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From left, Dr. Tae Joon Lee, medical director at Golden Living Center; Dr. Paul Cunningham, dean of the Brody School of Medicine; Hal Garland, executive director of Golden Living Center; Maria Knupp, ECU family nurse practitioner; and Dr. Kenneth Steinweg, chair of family medicine, pose in front of Golden Living Center in Greenville. The center gave $118,000 to ECU to support teaching programs at the center. (Contributed photo)

FUNDS FOR TEACHING
Golden Living Center donates to Brody School of Medicine

July 25, 2012

ECU News Services

Golden Living Center has donated $118,000 to the Department of Family Medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University to support the department’s teaching nursing home project.

The department provides primary medical care for the residents of the local Golden Living facility on MacGregor Downs Road.

Hal Garland, executive director of the local Golden Living Center, presented the check July 19 to Dr. Paul Cunningham, dean of the Brody School of Medicine; Dr. Kenneth Steinweg, chair of the Department of Family Medicine; Dr. Tae Joon Lee, medical director at Golden Living Center and clinical assistant professor of family medicine at ECU; and Maria Knupp, a family nurse practitioner in the family medicine department’s geriatric division.

The money will be used to support the instruction of resident physicians and geriatric fellows, faculty salaries and teaching materials. Medical, pharmacy and physician assistant students also go to Golden Living Center for clinical learning.

Golden Living Center’s 72,000-square-foot facility houses 152 residents.

This year is the 31st the center has supported the teaching project.






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