Natalie Sayewich Archives

Dr. Gene Tranbarger, the first male president of the NCNA and an ECU faculty emeritus, speaks during the College of Nursing Diversity Day event on Nov. 1 as assistant professor Dr. Thompson Forbes and incoming American Nurses Association president Dr. Ernest Grant look on.
Nov 13, 2018
  • Natalie Sayewich

MEN IN NURSING

Why does diversity matter? This was the question that directed a conversation held recently at the East Carolina Heart Institute featuring trailblazers of the nursing profession sharing insights with current...

Brody School of Medicine student Dylan Flood pauses to speak to a victim while assessing another during the interprofessional mass casualty simulation at the College of Nursing on Nov. 10. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Nov 13, 2018
  • Natalie Sayewich

DISASTER DRILL

Nursing and medical students rushed toward the yelling and moaning that echoed through the College of Nursing on Saturday morning. When they arrived at the frenzied scene of bodies and...

ECU College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Michelle Skipper, who was awarded the Governor’s Award for Public Service last year for helping St. Pauls residents after Hurricane Matthew in 2016, is back in action in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 26, 2018
  • Natalie Sayewich

EXPERT CARE

The community of St. Pauls in southeastern North Carolina has become well versed in the damage that hurricanes can cause, and ECU College of Nursing faculty member Dr. Michelle Skipper...

The new Goshen Medical Center mobile medical van will transport health care providers and medical equipment to provide care in remote areas of eastern North Carolina. (Photo by Matt Smith)
Sep 10, 2018
  • Natalie Sayewich

FOURTH YEAR GRANTED

A fourth year of funding for ECU’s Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) will mean new ways for seniors in eastern North Carolina to access health care. GWEP, initially funded by...

Dr. Donna Roberson, left, discusses the contents of an AIDS brochure with Jessica Pelletier.
Dec 01, 2017
  • Natalie Sayewich

LEADER IN HIV CARE

An ECU College of Nursing faculty member will help to shape the research and treatment of HIV and AIDS worldwide over the next three years after being elected to the...

Nov 08, 2017
  • Natalie Sayewich

HURRICANE HERO

At East Carolina University, Dr. Michelle Skipper is a trusted faculty member, colleague and friend, but to many in the town of St. Pauls, she is a hero. In the...

Oct 12, 2017
  • Natalie Sayewich

A NATIONAL LEADER

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) was ranked second in the nation among M.D.-granting medical schools — and first in the state — this year for...