Health Sciences Archives

Sep 21, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

ECU physiology professor wins inaugural award for service from national organization

Dr. Robert Carroll, professor of physiology in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, was awarded the American Physiological Society’s (APS) inaugural Presidential Outstanding Service Award during the...

Members of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol practice CPR at the Brody School of Medicine’s simulation center Aug. 23.
Sep 20, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The clinical simulation center at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine is usually peopled with fresh-faced students in scrubs and running shoes with tousled college-kid hair. During the first...

Sep 19, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ECU remains a top college in 2024 U.S. News rankings

East Carolina University is a top five school in North Carolina in best public schools and top 10 in the state in all national university categories in U.S. News & World...

Benjamin Brisard, a second-year Ph.D. student in East Carolina University's Interdisciplinary Program in Biology, Biomedicine and Chemistry program with a concentration in biology, works on fertility research at the Life Sciences and Biotechnology Building.
Aug 30, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


East Carolina University research scientists, two from the Brody School of Medicine and another from the Department of Biology in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, received nearly $2...

Aug 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

$60K gift provides more access to dental care

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is able to support more rural underserved North Carolinians with dental care needs thanks to a first-time gift from The Leon Levine...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine students celebrate alongside state legislators and the chancellors of ECU and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke after the signing of an early assurance agreement creating a pathway to ECU’s dental school for UNCP students.
Aug 11, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


Ten years ago, Dr. Kennedi Stewart Henry began her undergraduate journey at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. One year ago, she embarked upon a career in dentistry in...

Aug 08, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU nursing faculty travel to Poland to lecture, explore student exchange opportunities

In the fall of 2022, Aleksandra Gaworska-Krzeminska, a nurse and faculty member from the Medical University of Gdańsk paid a long visit to her sister Ewa Silver, a marine archeology...

Aug 07, 2023
  • Doug Boyd

ECU renovations, upgrades aimed at elevating learning, research and campus life

The beep-beep of loaders, the rumbles of diesel engines and the whir of power tools have been steady reminders during the summer of construction work going on at East Carolina...

Morgan Milton, left, works with Josh McLaurin in at lab at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.
Aug 02, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The word biofilm is fairly intuitive — a coating made by a living thing. It’s not that simple, though. Not by a long shot. Bacteria make biofilms as a kind...

Monique Howell, a first year medical student in East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine, receives her white coat during the university's annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday.
Jul 28, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Lifelong dreams came one step closer to reality for the newest class of students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University as they were officially welcomed during...