Dr. Alice Boylan
Chief, Acute, Critical, and Trauma
Medical University of South Carolina
Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA - 1979
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA - 1985
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH (1985-1988)
University of California, San Francisco (1988-1992)
Dr. Alice Boylan currently serves as a professor of medicine and director of medical acute and critical care services at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) located in Charleston. Prior to assuming her post at MUSC in 1995, Dr. Boylan served on the faculty at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).
Dr. Boylan earned her undergraduate degree —a B.S. in biology and chemistry—at Dickinson College located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1979. She then went on to pursue her medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she graduated in 1985. An internship and residency in internal medicine followed at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire from 1985-1988. Dr. Boylan completed a fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care at UCSF from 1988-1989 and a research fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Institute at UCSF from 1989-1992.
Clinical and Laboratory Research
Board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine, Dr. Boylan’s clinical expertise and research interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill patients, including those patients with mesothelioma.
Dr. Boylan is a noted lecturer both nationally and internationally. She has been the recipient of numerous research grants over the past 20 years serving as lead investigator of these scientific and clinical endeavors. She is a member of several professional organizations, among them the American Thoracic Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig)—a dedicated group of international scientists and clinicians working together “to understand, cure and prevent mesothelioma.” In addition to providing top quality care to her patients, Dr. Boylan is a dedicated educator. She is an active participant in curriculum development at her university where she has assisted with the creation of critical care lecture series for pulmonary fellows and medical residents, as well as served as an instructor and supervising physician to critical care nurse practitioner students. Dr. Boylan has authored and/or coauthored nearly twenty journal articles published in well-respected peer-reviewed publications in addition to several book chapters, three of which specifically focus on pleural diseases and tumors of the pleura.
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