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Meet Olivia Jenkins

Olivia Jenkins

Olivia is the daughter of Shawn Jenkins, a former patient of the MUSC Children’s Hospital, and a nursing student at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Olivia recently answered a few questions about her decision to attend nursing school and her journey with MUSC...Continue

Posted on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:55 PM in patient story, shawn jenkins

CMN Hospitals Champion Riley Klim

Riley Klim

Meet Riley Klim. Riley is a nephrology patient at MUSC Children’s Hospital, and is not only a member of the youth patient advisory committee for the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, but has also been chosen to represent the MUSC Children’s Hospital as the 2018 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion. Riley will serve as the face of all local CMN Hospitals campaigns throughout the 2018 calendar year.  Riley recently answered a few questions about being the CMN Hospitals Champion and his health journey...Continue

Posted on Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:44 PM in champion, children's miracle network, cmn, patient story, riley klim

Patient Profile: Lucas Parra and his mom, Ashlee

Lucas Parra represented MUSC Children's Hospital in DC.

Lucas, center, visits U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham with a group of family and friends in Washington, D.C.

Patients and families from children's hospitals across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 26 -27 to advocate on behalf of children's health during the 14th annual Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day. Lucas Parra represented MUSC Children's Hospital at this special event, where he talked with members of Congress about his health journey and the importance of children’s health care. Lucas and his mom, Ashlee, recently answered a few questions about his experience in D.C. and his health journey...Continue

Posted on Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:50 PM in lucas, patient story

Tymia – Patient Story

Tymia speaking with Rep. Trey Gowdy in DC

One of our patients, 11-year-old Tymia McCullough, traveled to Washington this summer to talk with political leaders, as they debated the Better Care Reconciliation Act to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Tymia lives in Georgetown but receives treatment for sickle cell anemia, a genetic blood disorder that causes crippling pain, at the MUSC Children’s Hospital. Now that she’s had some time to reflect, we wanted to hear about her remarkable trip...Continue

Posted on Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:11 PM in patient story

Part Two: Rhett's Journey


Rhett Bausmith has had doctors poking and probing his skull since his birth May 1, 2015, when he was born with a misshapen head...Continue

Posted on Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:53 PM in 3-d model, patient story, rhett

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