Growing Rural
A conversation with Lydia Cotton

A conversation with Lydia Cotton

May 19, 2022

Today our guest is Lydia Cotton. She serves as the North Charleston-Hispanic Liaison, City Of Charleston-Latino Ambassador, Mayors' Commission on Homelessness, and on the Commission on Women's City of Charleston

Intersection of Law and Rural Prosperity

Intersection of Law and Rural Prosperity

May 5, 2022

Today we spoke with Dr. Ann Eisenberg. 

Professor Eisenberg is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law.  Her research applies the lens of law and political economy to rural marginalization, examining how law, policy, and public institutions influence rural economic opportunity. 

 Her work has been published or is forthcoming in numerous law journals and book chapters, including the Southern California Law Review, the Harvard Law and Policy Review, the Boston College Law Review, and the Washington University Law Review.  In the fall of 2020, the University of South Carolina TEDx selected Professor Eisenberg to give a talk entitled, “Reviving Rural America.” 

 

Her book project by the same name is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press in 2022.  

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor with Victoria Smalls

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor with Victoria Smalls

April 21, 2022

In today's episode, we had the pleasure to sit down with Victoria Smalls, the Executive Director of the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor. 

University of South Carolina Medical Students

University of South Carolina Medical Students

April 7, 2022

Today, we sit down with University of South Carolina Medical Students Alyssa Campanelli, Katherine Kelly, and Bryce Jerin. We discuss their journey through medical school during the pandemic, the health needs of rural areas, and much more. 

Rural Development

Rural Development

February 4, 2022

Today, we sit down with Dr. Saundra Glover, State Director for SC Rural Development within the US Department of Agriculture. We discuss the history of rural development, current initiatives, and what it means to Grow Rural.

MORE INFORMATION
About Dr. Glover
USDA — Rural Development South Carolina
USDA Rural Development on Twitter
South Carolina Promise Zones

Technology in Rural Healthcare

Technology in Rural Healthcare

January 20, 2022

Today, we speak with Dr. Nick Patel, Chief Digital Officer at PRISMA and Vice Chair at University of South Carolina. We discuss new ways to think about technology in rural healthcare, closing care gaps, and using outreach to improve delivery.

For more information:
1. Dr. Nick Patel
2. PRISMA SC

Integrated Behavioral Health

Integrated Behavioral Health

January 7, 2022

This week, we sit down with Dr. Brittany Rainwater, clinical psychologist at the McLeod Medical Center in Florence. We discuss integrated behavioral health, care models, and the future as we continue to adjust to the COVID pandemic.

For more information:
1. Dr. Brittany Rainwater
2. The McLeod Health Website
3. What is Integrated Behavioral Health?
4. Collaborative Care, Explained

Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners

December 16, 2021

Today, we sit down with Amy Splittgerber and Amanda Metzger of Healthy Learners. We discuss identifying the health needs of children both before and during the COVID pandemic, reaching them where they are to meet those needs, and expanding services to help more children in more places.

More about Healthy Learners:
Website
Facebook
Twitter

Other Organizations Mentioned:
Sisters of Charity Health System
AmeriCorps

Pediatric Outreach Clinics

Pediatric Outreach Clinics

December 2, 2021

This week, we sit down with three pediatricians within the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and PRISMA Health: Dr. R. Caughman Taylor, Dr. C. Osbourne Shuler, and Dr. Heather Staples.

We discuss outreach clinics, subspecialty programs, and the sudden but long-lasting changes brought about by COVID.

For more information about our guests, please see these links on the PRISMA Health website:

”What Does Rural Mean to You?”

”What Does Rural Mean to You?”

November 18, 2021

It's Here! A very special episode to look back on the conversations we've had so far, and the ones still to come. Please enjoy a super cut of answers to the question we ask all our guests: "what does rural mean to you?"

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