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Research and Innovation

Division of Research

Research is a core component of the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health. Our Division of Research applies the principles of health system science and supports rapid research and innovation within a learning health system to enhance success in a value-based environment.

Driving innovation in patient care

We accomplish our goals through an interdisciplinary research agenda that supports Prisma Health and improves the health of South Carolinians. 

The Division of Research does the following:

  • Supports and oversees all research activities at Prisma Health.
  • Helps our faculty members develop interventions that can be applied beyond our system.
  • Awards seed funding to researchers who collaborate with Prisma Health clinical faculty or other academic partners.
  • Establishes embedded scholars from partnering institutions who work directly within Prisma Health clinical departments to advance research.
Research Showcase

Research Showcase – October 27, 2023

Our annual event promotes selected research activities within the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health.

Health Sciences Center-affiliated clinicians and academicians (Prisma Health, Clemson University, Furman University, and University of South Carolina) and their students, residents, and fellows are invited to submit an abstract.

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Watch: Research at Prisma Health

In this video, Dr. Desmond Kelly and a panel of physician and academic leaders explain the role of research at Prisma Health. The panel speaks in detail of the infrastructure of the program to the activities that take place and the goal to improve the state of health for South Carolina.

With more than 2,800 patients enrolled in clinical trials and research studies, dedicated clinicians working to improve the delivery of health care, medical and healthcare trainees and academic partners and investigators we work with to develop improved quality of life and health in South Carolina.  

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Research Administration

Multiple offices work together to design, implement and oversee policies, training, funding, compliance, and other critical areas for healthcare research.

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Research Development

Research Development

The Research Development team at Prisma Health provides education, training, grants and events.

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Recent Publications

Publications involving Prisma Health team members and our academic partners

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Research Leadership

Research leadership, academic partner leadership and vice chairs by region.

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