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Faculty Practice

The Office of Practice supports academic faculty practice, which provides evidence-based health services, and offers clinical and research opportunities for students and faculty. One hundred percent (100%) of educator clinician faculty who are not APRNs are involved in other forms of practice including clinical supervision of students, voluntary practice at local free clinics, or participation on clinical committees, board memberships, or other service commitments.

MUSC Hospitalist Program

MUSC Division of General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics – Hospitalist Program

Practitioner:
Terri Fowler, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Email: fowlerte@musc.edu
Phone: (843) 792-7201


Purpose:
As a hospitalist NP with the MUSC Hospitalist Program, Dr. Fowler works with an interprofessional team to provide comprehensive medical care to acutely ill hospitalized patients.   

 

MUSC Children’s Care Clinic – North Charleston

Address: 
2070 Northbrook Boulevard
Suite A-16

North Charleston, SC 29406-9253


Hours: Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (843) 876-2500

Practitioner:
Amy Williams, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC

Email: williamy@musc.edu
Phone: (843) 792-5645

Purpose:
The purpose of this practice is to provide pediatric primary care to patients in a medical home setting. She provides care to a majority of Medicaid funded and uninsured patients; the majority of her patient population in Spanish-speaking.

  • Primary health care needs

Get to know Amy Williams and MUSC Children's Care Clinic

MUSC Hollings Cancer Mobile Health Unit

Practitioner:
Catherine O. Durham, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Email: durhamc@musc.edu 
Phone: (843) 792-0878

Purpose:
The purpose of this practice is to provide cancer-screening services (breast exams, pap smears) to patients on the Hollings Cancer Center’s Mobile Health Unit through the Best Chance Network (BCN) funding source.

 

MUSC CON Partners in HealthCare/East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO)

Address:       
Partners in HealthCare at ECCO
1145 Six Mile Rd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29466

Hours:
Wednesday evenings
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Phone: (843) 416-7130

Practitioners:

Catherine O. Durham, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Email: durhamc@musc.edu

Beth Jensen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE
Email: jensene@musc.edu

Purpose:  
College of Nursing, in collaboration with East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO), opened Partners in HealthCare in March 2013, a nurse practitioner practice that focuses on the management of uninsured patients with diabetes, hypertension, and associated conditions of hyperlipidemia, obesity, and tobacco usage.

  • ECCO, a non-profit, community service organization, serves more than 4,500 Berkeley and Charleston county families who are living in poverty.
  • This new initiative is a collaboration between MUSC’s College of Nursing, ECCO, MUSC Department of Family Medicine, as well as Roper St. Francis Healthcare. Partners in HealthCare is staffed by three faculty nurse practitioners
  • In addition to provides opportunity for inter-professional education and student perception experiences

 

One80 Place / Begin Again

Address:        
573 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29413

Practitioner:

Joy Lauerer, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Email: lauerer@musc.edu
Phone: (843) 723-9477

Purpose:
The purpose of this clinical practice is to provide mental health services for children and families residing at the homeless shelter. 

Services include:

  • Mental Health assessment /evaluation
  • Medication Management 
  • Parent education classes
  • Teen support group 
  • Referral to community agencies 

Get to know Joy Lauerer and One80 Place/Begin Again

Palmetto Primary Care Physicians - Appian Way Office

Address:        
5325 Appian Way
North Charleston, SC 29420
Phone: (843) 552-0400
Fax: (843) 552-1618

Practitioner:

Elizabeth Harmon, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Email: harmoned@musc.edu

Purpose:

This primary care practice serves as the patient's first point of entry into the health care system and as the continuing focal point for all needed health care services. These health care services include:

  • Health promotion
  • Disease prevention
  • Health maintenance
  • Health counseling
  • Patient education
  • Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illness

 

Hands of Hope

Address: 2090 Executive Hall Road Suite 115
Charleston, SC 29407
Phone: 1-866-618-4673

Practitioner: Carrie Cormack, DNP, APRN, CPNP
Email: cormackc@musc.edu

Purpose:

Hands of Hope Pediatric Comfort and Palliative Care is provided by the only nationally board certified interdisciplinary team available to serve any child with a complex chronic condition living in or visiting South Carolina. This organization is child-centered and family-focused. This unique model of care provides palliative and/or comfort service that seeks to prevent and relieve suffering and ensure the highest possible quality of life. Providers offer compassionate care that not only addresses physical needs, including pain and symptom management, but also emotional, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the child and family.