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Meet Tarsha A. Smalls

University Human Resources

How long at MUSC
13 years

How you are changing what’s possible at MUSC  
By treating everyone with respect

Family and pets
Daughter Ceasia, 21; son, Wendell, 16; and Cowboy, our half–Chihuahua, half–Jack Russell terrier dog
What you do for wellness

I walk Brittlebank Park three days a week

Work colleague you admire and why
Katherine Whitaker, my mentor, who leads by example and integrity

Something people don’t know about you
I’m a 41-year heart defect survivor. I was born at MUSC in 1974 (NICU baby). Now I’m working to write a grant as a way to give back to MUSC Children’s Hospital. For information, email me at

Greatest moments in your life
The births of my daughter and son

May 13, 2016



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