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We are proud to announce our own Jennifer Bowen was named Medical Practice Executive of the Year! Each year South Carolina Medical Group Management Association and MagMutual recognize a healthcare executive who has demonstrated the expertise and skills promoted by their organizations. Jennifer was honored with this award in Hilton Head during the 2019 SCMGMA Fall Conference. 

Chosen because of her noteworthy accomplishments, Jennifer promotes quality health care as the practice administrator at Columbia Skin Clinic. She has also demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities through her involvement with MGMA over the past two years. Jennifer is an example of professionalism, worth ethic and compassion. We are grateful for her leadership as her direction allows our practice to operate effectively for our patients.

Columbia Skin Clinic is growing! Dr. Cody Connor is now serving patients at our Columbia and Irmo offices as of September 2019. Dr. Connor treats the full spectrum of general medical dermatology, surgical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology. He takes immense pride in listening to his patients and making sure they have a full understanding of their treatment plan. Dr. Connor loves the diversity that dermatology offers, allowing him to see all ages of patients with a wide range of backgrounds. He considers it an honor to be able to make significant and concrete changes in people’s lives. After graduating with honors and the highest distinction from the University of Iowa, Dr. Connor went on to complete medical school at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He interned at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, before completing his residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Throughout medical school and residency, Dr. Connor published many papers in dermatology, several of which centered around the intersection of human psychology and dermatologic disease. He also served on the committee that formulated the new American Academy of Dermatology Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines, while writing the guidelines for the use of phototherapy and systemic medications. Dr. Connor grew up in Muscatine, Iowa. He met his wife, Michelle, during his undergraduate studies. They were married while he was in medical school and now have two children, Eli and Arianna. In his free time, he enjoys working out, nutrition, fiction writing, hiking, inventing and developing medical devices. Join us in welcoming Dr. Cody Connor to our team at Columbia Skin Clinic!Dr. Thomas: 25 Years of Dedicated Service