Rob Spahr Archives

Nov 30, 2022
  • Rob Spahr

ECU’s Laupus Library celebrates more than 120 health sciences authors

More than 120 authors from across East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus were honored during Laupus Health Sciences Library’s 17th annual Health Sciences Author Recognition Awards on Nov. 8. The...

Brody School of Medicine graduate Dr. Jon Kornegay helped to lead health care delivery efforts in the rural Duplin County after flooding and destruction from Hurricane Florence in 2018 blocked roads and knocked out power at Vidant Duplin Hospital.
Sep 08, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


For nearly a half century, the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University has been fulfilling its three-fold promise to North Carolina to increase the number of primary care...

Dr. Steven Manning stands in front of his family medicine clinic, AccessMedicine, in his hometown of Williamston.
Sep 08, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


Dr. Stephen Manning began his education at East Carolina University as an undergraduate after he and his high school sweetheart — now wife — chose to attend ECU together over...

Dr. Holly Stegall at her practice in Monroe, North Carolina.
Sep 08, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


Holly Stegall spent most of her life living in rural Anson County, North Carolina. After matriculating through the local public school system from elementary school through high school, the Polkton native then...

Brody School of Medicine graduate Dr. Hannah Woriax '14 at the Scotland Cancer Treatment Center in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Sep 08, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


For as long as she can remember, Hannah Woriax wanted to be a doctor and a scientist. Some of the Pembroke native’s earliest memories were scooting around her grandfather’s Robeson...

Jun 24, 2022
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Dr. Jamie DeWitt, a professor of pharmacology and toxicology at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine, was one of four researchers to be awarded an inaugural fellowship through the...

Jun 16, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


A pair of researchers at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine have discovered that a new nanotechnology could potentially have therapeutic benefits in the treatment of SARS-CoV-2, the virus...

Brody School of Medicine alumna Dr. Rasheeda Monroe was part of a team of Black female physicians who worked to address health inequities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 05, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


Edrisa Horton was eager to volunteer at a COVID-19 vaccine event at Macedonia New Life Church in southeast Raleigh during the early days of vaccine distribution. She wanted to do...

A volunteer cuts hair at ECU's Pirates Vs. Cancer event.
Apr 12, 2022
  • Rob Spahr


After being limited by the COVID-19 pandemic for the last two years, one of the most popular and successful fundraisers on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus returned to full...

Dr. Lauren Sastre helps explain healthy food options to Fresh Start program participants in Elizabeth City.
Apr 08, 2022
  • Natalie Sayewich
  • Rob Spahr


A van towing a trailer pulls in front of a church in Elizabeth City, an eastern North Carolina community challenged by health disparities, limited access to health care providers, and...