Every day, generous MUSC supporters change the lives of students, researchers and patients. Each month, we share some of their stories, tracing the spirit of philanthropy to those who benefit from it.
‘I saw him work so hard that I really didn’t want to see that lost.’
His skill in patient care became legendary the day a 1-year-old girl in clinic screamed and screamed, unyielding to anyone’s efforts to soothe her...Read More
‘I couldn’t imagine what that mom was going through, what that dad was going through.’
When Kimberlina Hutson peered into the hospital room and saw the tiny patient – only days old – waiting for a heart transplant, she wanted to help the MUSC Children's Hospital...Read More
Spinal cord injury patient makes gift to research in hopes that other patients can achieve mobility
Tina Doscher knew that surgery to save her life also would leave her temporarily paralyzed. She knew she might never fully regain the ability to use the left side of her body. And she knew she had to try it anyway...Read More
Hollings Mobile Health Unit delivers lifesaving cancer screenings
Without a visit to her jobsite from the big blue Hollings Cancer Center bus, Rhonda Kierpiec might not be alive...Read More
'If we’ve proven one concept, it’s that you can take care of people in this corporate climate.'
Kelly and Kandi Hunt, a husband-and-wife business team, joke that they’d be a lot skinnier if they didn’t run a traditional family pharmacy...Read More
'Some of these families that we met in the hospital had been there for months, and she’s giving them a little ray of hope and happiness.'
Tina Manguikian let the email sit in her drafts folder for 10 days before she sent it...Read More
Joseph Stocking traveled the world, providing care in combat zones and in the wake of natural disasters, with the U.S. Navy. When he retired after 20 years, he knew he wanted to use his experience for a second career in nursing. Joseph's Story >
Researchers at MUSC took donated cells from local pediatric brain tumor survivor Mary Scott Gallus and replicated them in the lab to create a cell line that could help generations of future patients. Read More >