The purpose of the Annual Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium is to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership in efforts to reduce the burden of chronic disease in South Carolina. This annual event brings together health professionals and community stakeholders not only to educate and inspire each other, but to also embrace unique and innovative approaches to chronic disease prevention and health disparity reduction.

Previous Meetings 

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Planning Committee

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control

  • Phyllis Allen

  • Sandra Anderson

  • Jacqlyn Atkins

  • Shanikque Blackwell

  • Khristian Curry

  • Ava Dean

  • Ian Hamilton

  • Shauna Hicks

  • Rhonda Hill

  • Michele James

  • Alicia Johnston

  • Kelly Kavanaugh

  • Jennifer Mandelbaum

  • Michelle Moody

  • Kristian Myers

  • Teresa Robinson

  • Amy Weaver

  • La’Shanda Wood

University of South Carolina 

  • Dom Francis 

  • Patricia Witherspoon

Medical University of South Carolina

  • Daniel Lackland

South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services

  • Deborah Munchmeyer


South Carolina Primary Health Care Association

  • Katherine Plunkett

South Carolina Medical Association

  • Necole Stinson

Community Member

Barbara Wright-Downs

Our Partners

2020 Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium