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diane inman


Dr. Inman is the Director of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. She has been instrumental in implementing evidence-based programs to promote social and emotional competence in elementary school aged children; her clinical practice is focused on school aged children for mental health and developmental & behavioral pediatrics. Calming the Chaos

Ph. Raynor

Phyllis Raynor, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Dr. Raynor, assistant professor (tenure track), is certified as both a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and an advanced-practice addictions nurse. 

Dr. Raynor is committed to substance use disorders (SUD) disparities research and practices at Future Psych Solutions where she provides primary substance use treatment for clients with co-occurring mental health disorders part-time in an outpatient clinic.  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Dr. Raynor with a Career Development Award.   The award will facilitate her primary career goals to become an independent, funded investigator and be a recognized leader in the field of SUD disparities research.  Dr. Raynor will pursue the development of  effective interventions to support positive health outcomes for pregnant and postpartum women with Opioid Use Disorders and their vulnerable children.

Margaret Selph

Margaret J. Selph, DNP, APRN, ANP-C

Dr. Selph, assistant professor, is an adult nurse practitioner and has been providing primary care to adult and geriatric patients at the Free Medical Clinic in Columbia, SC for 7 years.  The Free Medical Clinic serves uninsured patients with a household income at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Line.  In addition to primary care services, the clinic provides some on-site specialty services as well.  Dr. Selph states that it is incredibly rewarding to have the opportunity to serve those in our community who would otherwise lack access to care.

sabra custer

Sabra S. Custer, DNP, MS, FNP-BC, AAHIVS

Dr. Custer, associate professor, is an advanced -practice nurse and an American Academy of HIV Specialist. She practices in Columbia and Sumter, providing care for people living with HIV.

Over her 12 years as faculty and practicing in HIV care she pursued opportunities for students to get involved in HIV care and broader infectious diseases care. She has been part of two externally-funded grants that engage students from across the university in interprofessional education (IPE) programs based at the clinics. She enjoys getting students involved in her clinical practice sites, and being able to translate her current hands-on experience as an advanced practice nurse into classroom examples and teaching.


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