Archived News for 2014

January 2014

Kidney exchange helps two families

Nursing, business rank among the nation’s best in online education in U.S. News listing

Minority medical student banquet to be Jan. 25

ECHI recognized for new patient-care technology

ECU, Vidant provide care for pregnant women, new moms with history of drug use

Cookbook takes aim at inflammation

ECU sonographer receives national award

Heart teams vital for patient care success

First group selected for new faculty training program

February 2014

Jean Mills Health Symposium marks 10 years

10th Jean Mills Health Symposium focuses on building better health

Research, robotics floor opens at the ECHI at ECU

Gulf War illness study seeks veterans

ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation names new board members

App helps doctors teach patients about heart risks

Wellness day aims at disease prevention

March 2014

Rehabilitation counseling ranks among the nation's best in U.S. News listing

SpeechEasy shown to help people with Parkinson's disease

Pirate Nurse 5K benefits scholarships, senior class gift

Studies show ways to predict, prevent fibrillation following surgery

Primary care leads at ECU Match Day

ECU opens third community dental center

Experts discuss remaking medical education during ECU visit

April 2014

Training brings future doctors, nurses together in clinical simulations

Country Doctor Museum exhibits nursing items in Family Medicine Center

ECU students teach middle schoolers about sports safety

Society honors humanism, professionalism in medicine

May 2014

Brody grad follows father into primary care

ECU alum, incoming Brody med student awarded $100k scholarship

ECU to build dental service learning center in Brunswick County

ECU pediatrician certified as physician executive

ECU center offers support for families dealing with autism

June 2014

ECU College of Nursing hosts statewide conference on simulation technology

Grad students to improve community health, personal leadership skills

ECU producing most nurses in North Carolina

Grant to further ECU-led telepsychiatry program

ECU celebrates opening of fourth dental service learning center

Brody professor awarded $300,000 to study protein she discovered

July 2014

ENSURING FIRST-RATE CARE:  Major gift helps autism center expand services

'LIGHT BULB' MOMENTS:  Summer camp helps children improve communication, social skills

August 2014

'HIGH-LEVEL, FAST LEARNING': Honors students intern with ECU physicians


Three medical students named Brody Scholars

Series highlights ECU work addressing regional health

September 2014

ECU Neurology dubbed leader in MS care

Diversity awareness key to educating medical students

ECU researcher snags funding to keep studying biological warfare agent

TEDMED event encourages innovation, idea sharing in medicine

Simulation trains students to care for patients outside clinical settings

Brody researchers awarded grant to study how pathogens ‘talk’

October 2014

Brody alumnus addresses students during ECU homecoming

Collaborative research approach yields grant to investigate heart disease

Four flu vaccine clinics set at ECU this fall

ECU experts discuss Ebola crisis

Competition hones communication skills in student researchers

November 2014

More Brody graduates stay put in primary care fields

Partnership produces healthy, happy hearts

ECU physicians named to annual Best Doctors list

December 2014

Research partnership looks seaward for clues to disease

Board of Governors moves to ease Brody’s budget squeeze

Online patient portal takes health care everywhere