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Emergency physicians join ECU

Dr. Jennifer Bennett
GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Apr. 3, 2013)  —  Three emergency physicians have joined the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and its group medical practice, ECU Physicians.

Dr. Jennifer Bennett has joined the Department of Emergency Medicine as a clinical assistant professor. A native of Newport, she is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and has bachelor's and medical degrees from ECU. She completed residency training in emergency medicine and internal medicine at ECU. She previously worked in the emergency department at Lenoir Memorial Hospital in Kinston.

Bennett is board-certified in emergency medicine.

Dr. Reginald Sherard has joined the department as a clinical assistant professor. A native of Goldsboro, he has a bachelor's degree from Winston-Salem State University and a medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. Before joining ECU, he worked at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. Sherard also served as an Army physician.

Sherard is board-certified in emergency medicine.

Dr. David Thomson has rejoined the department as a clinical professor. He will also serve as medical director of Vidant Medical Transport. He comes to Greenville from Syracuse, N.Y., where he was an emergency physician at several hospitals and was a clinical associate professor at Upstate Medical University. He previously worked at ECU from 1995 through 1998. Thomson has a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed residency training in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He also has an executive master's degree in public administration from Syracuse University.

Thomson is board-certified in emergency medicine. His clinical and research interests are air medical transport and health care policy as it relates to emergency medicine. He is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Air Medical Services and the secretary of the MedEvac Foundation International.

Bennett, Sherard and Thomson see patients at the emergency department at Vidant Medical Center.
Dr. Reginald Sherard
Dr. Reginald Sherard
Dr. David Thomson
Dr. Jennifer Bennett

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