Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The South Carolina AHEC Program Office Welcomes New Staff

Clarice Starks



The South Carolina AHEC is pleased to welcome Clarice Starks as the new program assistant for the Office for Telehealth Education.  Clarice was previously employed at The Citadel where she managed the office for the director of religious activities and chaplain to the corps of cadets.  Clarice earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University.  She is a native of Charleston and has lived in Delaware, New York, and North Carolina.  She enjoys reading, aerobics, and revitalizing yard sale finds.  She loves spending time with family and friends.

Clarice can be reached at 843-792-6222 or starks@musc.edu.



Kimberly Kascak



Kimberly Kascak joined the South Carolina AHEC Program Office in July as the Curriculum Coordinator for the Office of Telehealth Education.  Kimberly has extensive national and international experience educating children with disabilities. As a Peace Corps volunteer, she taught Moroccan children attending Beni-Mellal School for the Blind. In the United States, a great portion of Kimberly’s experience has centered on children with severe disabilities, and she is a co-founder of Pattison’s Academy, a non-profit, public charter school specializing in this population. Kimberly is also an author of the developing Pediatric Sensory Modality Assessment and Rehabilitation Technique (SMART). Kimberly spent the last several years promoting personalized and individualized student learning among educators and administrators in the Charleston County school district as well as providing information technology mentorship to students and staff.  Kimberly graduated from the College of Charleston with a bachelor’s degree in Special Education and has an M. Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction. Kimberly’s husband David works for National Seating Mobility and their daughter Sadie is 6 years old.  Kimberly enjoys being in the great outdoors with her family and travelling.

Kimberly can be reached at 843-792-4267 or kascak@musc.edu.


Lucy Harrison



Lucy Harrison has also joined the Office for Telehealth Education part-time as program assistant. Lucy is a recent graduate of Winthrop University and was looking for opportunities to help her home state become healthier and happier. She participated in a summer internship position at the South Carolina AHEC Program Office during the summer of 2016 and was offered a position to join the staff at the end of the summer. Lucy has helped with data analysis, program evaluations, research, and reporting. She also went on the road to meet with staff in the regional AHEC centers to gather information for a new South Carolina AHEC marketing and communication plan.

Lucy can be reached at 843-792-4305 or harrislu@musc.edu.



Frank Wyman



Frank Wyman joined the South Carolina Office for Healthcare Workforce as senior research associate.  Frank brings a deep background in applied statistics, with expertise in most all statistical techniques.  Most recently Frank has worked in the market research industry, helping clients utilize survey results and other data to answer a myriad of interesting and often complex questions.  Frank began his professional career as an econometrician, building economic forecasting models; he’s also worked in academia in both teaching and administrative roles.  Frank’s passion is bringing complex findings to light through informative, easy-to-grasp explanations and graphics.  He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Clemson and a Ph.D. in Behavioral Statistics from Baylor University. 

Frank can be reached at 843-792-8995 or wymanf@musc.edu.

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