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Faculty and Staff Profile

Thomas Kickham

Medical Director, Clemson Rural Health

Office: Clemson Rural Health

Phone: 864-656-3076

Fax: 864-656-1123

Educational Background

Doctor of Osteopathy, Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1986

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Zoology, Michigan State University, 1980


Thomas is the Medical Director for Clemson Rural Health on Campus and the Walhalla Clinic. He is Board Certified by the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Medicine since 1991. He completed an internship at Lansing General Hospital and residency in Emergency Medicine at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital in 1989. He was attending Emergency Physician at AnMed Health from 1989 to 2017. His interests included Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Ultrasound and medical education. He was Medical Chief of Harris Psychiatric Hospital from 2017 to 2022 providing primary care services. He continues to be active in medical direction for Emergency Medical Services.

Research Interests

Public health, mental health and preventative medicine.

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