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.
'You can’t build a world-class facility without realizing you have to include a space for abused children.'
Just days before Lisa Rice planned to meet with Dr. Scott Russell about her family’s $1 million gift to the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, she found herself standing across from him in the pediatric emergency room -- not as a donor, but as the grandmother of a patient...Read More
'I just want to scream it out and tell every Parkinson’s patient to find out if you’re qualified and do the studies.'
Margaret Petterson never stopped painting after Parkinson’s disease took ahold of her body, but something changed for the celebrated local artist...Read More
'After a life-threatening diagnosis, you realize that you’re not guaranteed another day, let alone a year or years. You become braver.'
Diane Mathews spent the first half of her career as a dedicated medical technologist, analyzing blood and fluids in a clinical laboratory and diagnosing blood-related cancers alongside pathologists...Read More
Together we are “Changing What’s Possible.”
Last year, the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation received more than 14,000 individual philanthropic gifts. Behind each one of those gifts was a story. We are pleased to share a few of these stories with you now in our 2016 Annual Report on Giving...Read More
"With a little bit of radiation, we’re seeing the same outcomes as if we were to remove it and saving some of the patient’s vision."
When James Campbell’s ophthalmologist said the word “cancer,” Campbell, a retired firefighter, was alarmed but not entirely surprised...Read More
“My goal is to be able to raise a good amount for cardiac research.”
William Manzi started his business, a fly-tying company called Lowcountry Lures, before he finished elementary school...Read More
Before MUSC cardiology staff and students began their outreach work in Tanzania, residents of the East African nation had to travel thousands of miles and across an ocean to India for heart care. Why we support the Global Health for Cardiology Fund >
Last year, the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation received more than 14,000 individual philanthropic gifts. Behind each one of those gifts was a story. We are pleased to share a few of these stories with you now in our 2016 Annual Report on Giving.