Archived News for 2006

January 2006

Four projects receive $275,500 in Brody Brothers research grants

Eastern AHEC receives $326,713 from Duke Endowment for school mental health project

Event focuses on causes, cure of obesity in African-Americans

Programs receive $555,000 from Golden LEAF

February 2006

Statewide project aims to improve care for heart-attack patients

National expert on obesity to speak Friday at ECU

ECU surgeon to discuss experiences as Army physician in Iraq

ECU's Alligood receives Leadership in Nursing Research Award

ECU summer camp offers youth hands-on science lessons

ECU surgeon elected to leadership post in Society of Thoracic Surgery

March 2006

Medical student, Schweitzer fellow to speak at Carter Center in Atlanta

Match Day this Thursday for ECU medical students

Medical education will be the topic of ECU lecture

Sen. Richard Burr, ECU Chancellor Steve Ballard to announce diabetes grant

Students succeed at annual Match Day

ECU receives grant to study effect of surgery on diabetes

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for Sunday, April 2

East Carolina Heart Institute moves one step closer

ECU medical school climbs in annual U.S. News magazine rankings

April 2006

ECU taps new chairman of emergency medicine

Andrews assumes new role in the School of Nursing

Students meet with international nuclear experts

Golf tournament to raise funds to benefit ECU transplant surgery program

Chernobyl tragedy, lessons remembered in Ukraine

Silent, stunning Chernobyl stirs emotions for ECU group

May 2006

Jarvis medal awarded to Dr. Andrew Best

ECU nursing instructor receives university-wide teaching award

Congressman Butterfield to hold Health Awareness Day on June 1 at ECU

June 2006

ECU camps allow sick children to just be kids

TEDI BEAR Center receives grant topping $700,000

Student midwives integrate technology with care through award given to ECU nurse faculty

Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust funds ECU health sciences projects

July 2006

PCMH named a top endocrinology hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Nurse-midwifery program receives 10-year accreditation

Two ECU nurses earn 'Great 100' designation

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors listing

Plans announced for ECU Physicians

August 2006

ECU Physicians opens Pediatric Specialty Care

Doctoral student receives award for audiology research

Local 'Champions of Change in Medicine' recognized

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Aug. 11

ECU welcomes students to campus

Krupa appointed honorary U.S. Navy nurse

Plan sets goals to reduce obesity in county, state

September 2006

Grant of $800,000 to help fund community health center

Opening celebration set for Sept. 22 at ECU's new Health Sciences Building

October 2006

ECU among top universities in getting innovations to public

ECU seniors selected as nursing leadership interns

A passion for service leads five students to be awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

Art show and sale benefits nursing scholarships, research

Longtime supporters, Scottish Rite Masons, visit ECU Speech Language and Hearing Clinic

November 2006

Seven projects receive $172,500 in Brody Brothers Foundation Endowment research grants

ECU announces changes to enhance effectiveness

Frances Joyner Monk gift to fund new geriatric center

Nurse anesthetist program accredited at ECU

December 2006

Medical center adds third surgical robot

School of Allied Health Sciences announces student scholarship winners