Archived News for 2013

January 2013

Grant to help ECU recruit, retain minority dental students

Medical student group lends guidance to aspiring doctors

ECU’s BOY BANDemia raises awareness about obesity

ECU School of Dental Medicine named Apple Distinguished Program

New chair sees bright future for ECU radiation oncology

Nursing, business named in top graduate programs in online education

Cell research could lead to advances against Alzheimer's, cancer

Minority medical student banquet to be Saturday

ECU Physicians plans for Friday weather

Pories recognized for contributions to medicine

New exhibit opens at Laupus Library

ECU researchers receive cancer grants

February 2013

Brody achieves state goal for graduates choosing primary care

Clinical trials pave way for medical advances

Love-themed exhibit blooms at health sciences library

Nursing approved to offer doctor of nursing practice degree

Reducing health disparities, increasing access to care goal of March 1 symposium at ECU

ECU Physicians productivity continues to rise

March 2013

Chair in family medicine endowed at ECU

Enhancing and improving health care in the millennium

Grant funds study of nanotubes' effect on lungs

In art, lessons for life

ECU programs ranked by U.S. News

Match Day to be Friday

Primary care tops list at ECU Match Day

Student-led clinic a stroke of goodwill for community

'The DNA of ECU'

Scientist receives national research award

Burr talks health care during visit to Brody

April 2013

Saturday events to raise money for special causes

ECHI fourth floor to soon be home to science, robotics

Taylor recognized for graduate mentorship

Study shows fish oil can boost immune system

Course trains counselors to work with active duty, military veterans, families

Sears receives North Carolina's highest faculty award

Dental faculty member named to Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2013

A healthy message: Pastors tour Brody School of Medicine labs, clinics

May 2013

Third annual Coach Rock Cancer Research Golf Classic set for May 13

Medical graduate embarks on third career

Convocations begin Friday

Brody School of Medicine student demonstrates new smartphone physical app at conference

Physical therapy students and faculty members build bicycles for children with disabilities

Brody School of Medicine repeats as Top Ten Award winner by the American Academy of Family Physicians in promoting primary care

New 5K and Fun Run benefits Department of Pediatrics

June 2013

Saeed earns national psychiatry award

Public health research focuses on increasing access to fresh food

Dental school opens second community service learning center

The Brody School of Medicine receives $1 million award from AMA

Summer camps let kids with chronic illnesses be kids

Ribbon cutting ceremony officially opens Maynard Children's Hospital

Camps provide young patients a week to 'be free'

July 2013

Engelke selected as fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

Medical students inducted into honor society

Race, PAD risk factors for bypass surgery patients

Study: 'Corner stores' vital to urban, rural health

College of Nursing receives $1 million federal grant for nurse practitioner curriculum

Venom expert joins ECU

August 2013

Former ECU health sciences leader dies

ECU Alzheimer's lab receives grant

NMA recognizes Cunningham

Associate dean for graduate programs named in College of Nursing

Brody welcomes Class of 2017

Funding to expand telepsychiatry statewide

Edwards named top nurse at medical school

ECU doctors now staffing E.R. at Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Associate dean for research, chair of foundational sciences named in School of Dental Medicine

ECU to extend diabetes care to rural areas via video conferencing

Grants aid breast cancer care for Pitt County women

Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

September 2013

ECU offering new non-drug treatment for depression

Baxley elected to national medical board

Researchers receive grants from Biotech Center

Reaching Robeson

Emergency SUV helping ECU doctors respond to EMS calls

College of Nursing awards scholarships to 120 students

Department of Family Medicine, School of Social Work debut new model of coordinated care for physical, mental health   

Country Doctor Museum brings “History Alive!” on Oct. 12

Person First: Labels have no place in health care

Study shows omega-3 fatty acids boost immunity

October 2013

Nursing celebrates midwifery program

ECU Neuroscience Symposium to be Oct. 29

ECU group activities, research help people with aphasia communicate 

Research shown at annual medical meeting

November 2013

Inaugural medical class honored

ECU service van to aid veterans across eastern North Carolina

Alumnus leading nation's top military hospital

College of Nursing launches Pirate Nurse Network at Vidant Medical Center

Velde to lead national council on community engagement

Health sciences authors recognized for published works

ECU professors speak at AHA meeting

Grant to help those with diabetes, depression

Heart project provides healing in Nicaragua

Mongolian families have special Thanksgiving following heart surgeries

December 2013

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

ECU surgeon to lead national organization

Cardiac psychology expert to address graduates

Medical student receives research award

ECU Physicians, East Carolina Neurology complete merger

Mission complete: U.S. Navy veteran, reservist Pat Frede returns to ECU