Centers and Institutes
Division Centers and Institutes
Center for Health Disparities Research (C-HDR)
Conducts, promotes, and coordinates interdisciplinary research on the dimensions, causes, and effective means to eliminate health disparities among the population of eastern North Carolina.
Center for Sustainable Tourism (CST)
Promotes the development of the NC tourism industry through research, education and outreach programs.
Institute for Coastal Science & Policy (ICSP)
Initiates, promotes, and coordinates interdisciplinary research on all aspects of estuarine, coastal, and shallow marine environments.
NC Agromedicine Institute (NCAI)
Conducts research and outreach programs to improve the health and safety in the agricultural sector.
RENCI @ ECU
A Regional Engagement Center with UNC Renaissance Computing Institute to investigate the impacts of natural disasters in the coastal regions of North Carolina.
UNC Coastal Studies Institute (CSI)
An UNC system institute in Manteo NC that undertakes research, educational, & community outreach programs for the maritime counties of North Carolina.
Other ECU Centers and Institutes
Center for Applied Computational Studies
Promotes the application of computational methods to describe and understand chemical phenomena.
Center for Natural Hazards Research
To promote research and analysis that ultimately reduces the harm caused by natural forces to life, communities and the environment.
Center for Geographic Informational Sciences
Provides an organizational structure and a central facility for the purposes of enhancing research, instructional, and outreach activities that deal with creation and use of geographically referenced data.
Center for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education
Improve the quality of science and mathematics education through professional development programs and recruitment/retention of teachers.
East Carolina Heart Institute
To decrease the mortality and morbidility from cardiovascular disease.
Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center
Provide a unified approach to treating cancer patients in eastern NC and ensuring that its patients have access to state-of-the-art techniques and national treatment protocols.
East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute
To provide our patients, colleagues, sponsors, and the FDA with excellence in all phases of patient care, awareness, and availability
Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center
Reduce childhood obesity in eastern North Carolina, through collaboration with local health care providers and community agencies, and through the development, application, and dissemination of translational basic science and clinical research in both community and academic settings.
Complete List of Centers and Institutes
A complete list of ECU Centers and Institutes.