Health Focus

  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.   

Bobbi Conner has been producing and hosting public radio programs for over 30 years.  She was the longtime host of the national Parents Journal public radio program. Conner has lived in the Charleston area for over twenty years.  The MUSC professionals interviewed in this radio series are top experts and researchers in their field. Listeners will hear about the latest medical advances and new treatments on a broad range of topics; from diabetes, to childhood cancer treatments; from Autism research; to lifestyle changes to promote a healthy heart.   The Health Focus features air weekdays throughout the day.

Ways to Connect

Chosen as one of the 25 Best Nursing Podcasts, 2015

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Ethier about how genetic testing is being used to help guide treatment for early stage breast cancer patients. Dr. Ethier is a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Center for Genomic Medicine at MUSC.

Chosen as one of the 25 Best Nursing Podcasts, 2015

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Powers about actions and interventions that can help set the stage for surviving a heart attack. Dr. Powers is a cardiologist and Co-Medical Director of the Heart & Vascular Center at MUSC.

Childhood Concussion

Jan 27, 2016

    This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas Koch about concussion during childhood and the teen years. Dr. Koch is a Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Division Chief of Pediatric Neurology at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jan 25, 2016

    This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. James Oates about research and treatment related to Rheumatoid Arthritis.  Dr. Oates is the Associate Director of the Division of Rheumatology at MUSC. 

Stroke Prevention

Jan 20, 2016

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Daniel Lackland about what individuals can do to help prevent stroke.  Dr. Lackland is Co-Director of the MUSC Stroke Research and Education Center.