Archived News for 2007

January 2007

ECU nursing faculty member elected to governing board for Southern Nursing Research Society

Breathing seminar to be held Jan. 23

Third annual Jean Mills health fair, symposium to be Feb. 9-10

Study profiles repeat visitors to trauma center

February 2007

Jean Mills Health Symposium to address health disparities Feb. 9-10

Medical schools, teaching hospitals have strong economic punch

Drug study shows need for more oversight, ECU surgeon says

Women's Health Conference slated March 1-3 in Atlantic Beach

Researcher sees decrease in pain and anxiety among cancer patients who use reflexology

Laupus Library hosts traveling exhibit on history of equine veterinary medicine

March 2007

Collaborative Nursing Research Day focuses on simulations in nursing education

Officials dedicate community health center

Winners of 16th annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day announced

ECU researchers uncover potential nerve-repair mechanism

Novick to lead Medical Foundation of ECU

Medical students ready for annual Match Day

ECU sends 63 percent into primary care residencies

Smith donation to fund $2 million chair at East Carolina Heart Institute

Fifth annual Brody Distinguished Lecture set for March 26

Eastern North Carolina Girl Scouts 'Scout Out Nursing'

Magazine ranks ECU sixth among primary care medical schools

April 2007

Governor appoints Thomas to N.C. Institute of Medicine

Weight-loss surgery program receives national certification

Bamboo bridge project holds first international meeting

Physicians spotlighted in national traveling exhibit

Officials cut ribbon on new TEDI BEAR Center

Faculty host simulation conference April 25-26

Healthy weight camp for girls coming to ECU

ECU receives national award for sending graduates into family medicine

May 2007

Grant funds new instrument at ECU

ECU physician to address medical graduates at convocation

Country Doctor Museum hosts African-American Heritage Day on May 26

Program on respiratory illnesses to be held

Convocations recognize health sciences graduates

Grant will fund new therapist at child abuse center

Seven ECU students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

Participation encouraged at May 22 community forum with health care leaders

ECU announces recipients of Research Development Awards

June 2007

Officials mark construction milestone at heart institute

ECU Physicians' Moye Medical Center now open

Local students to participate in health careers program June 11-15

Medical school hosts camps for children with cancer, sickle-cell disease

High school students to participate in health careers program June 17-29

Nursing faculty member gets federal grant to increase number and diversity of nurse practitioners in North Carolina

Metabolic Institute receives $1 million

ECU master's of public health program accredited

Girls lose weight, build confidence at ECU camp

July 2007

Physician assistant studies students create health promotion kits

Hardy named senior associate dean at medical school

Grant to help recovering substance abusers find jobs

August 2007

Mini-med school offers public chance to learn about health, medicine

Medical foundation adopts new name

State budget includes $25 million for dental school

Pediatric preventive dental clinic to be established

ECU, PCC nursing faculty collaborate on simulation education grant

Brody welcomes Class of 2011

Flu and pneumonia education program to be held Aug. 30

ECCNL officially designated university center; $250,000 grant to address nursing shortage

September 2007

Brody School of Medicine nurse named to Great 100

First medical humanities summer fellows share Costa Rican experience

Golden Living Centers donates $107,000 to Brody School of Medicine

More than 100 attend ECU vascular screening

School of Nursing establishes giving program, emergency needs fund

October 2007

Nurse faculty members inducted as fellows in national education academy

ECU receives $1.1 million to study nanotubes' effect on hearts

ECU Physicians' general internal medicine now at Moye Medical Center

Art show and sale Oct. 18 benefits nursing scholarship, research

Nursing group earns top national award for research

Allied Health Sciences, Nursing change name

Study: Eastern N.C. women find own breast tumors, and they're often larger

Smoking cessation program to be offered at ECU

November 2007

College of Nursing hosts nurse practitioners Nov. 7, celebrates national week Nov. 11-17

Nineteen Pitt County residents named to group of 40 distinguished alumni from College of Allied Health Sciences

Little changes take big bite out of weight, ECU study says

Adjusting to life with implantable cardiac devices focus of ECU researcher's work

Ninth annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 29

Country Doctor Museum sets Holiday Open House Dec. 1

Laupus Library hosts exhibits on African-American academic surgeons, eastern North Carolina physicians

Two ECU doctoral programs ranked in top 10

Heart institute receives $500,000 gift from Rocky Mount family

December 2007

College of Nursing announces first endowed professorship named for former university Chancellor Emeritus Richard R. Eakin

College of Nursing announces first endowed distinguished professorship

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Smokers can start kicking the habit Jan. 8 with ECU program

Seven projects receive nearly $254,000 in Brody Brothers research grants

ECU Family Medicine Center receives $1 million from Golden LEAF

Scientist receives $1.6 million to study ways to stop dangerous germ