Thursday, August 22, 2013
Medical University of South Carolina President Ray Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D. will be honored for his work in creating a healthy environment for the Medical University of South Carolina and the surrounding community with the dedication of the Greenberg Greenway. The greenscapes were dedicated to him on Aug. 16.
Greenberg, MUSC president from 2000 to 2013, recognized the importance of health and wellness promotion as a strategy to help maximize health and well-being, supporting the mission of MUSC. He understood that comprehensive health promotion and wellness efforts were essential to maintaining and improving the health of the university and the community. Examples include the creation of a tobacco-free campus, a smoke free medical district and multiple green initiatives such as MUSC Sustainability, the MUSC Urban Farm, the Porcher Medicinal Garden and the MUSC Arboretum.
Through his passion and commitment to these principles, Greenberg supported the integration of the environment and green spaces that promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles. His dedication to creating an environment that contributes to health and wellbeing is evident throughout the campus.