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25569
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Dr. Leslie Smith, a student at Brody School of Medicine from 1998-2002, chose East Carolina because of its focus on primary care in rural areas. Utilizing her experiences, Smith makes it her mission to change how disadvantaged patients receive health care.
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25603
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To follow suit with recent studies that show effective communication among health care providers as an aid in reducing preventable medical errors, East Carolina’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School encourages inter-professional education in the curriculum.
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25621
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Internationally renowned snake expert Dr. Sean Bush joins the faculty of East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine as a professor of emergency medicine. Bush’s long time interest in reptiles and venomous creatures, along with his numerous publications and national recognition will be an asset to East Carolina’s interdisciplinary medical services.
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25618
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A new East Carolina telemedicine program will link hospital emergency departments across North Carolina to mental health professionals who can provide treatment in mental health or substance abuse cases.
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25691
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East Carolina University researchers have developed a new drug that aids in the prevention of asthma attacks. The new drug prevents both inflammation and muscle contracting, while also being long acting.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p13 Periodical Website
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25700
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Dr. Randolph W. Chitwood, Jr. chairs the Department of Surgery at the East Carolina University School of Medicine and Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Chitwood has built the cardiovascular surgery program from the ground up, and has become an international pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery with the use of robotics.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 1999, p12-17 Periodical Website
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25767
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Although Dr. Todd Savitt decided being a physician was not for him, he is employed at the Brody School of Medicine as a professor of medical humanities. In additional to teaching aspiring physicians medical ethics, Dr. Savitt is a groundbreaking researcher and specialist in the field of African American medical history.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2004, p26-30 Periodical Website
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25772
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Drs. Orville Day and David Pravica, a physicist and mathematician at East Carolina University, have been developing a theory that allows for one to predict the mass and size of a black hole based on energy vibrations. The two are now working with faculty from the Brody School of medicine to apply this theory to the detection of coronary artery disease.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p4 Periodical Website
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25773
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Exercise is usually the solution to what ails us, but researchers in the Human Performance Laboratory, a partner with the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, what to make sure we know how exercise works, what works best, and how much is too much.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2005, p8-13, il Periodical Website
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25835
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Drs. Gordon Downie and Rosa Cuenca are working with Dr. Ron Allison, a radiation oncologist and chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at East Carolina’s Brody School of Medicine on a unique and innovate cancer treatment: photodynamic therapy, which uses light rays to target cancerous cells. The Photodynamic Therapy Center is housed at the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center, supported by Brody and Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p12-15 Periodical Website
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25839
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Researchers at East Carolina’s Department of Physiology in the Brody School of Medicine have made clinically important connections between asthma-related inflammation and illnesses of the heart and blood vessels. This link will aid further research in environmental triggers and better treatment options.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2006, p28 Periodical Website
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25846
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Doctors, at the East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, in physiology and emergency medicine have shown some success in using stem cells to restore sensory function and reduce pain after spinal cord injuries in mice.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2007, p24-25 Periodical Website
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28476
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The details behind the pending merger of ECU Physicians and Vidant Medical Group are discussed. The merger has been moving slowly and that has frustrated many. The complexities behind the deal and the benefits for East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine and Vidant are discussed.
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29443
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East Carolina University's School of Medicine trains doctors in the practice of primary care and family medicine, which have become critical areas in healthcare both nationally and in North Carolina. ECU's medical school is also advancing students into their careers in family medicine with the Three Plus Three Program that combines the fourth year of medical school with the first year of residency.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 3, March 1992, p76, 78-81, por
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29587
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Since the late 1970s, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University has been a crucial resource of research and health care. Since its inception, the School has striven to improve health care of the region, provide primary care physicians, and provide access to disadvantaged and minority groups.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 11, Nov-Sup 2007, p18, por