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JOINING FORCES:  ECU part of national project to treat traumatic brain injury and PTSD in troops

(Jan. 11, 2012)   —   The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is one of more than 100 medical schools nationwide working with First Lady Michelle Obama's Joining Forces project to better diagnose and treat post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in service members and veterans.

Obama announced the collaborative effort today in Richmond, Va. Joining Forces, the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine will work together to better train physicians and medical students to diagnose and treat the medical needs of veterans and their families. Read more...