Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

Medical-University-of-South-CarolinaClinical Research Site Address (where participants are seen)
MUSC Weight Management Center
67 President Street
Suite 410 S
Charleston, SC 29425

Click Here for Directions to the Clinical Site

Site Enrollment Status: Recruiting

If you are interested in joining D2d as a study participant in the Charleston area, please call or email:
843-792-5427 | harleyma@musc.edu


*To see if you qualify for D2d at the Medical University of South Carolina site, click here.  If you are eligible, please contact us via the phone number or email provided above.*


Local Media Coverage:


Oct 22, 2013 – (WCSC) MUSC to participate in type 2 diabetes prevention study

Nov 12, 2013 – (MUSC) MUSC researchers to examine if vitamin D prevents diabetes 


Patrick O'NeilSite Principal Investigator: Patrick O’Neil, PhD |  Dr. O’Neil received his B.S from Louisiana State University and his PhD in clinical psychology from University of Georgia.  He has been a faculty member at MUSC for over 30 years and director of the MUSC Weight Management Center and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  He has primarily been involved in oversight of protocol-based multidisciplinary treatment programs for obesity and direction of more than 30 clinical weight loss trials  including several focusing on diabetes.  He is a long-standing leader in the Obesity Society and is currently Immediate Past President.

Suzanne KukerSite Research Coordinator – Suzanne Kuker, MA, CCRC | Suzanne earned her B.S. degree from Clemson University and her Master’s degree from The Citadel.  She has worked at MUSC since 2008 in various areas of clinical research.  In 2011, she began working at the MUSC Weight Management Center.  Since that time, she has worked as the coordinator for obesity and diabetes studies.  Suzanne is certified through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals as a Clinical Research Coordinator.