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44th Annual Meta Downes Speech-Language and Hearing Symposium a Sold-Out Success

The 44th Annual Meta M. Downes Speech-Language and Hearing Symposium was not only a great opportunity for those interested in the speech, language, and hearing fields but also a successful, sold-out event. With 247 students, professionals, and faculty registered to attend the symposium, held Oct. 17 in the East Carolina Heart Institute, a satellite location had to be added in the Health Sciences Building.  Read more and view photos from the event here.

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Save the Date

The 11th Annual Jean Mills Health Symposium will be held February 6, 2015 at East Carolina Heart Institute featuring keynote speaker L. Allen Dobson Jr., MD, president and CEO of Community Care of North Carolina. This year's keynote and concurrent sessions will center around the topic,"New Models for Empowering Personal and Community Health". Register to attend by clicking here

Hassler-2010_9 CAHS Announces Interim Dean

Greg Hassler, PhD, JD, has been appointed the College of Allied Health Sciences Interim Dean. Dr. Hassler is a former philosophy professor and chief legal counsel for the Health Sciences Division. Currently, he is a faculty member in the Brody School of Medicine Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies, and is serving as the interim director of the Laupus Health Sciences Library and chair of the CAHS Dean's Search Committee as well. Dr. Hassler will assume the role of interim dean starting Nov. 1 following Dr. Thomas' retirement on Oct. 31.

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Fall 2014 Alliance Released

The latest edition of the College of Allied Health Sciences' quarterly newsletter, Alliance has been released. Along with several stories about recent College events, staff and student accomplishments, and updates, this issue also contains the final "Dean's Message" from Dr. Stephen Thomas before his retirement. Click here to read the newsletter.


Sarah Johnson Web Dr. Johnson Completes Intermediate Certification

Dr. Sarah Johnson recently completed her intermediate certification in manual therapy from Maitland-Australian Physiotherapy Seminars (MAPS).  In order to complete this certification Dr. Johnson had to take six courses in manual therapy and pass written and laboratory examination.   The Maitland-Australian Certification is the most widely recognized manual therapy certification in physical therapy.

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Dr. Stephen Thomas Honored at Retirement Reception

Faculty and staff from across East Carolina University gathered at the East Carolina Heart Institute Oct. 13 to honor Dr. Stephen Thomas who will retire as the dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences Oct. 31 after 34 years with the College. Read more and view photos from the reception here.

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Dr. Downes' Art Showcased at Laupus

Sheldon Downes, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus from the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies presents a 2014 Fall Semester exhibit as part of the Art as Avocation series. Entitled, "The Beauty of Realism," Downes showcases a collection of oil paintings that capture the beauty of landscapes and scenes from nature. The exhibit is on display in the Laupus Library 4th floor gallery beginning October 21 and will run through December 12, 2014. Please see attached flyer for more information. The opening reception will be held on October 21st at 4:30pm in the library's 4th floor exhibit gallery and is open to the public.

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