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Health Focus
Posted every Monday and Tuesday, 05:30 a.m.

Doctors, medical professionals and researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina will be featured weekly in a series of radio interviews on South Carolina Public Radio called Health Focus.
Award winning public broadcaster Bobbi Conner will host this series of health and medical features, covering a wide array of topics.

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  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alec DeCastro about exercise and physical fitness for individuals with chronic health conditions. Dr. DeCastro is an Associate Professor and Chief of Primary Care Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Field about the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Field is a Professor in the College of Medicine and a cardiologist and heart rhythm expert who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of atrial fibrillation at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nichole Tanner about the importance of annual lung cancer screening, with details about who is eligible under the new U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines. Dr. Tanner is an Associate Professor in the College of Medicine and Co-Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elisha Brownfield about making your health and wellbeing a top priority, and addressing new health concerns and chronic health issues, that may have been overlooked during the pandemic. Dr. Brownfield is an Associate Professor and a General Internist at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Eve Paul about creating a safe sleep environment for newborn babies and infants. Eve is a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at MUSC Children’s Hospital.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Donna Roberts about research underway in South Carolina to understand how the human brain adapts during space travel. Dr. Roberts is a Professor in the Department of Radiology and she’s a neuroradiologist and researcher at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Aundrea Loftley about the importance of keeping up with diabetes management and care. Dr. Loftley is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Endocrinologist at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Susan Dorman about tuberculosis (TB) in SC, the U.S. & worldwide, as well as research underway related to the prevention and treatment of TB. Dr. Dorman is an infectious diseases physician and researcher, focusing on TB and other mycobacterial infections at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Habib Rizk about Meniere’s disease and research underway to find effective treatment for this disorder. Dr. Rizk is an Associate Professor in Otology and Neurotology and he’s the Director of the Vestibular Program at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about a rare complication of COVID-19 in children, called Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome or MIS-C. Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eva Serber about helping patients with cardiovascular disease, improve health and emotional well-being. Dr. Serber is a Health Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Division of Bio-behavioral Medicine at MUSC.
  • This week Bobbi Conner talks with Adina Garner about childbirth education classes to help prepare for labor, delivery and caring for a newborn baby. Adina Garner is a Nursing Professional Development Specialist in Labor and Delivery and she is the coordinator of Childbirth Education at MUSC Women’s Health.