Ragan Shares Experiences at DCI Archdale Clinic Grand Opening
North Charleston, S.C. – Associate head wrestling coach Jeff Ragan spoke about his experiences as a kidney transplant recipient on Thursday at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the DCI Archdale Clinic in North Charleston.
Ragan received a kidney from his brother, Brad, a former Bulldog wrestler and a 2006 graduate of The Citadel with a degree in civil engineering who is currently serving in the United States Air Force as a pilot with a rank of Captain.
A husband and father of two, Ragan was an All-American wrestler at Oklahoma State and is also an adjunct math professor at The Citadel, runs the school's math lab and coordinates The Citadel's summer wrestling camp.
The primary responsibility of DCI is to initiate and provide comprehensive care for patients with kidney related ailments. Patient care is assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated with the consistent aim of improving care. The team strives to provide the highest quality of patient care possible through the utilization of available human and material resources.
DCI currently supports three organ procurement agencies and also contributes to research to improve methods of immunosuppression.