Allied Health Archives

Apr 11, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Medical Education Day showcases health professions education research, innovation

Students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University — as well as students from other health sciences disciplines — shared their research and networked with other students...

Mar 13, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU allied health programs receive approvals to increase offerings

Two programs within East Carolina University’s College of Allied Health Sciences have received approval to increase their course offerings, including expansion of ECU's bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences and...

Heather Panczykowski and her occupational therapy student team organized and ran a study of horse therapy options for neurodivergent children and young adults.
Feb 23, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The history of humans and horses has been intertwined for more than 5,000 years. Mongol horsemen spread an empire across Asia’s great seas of grass. Conquistadors reintroduced horses into North...

Feb 09, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


The Service League of Greenville has spent 83 years quietly doing big things for the community. A scholarship endowment, established in 2018 through the ECU Medical and Health Sciences Foundation,...

Feb 01, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Occupational therapy, dental students work to build hand strength, relationships

A two-minute walk across East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus was all it took for students to break down barriers and build interdisciplinary relationships. On an overcast Thursday, eight second-year...

Jan 31, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU farm to clinic program boosts nutrition initiative

East Carolina University students are all in for experiential learning opportunities, especially when it comes to the farm to clinic program in the College of Allied Health Sciences’ Department of...

Case study team members from the College of Allied Health Sciences pose before an award ceremony including Nina Thompson, from left, Claire Kraft, Robert Kulesher, Bradly Boaz and Gwendolyn Daniels.
Jan 27, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


In late October, four East Carolina University students got gussied up and stood in a large, sun-splashed College of Allied Health Sciences conference room and presented their plan for how...

Identical twins Madison and Skylar Rogan are enrolled in the College of Allied Health Science’s Occupational Therapy master’s degree program at East Carolina University.
Jan 17, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The first thing you need to know about the Rogan sisters is simple, but helpful — Skylar wears glasses and Madison doesn’t. For identical twins who are as identical as...

Student volunteers watch as a HABIT study participant practices buttoning a shirt during the study. The program aims to help children with cerebral palsy enhance bimanual skill learning and brain function.
Jan 12, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


“I said HUT! I said HUT!” Three young boys roughhousing an improvised game of football in an East Carolina University conference room on a cool, overcast late fall day wasn’t...

Paxton Dettor, left, works with Sue Wright during a physical therapy clinic led by the College of Allied Health Sciences focused on patients with Parkinson's disease.
Jan 09, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


One of the ironies of Parkinson’s disease, which is marked by an increasing inability for sufferers to control their movements, is that movement helps to stave off the disease’s progression....