Allied Health Archives

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....

Dec 19, 2022
  • Matt Smith


If one word sums up Pirate Nation in 2022, it's "renewal." Pirates returned to campus with a rejuvenated sense of hope in response to COVID-19. Chancellor Philip Rogers was officially...

Almost 2,000 graduates were recognized at East Carolina University’s fall 2022 commencement ceremony in Minges Coliseum.
Dec 16, 2022
  • ECU News Services


Nearly 2,000 East Carolina University graduates turned their tassels in Minges Coliseum on Friday, celebrating fall commencement 2022 along with their families, friends, and university faculty, staff and administrators. Chancellor...

Dec 13, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing researcher breaks communication barriers with HIV-positive women

One thread that East Carolina University health sciences researchers keep pulling at to unravel the heavy burden of chronic disease in eastern North Carolina is disconnectedness. Many of the people...

Nov 30, 2022
  • Rob Spahr

ECU’s Laupus Library celebrates more than 120 health sciences authors

More than 120 authors from across East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus were honored during Laupus Health Sciences Library’s 17th annual Health Sciences Author Recognition Awards on Nov. 8. The...

Nursing student James Orefice, left, physician assistant student Bree Steele and medical student Arden Vessie attend to a victim during a mock disaster drill.
Nov 28, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel


The bleeding mannequins, the cries of ‘help me, help me,’ and the eyeball drooping from an actor’s face? Not real. But the learning was. On a beatific fall day, more...