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The Brody School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine


Family Medicine
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Sports Medicine Fellowship

Faculty

Joe Armen, DO
Head Team Physician, ECU Pirates
Sports Medicine Fellowship Director
Undergraduate:  Cornell University
Medical School:  New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency:  Carolina's Medical Center
Fellowship:  Sports Medicine , University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Board Certification: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Dr. Armen received a BS in Nutritional Sciences from Cornell University (1994) and his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (1998).  He completed a Family Medicine Residency from Carolinas Medical Center (2001) and a Sports Medicine Fellowship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2003).  He is a member of both the American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine (AMSSM).  He serves as the Head Team Physician for East Carolina University Department of Athletics and is the Program Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship for the Department of Family Medicine.  His clinical interests include comprehensive Sports Medicine related care of the collegiate athlete and has extensive experience with ECG interpretation in athletes along with eating disorder evaluation and management.  He sees patients through ECU Student Health Services and the Ward Sports Medicine Building.

Brock Niceler, MD
Sports Medicine Division Director
Undergraduate Education: Brigham Young University
Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine, University of Utah
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of Utah
Board Certification: Family Medicine, Sports Medicine

Dr. Niceler earned his BS at Brigham Young University with a degree in Zoology with a Human Biology emphasis.  He went on to complete medical school in his hometown at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.  After completing medical school, he moved to Salt Lake City where he completed his Family Medicine residency and Sports Medicine fellowship.  Since then, he has been on faculty at East Carolina University, Department of Family Medicine, Sports Medicine Division.  His current job responsibilities include Sports Medicine Division Director, Assistant Fellowship Director, and Medical Director for the Athletic Trainers at Pitt County High Schools.  His current clinical practice sees a large amount of musculoskeletal medicine referrals from Family Medicine which allows for a procedural emphasis.  He has training in advance injection techniques and uses fluoroscopy and ultrasound in his clinical practice.  He has an interest in adolescent medicine and allows open access for high school athletes into his clinic.

Justin Lee, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: University of Colorado Family Medicine
Fellowship: Moses Cone Primary Care Sports Medicine

Dr. Lee received a BS in Exercise and Sport Science from UNC-Greensboro (2003) and his medical degree from the University of North Carolina (2008).  He completed a Family Medicine residency at the University of Colorado (2011) and a Sports Medicine fellowship at Moses Cone Primary Care Sports Medicine (2012).  He is a member of the American Medical Association (AMA), American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP), American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS). He serves as the team physician for Pitt Community College.  His clinical interests include custom orthotics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and stress fractures.  He sees patients at the ECU Family Medicine Center and Firetower Medical Office.

Christopher C. Hasty, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Orthopedic Surgery
Team Physician, ECU Pirates
Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina
Medical School: Duke University
Residency: University of Tennessee
Fellowship: University of Tennessee
Board Certification: Orthopedic Surgery

Philip S. Perdue, Jr., MD
Assistant Clinical Instructor
Orthopedic Surgery
Team Physician, ECU Pirates
Undergraduate Education: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of Virginia
Residency: University of Virginia
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of Cincinnati
Board Certification: Orthopedic Surgery 1997

Former Faculty

David P. Bica, DO 2012-2013

Joseph P. Garry, MD 1996-2009
Currently
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Samuel Adkins, MD, 1996-2003
Currently Director of Family Medicine Residency
Austin Medical Education Program, Austin, Texas

Richard A. Figler, MD, 2001-2006
Currently at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Head, Team Physician, Cleveland Browns Primary Care

Tally Lassiter, MD, 2000-2005
Currently Assistant Consulting Professor in Surgery, Duke University
Orthopedic Surgery, Durham VAMC

Tom Terrell, MD, MPH, 2006-2008
Currently faculty at Halifax Medical Center FPRP
Daytona Beach, Florida 

Kelly Waicus, MD
, 2001-2003
Currently Co-Team Physician
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina

John Siegel, MD, 2000-2007
Retired ECU Team Physician
Currently at ECU Student Health