Health Sciences Campus

ECU Breast Wellness Center accredited

Dr. Lisa Bellin
GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Jan. 11, 2010)  —  The Breast Wellness Center at East Carolina University has received accreditation from a national agency.

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, part of the American College of Surgeons, has given its stamp of approval to ECU's program. ECU demonstrated compliance with standards of leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education and quality improvement. The accreditation period is for three years.

The Breast Wellness Center is part of the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center. Physicians there care for patients from all across eastern North Carolina. Dr. Lisa Bellin, clinical associate professor of surgery at ECU, is the interim director.

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