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USC School of Medicine Greenville introduces curricular opportunities that address opioid crisis

GREENVILLE, SC (October 3, 2017)--As the opioid crisis rages, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville is implementing education and training into the curriculum that addresses this alarming epidemic.

Healthy Greenville 2036 announces initial grants

GREENVILLE, SC (August 29, 2017) - The Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Board of Trustees on Tuesday announced the first grant recipients of its landmark $80 million 20-year pledge to help make Greenville County the healthiest county in America by 2036. The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville has been named as a recipient of one of the nine grants.

USC School of Medicine Greenville welcomes new leadership team member

GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 31, 2017)--The USC School of Medicine Greenville is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Sharkey, M.D., as the new Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Mo Khalil, DVM, M.S.Ed., Ph.D., wins USC's Garnet Apple Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 26, 2017)--The Garnet Apple Award honors exceptional faculty who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to best teaching practices and a record of developing innovative strategies to enhance learning. Up to six full-time faculty members from the Columbia and Palmetto College campuses receive this award each year.

USC/GHS research wins major research award

GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 20, 2017)—Manuel Casanova, M.D., a researcher at GHS and faculty member at the USC School of Medicine Greenville, along with researchers from Duke University and the University of Miami School of Medicine, won the first-ever Frontiers Spotlight Award for their study of brain augmentation and its impact on human super-intelligence.

Jennifer Trilk, Ph.D., FACSM, named Health Innovators Fellow

GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 20, 2017)—Jennifer Trilk, Ph.D., FACSM, assistant professor of physiology and exercise science at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, was named to the third class of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship.

Kindal Dankovich, M.D., Wins Residency Research Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 12, 2017)--Currently in her pediatrics residency at Greenville Health System, charter class member Kindal Dankovich, M.D., recently won the Outstanding House Staff Research Award for her work on a study titled, "Early Treatment for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome: A Palliative Approach."

Jennifer Trilk, Ph.D., named an American College of Sports Medicine Fellow

GREENVILLE, S.C. (June 12, 2017)--Jennifer Trilk, Ph.D., biomedical faculty member at the USC School of Medicine Greenville, recently achieved Fellow status with the American College of Sports Medicine.

2016-2017 New Leadership Academy Fellows Program: Jayne Reuben, Ph.D.

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jun 12, 2017)--Congratulations to Jayne Reuben, Ph.D., biomedical faculty member at the USC School of Medicine Greenville, who recently completed the 2016-2017 New Leadership Academy Fellows Program.

2nd Annual Brain Child: Stroke Awareness and Education Program

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2017)--Today, students at Ralph Chandler Middle School in Simpsonville, S.C. had the unique opportunity to work with our biomedical faculty member Thomas Nathaniel, Ph.D., and the American Stroke Association (affiliated with the American Heart Association) for the second annual Stroke Awareness Program.

2017 Student Awards

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2017)--The USC School of Medicine is pleased to announce the following recipients of this year's student awards.

2017 Senior Awards

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2017)—The USC School of Medicine Greenville is pleased to announce the following winners for this year's senior awards.

2017 Faculty & Staff Awards

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2017)--The USC School of Medicine Greenville is pleased to announce the following faculty and staff awards for 2017.

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation

GREENVILLE, S.C. (May 1, 2017)—We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s student and faculty Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Awards presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

Match Day 2017 Results

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 17, 2017)—For the second year in a row, the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville’s senior class celebrated a 100 percent residency placement rate during the school’s annual Match Day ceremony. The Class of 2017’s residency placements included an array of specialty programs, such as orthopaedic surgery, radiology, pediatrics and neurology.

M1 Natasha Topoluk Wins Neuroimaging Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. (March 2, 2017)—Despite being about the size of a single pea, the pituitary gland has produced a breadth of research opportunities for USC School of Medicine Greenville first-year medical student Natasha Topoluk, recent winner of the 2017 American Society of Neuroimaging Oldendorf Award for her abstract, Clinical Correlations of Vector of Neoplastic Spread in Patients with Pituitary Adenomas.

Aflac Provides Scholarship Funds for the USC School of Medicine Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. (January 23, 2017)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 33% of American adults are considered obese.

Three New Faculty Members at the USC School of Medicine Greenville

GREENVILLE, S.C. (January 20, 2017)—The USC School of Medicine welcomes three new faculty members.

Spence Taylor, MD, Named Vice Chair of the American Board of Surgery

Congratulations to Spence Taylor, M.D., founding Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Diversity for the USC School of Medicine Greenville, who was recently elected vice chair of the American Board of Surgery for 2017-2018. Dr. Taylor is currently the president of Greenville Health System.

New Leadership Roles Announced

The USC School of Medicine Greenville is pleased to announce several new leadership roles.

 

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