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Nursing Research Events and Spotlight


Faculty Spotlight

The Moving Forward Together Journey:

Peer Coaches Helping Breast Cancer Survivors Become and Stay Physically Active.

For more information on Dr. Pinto's current study, visit:
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Dr. Pinto
Dr. Cindy Corbett joined the College in August as the SmartState Endowed Chair for Nursing. Dr. Corbett stated, “I look forward to working with faculty, students, staff and community partners to design and implement research to improve healthcare for the citizens of South Carolina and beyond. It will be exciting to contribute to the growing research enterprise at the College and University.” more
Read about the SC SmartState Program.


Stick with the program

Dr. Tisha Felder is testing strategies to help breast cancer survivors improve adherence to hormonal therapy that could save their lives. 
Stick with the program

Dr. Karen McDonnell
has received a Mentored Research Scholar Grant in Applied Clinical Research from the American Cancer Society for her research project, “Dyad-based Multiple Behavior Intervention for Reducing Lung Cancer Symptoms.”
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Student Spotlight

Pearman Parker, doctoral nursing student,  was one of three inaugural awardees chosen to participate in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Training to Eliminate Cancer Disparities (IGniTE-CD) Program.  Ms. Parker’s dissertation examines health literacy and chemotherapy education for breast cancer patients. more