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Our People


Chuck Carter, MD, Director

Dr. Carter provides strategic leadership for the overall direction of the Center.  He has a vested interest in teaching and training up-and-coming health care providers and supporting innovative health care delivery in rural communities in South Carolina.

Michele Stanek, MHS, Associate Director 

Ms. Stanek provides leadership and vision within the Center through strategic planning.  She has extensive knowledge and expertise in practice improvement and transformation which she has imparted in numerous rural health clinics and rural practices throughout South Carolina.

Kevin Bennett, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation

Dr. Bennett is responsible for the Center’s research initiatives, analyzing big data, and focusing on how knowledge generated by the Center informs work internally and state-wide.  He also serves on multiple committees in the National Rural Health Association.

Alanti McGill, MPH, Program Manager

Ms. McGill is responsible for ensuring seamless project management and delivery in alignment with the Center’s priorities and strategies.  She has worked in the public and non-profit sectors on several public and community health initiatives.

Brittany Wesley, Administrative Coordinator

Ms. Wesley is responsible for the effective management of financial and HR service needs of the Center.  She has worked in the university system since she graduated from the University of South Carolina!

William Anderson, MD, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

Bill Anderson, MD, is the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at the School of Medicine. Dr. Anderson was instrumental in the establishment of the Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare in 2017 and is still an integral part in shaping the Center today.

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