Allied Health Archives

Fine arts major Sydney Cook is delving into her creative process through her signature honors project exploring typography, artificial intelligence and more. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Oct 25, 2023
  • Kristen Martin


The culminating academic experience for East Carolina University Honors College students is the signature honors project. Through this experience, students can pursue thesis-based or creative endeavor projects with a faculty...

Oct 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Ashley Jones, Communications

The signature honors project offers East Carolina University Honors College students a chance to explore future career pathways and make connections within professional programs. Ashley Jones, a communication major, reached...

Oct 19, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU alum leads N.C. rehabilitation hospital to leadership on the global stage

In time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of East Carolina University’s occupational therapy program, a large constellation of nonprofit therapy and rehabilitation hospitals and clinics,...

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...