Rob Spahr Archives

Apr 08, 2022
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Deans from across the South tour ECU’s Health Sciences Campus

More than a dozen deans from colleges and universities across the South descended on East Carolina University’s Health Science Campus last week as ECU’s College of Allied Health Sciences hosted...

Apr 07, 2022
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ECU researcher lands licensing agreement for patent to treat Restless Legs Syndrome

Dr. Stefan Clemens, a professor in the Brody School of Medicine’s Department of Physiology, credits his discovery of a potential treatment for restless legs syndrome (RLS) to “a bit of...

Apr 01, 2022
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Brody’s interprofessional clinical simulation program earns full accreditation

One of the most modern and engaging medical education programs at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine has received full accreditation from an international organization that advocates for best...

Mar 29, 2022
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Brody School of Medicine honors eight master educators

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University honored eight educators for their strong commitment to training the next generation of highly skilled and compassionate physicians. The Master Educator program...

Mar 02, 2022
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Evidence increasingly supports the idea that plant-based dietary patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet, may play an important role in the risk reduction of many chronic diseases. To better educate...

Jan 26, 2022
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While many of his peers are being shuttled around to practices and tournaments for their various sports teams, Wyatt Sanson is often traveling to physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech...

Dec 03, 2021
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ECU medical, physical therapy students provide free services to area homeless

Students from East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and College of Allied Health Sciences recently spent an evening providing complimentary foot exams and physical therapy services to homeless residents...

Nov 11, 2021
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It is not uncommon to see civilians thank military veterans for their service, but it is not every day when the veteran replies by thanking the civilian for their service...

Oct 29, 2021
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ECU nursing students support abused children with cuddly donations

When there is need in eastern North Carolina, East Carolina University’s College of Nursing always answers the call to serve. This has been evident throughout the COVID-19 pandemic as nursing...

Oct 14, 2021
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East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Health have launched a new Rural Family Medicine Residency Program that will equip physicians with specialized training in caring for patients...