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Women's History Month: MUSC Featured Women

Lisa Murphy, a third year student in the College of Pharmacy, is president of the Academy of Students of Pharmacy and the Student Interprofessional Society. She is also vice president of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society and liaison for the student society of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Lisa mentors other College of Pharmacy students and has been described by another student as "One of the most inspiring students I know."

Her story is online at

Dr. Sarah King
Mother, leader, communicator and lifetime children's advocate Sarah L. King, DHA, values a lifetime of experience and a commitment to others as her greatest strengths. Throughout her life journey, King has been at the forefront of change by pushing for legislation to protect abused children, teaching and mentoring others in leadership, medical ethics and communications through her own style and grace.

Her story is online at

Dr. Marvella E. Ford
Epidemiologist and behavioral scientist Marvella E. Ford, Ph.D., has merged her interests in population-based research and public health to create programs that will guide MUSC's research direction in improving patient education, prevention and community outreach efforts among South Carolina communities. Ford joined MUSC in 2006 as an associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology and associate director of Cancer Disparities at Hollings Cancer Center.

Her story is online at

Kathleen White
Inspired by her multicultural childhood in East Africa, neonatal nurse educator Kathleen White, R.N., hopes to be a catalyst for positive change, respect, acceptance and collaboration among students and practitioners in health care. Since 2009, White is one of several people at MUSC leading change by presenting and developing skills modeled through the National Coalition Building Institute.

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