Dental Archives

Jul 09, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school hosts potential students for intensive introduction to dentistry

While Sambudha “Sam” Abendschein has always wanted to be a dentist, all that was missing was an intensive, real-world look at what dental school is all about. Earlier in June,...

May 08, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Gifts provide cutting-edge equipment for Brunswick CSLC

Dr. Michael Granet has provided more than patient care and dental instruction as an adjunct assistant professor at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center...

Dr. David MacPherson serves as director of the ECU School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. (Photo by Steven Mantilla)
May 01, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Faculty: Dr. David MacPherson

Dr. David MacPherson brought a world of vibrant and life-changing experiences when he signed on as faculty six years ago at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. His...

Fourth-year School of Dental Medicine student Ijeoma Okons brings a background in research and service to her rotations at the school’s statewide community service learning centers. (Photo by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 25, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Ijeoma Okons

Combining plenty of ambition with carefully measured doses of erudition and intuition, Ijeoma Okons has discovered the perfect formula that is bringing her dreams to fruition. Okons, now a fourth-year...

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...

Apr 09, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU health sciences students named to newest cohort of N.C. Schweitzer Fellows

Nine East Carolina University Health Sciences students — three in the School of Dental Medicine and six in the Brody School of Medicine — have been named to the 2024-25...

Feb 27, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU celebrates historic Pursue Gold campaign

More than 30,000 donors answered the call to support East Carolina University and propelled the Pursue Gold campaign to a historic $526.9 million fundraising record. “The ECU community has demonstrated...

Feb 23, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school marks annual celebration of research and scholarship

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine held its ninth annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship (CORAS) Feb. 7, showcasing student, resident and faculty research and welcoming two keynote...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school’s second-year students receive white coats

Members of the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2026 received their white coats during a Jan. 19 ceremony in Hendrix Theatre. More than 500 students, faculty,...

Jan 16, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

100,000 SMILES

Mike Sheppard was a part-time drummer, keeping the beat to his band’s classic rock tunes during gigs in and around his hometown of Canton, North Carolina. But that musical rhythm...