Archived News for 2011

January 2011

Medical student banquet to be Jan. 22

Jean Mills Health Symposium to be Feb. 4

ECU to build dental center in Lillington

U.S. Army mobile operating room on display at ECU

Grants aid in cancer research

February 2011

Ballard: ECU will survive tough times

Bioengineered veins could help patients needing bypass surgery, dialysis

Small group can make a big difference in fostering better health

A Valentine's Day gift of a different sort

Health reform's impact on primary care to be topic of lecture

Perdue pledges support for dental school during visit Feb. 17

Registration opens for Laupus Library's Health Sciences Author Recognition Awards

NIH grant aids study of prostate cancer protein

Service to others honored during nursing Hall of Fame induction

March 2011

Annual Match Day coming Thursday

ECU ranks in top 10 of primary care medical schools

Occupational therapy department holds CarFit safety program March 26

Advice from a patient helps doctor, family stay close

Eastern North Carolina Scouts 'Scout Out Nursing' at ECU

Match success: ECU sending 65 percent into primary care residencies

Brody tops nation in family doctors

Hamstring Hustle 5K race set for April 16

April 2011

Campbell among honorees for leadership

Short film “Aphasia” plays at ECU on April 13

Kidney transplant rate nearly doubles

Cunningham, Rotondo named to national association

Movie brings hope to people with aphasia

Gulf War illness study at ECU seeks veterans

Racers raise $1,000 for pediatric weight center

CAHS could gain departments under reorganization proposal

Founders Day, University Awards honor achievement, accomplishment at ECU

May 2011

BIN LADEN DEAD: 'Justice was done'

Convocations to begin Friday

Nursing class gift provides well for village in Guatemala

Medical images transformed to art in Laupus exhibit


Graduates mark end of medical school

Laupus Library increases study space for users

ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

Free oral cancer screening to be May 17

Reilly named top nurse at medical school

Alumna named one of Houston's top 10 nurses

$10.5 million gift to help build pediatric wing, fund professorship

Golf tournament raises funds for cancer research

Sebelius discusses patient safety with ECU physicians

New clinic offers better care for pulmonary hypertension

Alumna, former dean recognized in the College of Nursing

June 2011

Cardiac imaging center reaccredited

Camp helps children achieve a healthy weight

Summertime homework: Kids, practice your cursive

ECU students chosen for family medicine scholars program

New doctors boost children's kidney transplants

ECU, UHS to operate cancer center jointly

Officials break ground on Children's Hospital addition

Camps let kids have fun despite illnesses

Treadwell to lead medical society

Grant to help fight diabetes among African-American women

Future medical student getting head start on research

Cancer center receives Livestrong award

Conference encourages people to take control of their diabetes

July 2011

Robotic thyroid surgery means no neck scarring for patients

Brody graduate dies in bicycle crash

Doctors to discuss women’s health during art exhibit

Smiles all around as officials 'top' dental school

Doctors use handheld computers to educate, care for patients

ECU Physicians begins volunteer program

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

Girl survives shark bite with help of ECU surgeons

August 2011

Shooter drill tests emergency preparedness on Health Sciences Campus

ECU to build dental center in Spruce Pine

Bakersville resident receives first Phillips Foundation dental scholarship

Center provides new home for artists, second career for nursing faculty member

White coat ceremony to be Friday, Aug. 12

College of Nursing among tops in nation for way it teaches students

Student nursing association highlights culture, cuisine with new cookbook

Brody welcomes Class of 2015

Dental students enjoy first day at ECU

Hupp resigns as dean of dental school

Students receive Schweitzer Fellowships

Camp provides tools for healthful living

Library hosts national exhibit on African-American health care providers during Civil War

First day of classes arrives for dental students

ECU breaks ground for Ahoskie dental center

Grant to help pay tuition for 10 dental students

Irene causes leaks but no severe damage on Health Sciences Campus

September 2011

Experimental drug available for people with lipodystrophy

Chadwick named interim dean of ECU dental school

Scientist receives grant to study health effects of nanoparticles

Nursing class gift completed for village in Guatemala

Voice of the Pirates hosts motorcycle ride in memory of his daughter

Readers' Theater performances begin Sept. 22

Lighten the load: Occupational therapy students teach backpack safety

Farm safety and health in spotlight this week

Officials cut ribbon on new ECU Family Medicine Center

ECU physical therapy assesses Carolina Hurricanes hockey players during training camp

College of Nursing receives national award for way it teaches students

On center ice

October 2011

ECU Physicians posts positive earnings

Dental students hone skills in sim lab

He fine-tunes teeth by day, a violin at night

Four nursing faculty members nationally recognized for teaching methods

ECU event to focus on risk management

Irons receives UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Public Service

Physician assistant studies students bring attention to profession

Five from ECU nursing receive state awards

A family physician returns home

CNN to air documentary featuring ECU physicians

Chitwood receives Russian surgical award

National organization recognizes Novick

ECU supports National Guard project with Moldova

Health communication leader to speak at ECU

Article on suicide personal for ECU therapist

Behind-the-scenes artist studio tour features new gallery

Dental school's use of Yammer featured in national magazine

Students inducted into Gold Humanism Society

ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Nov. 1

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

Doctoring is a family tradition for the Joneses

November 2011

History day at Country Doctor Museum Nov. 12

Grant to help ECU place medical residents in communities

Multidisciplinary team assesses older adults' risk of falling

Teaming up: Effective collaboration benefits patients

Police: Reported 'gunman' carrying umbrella

Grant to fund study of Lyme disease

Vascular imaging center receives reaccreditation

Grants to aid search for MS vaccine

December 2011

Collaboration helps international students better communicate with English-speaking peers

Grant to help ECU blend behavioral, general health care

Irons to deliver fall commencement address

Dental school receives federal grant for telemedicine

ECU offers summer medical education program

ECU medical tuition most affordable in country

John Anema checks off doctoral degree from his bucket list 

Doctoral grads mark end of long journey

Brody helps make holiday special for deaf students

Cunningham named to state health plan board

ECU, PCMH provide gift of life via six-person kidney exchange