Archived News for 2009

January 2009

End of life and aging focus of art exhibit Jan. 20-Feb. 27

Medical student banquet to be Jan. 24

New show takes viewers 'Inside ECU'

Pulmonary hypertension clinic opens at ECU

Fifth annual Jean Mills Health Symposium to be held Feb. 6

'Gap year' an adventure for ECU physician

Lecture, performances to cover ethics in medicine, research

Nursing celebrates its designation as national Center of Excellence

Women and heart disease focus of events at ECU

New lecture series in College of Allied Health Sciences begins Feb. 3

February 2009

Young musicians raise money for reading program

Know your numbers and prevent heart disease

ECU physicians perform Special Olympics physicals

CyberKnife brings another advance in cancer care

Film, reception close Deidre Scherer art exhibit Feb. 27

Researchers hope to help African-American prostate cancer survivors cope with side-effects

March 2009

Sleep center hopes to help people wake up refreshed

ECU begins aphasia support group

Cochlear implant program receives $15,000 fellowship from the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Faculty members honored for excellence

Lung transplantation to be topic of April 1 lecture

Medical students ready for annual Match Day today

ECU sends 56 percent into primary care residencies

Innovation Expo will be held April 2

About 200 eastern North Carolina Scouts to "Scout Out Nursing" at College of Nursing

April 2009

Perdue, Cunningham kick off state's fight against chronic disease

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for April 25

Display honors Brody Scholarship

ECU, PCMH open outpatient endoscopy center

Horns named permanent vice chancellor of health sciences at ECU

Magazine ranks ECU among top primary care medical schools

Laupus Library hosts national traveling exhibition on African-American surgeons May 1-July 28

May 2009

College of Nursing named as one of the top 10 largest distance education programs in U.S. News annual listing

Two named to endowed professorships at ECU

Scottish Rite honors ECU students and its longtime partner, ECU's Speech and Hearing Clinic

Convocations to be this weekend

Associate professor receives acheivement award from the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association

Medical school to host forum on swine flu

Nursing, allied health students celebrate graduation

Brody Class of 2009 graduates

Communication Sciences and Disorders professor and alumna chosen to lead ECU faculty

Clinical laboratory science exchange student returns to Argentina

Grant aids cancer treatment at ECU

Brody School of Medicine names its top nurse for 2009

Medical student's program aims at healthy lifestyles for Pembroke youth

ECU professor's diet plan aims at carbohydrates

June 2009

Allied health students help improve quality of life for children      

State Farm Insurance awards $15,000 grant to ECU's Research for the Older Adult Driver Initiative

Camp helps youth achieve a healthy weight

Grant aids research into kidney cancer treatment

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

Country Doctor Museum receives conservation books and online resources from national agency

Nurse faculty member president-elect of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing

July 2009

Grant funds clinical health psychology internship

Eighth annual Winning with Diabetes conference set for July 18

Cancer specialist named 'Woman of the Year'

ECU medical students receive Schweitzer Fellowships

ECU partners with agencies to deliver mental health services

Pirate Speech Camp offers fun, intense therapy for children with severe expressive language deficits  

Laupus Library kicks off membership drive for Friends group with featured speaker Dr. Paul R.G. Cunningham, dean of the Brody School of Medicine

College of Nursing receives $721,668 grant for nurse-midwifery education

Willson to chair Health and Wellness Trust Fund

Physician-scientist selected for prestigious national research scholarship

August 2009

ECU Physical Therapy Clinic treats athletes, adults and children in new location   

Annual white coat ceremony scheduled for Aug. 14

Brody welcomes largest class in school history

U.S. Rep. Walter Jones visits ECU dialysis patients

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

September 2009

Roberson chosen Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar

Engelke named Richard R. Eakin Distinguished Professor in the College of Nursing

Road race to benefit breast cancer services

Brown named permanent dean of College of Nursing

October 2009

Runners raise more than $18,000 for breast cancer services

Four named master educators at Brody for 2009

ECU sleep center accredited

Three locations selected for community dental centers

Eleventh annual ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 3

Ride with the Voice of the Pirates Oct. 24 to raise funds for nursing scholarship

ECU physicians named to annual 'Best Doctors' list

November 2009

Eighty-six health sciences faculty recognized for published works

Cure for health care ills no easy fix, doctors say

College of Nursing holds second Unity Day

Increasing awareness about aphasia 

December 2009

Apprentice winner holds class in Greenville

Dog spreads Christmas cheer at ECU

Auction benefits family medicine residents fighting cancer