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Phillip Riddle
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

Last year, our next guest’s company was highlighted on this program for their assistance in the progress being made at Clemson University’s Center for Automotive Research in Greenville, SC, in particular the student-run Deep Orange project.  The company was then recognized for their efforts in this area of “augmented reality” with the 2019 InnoVision Award for Technology Integration.

One of the most discussed economic issues involving the aftermath of the virus crisis is what will change with our supply chain.  We have already talked with some companies on this show who have changed their sourcing from China to the US.  Will that shift become more widespread?

Dr. Lee Lewis
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about helping children manage anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Andy Owens
Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community.

Mike Switzer interviews Andy Owens, managing editor of SCBizNews, the company that publishes the Columbia Regional Business Report, Charleston Regional Business Journal, GSA Business and SCBizNews magazine.

Dr. Ashley Hink
MUSC

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Ashley Hink about reports of increasing rates of domestic violence or intimate partner violence during the pandemic. Dr. Hink is a general, trauma and critical care surgeon at MUSC. 

Dr. Thomas Koch
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Koch about neurofibromatosis and new treatment approved for patients with this neurogenetic disorder.   Dr. Koch is a Pediatric Neurologist and Director of Pediatric Neurology Education at MUSC.

Dr. Besim Ogretmen
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Besim Ogretmen about the development of a clinical research trial to see if T cells from patients who have recovered from COVID-19 can be used to help critically ill COVID-19 patients recover.  Dr. Ogretmen is the Director for the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Lipidomics and Pathobiology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Dr. Andrea Rinn
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Rinn about practical tips to get a good night’s sleep during stressful times, due to the COVID-19 crisis.  Dr. Rinn is a physician in the Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at MUSC.

Dr. Satish Nadig
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Satish Nadig about a collaborative effort underway in SC to create COVID-19 antibody tests.  Dr. Nadig is an Adult and Pediatric Multi-Organ Transplant Surgeon and the Medical Director of the Center for Cellular Therapy at MUSC.  Dr. Nadig is leading the task force for this COVID-19 antibody testing collaboration.

Dr. Michelle Amaya
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Amaya about protecting newborn babies during the coronavirus pandemic.  Dr. Amaya is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director of the Newborn Nursery at MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Rachel Zweigoron
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rachael Zweigoron about some positive strategies for dealing with the daily ups and downs of parenting during the pandemic.  Dr. Zweigoran is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Dr. Angela LaRosa
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Angela LaRosa about routines and structure to help kids with ADHD during the stay-at-home restrictions and remote learning due to the pandemic. Dr. LaRosa is a Professor of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and she’s Medical Director of the Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic at MUSC Children’s Health.

Dr. John Wrangle
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. John Wrangle about MUSC’s participation in a convalescent plasma program to help treat critically ill COVID-19 patients. Dr. Wrangle is an Assistant Professor of Hematology and Oncology and an Oncologist at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Dr. Marvella Ford
Bobbi Connor/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Marvella Ford about increased mortality in the SC African American population from COVID-19. Dr. Ford is a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and she’s the Associate Director of Population Sciences and Cancer Disparities at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Dr. David Mahvi
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. David Mahvi about cancer treatment underway during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Mahvi is the Chief of Clinical Oncology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

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