About Us

The South Carolina SmartState Center for Healthcare Quality is committed to engaging in innovative research that will enhance the quality of health for individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Our mission is to contribute to advances in healthcare and population health through rigorous research, education, community engagement, and policy advocacy.

Faculty Research Interest and Expertise

  • HIV prevention, treatment and care
  • Mental health promotion
  • Health disparities
  • Psychological resilience
  • Global health
  • Social media and health
  • Health economics
  • Healthcare “Big Data” analytics

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