The Impact of Racial Inequity on Public Health

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) works every day to improve the health of the people of South Carolina. The ongoing brutality against black and minority communities reflects the systemic racism in American culture, society and...

Response to COVID-19

In response to the increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases in the state of South Carolina, the South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health (IMPH) is currently operating remotely. IMPH and its employees are aware of the public health implications of...

Staff Spotlight: Emily Chavez

Hometown:  Lexington, KY  School:  University of South Carolina, College of Journalism and Mass Communications  Major:  Public Relations  Degree pursued:  Bachelor of Arts  Graduation Date:  December 2019  Role at IMPH: I’ll be working as the Communications Assistant...