Allied Health Archives

Jul 01, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

D-Day jump gives Brody simulation fellow perspective on training students

A few years ago, after nearly 40 years of service, Bill Vasios, a simulation fellow at the Brody School of Medicine’s clinical simulation program and an adjunct clinical associate faculty...

Jun 13, 2024
  • Doug Boyd

Construction heats up on campus this summer

This summer, heavy equipment will be laying down steaming hot asphalt around campus, but new chilled water pipes will soon be delivering cool, crisp air if you need to duck...

Two-time ECU alumna Dr. Jordan Griffin returned to the Physician Assistant program as a faculty member to help educate future generations of health care providers. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
May 31, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Faculty: Dr. Jordan Griffin

Dr. Jordan Griffin, a Physician Assistant clinical assistant professor at the College of Allied Health Sciences, is from Macclesfield, North Carolina, in “the tiniest little part of Edgecombe County.” The...

Rose Baker, a second year PhD student in the Rehabilitation Studies program at the College of Allied Health Sciences, is studying how people communicate with older adults. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
May 31, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Rose Baker

Sometimes finding your purpose, and your way to a home you couldn’t have planned for, takes some time. For Rose Baker, a doctoral student in East Carolina University’s College of...

May 09, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing students partner though simulation to care for psychiatric patients

Dr. Tawny Tseng could never predict her path to becoming an East Carolina University nursing professor. A Seattle native, she was a jazz singer and then a dance teacher before...

Apr 23, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Faculty honored for passion and excellence with annual teaching awards

On the eve of the last day of class, East Carolina University recognized the hard work of its faculty members at the 2023-24 University Teaching Awards ceremony Monday in the...

Apr 16, 2024
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens
  • University Communications

ECU medical students lead Pirates vs. Cancer fundraiser for pediatric cancer patients

Over the years, students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University have personally witnessed the impact of cancer on countless lives. Some have watched loved ones fight...

Dr. Jan Lewis takes notes as ECU College of Nursing faculty discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence into ECU’s academic and administrative activities. (ECU photos)
Apr 11, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Ronnie Woodward

ECU academic community studies AI integration into university operations

East Carolina University has embarked on a groundbreaking study to determine how institutions of higher education can incorporate artificial intelligence into teaching, research and administrative activities to keep pace with...

Apr 10, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Graduate programs at ECU earn top rankings

Two of the highest ranked programs were in the ECU College of Nursing. ECU’s master’s degree in nurse midwifery program was No. 11 out of 37 U.S. ranked programs. The...

Mar 06, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Health Care Outreach

Like many health professionals who treated patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Drs. Paul Bolin and Paul Shackleford started to draw conclusions about who was most at risk of dying from...