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May graduate combines practical and academic experiences to prepare for public health career

May graduate combines practical and academic experiences to prepare for public health career

The master of public health in general public health, with its focus on establishing a broad understanding of public health disciplines and designed for those with a terminal degree or significant experience in the healthcare field, was a perfect fit for Ayanna Woodberry.

Office for the Study of Aging marks 30th anniversary of South Carolina Alzheimer's Disease Registry

Office for the Study of Aging marks 30th anniversary of South Carolina Alzheimer's Disease Registry

The Office for the Study of Aging, in close collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, uses the rich, diverse collection of data housed in the Registry to produce an annual report.

UofSC honors top students at Awards Day

UofSC honors top students at Awards Day

UofSC celebrates the university's top students, including public health seniors Ryan Anderson and Ross Lordo, who won the Algernon Sydney Sullivan and Steven N. Swanger Awards, respectively.

Coming full circle. May graduate returns to former high school as athletic trainer

Coming full circle. May graduate returns to former high school as athletic trainer

Samantha Sedivy plans to return to school to earn a master's degree in teaching with a focus on physical education and health. Long-term, she hopes to work as the head athletic trainer at a high school while also teaching sports medicine to high school students.

Public health graduate to apply rich set of college experiences to serving as a public health educator with Peace Corps

Public health graduate to apply rich set of college experiences to serving as a public health educator with Peace Corps

In a few months, Samuel will apply the knowledge and skills she gained at Carolina with a new adventure: a 27-month assignment as a public health educator in Peru with the Peace Corps, likely working with HIV/AIDS, mothers and children, and/or youth development.

May graduate leaves UofSC with fellowship at Lexington Medical Center in hand and a lifelong passion for public health

May graduate leaves UofSC with fellowship at Lexington Medical Center in hand and a lifelong passion for public health

When Woolf began her freshman year at Carolina, she envisioned using her public health degree as a foundation for a career in dentistry. It was her experiences in the classroom that made her realize she was already in the right field.

Exercise science professor Sara Wilcox elected Board of Trustee member for American College of Sports Medicine

Exercise science professor Sara Wilcox elected Board of Trustee member for American College of Sports Medicine

As a member of the Board of Trustees, Wilcox will assist the American College of Sports Medicine in its continual development of a vision and the establishment of goals to achieve this vision.

May graduate pursues career working with nonprofit organizations after experiencing her own health crisis

May graduate pursues career working with nonprofit organizations after experiencing her own health crisis

The Dean's List recipient is currently working to achieve Graduation with Leadership Distinction. Next, she will pursue a master's in nonprofit management at DePaul University while working part-time at a nonprofit organization.

SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality prepares trainees for careers in research and teaching

SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality prepares trainees for careers in research and teaching

With CHQ, Xiaoming Li aimed to improve the safety, effectiveness, and affordability of healthcare in South Carolina. He also planned to train and mentor others to help prepare them for careers working toward these same goals.

Toni Torres-McGehee named Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Toni Torres-McGehee named Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In her new role, Torres-McGehee plans to convene a committee of stakeholders to finalize and implement a School-wide Diversity Plan and expand the inclusive nature of the Arnold School.

COMD's Crystal Murphree-Holden elected Vice President of Higher Education for South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association

COMD's Crystal Murphree-Holden elected Vice President of Higher Education for South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association

In her role, Murphree-Holden will be responsible for keeping the board members informed of certification standards as well as currently certified speech-language pathologists and audiologists.

I Am Public Health: Emmie Culclasure

I Am Public Health: Emmie Culclasure

Communication sciences and disorders master's student pursues speech language pathology career working with pediatric populations.

 

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