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School of Medicine Greenville

The Colleges Program

The Colleges Program at the UofSC School of Medicine Greenville is designed to promote camaraderie, a sense of community, wellness and mentorship through activities related to team building, civic engagement and medical student well-being.

UofSC School of Medicine Greenville has five colleges that include students from all medical student classes (M1-M4). Each College is led by student leaders from each class, two College Community Mentors, one Student Success Coach, one Dean, one Resident Mentor, two to three Career Counselors, and one librarian. The Colleges are learning communities that engage in social activities, community engagement, fitness, mentoring, and so much more.

The Colleges are named after the following individuals:

Hinton

Hinton

William Augustus Hinton was an internationally renowned expert in the diagnosis and treatment of syphilis and the first black doctor to teach at Harvard. In 1936, Hinton published Syphilis and Its Treatment (New York: The Macmillan Company), the first medical textbook by a black American.

College Community Mentors
Antine Stenbit, M.D.
Megan Witt, M.D.
Katie Clark, D.O.

Student Leaders
Josh Muccitelli and Matt Kavolus - Class of 2021
Kyle Duke and Alicia Grant - Class of 2022
Madison Little and Noah LaBelle - Class of 2023

Graduated Leadership
Alyssa Adkins, M.D., Class of 2018
Michelle Ertel, M.D., Class of 2017
Maglin Halsey, M.D., Class of 2016

Success Coach
Hannah Watts, M.A.

Career Counselors
Melissa Janse, M.D.
Michael Sridhar M.D.

Resident Mentors
Graham Roberts, M.D.
T.B.A.

Librarian
Fay Towell 


Hunter

 Hunter

John Hunter was a Scottish surgeon and one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an early advocate of careful observation and scientific method in medicine.

College Community Mentors
Mark Pittman, M.D.
Joel Amidon, M.D.

Student Leaders
Jessica Edenfield and Karson Mostert - Class of 2021
Noah Schammel and Haritha Pavuluri - Class os 2022
Nabihah Kumte and Kian Lari - Class of 2023

Graduated Leadership
Sarah Stafford, M.D., Class of 2020
Jessica Wanthal, M.D., Class of 2019
Andrew Buhr, M.D., Class of 2018
Mackenzie Harbin, M.D., Class of 2017

Success Coach
Susan Orr, M.Ed.

Career Counselors
Ervin Lowther, M.D.
Lauren Demosthenes, M.D.
Frank Clark, M.D.

Resident Mentors
Hannah Shull, M.D.
Sarah Guess, M.D.

Librarian
Joye Edmonds

Osler

 Osler

Sir William Osler created the first residency program for specialty training of physicians, and he was the first to bring medical students out of the lecture hall for bedside clinical training. He has frequently been described as the "Father of Modern Medicine.”

College Community Mentors
Cami Pfennig-Bass, M.D.
Paul Miller, M.D.

Student Leaders
Jon Vandenberg and Weber Pike - Class of 2021
Kaitlyn Muscarella and Fernando Gonzalez - Class of 2022
Chase Rathfoot and Joey Licaj - Class of 2023

Graduated Leadership
Josh Schammel, M.D., Class of 2020
Billy Clark, M.D., Class of 2019
Carly Atwood, M.D., Class of 2018 
Nathan Teague, M.D., Class of 2018
Laura Cook, M.D., Class of 2017
Shea Ray, M.D., Class of 2016

Success Coach
Theresa Baultrippe

Career Counselors
Meenu Jindal, M.D.
Sarah Payne-Poff, M.D.

Resident Mentors
Megen Heide, M.D.
Kayla Smith, M.D.

Librarian
All librarians split Osler by class year

Preston

 Preston

Ann Preston was the first woman to become the dean of a medical school, a position that allowed her to champion the right of women to become physicians.

College Community Mentors
Mary Blumer, M.D.
Ray Chahoud, D.O.
Laura Chahoud, D.O.

Student Leaders
Mason Jackson - Class of 2021
Daniel Lee and Victoria Vazquez - Class of 2022
George Hartshorn and Elliott Cooper - Class of 2023

Graduated Leadership
Robert Hutchinson, M.D., Class of 2020
Ben Onnink, M.D., Class of 2019
Ethan Brown, M.D., Class of 2018

Michelle Matthews, M.D., Class of 2017
Molly Hamilton, M.D., Class of 2016

Success Coach
Christen Hairston, Ph.D.

Career Counselors
Cedrek McFadden, M.D.
Aubrey Bryant, M.D.

Resident Mentors
Mark Micolucci, M.D.
Paige Ganem, M.D.

Librarian
Bethany Wiley

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Von Hofe

Von Hofe was a founding faculty member of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. His commitment to educating medical students became his “reason for being” in retirement. Dr. Von Hofe emphasized the importance of listening to what a patient had to say and conducting an appropriately complete physical exam, while not letting technology come between doctor and patient.

College Community Mentors
Jennifer Springhart, M.D.
Johanna Von Hofe, M.D.

Student Leaders
Thomas Berault - Class of 2021
Madison Ritter and Michael Schmidt - Class of 2022
Kenzie Adams and Madison Hopkins - Class of 2023

Graduated Leadership
Carrie Bailes, M.D., Class of 2020
Caitlin Li, M.D., Class of 2019
Cody Hill, M.D., Class of 2018
Kristen Rowland, M.D., Class of 2017

Success Coach
Holly Pace

Career Counselors
Nancy Henderson, M.D.
Mary Rippon, M.D.

Resident Mentors
Sue Bentley, M.D.
Julia Bedard, M.D.

Librarian
Loretta Westcott


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