Health Sciences Archives

May 23, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researcher approved for NCInnovation funding for promising melanoma treatment

NCInnovation NCInnovation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation focused on supporting North Carolina public university research that has commercial promise. NCInnovation deploys funding, mentors and support services so that university proofs-of-concept...

May 22, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Healthier Lives initiative delivers training, addresses needs

Health care providers of East Carolina University’s Healthier Lives initiative in the Brody School of Medicine continue to use the program to address health care needs for children in rural...

May 22, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Diya Thaker

Diya Thaker wants to immerse herself in health care and research locally so she can make a difference globally in the lives of others. Thaker, 17, the daughter of Alpesh...

May 22, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Eric Sabiston

Eric Sabiston’s dream is to study chronic and autoimmune diseases to improve the lives of those burdened with lifelong illnesses. The son of Kelli and Paul Sabiston, he is one...

May 22, 2024
  • Jules Norwood

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Faith Occhipinti

For Faith Occhipinti of Fuquay-Varina, the sense of community at East Carolina University and within its Honors College made her educational decision an easy one. “I chose ECU because of...

May 22, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Maria Mendoza-Guerra

Maria Mendoza-Guerra is passionate about public health, and she’s confident that attending East Carolina University will help further her potential and opportunities in the field and with her personal goals....

May 22, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Ruckira Nixon

Ruckira Nixon’s focus on the importance of family and community carries over into her decision to attend East Carolina University as a Brinkley-Lane Scholar — and into her career aspirations....

May 22, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Selah Apollo

When Selah Apollo arrives in Greenville as part of the newest crop of Brinkley-Lane Scholars for the fall semester, the campus and East Carolina University ethos will be familiar. Apollo’s...

May 21, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

RIBN program helps former circus performer transition to new life as nurse

At the end of a particularly challenging shift sometimes nurses will say their day was a circus. One recent graduate of Wayne Community College’s associate degree in nursing program, who...

May 15, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Army veteran honored as extraordinary nursing student

Reggie Santiago, an East Carolina University RN to BSN student with a very non-traditional path to becoming a Pirate Nurse, was selected as the College of Nursing’s undergraduate recipient of...