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PLACE OF BIRTH: Clinton, SC
EDUCATION: Vanderbilt University, BA 1979, Chemistry and
Psychology, Medical University of South Carolina, MD 1984
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Medical University of South Carolina,
internship in internal medicine, 1984-1985; residency 1985-1987
CERTIFICATION: ABIM 1987, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
PRESENT POSITION: Medical Director, Hospice of Laurens County,
ACP ACTIVITIES: FACP July 1, 2001, LEAD 2011
CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT/LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Program Chair October
2010 to present, SC ACP Council 2010 to present
HOSPITAL/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Good Shepherd Free Medical Clinic,
Laurens District 56 School Board, Girl Scout Troop 304 and Troop
2093 leader, St. Boniface Catholic Church CCD instructor
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST/EXPERTISE: Hospice and Palliative
medicine and its integration in the healthcare arena especially
over the next 20 years.
We, in the field of internal medicine, and, in South Carolina,
face ongoing and new challenges in providing high-quality,
evidence-based care in the arena of healthcare reform and in the
arena of exploding healthcare costs, technology, and healthcare
information technology. We also face ongoing issues with healthcare
literacy in our disparate locations and populations. We continue to
explore the burden of cost of medical training for our newest
physicians and how that impacts our profession. While the
challenges are complicated and huge, the ACP has consistently
provided a platform for local advocacy leading to national agendas
that ultimately improve us as doctors and improve the care we give
to our patients. I consider the role of governor to solicit,
assimilate, and promote the concerns of our internists in all of
our diverse occupations, hospitalist and outpatient, primary care
and subspecialist, urban and rural, then to advance our local
agenda to the national agenda while developing relevant educational
opportunities in our state.