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Edward M. Kantor, M.D.
Co-Director,Combined Internal Medicine & Psychiatry Residency
Director, Psychiatry Residency

Dr. Kantor joined MUSC in 2008, as the Residency Program Director in Psychiatry. His clinical interests and expertise are focused in Crisis, Emergency and Disaster Psychiatry. Board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, he began his medical career as an EMT/Paramedic in the mid 70’s, later trained as a Physician Assistant (PA) working in Emergency Medicine and Crisis Psychiatry. Completing pre-med at U Penn, he attended medical school at Hahnemann in 1991 in order to pursue a psychiatry career. He was board certified asa PA-C, with added qualifications in PrimaryCare in 1984 and joined the faculty at
Hahnemann University in Philadelphia(now Drexel), teaching physical diagnosis to PA and Medical students, and served as the Course Director for both Emergency Medicine and the Psychiatry Clerkship for PA students.

He was a commissioned Medical Officer in the U.S. Coast Guard reserve for over 12 years. After medical school Dr. Kantor completed a residency in psychiatry and served as Chief Resident at the University of Virginia, staying on as faculty in Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine. He was initially appointed Assistant Program Director for Psychiatry and the combined Med/Psych and Psych/Neurology programs and in 2002 became the Program Director for the three core psychiatry programs.

E. Benjamin Clyburn, M.D., FACP
Co-Director,Combined Internal Medicine & Psychiatry Residency
Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Dr. Clyburn is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. After receiving his M.D. degree from MUSC, Dr. Clyburn completed his residency and chief resident year at the Bowman-Gray School of Medicine/North Carolina Baptist Hospital.

Dr. Clyburn is a member of the Society of General Medicine, the Association of Program Directors of Internal Medicine and the Charleston County Medical Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, and was chosen by his students and peers to be a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honor society. He has been the recipient of a number of other honors including “Best Doctors of America” and the “Golden Apple Award”. Dr. Clyburn serves as the program director of MUSC’s Internal Medicine residency program and as the Vice Chairman for graduate medical education.

He continues to have an active medical practice focusing on the care of adults in the general Internal Medicine setting with a special interest in hypertension.

Kelly Barth, D.O.

“Desiring to care for underserved populations, I felt that training in Psychiatry alone would not provide the breadth of training needed to attend to the comprehensive needs in this population. My Med-Psych training developed my strong respect for primary care, and my interests include: the integration of mental health and primary care services, particularly for those with addiction; patterns of opioid & stimulant prescription in primary care; medically unexplained symptoms; and improving behavioral health interventions in primary care.”

Steve Chin, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Dr. Steve Chin is a gastrointestinal (GI) medical oncologist with special interest in cancers of the esophagus, stomach, liver, and pancreas.  He joined MUSC Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology in October, 2008. He was cross-trained in psychiatry, internal medicine and medical oncology.  He was newly appointed as the Director of Neuropsycho-Oncology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  Dr. Chin will work with the Behavioral Medicine Division to effectively design a "Psycho-Oncology Clinic" at the Holling's CancerCenter.  This service will provide support for cancer patients with cognitive, emotional and behavioral symptoms.  In addition to clinical service mission, Psycho-Oncology Clinic will create an infrastructure for future Survivorship Research Programs.

Dr. Chin's current research includes the study of pancreatic cancer-related depressive state with an additional focus on pancreatic serum and tissue proteomics for biomarker identification.  Dr. Chin plan to create a database for an ongoing psychometric assessment to better understand the cancer population.

Temeia Martin, M.D.

Dr. Temeia Martin joined the Division of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics effective July 1st, 2012 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. She has a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Martin is a graduate of Xavier University of Louisiana where she obtained a bachelor of science in 2002. She went on to earn a degree of medicine from Howard University in 2007. Dr. Martin completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in a combined training program of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry in 2012. She served as a chief resident in the joint residency program from 2011-2012. Dr. Martin has a focus on comorbid psychiatric and medical illnesses with a special focus on the Sickle Cell Disease population.

E. Baron Short, M.D., M.S.C.R
Associate Professor

Dr. Short is the Medical Director of the Brain Stimulation Service and 3 North Adult Inpatient Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry. He coordinates the integration and delivery of clinical brain stimulation services and clinical trials in the Brain Stimulation Division. In 2012, he established a 1 year Brain Stimulation Fellowship for physicians wanting additional training in Brain Stimulation techniques for psychiatric disorders. On the inpatient services, he ascribes to a comprehensive, integral approach in diagnosis and treatment , including the psychoneurobehavioral and socio-cultural perspectives that influence patient care. He serves as a clinical and research mentor for several residents. He has dual appointments in Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine.

Clinical and Research Interests: TMS, ECT, VNS, DBS in mood disorders, TMS in fibromyalgia, TMS/fMRI in meditation, Integral Psychiatry

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