Clinical Professors

Clinical Professors, Gary A. Abrams, MD, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Phillip Moschella, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Clemson University School of Health Research

Emergency Medicine Physician
Research Coordinator Department of Emergency Medicine
Pisma Health-Upstate


Who is Dr. Moschella?

Dr. Moschella is a Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine as part of Prisma Health: Upstate Affiliate. He also holds appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville. He joined Prisma Health in July of 2015 after completing residency in Cincinnati, Ohio as part of the Department of Emergency Medicine as part of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. While in residency he served as Assistant Medical Director for Mobile Care, a premier CAMTS accredited medical transport agency. Dr. Moschella graduated from the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. This program is one of only a few NIH funded MD/PhD programs in the United States. He has published several studies in both basic science and clinical research. He has presented his research and educational advances at National Meetings including ACEP, SAEM, AMEE, EB, and AHA Scientific Assembly.

For more information, see his Curriculum Vitae.

How Dr. Moschella’s research is transforming health care

Dr. Moschella’s past research focused on the cellular-signaling surrounding heart failure. Throughout residency he has continued an active collaboration with his previous mentor and lab but also began clinical research on capturing the incidence and prevalence of acute HIV and HCV infection in the Emergency Department. In addition, he has developed several novel lowcost but high-fidelity simulation training models to be used during residency training. Dr.
Moschella has a passion for medical device design and is in the process of development of several novel devices with the Bioengineering department at Clemson. Dr. Moschella is looking to transform health care utilizing research on better education, training, and medical device design.

Key Health Research Interest Areas

Cell Signaling, Medical Simulation, Medical Education, Device Design, Heart Failure