Medical University of Charleston

Dr. Sarah Book
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sarah Book about real life tips for reducing alcohol consumption to improve health and wellbeing. Dr. Book is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Medical Director of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at MUSC.

Dr. Christine San Giovanni
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine San Giovanni about practicing gratitude in the family during the pandemic and the positive impact on children. Dr. San Giovanni is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatrician at MUSC Children’s Health.

Healthy Aging

Jan 5, 2021
Dr. Hermes Florez
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Hermes Florez about the positive actions we can take in our individual lives to promote healthy aging. Dr. Florez is the Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences and Director of the Institute for Healthy Aging at MUSC.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Christine Holmstedt
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Christine Holmstedt about possible signs of stroke and the importance of seeking prompt expert care for stroke during the pandemic.  Dr. Holmstedt is a Professor of Neurology and Director of Clinical Stroke Services at MUSC. 

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Lee Lewis
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lee Lewis about suicide prevention in teens.   Dr. Lewis is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Erik Modrzynski
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Erik Modrzynski about the design and development of small, portable COVID-19 testing pods that will be used for walk-up testing at clinical sites throughout SC. Erik Modrzynski is the Ambulatory Environmental Health and Safety and Emergency manager at MUSC.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian about simple deep breathing exercises to help manage stress. Dr. Balasubramanian is an Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at MUSC.  He grew up practicing yoga in India and is involved in research related to yogic breathing.  He teaches breathing exercises at the Survivors' Fit Club and Healthy Charleston Challenge programs.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Michelle Macias
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Macias about behavioral therapy and behavioral skills to help children who have ADHD.  Dr. Macias is a Professor of Pediatrics, and the Director of the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics at MUSC Children’s Health.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Patrick Flume
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Patrick Flume about the COVID-19 Biorepository and research to better understand infection and recovery from this virus.   Dr. Flume is a pulmonary physician, who leads a group of researchers focusing on COVID-19 research at MUSC.

Cathy Bennett
Bobbi Connor/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Cathy Bennett about slowly and cautiously resuming the MUSC Pet Therapy program in the hospital setting, after a seven month pause due to the pandemic.  Cathy is the Pet Therapy Coordinator at MUSC.

Dr. Rochelle Hanson
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rochelle Hanson about strategies to help manage stress in our everyday lives, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Dr. Hanson is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at MUSC.

Dr. Aundrea Loftley
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Aundrea Loftley about the importance of controlling diabetes before and during pregnancy, and the steps needed to help achieve this goal.  Dr. Loftley is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and an Endocrinologist at MUSC.

Dr. Michael Barr
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Michael Barr about recovering from common shoulder and knee injuries and the process of returning to exercise routines and sports.  Michael Barr is a physical therapist and he’s the Sports Medicine Manager at MUSC Health.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Amy Martin
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Amy Martin about keeping teeth, mouth and gums healthy during the pandemic.  Dr. Martin is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Stomatology in the College of Dental Medicine at MUSC.

Transcript (PDF) available upon request.

Dr. Benjamin Toll
MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Benjamin Toll about deciding to quit smoking and then making a plan of action to help achieve this goal.  Dr. Toll is a Professor of Public Health Sciences and Psychiatry and Director of the Tobacco Treatment Program at MUSC Health.

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