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Clemson assistant professor serves as first South Carolina faculty member in national nursing fellowship program Clemson assistant professor serves as first South Carolina faculty member in national nursing fellowship program

Mary Beth Steck, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, recently participated in the 2016 Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Steck is the first nursing faculty member from South Carolina selected for the fully-funded, four-day immersion program held by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

The fourth annual FPI offered participants the opportunity to enhance existing knowledge of policy and advocacy through sessions designed to strengthen their understanding of the legislative process and relationships between federal departments and agencies. Steck said the trip was an eye opening experience that will impact the rest of her career. Read More

Healthcare Genetics Lab at Clemson Unveristy Clemson researchers think pink year round

During breast cancer awareness month and throughout the year, four of our professors are focused on how to treat the disease - and the women dealing with it. October is the month where everything that could possibly turn pink, turns pink. For these 31 days, breast cancer awareness manifests in the most creative forms — from pink soup cans to pink-laced football cleats. But when November begins, pink loses its punch. For the women and men living with the disease, every month is breast cancer awareness month. For these survivors, the festive pink ribbons barely brighten the harsh realities of hospital hallways and long white coats. Now they face the anxiety of waiting for results, the anticipation of treatment and the weight of assuring family and friends when, really, they just need assurance themselves. Read more


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