Medical Archives

Aug 07, 2023
  • Doug Boyd

ECU renovations, upgrades aimed at elevating learning, research and campus life

The beep-beep of loaders, the rumbles of diesel engines and the whir of power tools have been steady reminders during the summer of construction work going on at East Carolina...

Morgan Milton, left, works with Josh McLaurin in at lab at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.
Aug 02, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The word biofilm is fairly intuitive — a coating made by a living thing. It’s not that simple, though. Not by a long shot. Bacteria make biofilms as a kind...

Monique Howell, a first year medical student in East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine, receives her white coat during the university's annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday.
Jul 28, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Lifelong dreams came one step closer to reality for the newest class of students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University as they were officially welcomed during...

Jul 20, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU medical school alumnus details caring for patients in underserved, rural areas

A 2008 alumnus of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and current ECU Health physician detailed his experiences as a doctor in rural and underserved eastern North...

Jun 22, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

NC-STeP sites selected to provide mental health services for children

Six pediatric primary care sites have been selected to provide mental health services for children and adolescents in North Carolina as part of the expansion of the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry...

Jun 14, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU medical, dental students selected as NC Schweitzer Fellows

Eight East Carolina University medical and dental students have been named to the 2023-24 class of the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (NCASF) program. Two students from the School of...

Espen Spangenburg, left, and a student work in the Spangenburg Lab at East Carolina University’s East Carolina Diabetes and Obesity Institute.
Jun 07, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Researchers at East Carolina University have discovered that a muscle in the foot appears fundamentally different from other muscles because of how it behaves without oxygen. Their inquiry is just...

Wanda Lancaster, concentration director of East Carolina University's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, lectures nursing students. The PMHNP program trains health care professionals to evaluate and treat mental health conditions.
May 30, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Recent reports suggest that the nation’s mental health is suffering even greater post-pandemic, with adults reporting record rates of depression and anxiety, and young adults reporting significant behavioral health disorders....

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...

May 18, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU family medicine founder, educator leaves legacy

James G. “Jim” Jones, founding chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, has died. He was 88. Jones had a...