welcome
rec_center_fs2
AH career exp
alliance newsletter
operation reentry

College of Allied Health Sciences

Tell a friend about this page.
All fields required.
Can be sent to only one email address at a time.
Share Facebook Icon Twitter Icon
 

 

facebook icon linkedin icon
Twitter Icon Health Beat blog icon
 instagram icon

 

 
Nutrition

Nutrition Sciences Reports 100 Percent Pass Rate

The Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics issues a report twice annually on the pass rate of graduates from the didactic program in nutrition on the national registration examination for dietitians. The Department of Nutrition Science is proud to report a 100 percent pass rate for the period of January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015. Congratulations to these newly credentialed registered dietitians.


 
Leela Goel

ECU Hosts NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates

ECU Honors College student Leela Goel spent time this summer working with Dr. Stacey Meardon, assistant professor in Physical Therapy, learning about how computer models can aid in predicting tibial stress. Tibial pain and fractures are a common problem among athletes.

Read more about Goel's undergraduate research experience


 
Heather Harris Wright

Wright elected fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Dr. Heather Harris Wright, associate dean for Research and incoming chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences, has been elected a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

Fellowship is one of the highest forms of recognition given by ASHA of an individual’s accomplishments and is a public declaration of their outstanding professional achievements.

Individuals selected to receive awards given by the Association will be formally recognized with a presentation at the Awards Ceremony on Nov. 13 at the ASHA Convention in Denver.


 
Anne E. Dickerson

Dickerson earns Certification in Driving and Community Mobility

Dr. Anne E. Dickerson, professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy, received Specialty Certification in Driving and Community Mobility from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).  Less than 1 percent of all occupational therapists accomplish this special distinction.

The attainment of certification demonstrates a strong level of commitment to the profession, the practice area of Driving and Community Mobility and consumer care.  Her completion of this certification demonstrates scholarly and professional involvement in activities that promote professional growth and contribute to the field of occupational therapy.


 
Walter Jenkins

Dr. Jenkins elected as President of the APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section

Dr. Walt Jenkins, Professor and Chair, in the Department of Physical Therapy was elected as President of the American Physical Therapy Association Sports Physical Therapy Section April 30, 2015. During 2015-16 he will serve as President-elect followed by a three year term as President.

The APTA Sports Physical Therapy Section is an 8,000 member professional organization serving its members, athletes of all ages and abilities, the profession, and the community at large through excellence in Sports Physical Therapy practice, research, education, and professional development.


 
Elam OT ScreenShot Web

CAHS Alumni Develops Occupational Therapy Video for Navy

College of Allied Health Sciences alumni and Navy Occupational Therapist Lieutenant Junior Grade Trey Elam is sharing his passion for occupational therapy through a new video developed for medical officers and prospective occupational therapists interested in a career in Navy Medicine. Read more on the ECU Health Beat blog by clicking here.
 
Perry and Willy CAHS Faculty Awarded Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration Awards

Dr. Jamie Perry, Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders and Dr. Rich Willy, associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy have received Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration Awards, each in the amount of $15,900. Read more...


 
EllisCharlesWeb

Dr. Ellis Selected as Leadership Academy Participant

Dr. Charles Ellis, associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has been selected as a participant for the 2015 Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) Leadership Academy. Only 19 participants of the 75 applicants were selected for this inaugural event to be held in Newport Beach, California in April. As part of his participation, CAPCSD will provide complimentary registration for the academy, hotel expenses and complimentary registration for the CAPCSD Annual Conference.


 

U.S. News 2016 ranking recognizes ECU health sciences graduate programs

Addictions Rehabilitation Studies WebEast Carolina University programs in medicine, nursing and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the best graduate schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Included in the rankings is the rehabilitation counseling program in the College of Allied Health Sciences' Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies, ranked 18th among such programs. Read more here.


 
Tinnitus Clinic Web

SOUND ADVICE: Tinnitus clinic accepting patients for evaluations, therapy

For people suffering from tinnitus, silence is relative. The constant perception of "ringing ears" when there is no external sound is something those diagnosed with tinnitus deal with on a daily basis. Read more of this story, featured on the University homepage by clicking here. 



 




 
Learn more...


Alliance Newsletter Fall 14 Web

Mills Symposium button

Student Leaders Button

EarlyAssuranceWEB 

HIIMweb03



 

Give To East Carolina University