Health Sciences Archives

Jul 22, 2024
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s Brody School of Medicine named top tier medical school by U.S. News & World Report

East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine is one of 15 nationwide and the only medical school in North Carolina included in the top tier of medical schools in a...

Jul 18, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researcher wins state venture challenge

Dr. Rukiyah Van Dross-Anderson, professor in East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, won the second statewide NC Biotech Venture Challenge on June 27. She received $40,000 from the North...

Jul 17, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

From crisis to celebration of a healthy baby

After Molly Tripp returned home from ECU Health with her thriving and healthy baby, she was an advocate as much as anyone for the East Carolina University active moms studies...

East Carolina University and Peru Special Olympics delegates prep for a 5K event in Greenville on Global Running Day on June 5. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Jul 11, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Pirates, Peruvians build lasting connection

It was easy for Angel Castañeda Vargas, a student at Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (Peruvian University of Applied Sciences), to summarize how he felt on East Carolina University’s campus...

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,...

Jul 03, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Faculty: Dr. Chandra Speight

Dr. Chandra Speight knew early that she was on a mission to make North Carolina better, but it took a few degrees and living a bit of life to find...

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...

Doreen Sarfo, a registered nurse who works at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, moved from Ghana with her family to tackle the College of Nursing’s clinical nurse specialist program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Jul 01, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Student: Doreen Boateng Sarfo

When most people look for a new place to work, living near a teaching hospital with a strong relationship with a university’s nursing program isn’t usually at the top of...

Jun 25, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing faculty members selected for national Health Equity Influencers Program

Two East Carolina University nursing professors have been accepted to a national program aimed at addressing health care inequities and ensuring that nursing education programs are inclusive. Drs. Brittany Baker...

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...