Holly Gilmore Hayes ′03 graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Master of Science in Public Health and received the USC Arnold School of Public Health Jeffrey K. Mattison Outstanding Student Achievement Award. In 2007, she joined the SC Office of Rural Health where she served as the Network Development Coordinator. She then became the Director of Program Development and was responsible for developing and writing grant proposals, preparing in-state and federal appropriation requests, and assisting in developing and writing text for all marketing materials. In addition, she managed a 1.6 million dollar Rural Health Information Technology grant for the Lakelands Rural Health Network. Holly also served as the Chairman of the Rural Affinity Group for the SC Hospital Association and was a federal Grant Reviewer for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Grant Program. Prior to joining the SC Office of Rural Health, Holly was the State Director of Program Services for the March of Dimes, SC Chapter. Holly now serves as the Project Coordinator for the Practice-Based Research Network Core at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She works with primary care clinicians, dentists, psychiatrists, and other health care providers to accelerate the translation of clinical research.
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Washing, Drying, Folding, and Reading: The Little Laundromat Library
Written by Amanda Mathis The Barnet Room in Converse University’s Montgomery Student Center was full of laughter and young voices as Drayton Elementary School student leaders worked alongside Converse University …
Cross Country Teams Earn Track & Field Academic Honors
The Converse men’s and women’s cross country teams earned 2023 All-Academic Team honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). This was the men’s first …
Dr. Angela Elder Receives Franklin Grant to Support Book Research
Written by Karen Rhodes Associate Professor of History Dr. Angela Elder has received a $5,000 American Philosophical Society Franklin Grant for her book project tentatively titled The Dry Tortugas, A History …