Health Sciences Archives

Dr. David MacPherson serves as director of the ECU School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. (Photo by Steven Mantilla)
May 01, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Faculty: Dr. David MacPherson

Dr. David MacPherson brought a world of vibrant and life-changing experiences when he signed on as faculty six years ago at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. His...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 29, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

Lauren Briggs’ is a graduate of ECU’s College of Nursing and will return to Pirate Nation for her graduate studies. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Lauren Briggs, Nursing

STATISTICS Name: Lauren Briggs College: College of Nursing Major: Nursing Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wake Forest Hobbies/interests: Nursing, travel, reading, cooking and baking, spending quality time with family and...

Fourth-year School of Dental Medicine student Ijeoma Okons brings a background in research and service to her rotations at the school’s statewide community service learning centers. (Photo by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 25, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Ijeoma Okons

Combining plenty of ambition with carefully measured doses of erudition and intuition, Ijeoma Okons has discovered the perfect formula that is bringing her dreams to fruition. Okons, now a fourth-year...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 25, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

Apr 23, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Faculty honored for passion and excellence with annual teaching awards

On the eve of the last day of class, East Carolina University recognized the hard work of its faculty members at the 2023-24 University Teaching Awards ceremony Monday in the...

Apr 16, 2024
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens
  • University Communications

ECU medical students lead Pirates vs. Cancer fundraiser for pediatric cancer patients

Over the years, students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University have personally witnessed the impact of cancer on countless lives. Some have watched loved ones fight...

Dr. Jan Lewis takes notes as ECU College of Nursing faculty discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence into ECU’s academic and administrative activities. (ECU photos)
Apr 11, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Ronnie Woodward

ECU academic community studies AI integration into university operations

East Carolina University has embarked on a groundbreaking study to determine how institutions of higher education can incorporate artificial intelligence into teaching, research and administrative activities to keep pace with...

Apr 10, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Graduate programs at ECU earn top rankings

Two of the highest ranked programs were in the ECU College of Nursing. ECU’s master’s degree in nurse midwifery program was No. 11 out of 37 U.S. ranked programs. The...

Apr 09, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU health sciences students named to newest cohort of N.C. Schweitzer Fellows

Nine East Carolina University Health Sciences students — three in the School of Dental Medicine and six in the Brody School of Medicine — have been named to the 2024-25...