Rob Spahr Archives

Dr. Gary L. LeRoy, president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians, left, presents Dr. Kendall Campbell, interim senior associate dean for academic affairs at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, an award celebrating Brody’s track record of producing family physicians. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Nov 09, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


No other medical school in North Carolina – and only one other in the nation – has produced a higher percentage of family physicians in the last decade than the...

Dr. Bryan Ehlert, assistant professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, performs a TCAR procedure at the East Carolina Heart Institute at Vidant Medical Center. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 16, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


East Carolina University physicians at Vidant Medical Center are providing patients at risk of having a stroke the opportunity to significantly reduce their future stroke risk through a new procedure...

Dr. Jon Kornegay discusses the challenges Duplin County faced during Hurricane Florence. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 28, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


When Hurricane Florence brought devastation to the Carolinas, students, faculty and alumni from the Brody School of Medicine made sure they were in position to serve the region’s patients and...

Holly Pittard, second-year Brody School of Medicine student, unloads water from an SUV at the Walter B. Jones Center in Pitt County. (ECU Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 19, 2018
  • Jules Norwood
  • Rob Spahr


Hurricane Florence made a sharp left turn as it made landfall in southeastern North Carolina, sparing Greenville from the worst of its fury. Now, Pirates are responding, banding together to...

(From left) Dr. Mark Notestine, president of the ECU Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, with Brody Scholars Helina Gan, Ross Masters and Amber Priester. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Aug 21, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


Three medical students at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine have been awarded the university’s most prestigious scholarship. Amber Priester, Ross Masters and Helina Gan – who are all North Carolina...

Unveiling a portrait of Dr. Mark Stacy
Aug 13, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University commemorated the tenure of its dean, Dr. Mark Stacy, with the unveiling of his official portrait on Aug. 3. Dr. Phyllis...

Dr. Tom Irons gives first-year medical students at the Brody School of Medicine a historical tour of Greenville.
Aug 09, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


Groups of first-year medical school students boarded an ECU bus on Aug. 1, knowing only that they were going to get a tour of Greenville. What they actually received was...

Kenneth Lowery II receives his coat during the Brody School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony for the Class of 2022. (Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Aug 03, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University officially welcomed the most diverse class of medical students in its 42-year history during its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday...

Dr. Brenda Armstrong, senior associate dean for student diversity, recruitment and retention at Duke University School of Medicine, delivered the 11th Annual Jose G. Albernaz Golden Apple Distinguished Lecture at East Carolina University on Monday. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Jul 31, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


On their first day of orientation at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, this year’s 86 incoming medical students took part in traditional orientation-related tasks and tours....

Sustainability Manager Chad Carwein, left, Recycling Coordinator Terry Little and Dr. Mark Stacy, dean of the Brody School of Medicine, listen as Eddie Johnson, assistant director of ECU’s Office of Prospective Health, discusses the functionality of newly installed solar tables at Brody. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Jun 29, 2018
  • Rob Spahr


Upon being appointed dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, Dr. Mark Stacy did something unprecedented. He challenged the medical school’s staff to help “Build a Better Brody” and announced...