Eastern AHEC Archives

May 23, 2023
  • Meaghan Skelly

Brody’s Continuing Medical Education Program receives Accreditation with Commendation

The quality of health care and continuing medical education in eastern North Carolina continues to improve as the Brody School of Medicine's Continuing Medical Education (CME) program has been awarded...

Feb 22, 2023
  • ECU Health News
  • ECU News Services

Unified Quality Improvement Symposium highlights projects focused on patient experience

The seventh annual Unified Quality Improvement Symposium was held on Feb. 1 at Eastern AHEC, showcasing 30 projects related to quality improvement, patient safety, population health and interprofessional practice at...

A van from ECU’s Brody School of Medicine travels through rural eastern North Carolina enroute to providing free health screenings and COVID-19 vaccines to patients in underserved communities.
Nov 17, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel
  • ECU Health News
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Beginning in 2010, organizations across the United States have reserved the third Thursday in November to celebrate National Rural Health Day and highlight unique challenges residents of rural communities face...

Dr. Amy White-Jones, one of the first residents in Brody and ECU Health’s Rural Family Medicine Residency program, examines a patient at Goshen Medical Center in Beulaville.
Nov 17, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


The college and schools on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus share a mission produce top-notch health care professionals to serve North Carolina. A key component of that commitment is...

Jul 07, 2022
  • Jackie Drake

NC AHEC partners to deliver statewide training for nurses treating sexual assault victims

When someone is sexually assaulted, they often feel very alone. Nurses who treat sexual assault victims in addition to their day-to-day duties can also feel isolated and overwhelmed. Nurses and...

Planted field of crops
Jun 08, 2022
  • Doug Boyd


Farmworkers encounter numerous toxic substances, whether from synthetic or natural sources. That’s why the Eastern Area Health Education Center is offering a continuing education program titled, “Farm Toxicology for Primary...

Apr 18, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

Health sciences students gain valuable experience from interprofessional workshop

Students from every college and school on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus participated in the Truist Developing Future Interprofessional Healthcare Leaders workshop earlier this month at Eastern Area Health...

Mar 07, 2022
  • Jackie Drake

Rural Health Symposium highlights equity, oral health, COVID-19 impact

Health equity, oral health, resilience and the impact of COVID-19 on rural health care were some of many topics covered at the fifth annual Rural Health Symposium on Feb. 23-25....

Mar 06, 2020
  • ECU News Services

Rural Health Symposium addresses rural health issues including opioids, poverty

When Dr. Venus Evans-Winters was growing up on the south side of Chicago, stress made her grind her teeth – but luckily the problem was caught by good dental care....

Dr. Eugene Nelson of Dartmouth gives a keynote on value-based care at Re-Designing Health Care for Eastern NC: The Next 20 Years conference. The event was held at the Eastern Area Health Education Center on Friday, June 14, 2019. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Jun 20, 2019
  • Jackie Drake


Twenty years ago, Amazon and Netflix were just starting out; now these mainstays of everyday life can offer valuable lessons for the health care industry. This was the focus of...