Grand Rounds - Heather Brandt
Speaker - Heather M. Brandt, PhD
When - Friday, March 15, 2019
Location - East Carolina Heart Institute Auditorium
10:00 - 11:00am - Creating Your Professional Path
Noon - 1:00 pm - Using What Works to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening
Drs. Stephanie Pitts, Ann Rafferty, and Qiang Wu, along with others across the state, were awarded a $250,000 grant to study the impact of the NC Healthy Food Small Retailer Project on food environments of small corner/convenience stores, as well as customers' dietary behaviors.
Dr. Suzanne Lea has been selected to be a part of the 2019 Cohort for the Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy (EOSA) for the ECU Office of Community Engagement and Research. The Academy provides professional development and project support for community engagement. Faculty selected to the program participate in cohort-based workshops and develop research projects with community partners.
For more information about the 2019 cohort, please visit this website:
Dr. Lok Pokhrel along with two MPH students, Rebecca Dean and William Burrows and a former honors student, ZL Jacobs are co-authors on a book chapter. The chapter is titled "Sustainable Nanotechnology-enabled innovative filters for point-of-use (POU) drinking water treatments. 2019 (In: Characterization Tools for Nanotechnology for Environment, Health and Safety. Springer Book Series Vol. 10; Editor: Challa SSR Kumar, Harvard University).
Dr. Sinan Sousan will be a speaker at a seminar with Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (Assist)at NCSU on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 12:30pm. Dr. Sousan will be speaking on the Advancements in Exposure Measurements.
The ECU Department of Public Health was well represented at the North Carolina Public Health Association Meeting from December 12th - 14th in Charlotte. The following is a list of oral and poster presentation from our faculty and students:
Ann Rafferty, Nancy Winterbauer, Ronny Bell, Huabin Luo, Satomi Imai, Ruth Little. Health Literacy Among North Carolina Adults with Chronic Health Conditions: 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) (Oral Presentation).
Mackenzie Brown, Kellie Sims, Beth Gifford, Karen Goldstein, Dawn Provenzal. Gender-stratified Health Conditions from the Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository Study (Poster Presentation).
Kalynn Hosea, Huabin Luo. Analysis of Cost-Related Medication Nonadherence in Minorities with Diabetes (Poster Presentation).
Madeline Lassiter, Suzanne Lea. Baseline Measures of Health Baby Outcomes in the North Carolina Public Health Association's Healthy Babies Initiative (Poster Presentation).
Jasmine Taylor, Nancy Winterbauer, Courtney Williams, Lauren Marino, Midred Elliot, Ronita Jones, Lynette Whichard. Chutes and Ladders: Key Facilitators of Community Engagement (Poster Presentation).
Alexia Williams, Tony Cellucci, Omar Glover, Wanda Wright. Tobacco Use, Readiness and Motivation to Quit Smoking Among Dental Patients at East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine (Poster Presentation).
Courtney Williams, Nancy Winterbauer, Jasmine Taylor, Mary Tucker-McLaughlin, Ann Rafferty. Logic Model or Theory of Change? An Illustration from the "Tell a Story..."Diabetes Awareness Intervention (Poster Presentation).