Archived News for 2008

January 2008

Medical student recognition banquet to be held Jan. 19

Moldovan Minister of Health to visit ECU

4th annual Jean Mills Health Symposium to be held Feb. 15-16

ECU hosts MLK events

ECU, UNC experts want to hear people's ideas for cancer research, treatment

Thomas elected vice-chair of state allied health council

ECU, UNC team up on cancer care, research

Concert to benefit Grimesland clinic

College of Nursing, College of Education named in the nation's top 10 largest graduate programs in distance education

ECU surgeon elected president of Society of Thoracic Surgeons

February 2008

Country Doctor Museum in Bailey reopens following renovations

ECU Physicians and Eastern Neurosurgical and Spine Associates to merge

Immune deficiency and balance disorder result from single gene defect

Smiles all around as officials break ground for dental school

Study helps to understand risk for depression in pregnancy

Links between environment and obesity to be topic of Pediatric Healthy Weight Summit

March 2008

Winners of 17th annual Collaborative Nursing Research Day announced

UNC Board of Governors endorses plan to expand medical education in North Carolina

Smokers can learn how to quit beginning April 8

Medical students ready for annual Match Day on Thursday

ECU sends 66 percent into primary care residencies

Magazine ranks ECU among top primary care medical schools

Two ECU medical students receive fellowships to work in Africa

April 2008

Microscope exhibit under the eye beginning April 4 at Laupus Library

Fifty-nine health sciences faculty recognized for published works

Whitakers golf tournament to benefit ECU transplant surgery program

Microscope exhibit under the eye beginning April 4 at Laupus Library

Seven ECU students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships

Free skin cancer screenings to be offered May 3

First Unity Day held in the College of Nursing

ECU study shows casual video games relieve stress

May 2008

Medical, nursing, allied health convocations to be this weekend

ECU recognized for educating family doctors

Nursing, allied health students celebrate in convocations held Friday

Holoman named Brody Nurse of the Year

Brody class of 2008 graduates

Program aimed at mental health pros working with veterans

Pair headed to Honduras to hone medical skills

Laupus Library forms founding friends group

New antibody offers hope for treating ovarian, breast cancer

Garden party set for Country Doctor Museum's 40th anniversary

Internal medicine research day to be May 29

Two named master educators at Brody for 2008

High school students, future health care leaders from across state attend conference at ECU

June 2008

Camp helps youth achieve a healthy weight

Pediatric hematology/oncology staff hosts summer camp

ECU surgeon completes 400th robot-assisted mitral valve repair

ECU Physicians names pair to leadership posts

July 2008

NIH awards ECU more than $2 million

New dean appointed at ECU medical school

Exhibit offers insight into lives of state mental hospital patients

Frelix to lead medical society

August 2008

Hupp named to lead dental school at ECU

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Friday

Brody welcomes Class of 2012

Distinguished professorship first in College of Allied Health Sciences

September 2008

Research could lead to new blood pressure treatment

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

ECU surgeon to give first talk in Voyages lecture series

Ride with the Voice of the Pirates Oct. 4 to raise funds for nursing scholarship

Raab brings cancer care home to ECU

College of Nursing designated national Center of Excellence

ECU breaks ground for new Family Medicine Center

Country Doctor Museum hosts 2nd annual African-American Heritage Day Oct. 4

Projects receive Brody Brothers research grants

October 2008

Reader's Theater explores family relationships in a forced living arrangement

Through the mouth? New surgeries promise faster recovery, fewer scars

Grants to aid Hobgood Clinic, HIV testing in China

Oct. 27 symposium focuses on rehabilitation challenges facing military personnel, veterans and their dependents

Experts discuss problems, solutions to health care system

Father's brain cancer leads student to Chicago Marathon

Health care policies of political parties to be examined Oct. 28

Brody School of Medicine recognizes leaders who helped establish school

Multiple challenges face military personnel during and after war

November 2008

Indian drums and storytelling part of fun at Brody

40 outstanding students recognized in College of Allied Health Sciences

College of Nursing inducts Golden Lamp Society members

ECU Physicians and Eastern Neurosurgical & Spine Associates complete merger

ECU holds fall commencement Dec. 13

Tenth annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 25

College of Nursing faculty member wins state award for excellence by national nurse practitioners association

UCLA School of Nursing dean is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Siegfried Lowin Visiting Scholar Lecture Series

The Country Doctor Museum hosts fourth annual holiday open house Dec. 6

Scientist eyes an end to pox

December 2008

Grant to help advance long-term care administrators' education

ECU receives nod to install cardiac CT scanner

Professionalism in medicine topic of second annual Jose G. Albernaz Golden Apple Distinguished Lecture

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

ECU, PCMH dedicate East Carolina Heart Institute

Long-lost cemetery handled with care before work starts on dental school