College of Nursing Faculty
Ruth S. Conner, Ph.D., RN, FNP-BC
Medical University of South Carolina
College of Nursing
99 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425-1600
Telephone: (843) 792-5576
Fax: (843) 792-2099
Ruthie Conner is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing. She joined the College in 2007 and originally worked in the accelerated undergraduate program for several years before joining the Doctor of Nursing program. Ruthie received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Clemson University and a Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner and PhD in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina. She is the course coordinator for Role Practicum and also teaches in the Residency course. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner, and in addition to working at the College, she also works as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the HouseCalls program at United Healthcare.
Ruthie is a member of the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing and the Capitol Nurse Practitioner Group. Her research focus has been on persons with dementia, their caregivers, and faith community support. She also has an interest in PTSD, veterans, and canines.