Upcoming Events

Sept. 28 – The Fall CUSHR Meeting focusing on aging research and the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging, will be held from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Oct. 22 - The Prisma Health Research Showcase | The Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health promotes selected research and scholarly activity annually at the Prisma Health Research Showcase. This year's showcase will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Researchers may now submit abstracts for the Showcase. Download the Call for Abstracts here. Abstracts are due 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021.

This continued learning opportunity hosts a scientifically diverse spectrum of basic and clinical research and quality improvement activities demonstrating alignment with Prisma Health priorities and goals. Through the Showcase, Prisma Health and its academic partners (Clemson University, Furman University, and University of South Carolina) seek to promote comraderie and collaboration within the health research community and to provide a welcoming environment in which faculty and staff can build peer-reviewed presentation skills and gain judging experience.

Past Events

Feb. 26 – The Spring CUSHR Meeting focused on addiction research. View the meeting powerpoint here.

Jan. 4, 2021 – The Clemson University School of Health Research held a virtual drop in for faculty and research leaders to discuss project ideas or find collaborators for the CUSHR COVID Research Launch Grant opportunity. Download the Call for Proposals for the grant here.

Dec. 10, 2020 - Clemson University COVID Lab Table Top. View the recorded session here.

Oct. 21, 2020 – Clemson University School of Health Research Meeting. View the presentation here.

Sept. 30, 2020 – Health Science Center at Prisma Health Virtual Research Mixer.

April 23, 2020 – CUSHR Zoom COVID-19 Meeting – Watch the recorded meeting here to learn more about COVID-19 research and potential collaborations and funding.

April 8, 2020 - ONLINE EVENT - Over 120 poster abstracts were submitted and are being reviewed for the HSC Research Showcase. View the abstracts here.

Jan. 21, 2020 – Spring CUSHR Information Exchange was held from 8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. in room G-100 of the Biosystems Research Complex. View the presentation from the meeting here.

Dec. 6, 2019 – The CUSHR New Health Faculty Breakfast was held in the Barnes Center, located on Clemson University’s main campus. Click here to view photos from this event, or download the event program.

September 18, 2019 – The 2019 CUSHR Mixer was held at the Clemson University Nursing building in Greenville, SC. To view photos from the event, click here.

May 8, 2019 - The 2019 Clemson University Research Symposium: Moving ClemsonForward Through Research was held at the Watt Family Innovation Center. View the presentations from the session “Collaboration for Innovation in Healthcare” or View photos from the presentation.

April 12, 2019 - The 2019 Prisma Health Health Sciences Center Research Showcase was held in the Clemson University Nursing building located at 605 Grove Road in Greenville. Please click here to see photos from the event and here to view a list of abstracts presented at the showcase and award winners.

March 16, 2019 - The Wallace R. Roy Symposium on Functional Radiology was held at Coleman Medical Staff Auditorium in the Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. More information can be found here.

February 22, 2019 – 3rd Annual Harriet & Jerry Dempsey Research Conference will be held in Clemson University Nursing building located at 605 Grove Road in Greenville. Hear from doctors about cardiac, cancer and physician workflow research. View presentations from the event.

February 5, 2019 - The Spring CUSHR Information Exchange was held at Clemson University Memorial Stadium in the President’s Suite from 2 – 3:30 p.m. View the meeting presentation here.

October 26, 2018, 8-9:30 a.m. – CUSHR held the Fall Information Exchange in Room 118 of the Academic Success Center on the Clemson University main campus. View the meeting presentation.

September 12, 2018, 5-6:30 p.m. The annual CUSHR Fall Mixer was held at the Clemson University Nursing building located at 605 Grove Road on the Greenville Memorial Medical Campus in Greenville, SC. To view photos from the event, click here.

May 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Improving Healthcare Research Through Collaboration.
in room 118 in the Academic Success Center on Clemson’s campus
The discussion focused on how academic-clinical partnerships enable transformative research that improves health. To view the presentation, click here.

April 13, 2018 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. – The Health Sciences Center Research Showcase
in the Community Room at Greenville Memorial Hospital
HSC-affiliated clinicians, faculty, students and residents presented posters on research that informs health care and population health. Click here to view the abstracts from the event.

April 4, 2018 from 1 – 5 p.m. – CUSHR Roy Professorship Seminar, "The Survivorship Tsunami: Current Issues and Research Opportunities with Cancer Survivors”
in the Medical Staff Auditorium at Greenville Memorial Hospital
The keynote speaker was Dr. Deborah Mayer, Director of Cancer Survivorship at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The seminar was hosted by CUSHR Roy Professors Marieke Van Puymbroeck, Rachel Mayo and Jeffery Anker.

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 was presented by The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health and highlighted 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 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. Dr. Dan Simionescu and Dr. Kevin Taaffe hosted 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. For more information contact 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.

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.

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. View the presentation here.

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]