Rob Spahr Archives

Oct 07, 2021
  • Rob Spahr

ECU nursing, physical therapy students team up for patient-centered training

A new partnership between the East Carolina University colleges of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing recently provided students the opportunity to experience firsthand the benefits of interprofessional health care delivery...

Sep 02, 2021
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Purple Pantry opens location on ECU’s Health Sciences Campus

A valuable resource in decreasing food insecurity among East Carolina University students officially opened at the Health Sciences Campus (HSC) Students Center on Aug. 31. ECU’s Purple Pantry has provided...

Jul 30, 2021
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The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University officially welcomed 86 new medical students — the most diverse class in the school’s history — during the school’s annual White...

Jul 28, 2021
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A new clinical trial partnership between East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Health, which officially began on Jan. 1, has been awarded membership to the Alliance for...

Apr 26, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich
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The COVID-19 pandemic presented a host of challenges for the student organizers of the annual Pirates Vs. Cancer fundraiser this year, but they remained undaunted and still managed to raise...

Mar 25, 2021
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Brody School of Medicine receives full accreditation from LCME

The medical education program at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine was recently granted full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) for an eight-year term. Most...

Mar 24, 2021
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For more than a year, the students, faculty and staff on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus have been faced with an unprecedented set of challenges due to the COVID-19...

Mar 19, 2021
  • Natalie Sayewich
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Fourth-year medical students at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine learned on Friday where they will spend the next several years of their lives. As part of the annual...

Dec 21, 2020
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People all over the world were required to adjust their plans and traditions during 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nation’s medical students were not immune. First-year...

Nov 11, 2020
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As COVID-19 was impacting eastern North Carolina, Dr. Todd Jackson used his expertise to drive innovation. In addition to his regular duties overseeing pharmacy, lab and imaging services as the...