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DSC Outreach Council

The Mission of the DSC Outreach Council is to oversee and direct efforts in patient education and primary care to include:

  • Promoting adherence to national standards of education and care.
  • Ongoing assessment of patient care, costs, and reimbursement issues for persons with diabetes in South Carolina.
  • Preparing an annual report and budget proposal for submission to the Diabetes Initiative of South Carolina Board.

DSC Outreach Council Members:

Elizabeth Todd Heckel, MSW, CDE
Chair, Outreach Council
DSC/USC Midlands Site

Yaw Boateng, MS, MPH, RD, LD, CDE
SC DHEC, WiseWoman Program

Dana Burshell, MPH, CCRP
Program Coordinator, SCTR

Kathie L. Hermayer, M.D., MS
Board Chair, DSC
Endocrinology, MUSC

Angela D'Antonio Hitch
Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Carolyn Jenkins, DrPH, APRN, BC-ADM
MUSC College of Nursing

Freda King
SC Vocational Rehabilitation

Angela Liese, Ph.D., MPH, FAHA
Professor, USC
Dept of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Diane Mathews, MS
Lowcountry AHEC

Andrea Cantey Miller
Office of Minority Health

Aunyika Moonan, Ph.D.
Director, Quality Measurement
SC Hospital Association 

Marla Riley

Carmen Santiago
Chair, SC Hispanic/Latino Outreach

Wendy Taylor, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
Palmetto Community Health Program

Eileen DeBauche Ward, Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Presbyterian College of Pharmacy

R. Anne Woodward, MSN, MHA, BSA
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Pamela Arnold, MSN, APRN, BC-ADM
Chair, Diabetes Center Council

Cyglinda Boykin, LPN, BS
Diabetes Health Specialist
Blue Choice Health Plan

John A. Colwell, M.D.
Past Board Chair, DSC
Endocrinology, Professor Emeritus

Rhonda Hill, Ph.D., CHES
Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Kelly Hunt, Ph.D.
Dept of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Tommy Johnson, Pharm.D., BC-ADM, CDE
School of Pharmacy
Presbyterian College

Sam Kwon, M.D.
Associate Professor
Endocrinology, MUSC

Gayenell Magwood, Ph.D., RN
Professor, College of Nursing

Edi McNinch, RN, CDE
Home Health Services

Michelle Moody, BA
Diabetes Prevention & Control Program

Michelle Nichols, Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor
MUSC College of Nursing

Ali Rizvi, M.D.
USC School of Medicine

Sarah P. Smith, MAT, RD, LD, CDE
Diabetes Educator/Nutritionist

Tom Waldrep
MUSC Academic Support Services

Marquita Winder, Pharm.D., BCACP
South University School of Pharmacy