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Jerome E. Kurent, M.D., MPH

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  • Professor
Degree M.D., MPH
School M.D. awarded by University of Cincinnati, 1971; MPH awarded by Harvard School of Public Health, 1995
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Harvard Medical School
Board Certification
  • Neurology
  • Neurology: Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Neurology: Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology
Clinical Interests
  • Gait disorders
  • Geriatrics
  • Long term care
  • Medical ethics
  • Neurogeriatrics
  • Neuromuscular diseases
  • Palliative and end of life care
  • English
Accepts New Patients No
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Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Dr. Kurent received his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati, and completed residencies in Medicine and Neurology at the John Hopkins Hospital. He completed a geriatric medicine fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health. He did fellowships in neuromuscular diseases and electromyography at the National Institute of Health.

Dr. Kurent is a Soros Faculty Scholar of the Project on Death in America, and a Mayday Pain and Society Fellow. He is a member of the MUSC Ethics Committee, South Carolina Medical Association Bioethics Committee and is Vice Chairman of the South Carolina Center for Gerontology.

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