Division of endocrinology

DSC Outreach Council

Outreach Council

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.

Useful Links

Outreach Council Members
Elizabeth Todd Heckel, MSW, CDE

Chair, Outreach Council
DSC/USC Midlands Site

Pamela Arnold, MSN, APRN, BC-ADM

Chair, Diabetes Center Council

Yaw Boateng, MS, MPH, RD, LD, CDE

SC DHEC - WiseWoman Program

Cyglinda Boykin, LPN, BS

Diabetes Health Specialist
Blue Choice Health Plan

Marquita Bradshaw, PharmD, BCACP

South University School of Pharmacy

Priscilla Brantley, BSN, RN

SC Primary Health Care Association

Kristy Brittain, PharmD

MUSC College of Pharmacy

James Coleman, EdD

Chief Executive Officer, Margaret J. Weston Community Health Centers

John A. Colwell, MD

Past Board Chair, Diabetes Initiative of SC
Endocrinology, Professor Emeritus

Sheena Cretella, MSPH

SC Dhec - Diabete Prevention & Control Program

Gwen A. Davis, RN, MN, CDE

Diabetes & Disparities

Maria Gibson, MD

MUSC - Dept. of Family Medicine

K. Sue Haddock, RN, PhD, CNAA

WJB Dorn VA Medical Center
Chair, IMDH Steering Committee

Khosrow Heidari, MA, MS, MS

SC DHEC - Chronic Disease Epidemiologist

Shauna Hicks, MHS, CHES

SC DHEC - Director, Office of Minority Health

Rhonda Hill, PhD, CHES

SC DHEC - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Angela D'Antonio Hitch

Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, USC

Kelly Hunt, PhD

MUSC Dept of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Carolyn Jenkins, DrPH, APRN, BC-ADM

MUSC College of Nursing
Tommy Johnson, PharmD, BC-ADM, CDE

Presbyterian College, School of Pharmacy

Darius Jones, MA, LPCI, NCCThe Carolinas  Center for Medical Excellence
Freda KingSC Vocational Rehabilitation
Karen Z. Kohn, RN, MSN, CDE, CWON

Piedmont Medical Center

Daniel Lackland, DrPH

Chair, DSC Board of Directors
Chair, Surveillance Council
MUSC Dept of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Louis M. Luttrell, MD, PhD

Director, MUSC Division of Endocrinology

Diane Mathews, MS

Lowcountry AHEC

Edi McNinch, RN, CDE

DHEC, Home Health Services

Lindsy Meadowcraft, PharmD

MUSC College of Pharmacy

Andrea Cantey Miller

SC DHHS, Office of Minority Health

Michelle Moody, BA

SC DHEC - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Valerie Muehleman, MS, RD, CDE

BJH Comprehensive Health Services

Patsy Myers, DrPH

SC DHEC - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Jennifer O'Donnell, MHA

Palmetto Primary Care

Marla Riley


Ali Rizvi, MD

USC School of Medicine

Carmen Santiago

Chair, SC Hispanic/Latino Outreach

Sarah P. Smith, MAT, RD, LD, CDE

SC DHEC - Diabetes Prevention and Control Program

Wendy Taylor, RN, CDEDiabetes Educator
Tom Waldrep

MUSC Academic Support Services

R. Anne Woodward, MSN, MHA, BSA

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System



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