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

Advanced Heart Failure

Aug 15, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Thomas DiSalvo about Advanced Heart Failure.  Dr. DiSalvo is a cardiologist and Director of Cardiology at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of autism in childhood. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Excessive Worry

Aug 8, 2017

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Alyssa Rheingold about excessive worry and steps that an individual can take to reduce worry.  Dr. Rheingold is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Program at MUSC. 

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Raymond DuBois about how emerging cancer research is incorporated into the education and training of medical students. Dr. DuBois is a leading researcher in the field of colorectal cancer and is the Dean of the College of Medicine at MUSC.  

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Nicholas Milano about Alzheimer’s disease and research.  Dr. Milano is a Cognitive & Behavioral Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at MUSC.