Health Sciences Archives

Johanne Hyde exercises at the ECU Fitness, Instruction, Testing and Training Building. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 06, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


Babies with less fat, strong hearts, better metabolism and healthy cells are the benefits of exercise by pregnant women, according to research at East Carolina University. Linda May, an associate...

Nov 06, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Dental students create oral care video for caretakers of pediatric ventilator patients

For two students in East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine, a passion for serving patients who need special care shines through action and advocacy. Lydia Hartung and Hope Anne...

Adrienne Steiner-Brett and Ginny Driscoll, assistant professors of music therapy, along with Pitt County Group Homes Foundation President Jacob Parrish and Executive Director Mary Grace Bright receive a plaque for ECU’s new on-campus music therapy clinic. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 02, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Crowdfunding instrumental to program's success A crowdfunding campaign to raise $20,000 kicks off Nov. 1 to help fulfill the vision for the new music therapy clinic in East Carolina University’s...

Nov 01, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Three ECU Latinas show what is possible

Everyone’s journey is different. But sometimes similar paths cross — sometimes at the perfect time. Natalia Figueroa-Bernal, Sandra Garcia Juarez and Adamari Calixto-Benitez are first-generation college students whose paths crossed...

Oct 26, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Midwifery Grant

At the end of September, officials at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Harnett County announced they would end labor and delivery services due to “declining demand for maternity services, recruitment challenges...

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...

Soumya Kamath studied the role that memory plays in listening comprehension when learning a new language. (Contributed photos)
Oct 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Soumya Kamath, Biology

If not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Soumya Kamath’s college pathway could have looked a lot different. “Due to the pandemic, the majority of wet labs across East Carolina University’s campus...

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 23, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school day of care for veterans expands to Spruce Pine

Fourth-year East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine student William Via’s rotation at the school’s community service learning center (CSLC) in Spruce Pine handed him the opportunity to care for...

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,...