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    TACHL Team

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    College of Nursing

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    TACHL Developers

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Our Vision

Improve the health and well-being of all South Carolinians, provide indirect economic benefits to the state via improved work productivity, and decrease absenteeism and health care costs. The 10-year goal is to become a multi institution based national center of excellence. Most importantly, the activities of TACHL will help contribute to a reduction in the chronic disease health disparities ravaging the state and result in improved health and well-being of all South Carolinians.

37,900,000

FUNDED

76

ACTIVE PROJECTS

370

CONSULTS

512

PUBLICATIONS

A few recent favorites

Smask

Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys This project proposes an innovative approach of using mobile health technologies to: 1) help enhance patients' abilities to self-manage their health status and enable their providers to: 2) stay informed of their patients' adherence levels and associated BP levels and 3) make timely changes in medical regimens.

Goni RehabLearning

GONI is a digitial textbook available for learning how to measure range of motion of the upper extremity and lower extremity, including kinesiology, primary and alternate methods, precautions, documentation examples, and goal-writing tips for clinicians, students, and faculty in occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) settings.

Tension Tamer

Smartphone Delivered Meditation for BP Control Among Prehypertensives. 12 month 2-arm randomized control trial (RCT; TT vs enhanced standard of care smart phone health education program; total n=80) to generate estimates needed for design of a large scale RCT

MUSC Wayfinding

TACHL will develop and integrate an app to demonstrate feasibility of a system that helps MUSC visitors find where to park, where to walk (both indoors and outdoors), engage visitors with relevant location based content. This has high potential to boost satisfaction of visitors on the MUSC campus.

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Services

REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING SOLUTIONS

We have launched technology-based products that address key targets—such as stress reduction, smoking prevention/cessation, bio-function /biomarker monitoring, medication adherence, physical activity and diet -that cut across a wide range of health care conditions.

MOBILE APP AND WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT

TACHL has the infrastructure to conduct the hardware creation, software development, deployment and maintenance of applications in a secure encrypted environment.

SOCIAL MEDIA SUPPORT

Stay connected with every tweet, post, and channel on our social media accounts.

CHANNELS OF COMMUNICATION

Ecological Momentary Assessment (EMA) delivered dynamically via multiple channels. Communication, consent and survey in secure and HIPAA compliant environment.

PERSONALIZED MOTIVATIONAL PATIENT ENGAGEMENT MESSAGING

We offer a unique personalized motivational engagement methodology across multiple chronic diseases.

SCIENTIFIC CONSULTATION

Through TACHL’s unique leadership and vast experience in the landing extramurally funded awards we can assist in the life cycle of idea to funding.

About Us

Health Nuts.

Our focus is the development of effective, cost-efficient lifestyle intervention and healthcare management programs that are highly personalized and relevant.

Statewide Collaboration.

We're engaged in multi-disciplinary research with scientists at MUSC, University of South Carolina and Clemson University.

Compatible.

Create software and information systems for mobile smart phones, iPad®/tablet technologies, web based computer assisted programs, and interactive call centers.

Secure.

Provide the infrastructure to conduct the hardware creation, software development, deployment and maintenance of applications in a secure encrypted environment.

Mentors.

Routinely we provide mentorship to junior investigators who are seeking exploratory or career development awards.

Growing.

We'll foster economic growth to the state via commercialization of new technology products and development/recruitment of companies involved in various aspects of software and systems technology development and program delivery.

  • Frank Treiber, Ph.D.

    Endowed Chair, Center of Economic Excellence Professor

  • Ken Ruggiero, Ph.D.

    Co-Director of TACHL

  • Sachin K. Patel, MSC

    Director of TACHL

  • Shawntel Parker

    Senior Systems Architect

  • Tatiana M. Davidson, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor

  • Brenda Brunner-Jackson

    Program Manager

  • John C. Sieverdes

    TACHL Program Manager

  • Brain Bunnell, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Jessica Chandler, Ph.D.

    Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Jonathan Tindall

    Software Developer

  • Andrew Matthews

    Systems Programmer

  • Andrew West

    Application Analyst

  • David Hawkins

    Systems Programmer

  • Bernard Jansen

    Senior Technology Consultant

  • Christina Sithideth

    Application Analyst

  • Marcus Schoultz

    Application Analyst

  • Jennifer Winkelmann

    Program Manager

  • Danna Cook

    Program Assistant

  • Jenna Gunsolley

    Research Assistant Intern

  • Megaly Torres

    Research Assistant Intern

  • Mercedes Cain

    Research Assistant Intern

  • Luke Sox

    Research Assistant

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