College of Nursing Faculty
Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425-1600
Telephone: (843) 792-4819
Fax: (843) 792-6698
Shawntel Parker is a Research Associate and the Senior Software Architect for the Technology Applications Center for Healthful Lifestyles (TACHL). She joined TACHL in May 2013. Shawntel Parker has a BS in Computer Science from Augusta State University, a BS in Respiratory Therapy from Medical College of Georgia, and a BA in Early Childhood Education from Augusta State University. Previously, Shawntel was a licensed primary education teacher and Registered Respiratory Therapist, both in the State of Georgia.
Shawntel’s expertise is in database design and development and graphical user interface development for health and research data acquisition. At TACHL, Shawntel is working with wireless health monitoring applications and smart-device technologies, which provide critical data transmission for individual health assessments and facilitate continuous monitoring in order to provide high quality patient care. Prior to working at TACHL, Shawntel worked as a systems analyst for the Georgia Prevention Institute (GPI) at Georgia Regents University (formerly known as the Medical College of Georgia) from 2002-2013. She oversaw the database development, design and administration, data management and application development for multiple grant funded research studies (R01, R21, PPG, etc.) for eight to thirteen Ph.D. researchers.