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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Gayenell Magwood, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN

Title: Myrtle Irene Brown Endowed Professor of Nursing
Department: Biobehavioral Health & Nursing Science
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-777-9160
Office: College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 603
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States
gayenelle magwood

Dr. Gayenell Magwood received her Ph.D. in Nursing Science from the Medical University of South Carolina, a Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Nursing from George Mason University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina; a Bachelor of Arts from Winthrop University and completed post-graduate work in Public Health. 

Areas of Focus

  • Community Based Participatory Research and Community Engagement 
  • Cardiometabolic Risk and Prevention; Cancer Control and Prevention 
  • Health Equity; Health Disparities; Biobehavioral Research 


Integrating Community-based Intervention Under Nurse Guidance with Families (iCINGS FAM)


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