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Leonard Egede
Leonard E. Egede, M.D. professor and director of MUSC’s Center for Health Disparities Research and director of the Health Equity and Rural Outreach Innovation Center at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, contributed a piece to the American Journal of Public Healths supplement on health equity (September 2014).





Stephanie Hall
Stephanie Hall, R.N., a neonatal nurse practitioner in the Children’s Hospital NICU, was among two individuals to receive the 2014 NICU Heroes Award presented nationally by Hand to Hold and Mead Johnson Nutrition. As part of the honor, Hall recieved a $2,500 award which she presented to the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. The award will be made in Hall’s name in honor of Owen Plasman and in memory of Kennedy Branham, two children who battled cancer.







Paul R. Lambert
Paul R. Lambert, M.D., chair and professor, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, was elected president of the American Board of Otolayrngology. Lambert is nationally recognized within his specialty of Otolaryngology, especially Otology-Neurotology. He as served as vice president for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; president of the American Neurotology Society and on the board of directors with the American Board of Otolaryngology. Lambert  joined MUSC in 1999.




Oysters for Autism
The Lowcountry Autism Foundation and MUSC Developmental Pediatrics is hosting the Oysters for Autism Oyster Roast at Bowens Island Restaurant on Folly Beach from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 23. The event features lots of oysters, drinks, music and silent auction. Tickets are $25 per person and $30 at the door. Ticket sales at MUSC’s Adult Volunteer Office, University hospital, Room 101.

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is the Family Support Services provider to MUSC Children’s Hospital and MUSC Medical Center.
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Animal Society Cook–off
Purchase your ticket for the Charleston Animal Society’s 15th Annual Celebrity Chili Cook-off and Oyster Roast, which will take place from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Football Stadium.

The event helps support homeless animals. For every $20 donation, you will receive one ticket for admission to the Chili Cook-off. Proceeds will go to “Toby’s Fund,” the Charleston Animal Society’s Medical Fund. For information, visit


December 7, 2014



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