PA Students Receive Hands-On Training With New Patient Simulator
If you walk by the Department of Physician Assistant Studies lab in the College of Allied Health Sciences, you may notice someone lying alone on a hospital bed. Don't be alarmed, our students haven't abandoned an ailing patient, that's just the new patient simulator waiting for the next round of students to practice medical procedures and diagnoses skills with him. Read more about the new SimMan here.
Harris, Hylock, and Zeng Present in Chicago
Three faculty members in the Department of Health Services and Information Management — Drs. Susie Harris, Ray Hylock and Xiaoming Zeng gave presentations at the 2014 American Health Information Management (AHIMA) Faculty Development Institute/Assembly on Education (FDI/AOE) in Chicago IL. Read more...
Méndez's Poster Designated as "Meritorious Poster Submission" by ASHA
A poster presentation submitted for the 2014 American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention by Dr. Lucía Méndez, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders has been designated as a Meritorious Poster Submission. The poster, entitled ""The Impact of Vocabulary on Phonological Awareness Across Languages in Kindergarten Latino Children" will be presented Nov. 21 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. During the 2014 convention. Read more...
| | Cellucci, Kennedy and Svagr Attend Writer's Workshop
Dr. Leigh Cellucci, Professor and Dr. Mike Kennedy, Associate Professor, of the Department of Health Services and Information Management, along with Kaitlyn Svagr, a rising senior in the Health Services Management Program, attended the 36th Annual Summer Case Writer's Workshop for the Society for Case Research at Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC from July 10 – 12, 2014. Read more...
Mid-August 2014 CAHS Research Update
Check out the mid-August 2014 edition of the College of Allied Health Sciences Research Update. This bimonthly update provides vital information about funding opportunities, upcoming deadlines, resources and highlights from CAHS research developments. You can view the update and access the links by clicking here.
Manning Receives ARTA Award
Candice Manning, AuD and PhD student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been awarded the Audiology/Hearing Science Research Travel Award (ARTA) by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Summer 2014 Alliance Newsletter released
The Summer 2014 edition of the quarterly Alliance newsletter is now available.. This edition of The Alliance includes a message from Dean Stephen Thomas along with information about our upcoming homecoming celebration, several exciting happenings at the College, and achievements made by our faculty, staff, and students. Read it here.
New Bimonthly Research Update
View the August 2014 edition of the College of Allied Health Sciences Research Update. This bimonthly update will provide vital information about funding opportunities, upcoming deadlines, resources and highlights from CAHS research developments. You can view the update and access its links by clicking here. For more information about the CAHS Research Update visit the Office of Research website.
| | 'LIGHT BULB' MOMENTS' - Summer camp helps children improve communication, social skills
Children with communication delays related to autism and other disorders are learning about making friends while improving their verbal skills at East Carolina University’s Pirate Speech Camp. Read more about the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders' Pirate Speech Camp here.
| | ECU OT Student Chosen for Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship
ECU occupational therapy student Lauren Cochran has been named the winner of the 2014 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC). Cochran is a student at East Carolina University (ECU), where she is pursuing a master's degree in occupational therapy. Read more here...
Dr. Kulesher Contributes Towards Published Article in Health Communication
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Kulesher from the Department of Health Services and Information Management on his contribution to the recently published article entitled “Physician Communication in the Operating Room.” The article is published in Health Communication and reflects a collaborative effort between two academic units at ECU and three academic units at the University of New Mexico Health Science center. Kristin Kirschbaum, an assistant professor in the College of Fine Arts and Communication at ECU is the lead author and principal investigator.
Dr. Dickerson Selected as 2014 Fellow by GSA
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — has named 61 exemplary professionals as its newest fellows. Dr. Anne Dickerson, professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy has been chosen as one of those fellows in the Behavioral and Social Sciences section. The status of fellow — the highest class of membership within the Society — is an acknowledgment of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology. Read more here...
Dr. Gross McMillan Collaborates on Featured Research Story
A research study analyzing the impact of exercise during pregnancy on which Dr. Amy Gross McMillan from the Department of Physical Therapy has been collaborating is featured on the East Carolina University homepage. Read the story here...
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