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Amy Leaphart

Instructor of English



Master of Science, Health, Exercise & Sport Science, The Citadel, Charleston, SC
Master of Arts, English and Composition, University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Arts, English with Honors, Minor in Spanish, Indiana University
Recipient of the Margaret Banks James Award for Teaching English


Primary instruction area: English Composition and Literature
Areas of interest/research:

  • Professional relevance of first year writing classes
  • Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional role of narrative, with a concentration in the health/medical model
  • Writing in the Health Professions
  • Medical Humanities
  • Best practices for design/implementation of online education, specifically synchronous online education and hybrid courses

Instructor at USCB starting August 2014 
Previous role: Faculty/Program Manager at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) specializing in Interprofessional Health Education for students and faculty