical engineering, he worked in corporate America for five years. During those years, his understanding of economics grew and he discovered his passion for sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/policy/perkis.html
Antibiotics, not surgery, sometimes better for appendicitis
A new statistical analysis by Southern Methodist University and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School suggests nonperforating appendicitis and nonperforating diverticulitis are similar diseases that can both be treated with antibiotics. Read more at http://blog.smu.edu/research/2011/04/study_antibiotics_not_surgery.html
Social Sector Investment
Emerging social sector leaders participate in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Social Sector Youth Movement
Participants in the American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management discuss the social sector youth movement.
Thunderbird Commencement April 28, 2011 - Dr. Cabrera
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