Meet the Faculty

Theodore Delbridge Theodore R. Delbridge, MD, MPH
ECU Distinguished Professor and Chair
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School
MPH: University of Pittsburgh
MS: Old Dominion University
BS: The Pennsylvania State University
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Pediatric Emergency Care, Trauma Management, Cardiac Care

E-mail: delbridget@ecu.edu


Kimberly AlfordKimberly A. Alford, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: West Virginia University
MD: University of Cincinnati
BS: University of Kentucky
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medicine

E-Mail: alfordk@ecu.edu


Gail AllenGail A. Allen, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Fellowship: Oakland Children's Hospital
Residency: University of Maryland Hospital Medical System
MD: East Carolina University
MS: Northwestern University
BA: Oberlin College
Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, Overuse of Radiation Exposure in Minor Head Trauma in Pediatric Patients

E-Mail: alleng@ecu.edu


Jennifer BennettJennifer M. Bennett, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BS: United States Military Academy at West Point
BS: East Carolina University
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine

E-mail: bennettje@ecu.edu


Cassandra BradbyCassandra K. Bradby, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
MD: Meharry Medical College
BS: The College of William and Mary
Clinical Interest: Medical Education, Simulation, Ultrasound, Diversity in Medicine


Email: bradbyc14@ecu.edu


Kori BrewerKori L. Brewer, PhD

Associate Professor
Associate Chief, Division of Research
Adjunct Associate Professor, Physiology
PhD: East Carolina University
BS: Wake Forest University
Research Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Neuroprotection, Neuropathic Pain, Neurotoxicology, Opioid Tolerance

E-mail: brewerk@ecu.edu


Kathleen BryantKathleen K. Bryant, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: USF Morsani College of Medicine
BS: University of South Florida
Clinical Interest: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Email: bryantk@ecu.edu


Charles BrownCharles K. Brown, MD
Professor
Residency: Naval Medical Center
MD: Medical College of Virginia
BS: The College of William and Mary
Clinical Interests: Trauma Care, Acute Chest Pain Management, Acute Ischemic Stroke Management, Medical Education, Elderly Head Injury, Elderly C Spine Injury

E-mail: browncha@ecu.edu



Sean BushSean P. Bush, MD
Professor
Residency: Loma Linda University
MD: Texas A&M
BS: Texas A&M
Clinical Interest: Envenomation Medicine, Telemedicine

E-Mail: saverinos@ecu.edu


Jocelyn De GuzmanJocelyn M. De Guzman, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Medical Director, Pitt County EMS
Medical Director, ERAC/SMAT, Hospital Disaster Preparedness
Fellowship: East Carolina University
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: University of Tennessee Health Center
BS: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Critical Care Transport, Disaster and Mass Gathering Medicine

E-mail: deguzmanj@ecu.edu


 

James FletcherJames C. Fletcher, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: East Carolina University
Internship: Obstetrics and Gynecology; East Carolina University
MD: Medical College of Georgia
BS: Indiana University Bloomington
Clinical Interest: Critical Care Medicine, Resuscitation Medicine, Airway Management Techniques, Internal Medicine

E-mail: fletcherj@ecu.edu


Anthony Frank Anthony J. Frank, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Chest Pain / Observation Unit and Emergency Response Team
Medical Director, Vidant Beaufort Hospital Emergency Department
Residency: University of South Carolina
MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School
BA: Washington and Lee University
Clinical Interests: Observation Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, ED Operations and Management

E-mail: frankan@ecu.edu


Richard GarriRichard F. Garri, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
EM Clerkship Director
Residency: Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU Medical Center
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
BS: State University of New York at Binghamton
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine
Research Interests: Medical Education, Pain Management, Medical Simulation Training, ED Quality Improvement


E-mail: garrir@ecu.edu


Herbert Garrison Herbert G. Garrison, MD, MPH
Professor
Director, Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program
Vice President of Medical Affairs, Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: East Carolina University
Residency: East Carolina University (EM)
Residency: University of North Carolina (Preventive Medicine)
MPH: University of North Carolina
MD: University of North Carolina
BS: University of North Carolina
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Injury Prevention and Control
E-mail: garrisonh@ecu.edu


Peggy GoodmanPeggy E. Goodman, MD, MS
Associate Professor
Director, Violence Prevention Resources
Medical Director of Forensic Nurse Examiners Program
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center; Rhode Island Hospital (EM)
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital (General Surgery)
MD: University of South Alabama
MS: Long Island University
BS: St. John's University
Clinical Interests: Trauma Care, Domestic Violence, Injury Prevention and Control

E-mail: goodmanp@ecu.edu


John GoughJohn E. Gough, MD
Professor
Chief, Division of Research
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BSN: East Carolina University
Clinical Interests: Trauma Care, Emergency Medical Services

E-mail: goughj@ecu.edu


Dawn KendrickDawn B. Kendrick, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
MD: East Carolina University
BS: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Care, Clinical Education

E-mail: kendrickd@ecu.edu


Bryan KitchBryan B. Kitch, MD
Clinical Instructor
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: Albany Medical College
BS: Bucknell University
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medical Services

Email: kitchb@ecu.edu


Luan LawsonLuan Lawson, MD, MAEd
Assistant Professor
Assistant Dean, Curriculum, Assessment, and Clinical Academic Affairs
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
MAEd: East Carolina University
BS: East Carolina University
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Emergency Care, Undergraduate Medical Education

E-mail: lawsonjohnsonl@ecu.edu


Juan MarchJuan A. March, MD
Professor
Chief, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
MD: State University of New York/Health Science Center at Syracuse
BS: State University of New York, College at Purchase
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medical Services

