Medical Archives

May 10, 2011
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ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is one of top medical schools in the country for sending graduates into family medicine, according to the American Academy of...

May 09, 2011
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  RENOVATION: Laupus Library increases study space for users Drills and dust will give way to more study, counseling and event space in Laupus Library come fall. The $300,000 renovation,...

May 03, 2011
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In Memoriam: Ruth Ann Henriksen

Ruth Ann Henriksen (Medicine) died April 28. She was a faculty member with more than 20 years of service, retired from the Internal Medicine Department. Following retirement, she worked part...

Apr 27, 2011
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Kolasa presents on kids and nutrition

Kathy Kolasa (Family Medicine and Pediatrics) presented at the North Carolina Dietetic Association on “IN4Kids: Integrating Nutrition for Kids: Study Findings” with the IN4KIDS team from Duke University (Gwen Murphy,...

Mar 17, 2011
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Match success: ECU sending 65 percent into primary care residencies

Nearly two-thirds of the medical students graduating from East Carolina University this spring will go into primary care residencies. Those are the results of the annual Match Day, celebrated today...

Mar 17, 2011
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Advice from patient helps doctor, family stay close

WINTERVILLE, N.C.   (Mar. 17, 2011)   —   Dr. Tommy Ellis sees a lot of patients in his family medicine practice at East Carolina University. Almost always, he is able...

Mar 01, 2011
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Grant aids study of prostate cancer protein

With the help of a grant of more than $400,000, Dr. Maria Ruiz-Echevarria is looking at ways a protein could help the prognosis, treatment and/or, detection of prostate cancer.  Ruiz-Echevarria,...

Feb 27, 2011
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Valentine Gift

June Long was with her daughter browsing Valentine's Day cards when she received the call. A match to replace Long's failing kidneys had been found and was on its way to North Carolina. (Read more...)...

Feb 24, 2011
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Lessons from the Past

A small group of people can make a difference in fostering better health in a community and often have the most success in creating change, said the keynote speaker for the Jean Mills Health Symposium....

Feb 18, 2011
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Summer medical education program deadline nears

Students aiming for a career as a physician have until March 4 to apply to ECU’s Summer Program for Future Doctors....