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The Brody School of Medicine/Office of Prospective Health
Faculty and Staff




 
Office of Prospective Health

Our Services:

Biological Safety and
Waste Management
Employee Health
ECU Smoking Cessation Resources
Infection Control
Radiation Safety 

ECU Wellness
Employee Health and Wellness:
tips, information and
upcoming events

Injuries at Work
 
Training & Education:
OSHA BBP and TB Training



STAFF DIRECTORY

 
DIRECTOR
OFFICE OF PROSPECTIVE HEALTH
 
Paul Barry, MD, MPH Director, Office of Prospective Health
(252) 744-2070
 
AB, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, AB,
SUNY at Buffalo, NY, MD,
The Johns Hopkins University, MPH,
Fellowship in Hyperbaric Medicine, Duke University,
Board-Certified by the American Board of
Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine),
Certified Medical Review Officer by the
Medical Review Officer Certification Council.
Active Medical Licenses: NC and GA 
25 years Occupational Medicine Experience
40+ years Medical Experience
 
Areas of Responsibility:
Interim Director, Prospective Health
Workman's Comp
Employee Health
Select Agent (RO) 
 
 
BIOLOGICAL SAFETY &
BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
 
 
 
Master of Science in Industrial Technology,
Occupational Health and Safety, East Carolina University,
Bachelor of Science in Production and Industrial
Manufacturing/Construction Management,
East Carolina University.
15 + years of Biosafety Experience
 
 Areas of Responsibility 
Biological Safety/Biomedical Waste Management
  Risk Assessment/Emergency Response Planning
Construction and Renovation Project Planning   
Biohazardous Agent and Materials
Select Agent (ARO)
 
 Chad Spruill
(252) 744-2237 
 
BS in Biology from ECU
MS in Biology from ECU
 
Areas of Responsibility 
Biomedical Waste Management
Laboratory Surveys
Compliance Inspections
Biological Safety Cabinets
Biological Safety Hoods
Respiratory Protection Program
HEPA Filters
 
 
 

BIOMEDICAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

 

Anthony Thomas
Anthony Thomas
Biological Waste Supervisor
Environmental Health & Safety Technician
(252) 744-9092
 
NC Certified Medical Waste Incinerator Operator
(Sigman Engineering Services)
NC Certified Hazardous Waste Operations &
Emergency Response
(Environmental Resource Center)
Certificate of Outstanding Performance,
 East Carolina University
27+ years Biosafety/Medical & Biological Waste Experience
12 years Incinerator Operation Experience
7 years Radiation Protection Experience
2 years of Respirator Fit Testing
18 months Chemical Waste Pickup Experience
13 months Blood Borne Pathogen Trainer
Areas of Responsibilities:
Supervise Environmental Health &
Safety Technicians
Biological Waste Management
Surplus Biosafety/Medical Equipment
Respirator Protection Program
Blood Borne Pathogen Training
Assistant to Biological Safety Manager
Assistant to Radiation Safety Specialists

 


Norman Pugh
Norman Pugh
General Utility Worker

(252) 383-1360 (pager)
 
Pitt County Community College
NC Certified Medical Waste Incinerator Operator
(Sigman Engineering Services).
13+ years Biosafety/Medical & Biological Waste Experience
13 years Incinerator Operation Experience
1 years Radiation Protection Experience
10 years Chemical Waste Pickup Experience
 
Areas of Responsibilities:
Document Shredding
Biomedical Waste Pickup
HIPAA Pickup
 
 
 
Glenn Robinson
General Utility Worker
(252) 383-1545 (pager)
 
 
Areas of Responsibilities:
Document Shredding
Biomedical Waste Pickup
HIPAA Pickup
 
 
 
General Utility Worker (Night Coverage)
(252) 383-2667 (pager)
 
8+ years Biosafety/Medical & Biological Waste Experience
 
Areas of Responsibilities:
Biomedical Waste 
Biomedical Spills
 
 
 
 
         Employee Health Nurse
       (252) 744-3545
 
Associate Degree, Nursing, Wake Technical Community College,
Bachelor of Science, Biology, North Carolina State University.
13 + years Nursing Experience in Occupational Health
 
Areas of Responsibility: 
Employee Health Nurse
TB Surveillance 
Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses
Exposures/Post-Exposure Follow-Up
Medical Surveillance
Fit-For-Duty Exams
Employee Immunizations
New Employee Orientation
Safety Fit Testing
Employee Patient Care
Case Management/Surveillance Programs
Develop/Implement Prevention,
Education and
Treatment Programs
Bloodborne Pathogens Prevention
Workman's Comp
Annual Department Compliance
Infection Control Committee
 
 
INFECTION CONTROL
  
Sharon Shipley, RN
Infection Control Nurse
(252) 744-3202
 
Associate Degree in Nursing, Pitt County Community College,
Bachelor of Science, Education (Math and Science)
East Carolina University.
 25+ years of Nursing Experience 
 
Areas of Responsibility: 
Develop/Implement ECU Infection Control Policies
Clinical Infection Control Resource for
Clinics/Student Health
Employee Health Education/Teaching
OSHA, TB, and Bloodborne Pathogen Training
Clinical Inspections
Review New Construction Plans
Infection Control Committee Coordinator
Communicable Disease Reporting
Biological Safety Committee
Manage Safer Devices Program 
New Employee Orientation
Employee Health Nurse
Workman's Comp
Investigations of Infectious Diseases/Outbreaks
Sterilization and Disinfection Practices
 
 
 
 
 
 

RADIATION SAFETY 

 

Marcus Jeannette

Marcus Jeannette

Radiation Safety Officer

(252) 744-2418

 

Master of Science, Environmental Health, East Carolina University

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health, East Carolina University 
Registered "Qualified Expert" with the North Carolina Department of
Health and Human Services, Radiation Protection Section
NRRPT Certified 
25 years of Radiation Protection Experience, Clinical and Basic Sciences
 
Areas of Responsibility:
Radiation Safety
Licensing 
Registration of X-Ray Devices
Laser Safety
Radiological Area Surveys
Research Radioactive Partical Accelerators
Radiation Waste
Radiation Training
Radiation Badges
Radiation Exposure
 
  
Chinweokwu Ekwuribe  
Radiation Safety Specialist
(252) 744-3666
 
Masters of Engineering, Concentration in Nuclear Engineering,
North Carolina State University- in progress
Bachelor of Science, Health Physics, Purdue University
7 years of Radiation Protection Experience 
 
Areas of Responsibility
Radiation Safety Training for Graduate Students
Summer Ventures Radiation Safety Training
Generally Licensed Non-Exempt Sealed Source Inventory
Sealed Source Inventory
Radioactive Waste Management
Laboratory Compliance Inspections
Receiving and Delivering of Radioactive Packages
Surplus Radioactive Equipment
Radiation Survey Instrument Calibration
 
 
 
Prospective Health Administrative Staff

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Yvonne Taylor
Administrative Assistant

(252) 744-2070

 

Martin Community College

 

Areas of Responsibility:

Administrative Duties for Director

Biological Safety Committee

 

 

 Nikki Page

  Nikki Page
Administrative Assistant

(252) 744-2070 or (252) 744-3823

 

Beaufort Community College

 

Areas of Responsibility:
Radiation Safety Assistant
Employee Nurse Assistant
Infection Control Assistant
Biological Safety Assistant
Select Agent Process
Radiation Badge Orders
Bloodborne Pathogen Training/Certificates
Website Development/Maintenance
Infection Control Committee
Basic Science Radiation Safety Committee
Various Administrative Office Responsibilities