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Building Their Best SelvesCommunity

Building Their Best Selves

Drs. Kimberly and Brett Young partner in life and in the OR Written by Stratton Lawrence Photographs by Mira Adwell
Vegan Fare from Gnome CaféCommunity

Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Pad Thai salad with fried tofu and locally brewed kombucha Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE Photograph by Sarah Alsati
COVID-19 Healthcare HeroCommunity

COVID-19 Healthcare Hero

During this global pandemic, our teammates are bravely fighting for our community and one another, and we want them to
Graduating Class of COVID-19Community

Graduating Class of COVID-19

  August 2019 marked the start of my final year at the College of Charleston. More knowledgeable, prepared and mature,
A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James IslandCommunity

A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James Island

Photograph by Samantha Jean Becker Pan-seared pork tenderloin with steamed shrimp dumplings and a baby greens salad Tucked in the
Guiding ForceCommunity

Guiding Force

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Mira Adwell Born in a town without a library (and in a country
Got Some Spring in Your Step?Body & Mind

Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Sarah Westmoreland Embrace it! Longer days and mild temps are enticing us all
RN Raises Money for Alzheimer’s Association Before Shaving His Thick BeardCommunity

RN Raises Money for Alzheimer’s Association Before Shaving His Thick Beard

When RN Mike Benson learned he would need to shave his 10-year-old beard, he didn’t hesitate during this COVID-19 crisis.
Teammate Honored for Her Heroic ActionsCommunity

Teammate Honored for Her Heroic Actions

One Roper St. Francis Healthcare teammate recently was recognized with an award for her heroic actions in helping to find
Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed JerseyCommunity

Teammate Surprises Patient with Autographed Jersey

One morning while rounding on patients, I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Parliment, a patient who had suffered a
Change in CourseCommunity

Change in Course

Once a successful advertising professional, Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated primary care doctor Shanon Honney switched careers while raising three
Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos MediterraneanCommunity

Dietitian-Approved Meals from Kairos Mediterranean

(Top Right) Power Greens Salad with falafel and a Great Grains Bowl with chicken and grilled vegetables; (Bottom Left)  Great
Welcome to Your Berkeley HospitalCommunity

Welcome to Your Berkeley Hospital

On October 4, Roper St. Francis Healthcare opened a brand-new boutique hospital, bringing hometown healthcare to Berkeley County Written by
Meet Two Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital OB/GYNs (Who Happen to Be Husband and Wife)Community

Meet Two Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital OB/GYNs (Who Happen to Be Husband and Wife)

Drs. Felix Akinbote and Joye Fordham rely on teamwork both at home and at the office, where they deliver Berkeley
Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and DeliveryAdvances in Healthcare

Childbirth 101: What to Expect from Labor and Delivery

Learn what to expect from the spectacular experience of labor and delivery—plus, get an inside look at Roper St. Francis
Battle of the Bands VotingCommunity

Battle of the Bands Voting

We want YOU to choose which local bands open up for a chart-topping, country artist! Cast your vote today. Roper
Considering a Career in Healthcare?Community

Considering a Career in Healthcare?

Well, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), that’s not a bad idea. With an election pending and
We Sunk a Three-Pointer!Community

We Sunk a Three-Pointer!

March Madness hoopla is here and Roper St. Francis Healthcare has been sticking to our game plan (which is going
Therapy Dog Brings JoyCommunity

Therapy Dog Brings Joy

Cid is a therapy dog at Roper Hospital. He and his owner Jean bring comfort and affection to the hospital’s
We’re Feeling MagneticCommunity

We’re Feeling Magnetic

Way back in elementary school science, we learned about magnets. Remember being wowed by that U-shaped wand and its hidden
93 Year Old Roper Volunteer InspiresCommunity

93 Year Old Roper Volunteer Inspires

Every week for the past 12 years, Thelma Bowling joined the Friday team of volunteers at Roper Hospital at 8
A Poetic PauseCommunity

A Poetic Pause

It’s the end of April, which means that National Poetry Month is winding down. What better moment to pause and
What Do You Love?Community

What Do You Love?

Dr. Megan Lynch hears it every day in the offices of Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN – that swoosh, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh