The home of North Carolina's first and only college of allied health sciences. East Carolina University is the largest university provider of allied health professionals for the state.

Health Beat

What's New

What's New

Teachers of Quality

Clinicians, educators learn about boosting quality in health

Twenty-five health sciences professionals and administrators from ECU and Vidant Health gathered for a daylong session to learn about improving quality in health care delivery. And to build paper airplanes.

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Physical therapy clinic

Student-run clinic aids training, patient care

East Carolina University physical therapy students are gaining valuable career experience and improving access to care for patients in the East through a new, student-run clinic.

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PA Studies alum

PA Darrow serves patients in rural NC

Tanya Darrow has practiced at Vance Family Medicine since graduating from ECU with a master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2007. In conjunction with a supervising doctor, physician assistants evaluate, diagnose and treat, provide counseling and prescribe medication.

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College Highlights

Dean Orlikoff

Welcome to our new dean!

Robert F. Orlikoff, PhD has been appointed Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences effective August 1, 2016.

Jean Mills Symposium

Annual Health Symposium

The focus of this annual symposium is to bring attention to critical health care issues facing minority populations and finding solutions.

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Degree Explorer

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