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Health Sciences Center Partners

Working together to transform healthcare

Transformation of health requires new approaches and solutions not yet developed, from the best and brightest minds in academia as well as the front lines of healthcare. Unique in the country, our organization brings three strong academic institutions together with a leading health system to foster new ideas and bring them to life with efficiency, leverage and speed.

Partners include:

  • Prisma Health provides a clinical environment for education and research, as well as the following:
    • Office of Innovation identifies, assesses and markets commercially viable technology developed by Prisma Health personnel, manages industry collaborations, and helps attract new businesses and jobs to the region.
    • Division of Research ensures that each HSC partner organizations’ healthcare research and scholarship activities align with the community’s needs and the partnership’s goal to improve and innovate patient care.
    • Physical offices supporting the Health Sciences Center are located on the Prisma Health medical campuses in Greenville and Columbia.
  • Clemson University is a Carnegie R1 university and one of the most productive public research universities in the nation, with over $100m in external research funding awarded in 2019.
  • Furman University is the oldest private university in South Carolina and one of the nation’s premier liberal arts and sciences universities
  • University of South Carolina is South Carolina’s flagship university, with more than 200 years of academic leadership, and a Carnegie Foundation top tier school for research and community engagement.