Coastal Carolina Research Center - Team

M.D - Family medicine

Cynthia Strout

Undergraduate - University of Michigan (1978)
Bachelor of Science in Chemical engineering
Medical school - Indiana university (1985)
Doctor of Medicine

Central Maine Medical Center - Family Practice Program (1985-1988)
Research Certification: Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research Certified Physician Investigator

M.D - Internal Medicine

Yvonne Davis

Diploma - Jackson memorial hospital school of nursing (1984) - Nursing
Undergraduate - University of Miami school of nursing (1987)
Medical school - University of Miami school of nursing (1994)
Doctor of medicine

Jackson Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine (1994-1998)

M.D - Primary care and Internal medicine

Rica Santiago

Undergraduate - Emmanuel college; Boston, MA (2001)
bachelor of science in biology, minor in biochemistry
Medical school - Boston university school of medicine (2006)
doctor of medicine

University of Illinois - Christ Advocate Medical Center - Internal Medicine (2006-2009)

Professional Affiliation(s):
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Specific Medical Interests: Hypertension, heart disease, high cholesterol, women’s health

M.D - Family Medicine

Cayce Tangeman

Undergraduate - college of Charleston (1997)
bachelor of science in biochemistry
bachelor of arts in chemistry
Medical school - university of south Carolina school of medicine (2001)
doctor of medicine

AnMed Health Family Medicine Residency Program - Family Medicine (2004)
Specific Medical Interests: Clinical research, preventive medicine, care of unfunded patients (volunteering at the Dream Center Free Clinic)
What Medical Research Means to You: Not only can you gain access to new and possibly effective treatments or medicine available only to those participating in the trial, but you are contributing to the discovery of new ways to prevent or cure diseases or health conditions (American Kidney Fund).

M.D - Obstetrics and gynecology

Heather Schwartzberg

Undergraduate - University of Georgia (1996)
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Medical school – Medical College of Georgia (2000)
doctor of medicine

Abington Memorial Hospital - OB/GYN (2000-2004)
Professional Affiliation: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specific Medical Interests: Improving the health of women, especially as it relates to menstrual irregularities and menopausal symptoms

M.D - psychiatry

Paul Robbins

Associates - Greenville Technical college (1983)
Undergraduate - bowling green state university (1974)
bachelor of arts in psychology
Medical school – Medical University of South Carolina (2011)
doctor of medicine

Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry
Fellowship: Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Specific Medical Interests: ADHD, Depression, Bipolar Affective Disorder, PTSD, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

M.D - Interventional Pain Management

Shailesh Patel

Undergraduate - Duke university (1997)
bachelor of science in biology, minor in biochemistry
Medical school – University of south Carolina school of medicine (2002)
doctor of medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine: Summa Health Systems/Akron City Hospital, Ohio (2002-2003)

Baylor College of Medicine - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2003-2006)
Fellowship: UCLA - Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Systems, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine (2006-2007)
Professional Affiliation(s):
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Academy of Pain Medicine
South Carolina Medical Association

M.D - Sports medicine

Adam Schaaf

Undergraduate - Miami university; Oxford, OH (2000)
Medical school – Ohio State University College of Medicine (2004)
Doctor of Medicine

Summa Health Systems - Orthopaedic Surgery (2004-2009)
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Research of Virginia - Arthroscopic Sports Medicine (2009-2010)
Professional Affiliation: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Specific Medical Interests: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, Knee, Hip and Shoulder Arthroplasty, Fracture Care, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, General Orthopaedics

Ph.D. – Psychology

Gordon Teichner

Undergraduate – Simon Fraser University (1992)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Graduate – Nova Southern Eastern University (1995)
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Medical School Nova Southern Eastern University (1999)
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology / Neuropsychology)

Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Medical University of South Carolina (2000)
Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina (2001)

M.D. – Pediatrics

J. Bruce Etheridge

Undergraduate – Georgia Institute of Technology (1988)
Bachelor of Science in Management
Medical School – Bowman Gray School of Medicine – Wake Forest University (1996)
Doctor of Medicine

Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina (1999)

M.D. – Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

William Yarbrough

Undergraduate – Wofford College (1994)
Bachelor of Science
Medical School – Medical University of South Carolina (1998)

Internal Medicine, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center (2001).

Cardiology Fellowship Program (2004) & Interventional Cardiology Fellowship (2005), Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

M.D., Ph.D. – Urology

Justin Ellett

Undergraduate – Hampden-Sydney College (2002)
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Mathematics
Medical School – Medical University of South Carolina
Doctor of Medicine (2011)
PhD (2009) – Microbiology and Immunology

Urology, Medical University of South Carolina (2016)

"I became a participant in a Hypertension study at Coastal Carolina Research Center almost a year ago. They make patients feel very special and their concern and care is very evident."

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