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New device offers first comprehensive assessment of kids' daily activity

After observing the absence of monitors that accurately and comfortably capture the everyday activities of children, UofSC researchers designed a device that is custom-made for kids and their lifestyles: small, water-resistant, wearable, all-in-one.

Smokers keep smoking, even as perceptions of COVID-19 risk and severity increase

Health promotion, education, and behavior researchers examined changes in smoking frequency, quit attempts, stress/depression, and perceived severity of COVID-19 among more than 2750 smokers in Mexico during March and July of 2020.

Theodoros Giannouchos joins Department of Health Services Policy and Management as assistant professor

Over Giannouchos' 15 years of education and training, he developed research interests in health services utilization and patient preferences, health outcomes, policy evaluation, and comparative effectiveness.

UofSC researchers lead study to help state health officials fight COVID

One year after the launch of the SC Strong Project, UofSC interviews epidemiology assistant professor Melissa Nolan to find out what the team has learned about COVID-19 infections, spread, testing, vaccinations and risk factors in South Carolina.

Arnold School alumnus named chair of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care Governance Board

Sam Soltis is a 2012 graduate of the Ph.D. in Health Services Policy and Management program and former Deputy Director of Health Services at the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

New project unites statewide efforts to address social determinants of health

The Center for Applied Research & Evaluation has been awarded nearly $600k from The Duke Endowment to lead the development of a collective strategy for addressing social determinants of health in South Carolina.

Timeline: Resolve, ingenuity define UofSC pandemic response

UofSC traces the university's efforts to combat COVID with a timeline of activities over the past two years. The Arnold School is proud to have contributed to these collaborations throughout the process.

Doctoral student receives assistance from Boeing-supported UofSC free legal clinic for veterans

Brooks Herring, a graduate of the B.S. in Exercise Science Program and currently a student in the same department's Doctor of Physical Therapy program, was able to receive free legal assistance from a clinic offered at the UofSC School of Law.

Bridget Miller joins Arnold School to lead bachelor's programs as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

Bridget Miller found her niche 20 years ago. After growing up in a small town in rural Nebraska, she attended bachelor's and graduate programs at big universities, and her passion for higher education became a life-long pursuit.

Piloting a path to a new career

UofSC features Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology-Distance Education student Molly O'Malley -- a former Marine Corps pilot who has been awarded the inaugural Salute to Service Scholarship.

Staff Spotlight: April Davis, Director of Human Resources

April Davis has a wealth of human resources experience. From employment preparation to recruitment; from support services to career guidance, she's done it all. Now she's pulling it all together as the Director of Human Resources.

New faculty spotlight: Ebony Toussaint

UofSC features alumna Ebony Toussaint, who has returned to Carolina to conduct research in health policy/services, healthcare quality/access, patient outcomes, and more at the Rural and Minority Health Research Center.


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