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Upcoming Events

CUSHR Roy Professorship Seminar, "The Survivorship Tsunami”: Current Issues and Research Opportunities with Cancer Survivors will be held April 4 from 1 – 5 p.m.
in the Medical Staff Auditorium at Greenville Memorial Hospital

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Deborah Mayer, Director of Cancer Survivorship at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The seminar is hosted by CUSHR Roy Professors Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Rachel Mayo and Jeffery Anker.

The GHS Research Showcase will be held April 13, 2018 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
in the Community Room at Greenville Memorial Hospital

HSC-affiliated clinicians, faculty, students and residents are invited to submit a poster presentation application for the Health Sciences Center Research Showcase on research that informs health care and population health. A review committee will select meritorious poster abstracts, judge posters, and award those posters describing work most immediately impacting clinical or population health.
Submission Guidelines— Applicants are required to submit a 250-word abstract as a Word document to by 5 p.m. on March 2, 2018. Please note in the email if this is a USCSOMG medical student poster. The Abstract Review Committee will notify applicants of presentation decisions by or on March 19, 2018.
For more information, click here or view the Save the Date flyer.

Past Events

February 1, 2018, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. – CUSHR Spring Information Exchange
in the Academic Success Center Auditorium (Room 118), 836 McMillan Rd, Clemson, SC

Click here to view the powerpoint presentations from the meeting.

November 17, 2017, 12:30 to 6:00 p.m. – Diabetes Re-Imagined Health Symposium at Furman University
This free event is presented by The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health and will highlight community, clinical, and academic partnerships to reduce the impact of diabetes in our communities. For more information about this event, please contact the IACH Community Action Director Ms. Melissa L. Fair at To view the CU-GHS collaboration presentation from this event, click here.

October 30, 2017, 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. — Patient Engagement in Research: Transforming Care
at Greenville Memorial Medical Campus, SOM, Learning Studio 105 & 106

All are welcome to attend a talk by Julie Moretz, the Assistant Vice President of Patient-and Family-Centered Care as well as the Chief Experience Officer for Augusta University Health. The event is hosted by GHS Health Science Center Research Division, GHS HSC Patient Engagement Studio, and GHS Patient Experience of Care Committee. For more information, view or download the event flyer.

October 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - 2nd Annual Harriet & Jerry Dempsey Research Conference
at Greenville Memorial Hospital, Medical Staff Auditorium (MSA)

View the event flyer and agenda. Come join our Dempsey Professors as they build and strengthen bridges between research at Clemson and medical practice at GHS. Dr. Dan Simionescu and Dr. Kevin Taaffe will host the half-day research conference to highlight current health research work being done in Industrial Engineering and Bioengineering as it pertains to the improvement of the delivery of health care. Biomedical engineering work will be presented in the morning and industrial engineering work will be presented in the afternoon. Please RSVP to Dr. Kevin Taaffe at

October 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — CUSHR Fall Information Exchange in Old Main Auditorium  
Click here to view the presentation from the meeting.

October 11, 2017, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. — Collaboration and Where it Leads: Adventures in Community-Academic Partnerships
in 538 Edwards Hall

The Department of Public Health Sciences invites you to a talk with Dr. Cathy L. Melvin, Associate Professor and Director, Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion, Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina. For more information about Dr. Melvin and her research expertise, view or download the event flyer.

September 20, 2017, 5 PM TO 6:30 PM — CUSHR Fall Mixer in Greenville

at Greenville Drive Ballpark, Champions Club (945 S Main St.)
Click here to view research posters from the event.

Wednesday May 10, 2017 12-1:30 p.m. — CUSHR Health Innovation Panel — Case Studies of Successful Collaborations
in Academic Success Center Room 118
This panel is being offered as part of the University’s Research Day.

Friday March 31, 2017 12-2 p.m. — GHS Health Sciences Center Research Showcase
at the Greenville Memorial Hospital Community Room

Opportunity to meet partners, see posters about collaborative research in the system, and hear awards from the poster competition, GHS Proceedings journal, and CUSHR’s newly established Wallace R. Roy Professorship awards.

February 9, 2017 from 3 PM to 4:30 PM — CUSHR Spring meeting at Clemson University
in McKissick Theatre, Hendrix Student Center 

Hosted by the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. All health-related researchers were encouraged to attend.

November 29, 2016 from 5 PM to 6 PMX LIH Symposium: International Health
Academic Success Center (ASC), 118 836 McMillan Rd., Clemson, SC
Presentation by Dr. Myriam Torres, Arnold School of Public Health: "Latinos Living in USA: Exploring Health Issues"

November 17-19, 2016— 4th Annual Cellular Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens Meeting

October 28, 2016 — CUSHR Fall Meeting in Clemson 8-9:30 a.m. at BRC Room 100 (The building is across the parking lot from the front doors of the Hendrix Student Center.) Click here to view presentations from the event.

September 30, 2016 — 2016 Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Research Conference - click here to view presentations from the event

September 14, 2016 — CUSHR Fall Mixer in Greenville at Greenville ONE (1 N. Main St.) — click here to view booklet.

GHS Medical Education Day 2016 — click here to view posters from the event

March 25, 2016 — CUSHR Spring Information Exchange [presentation slides for download]

October 22, 2015 — CUSHR Research Knowledge Exchange and Health Task Force [presentation slides for download]

June 25, 2015
— Clemson University, GHS, VA unite to support combat veterans