Medical Archives

Feb 21, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU anthropology students support recovery efforts in decades-old cold case

In a collaborative effort to bring closure to a 42-year-old missing persons cold case in Washington, N.C., East Carolina University graduate students and faculty were called upon to support local...

Feb 15, 2024
  • ECU Health News

Eighth Annual ECU Health Quality Improvement Symposium features projects that advance the study of Quality

Each year, the ECU Health Quality Improvement Symposium brings together a diverse group of academic and community physicians, health professionals, health care teams, residents, fellows and students from the Brody School...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Zakaib turned to medicine during pandemic

Mohsen Zakaib’s path to service through medicine became clear during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Service during the pandemic forced him into new opportunities he says he wouldn’t have...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Ulffers aims to serve people of eastern North Carolina

Abby Ulffers ’23 is a Brinkley-Lane Scholar and earned a Bachelor of Science in public health. She aims to “grow into a physician who has a platform to serve the...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Castañeda fulfilling a long-time dream with medical school

The idea of becoming a physician was planted in Eduardo Castañeda at 7 years old through interaction with his mother’s cardiologist. He took it upon himself to show Castañeda around...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Volunteering, children’s hospital experience led Smallwood to medical school

Baseball brought Christian Smallwood from Melbourne, Florida, to ECU. Surgery to correct season-ending injuries brought a career in medicine into focus and he is on course to become a physician...

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Since the Brody Scholars program began in 1983, 154 students have received scholarships to attend East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. The four newest recipients of the university’s most prestigious...

Dr. James Whiteside is an ECU professor and chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Brody School of Medicine. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jan 22, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel


Advances in medical technologies – from medicines and physical therapies to implants and surgical methods – come in a flurry that often seems impossible to keep pace with. One ethical...

Dec 15, 2023
  • ECU News Services


The East Carolina University fall Class of 2023 graduates turned their tassels Friday morning during a ceremony held in Minges Coliseum in front of family, friends and well-wishers. The class...

Nov 29, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU surgery professor named to Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Dr. Carl E. Haisch, professor of surgery in surgical immunology and transplantation and vice chair of surgical education in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, has been...