Archived News for 2005

January 2005

ECU surgeon to perform heart valve surgery live online

February 2005

Governor appoints Horns, Johnson to N.C. IOM

Dr. William Laupus, former ECU medical dean, dies

ECU researchers study snakebite first aid options

March 2005

Army awards Bronze Star to ECU surgeon

Rotondo to head national trauma group

Clinton's lead surgeon is ECU medical school graduate

ECU medical students to learn residency sites at Match Day

‘'Banner year' for primary care residencies’

April 2005

ECU medical school makes U.S. News magazine rankings

Nursing scholarship to honor Pierces

International leaders in heart surgery coming to Greenville

ECU professors honored for outstanding teaching

Former surgeon general to speak at medical convocation

May 2005

Photodynamic therapy team adds another first

Price named medical school nurse of the year

Photo exhibit shows personal side of life after stroke

Inflammation may increase risk of heart damage among people with asthma

Occupational therapy faculty to serve at White House Conference on Aging

Novick to lead MPH program at ECU

Physical therapy clinic opens at Firetower Medical Office

New technology helps patients with esophageal cancer

June 2005

Camps allow sick children to just be kids

Local students to participate in health careers program

ECU dialysis technology earns a top spot in business plan competition

Nine ECU medical students chosen as N.C. Schweitzer fellows

ECU physician first to use new device to open airway

Babb honored with distinguished service award

Rotondo heads surgery department at ECU

Local students to participate in health careers program

Camp allows sick children to just be kids

Nine ECU medical students chosen as N.C. Schweitzer Fellows

Babb honored with distinguished service award

Grant to support medical education and resource clinic

Rotondo to head surgery department at ECU

July 2005

ECU physiology lab host local high school teacher

Grant to support medical education and resource clinic

ECU physiology lab hosts local high school teacher

High schoolers explore allied health careers at ECU

Eleven ECU physicians chosen by peers as "Best Doctors"

Medical center receives new tool for brain tumors

ECU lands national spirituality and medicine grant

August 2005

Country Doctor Museum hires new director

Morehead City family honors ECU physician with donation

School of Nursing welcomes new associate dean for undergraduate program

Annual ceremony welcomes new medical students

Four from ECU to participate in leadership program for women

ECU's School of Nursing receives grant to partner with area military bases to increase the number of men in nursing

ECU's School of Nursing receives grant to partner with area military bases to increase the number of men in nursing

September 2005

Woodmen Lodge to honor America's heroes at Country Doctor Museum

Trauma Center earns national recognition

Annual Health Law Forum set for Sept. 14--CANCELED DUE TO TROPICAL STORM OPHELIA

Ophelia closes most Brody School of Medicine clinics

ECU research team publishes findings on breast self exam

Cruzan attorney to speak about end-of-life care Friday

ECU physicians chosen by peers as "Best Doctors"

Gilchrist joins ECU as chair of family medicine

October 2005

Nurse midwives honored during commemorative week

ECU physicist to develop method for cancer cell detection

New Orleans physician discusses Hurricane Katrina disaster at 2005 Trauma Symposium

EAHEC receives $1.2 million federal grant

Willson tapped to lead medical society

SpeechEasy device to be featured on national TV

New health center to serve uninsured

Beverly Healthcare gives $101,000 to Brody School of Medicine

ECU surgeons use new device to treat thoracic aortic aneurysms

November 2005

National bariatric nursing conference to be held Nov. 6-8 in Asheville

Gastric bypass surgery subject of Webcast

December 2005

Ensley elected to three-year term on North Carolina Humanities Council

Research shows chemotherapy after surgery helps endometrial cancer patients

ECU faculty member awarded $1.4 million NIH grant to study dizziness, imbalance

Gift endows lecture series at Brody School of Medicine

Food literacy training begins Jan. 21