The Joseph F. Sullivan Center is an academic, nurse managed health center. The programs provided at the Center integrate classroom education with clinical service learning opportunities under the supervision of qualified advanced practice nurses and allied health professionals.
Our services include the following:
Acute Care Services
Diagnosis and treatment of common acute or recent onset illnesses such as:
- Treatment of sinus, ear, throat and respiratory infections
- Treatment of acute stomach or colon problems
- Contact skin disorders (poison ivy, poison oak, rashes)
- Minor lab tests for strep throat, pregnancy, hemoglobin and blood sugar
- Urinary tract infections
- Eye infections and seasonal allergies
- Insect and small animal bites
- Skin diseases (chicken pox, shingles, ringworm)
- Skin infestations (lice, scabies, chiggers)
- Splinter and toenail evaluation
- Some Sexually Transmitted Infection testing and treatment
- Minor wound and injury evaluation
Health Management Services
- Management of chronic health problems like
- Identification of health needs that require referrals for more specialized care
Health Education and Promotion
The Joseph F. Sullivan Center offers comprehensive physical exams for $50 at the end of June and throughout July.
Normally $130, the physical includes BMI calculation, vision and hearing testing, physical assessment of all major systems, prostate exams for men and pelvic exams for women and laboratory testing for urinalysis and hemoglobin. The exam also includes a discussion of personal health history and is an opportunity to ask any health-related questions. The exams will be conducted by registered nurses completing the advanced physical assessment course at Clemson.
There are only 50 appointments available for the discounted rate. The special price of $50 cannot be billed to insurance by the Sullivan Center or by the patient. Click here to download a flier. Call 656-3076 to make an appointment.
Medical Surveillance Program
- Sue Pedrick, a certified occupational health nurse (COHN) at the Sullivan Center, provides health services to university employees who are/have been exposed to occupational health hazards. Pedrick works collaboratively with the Department of Environmental Health and Safety. Employees who are exposed to occupational health hazards are identified, and medical monitoring and/or preventive measures are implemented based on the type of exposure. Medical surveillance services include but are not limited to the following:
- Health histories and physical exams
- Audiometric testing
- Pulmonary function testing
- Health counseling
- Development and delivery of occupational education programs
- OSHA exams for asbestos workers and other respirator users
Click here to learn more about the Medical Surveillance Program.
The Sullivan Center can help you with recommended and required immunizations before traveling abroad. We offer vaccinations such as Hepatitis A and B, Typhoid Fever and Yellow Fever. For a list of recommended and required vaccinations from the CDC for the specific country you are traveling to, click here. You should plan to see a travel health care provider 4 to 6 weeks prior to departure to receive the vaccinations and/or medications you will need.
If you have any questions, such as availability or pricing of vaccinations, please call our front office to set up an appointment with a nurse.
Click here to see the CDC's checklist of "What You Need To Know About Vaccinations And Travel".
Have a skin problem? Providers at the Sullivan Center can take care of it. We offer cryotherapy to take care of minor skin procedures. Click here to learn more or call us today to make an appointment.
Nursing Mother Lounge
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for a total of 12 months. The Sullivan Center supports this recommendation by making rooms available in the Center, free of cost to all university faculty, staff, students and their spouses. If you are a new mother on campus looking for a quiet place for breast feeding or pumping, please contact Caitlin Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org) at least 48 hours in advance to reserve a time. For more information about breastfeeding and other resources, click here.
The Sullivan Center partners with many projects in our area to provide medical services to underserved and vulnerable populations. Through our dedicated providers and enthusiastic students, we are able to work with the following groups:
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call us at 864-656-3076 today!