E-mail: marchj@ecu.edu


William MeggsWilliam J. Meggs, MD, PhD
Professor
Senior Vice Chair
Chief, Division of Toxicology
Fellowship: Bellevue Hospital Center
Fellowship: National Institute of Health Clinical Center
Residency: Rochester General Hospital
MD: University of Miami
PhD: Syracuse University
BS: Clemson University
Clinical Interests: Medical Toxicology, Internal Medicine, Allergy/Immunology

E-mail: meggsw@ecu.edu


John MeredithJohn T. Meredith, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, Global Health Program
Residency: Michigan State University;
Edward W. Sparrow Hospital; Maine Medical Center
MD: University of Texas Medical Branch
BS: Trinity University
Clinical Interests: International Medicine

E-mail: meredithj@ecu.edu


Susan MillerSusan N. Miller, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Fellowship: Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Cooper University Hospital
MD: Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College
BS: University of Pittsburgh School of Engineering
Clinical Interests: Medical Toxicology

E-mail: millersu@ecu.edu


Nathan NehusNathan R. Nehus, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, EM/IM Residency Program
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: Ross University School of Medicine
BS: University of Nevada, Reno
Clinical Interests: Clinical Education, Internal Medicine

E-mail: nehusn@ecu.edu


Kraigher O'KeefeKraigher A. O'Keefe, MD
Assistant Professor
Assistant Residency Program Director
Faculty Advisor, Emergency Medicine Interest Group at Brody School of Medicine
Residency: University of Michigan/St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
MD: University of California, San Diego Medical School
BS: University of California, Berkeley
Clinical Interest: Traumatic Brain Injury, Procedural Simulation, Resident Education

E-mail: okeefek@ecu.edu


Leigh PattersonLeigh A. Patterson, MD, MAEd
Associate Professor
Residency Program Director
Fellowship: Drexel College of Medicine
Residency: Louisiana State University
MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine
MAEd: East Carolina University
BS: Davidson College
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine Ultrasound

E-mail: pattersonl@ecu.edu

Emilie PendleyEmilie E. Pendley, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BS: East Carolina University
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medical Services

E-mail: pendleye@ecu.edu


Roberto PortelaRoberto C. Portela, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Pitt County EMS Medical Director
Residency: University of Puerto Rico
MD: University of Puerto Rico
BS: University of Puerto Rico
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medical Services

portelar@ecu.edu


William PriceWilliam L. Price, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Internship: University of Cincinnati Hospital
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: Albany Medical College
Pre-med course work: Cornell University
BA: Kenyon College
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medical Services, Clinical Education

E-mail: pricew@ecu.edu


Mohan PunjaMohan Punja, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
MD: University of Virginia
BS: University of Florida
Clinical Interest: Medical Toxicology

E-mail: punjam@ecu.edu

 

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Kimberly M. Rathbun, MD



Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: Georgia Regents University
MD:Georgia Health Sciences University
MPH: Armstrong Atlantic State University
BS: Georgia Institute of Technology

Email: rathbunk14@ecu.edu

 

Timothy ReederTimothy J. Reeder, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations
Residency: Ohio State University
MD: Ohio State University
MPH: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BS: Ohio State University
Clinical Interests: Trauma Care, Pediatric Emergency Care, Disaster Medicine

E-mail: reedert@ecu.edu


Walter RobeyWalter C. Robey III, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, Safety and Simulation
Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital
Flexible Internship: St. Barnabas Medical Center
French Internship: Saint Hyacinthe Hospital, French West Indies
MD: Universite de Bordeaux II
BS: Syracuse University
Clinical Interests: Airway Management, Clinical Education, Simulation

E-mail: robeyw@ecu.edu


Reginald SherardReginald K. Sherard, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center
MD: Meharry Medical College
BS: Winston-Salem State University
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medicine

E-mail: sherardr@ecu.edu



Kimberly SmithKimberly R. Smith, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BS: East Carolina University
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medicine, Injury Prevention

E-mail: smithkimb@ecu.edu


Richard StairRichard W. Stair, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate EM Residency Director
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
MD: University of Maryland School of Medicine
BS: University of Maryland
Clinical Interests: Clinical Education, Simulation

E-mail: stairr@ecu.edu


David ThomsonDavid P. Thomson, MS, MD, MPA
Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Vidant Medical Transport
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
MD: University of Cincinnati
MPA: Syracuse University
MS: Ball State University
BA: Wabash College
Clinical Interest: Emergency Medical Services, Critical Care Transport

E-mail: thomsonda@ecu.edu


Minor Emergency Department

Claudia DalyClaudia H. Daly, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Director, Minor Emergency Department
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BA: East Carolina University
Clinical Interests: Urgent Care

E-mail: dalyc@ecu.edu


Jason AmbroseJason R. Ambrose, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Minor Emergency Department
Residency: Riverside Family Practice Residency Program
MD: East Carolina University
BS: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Clinical Interests: Urgent Care

E-mail: ambrosej@ecu.edu


Martin CichonMartin Cichon, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Minor Emergency Department
Residency: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
MD: Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
BS: University of California, Davis
Clinical Interest: Urgent Care

E-mail: cichonm@ecu.edu


Carol MooreCarol Moore, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Minor Emergency Department
Residency: East Carolina University
MD: East Carolina University
BS: University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Clinical Interests: Urgent Care

E-mail: moorecar@ecu.edu



Minor Emergency Department Contact info:
252-847-0100 (voice); 252-847-0128 (fax)

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