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MUSC Timeline and Events

The following is a list of important events in MUSC history. The information in this guide is updated regularly. Please report any errors or omissions to the Waring Historical Library. If you don't see the answer to your question, please contact the library.


Year Events
2003 MUSC and Clemson University establish a joint Bioengineering Program
2004 SC Health Services Collaborative established with the Greenville Hospital System
2005 Medically Fragile Children's Program established
2006 Cancer Research Initiative established with MUSC, USC, Clemson, and Spartanburg Regional Health Care System (1st statewide program in the nation)
2006 College of Health Professions' 40th anniversary
2007 Ashley River Tower (ART) dedicated on October 12th
2008 Groundbreaking for the Drug Discovery Building, October 10th
2009 Hollings Cancer Center awarded Cancer Institute designation.
2010 MUSC hires first female dean of the College of Medicine, Etta Pisano

MUSC and SCRA open Innovation Center in Charleston

2019 The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion is dedicated August 9, 2019
2020 The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion opens February 2020


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