Kelly Rogers Dilda Archives

Jason Higginson, Brody School of Medicine executive dean and chief health officer for ECU Health, took over command Jan. 21 of the Navy Reserve Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command–Bethesda.
Jan 25, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


For someone who claims to not believe in multitasking, Jason Higginson certainly excels at it. In addition to serving as executive dean of East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine,...

Jan 04, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Brody chapter of Gold Humanism Honor Society inducts new members

The East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) recently inducted 12 new members. Fourth-year medical students Gary Allen, Mona Amin, Kari Beasley,...

A van from ECU’s Brody School of Medicine travels through rural eastern North Carolina enroute to providing free health screenings and COVID-19 vaccines to patients in underserved communities.
Nov 17, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel
  • ECU Health News
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Beginning in 2010, organizations across the United States have reserved the third Thursday in November to celebrate National Rural Health Day and highlight unique challenges residents of rural communities face...

Dr. Amy White-Jones, one of the first residents in Brody and ECU Health’s Rural Family Medicine Residency program, examines a patient at Goshen Medical Center in Beulaville.
Nov 17, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


The college and schools on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus share a mission produce top-notch health care professionals to serve North Carolina. A key component of that commitment is...

David Murray, from left, Arvind Mallikarjunan, Valentine Okafor and Vaishnavi Siripurapu — all North Carolina residents — have been chosen for the Class of 2026 Brody Scholar and Brody Fellow award, valued at approximately $118,000.
Oct 26, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


Four students at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine have been awarded the university’s most prestigious medical scholarship. David Murray, Valentine Okafor, Arvind Mallikarjunan and Vaishnavi Siripurapu — all...

Aug 18, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Forum celebrates medical and dental student research, distinction track projects

East Carolina University medical and dental students in the Summer Scholars Research and distinction track programs showcased their scholarly work on Aug. 1 during the 25th Annual Medical Student Scholarship...

Aug 05, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Brody School of Medicine researchers advancing brain health knowledge

Two researchers at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine have been selected as the 2022 recipients of the Wooten Family Initiative for Brain Health Research Grant. Dr. Alessandro Didonna,...

First-year medical student Haris Shehzad receives his white coat during The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University’s annual White Coat Ceremony on July 29.
Jul 29, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


Excitement resonated from East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus on Friday morning as the Brody School of Medicine officially welcomed 86 new medical students  — all North Carolina residents  —...

Laupus Library's Jamie Bloss and Layne Carpenter look over donated items designed for migrant farmworkers.
Jun 30, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


As part of a grant-funded effort to address the lack of health information for migrant farmworkers and their families, staff in Laupus Health Sciences Library at East Carolina University are...

Jun 10, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

ECU dental school’s Ahoskie community service learning center celebrates 10 years

Students, residents, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center in Ahoskie on June 3 to celebrate the clinic’s...