South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

Medical-University-of-South-CarolinaClinical Research Site Address
MUSC Weight Management Center
67 President Street
Suite 410 S
Charleston, SC 29425

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.