Department of Ophthalmology

Clinical Trials Staff

James Fant

Research Administrator 
James Fant is the Grant Administrator for the Storm Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology. He received his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from College of Charleston and his Master’s in Business Administration from Charleston Southern University.  James has acquired vast experience in grants management, working closely with faculty to initiate, maintain, and close research grants and contracts. His primary duties in Ophthalmology include budget creation and management, procurement management, clinical trials billing/collections, financial reporting, research grant administration, faculty recruiting, facilities management, human resource administration and compliance adherence. James can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at 843-792-0065

Carol Bradham

Clinical Trials Coordinator
Carol works closely with your eye doctor to complete your exam and ensure your questions are answered.  Carol is responsible for collecting all of the information needed for the study as well as administrative tasks.  Carol has more than 16 years of ocular experience and is certified as an ophthalmic assistant.  She has been part of the Storm Eye Institute since 1997 and is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) by the Academy of Clinical Research professionals (ACRP).  Carol can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at 843-792-2338.


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