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From left, Shirley James of the Minority AIDS Council of Orangeburg, Bamberg, and Calhoun counties; Saundra Glover of the Arnold School; Kim Creek of the S.C. College of Pharmacy at USC; and Dr. Rebecca Dillard of Claflin University.
From left, Shirley James of the Minority AIDS Council of Orangeburg, Bamberg, and Calhoun counties; Saundra Glover of the Arnold School; Kim Creek of the S.C. College of Pharmacy at USC; and Dr. Rebecca Dillard of Claflin University.

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“Over the past five years, we have been able to link science and communities so that we better understand the health disparities in South Carolina,” she said. “We will use this knowledge to translate research findings into clinical applications and to help communities focus on prevention.”

The Palmetto State has some of the nation’s most glaring health disparities, including cancer, HIV, infant mortality, cardiovascular disease and stroke, Glover said.

“The disparities are significant. We have to figure out why and what we can do to turn some of this around,” she said. “This new grant will help us do that.”


Health disparities in South Carolina

South Carolina has some of the nation’s most glaring health disparities, including cancer, HIV, infant mortality, cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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