Allied Health Archives

Guyla Evans prepares students to fill the growing need for professionals to conduct tests and run medical labs as interim director of ECU’s clinical laboratory science program.
Jun 12, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Guyla Evans

As a high school student, Guyla Evans had to decide on a career path. “I always knew I wanted to do something in health care,” Evans said. “Like a lot...

ECU graduate school student Sydney Frank posing for a photo
Jun 01, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Sydney Frank

Sydney Frank always knew she wanted to be one to help others. During her undergraduate psychology education at Villanova, she figured that physical therapy would be the right fit. After...

East Carolina University nutrition science students prepare and serve an Italian lunch in the Rivers Building.
May 18, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Food makes life richer, more enjoyable. It solidifies culture and fosters unshakable foundations for families. Food assists with super-human endurance and strength or can destroy a body’s ability to sustain...

East Carolina University occupational therapy professor Anne Dickerson and film associate professor Erick Green partnered to create a film to educate emergency workers about elderly driver safety.
May 16, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


What happens when a left-brained clinical researcher, a right-brained film production professor and a crew of East Carolina University students and alumni work together on the issue of older driver...

May 16, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Brody Brothers Endowment provides bridge to future funding

Researchers at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine aim to discover prevention and treatment protocols for many prevalent diseases which represent significant health challenges among the population of eastern North...

May 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services
  • Meaghan Skelly

Interdisciplinary research team tackles challenge of addiction recovery

An interdisciplinary team of health professionals from East Carolina University received a grant to study the impacts of the nationwide opioid epidemic — responsible for most of the state’s 11 daily...

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...

Apr 11, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Medical Education Day showcases health professions education research, innovation

Students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University — as well as students from other health sciences disciplines — shared their research and networked with other students...

Mar 13, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU allied health programs receive approvals to increase offerings

Two programs within East Carolina University’s College of Allied Health Sciences have received approval to increase their course offerings, including expansion of ECU's bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences and...

Heather Panczykowski and her occupational therapy student team organized and ran a study of horse therapy options for neurodivergent children and young adults.
Feb 23, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The history of humans and horses has been intertwined for more than 5,000 years. Mongol horsemen spread an empire across Asia’s great seas of grass. Conquistadors reintroduced horses into North...