Rob Spahr

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

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...

Dr. Darla Liles with patient Raynelle Phipps
Jun 22, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University took part in the study of a new drug recently approved by the FDA to treat a bleeding disorder. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic...

Jun 14, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

Memphis Gautier sometimes can’t do things that most other kids his age take for granted, such as going to summer camp. The 11-year-old Calypso, N.C. resident has severe hemophilia A,...

Jun 05, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

A nurse manager in adult and pediatric health care has been selected by her peers as the 2018 Nurse of the Year at ECU Physicians, the medical practice of the...

Allison Mills puts headphones on Garrett Lamm as she prepares him for a free hearing screening. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jun 01, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences’ Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic wanted to do more than simply raise awareness about hearing and speech problems during Better Hearing and Speech Month...

May 29, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

East Carolina University has announced plans to establish a new School of Rural Public Health in August of 2020, after the plans were approved by the UNC System Board of...

Dr. Lisa Callahan delivered the convocation address at Brody School of Medicine’s graduation on Saturday.
May 08, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

Dr. Lisa Callahan’s life has not played out according to plan. But that’s only because she is not a fan of planning. Instead, Callahan – a 1983 East Carolina University...

East Carolina University psychiatry residents Dr. Roopma Wadhwa, Dr. Vikas Gupta and Dr. Rachel Gooding (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 30, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

A team of East Carolina University psychiatry residents training at Vidant Medical Center was the top qualifier for the finals of a nationwide competition organized by the American Psychiatric Association....

ECU surgeons conduct POEM procedure at Vidant Medical Center. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 17, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

Eating is one of the basic functions of life, but something that is often not possible for the approximately 200,000 U.S. residents living with achalasia. The rare disorder occurs when...

ECU Pirates cut their hair to raise money for pediatric cancer research during the 2018 Pirates Vs. Cancer event. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 16, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

Rob Spahr

Music from a live band pumped through speakers outside of ECU’S Health Sciences Student Center on Friday afternoon, as gusting winds provided relief from the eastern North Carolina springtime heat...