Monthly Archives: September 2011

Barnes Lecture set for Sept. 14

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences Barnes Lecture will be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 14 at the East Carolina Heart Institute.

Dr. Blase A. Carabello will present, “Tough cases in VHD: The patient with severe asymptomatic VHD and the patient with far advanced end-stage disease.”

Carabello is vice chairman of the Department of Medicine at the W.A. “Tex” and Deborah Moncrief Jr. Baylor College of Medicine and medical care line executive at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

For additional information, contact Paige Butler at 744-5395 or e-mail

Golf Tournament to benefit Chris Cash Foundation

The East Carolina University Department of Kinesiology Graduate Student Organization will honor Capt. Chris Cash, an Army officer killed while serving in Iraq, with a fundraiser Oct. 10 at Brook Valley Country Club.

The 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser will benefit the Capt. Christopher Cash Memorial Foundation of N.C., which helps fund college scholarships in North Carolina.  Cash was a graduate of ECU’s Department of Kinesiology, formerly Exercise and Sport Science.

Additional funds from the event will benefit Kinesiology graduate students with the expense of attending and presenting research at national conferences.

The golf tournament will begin at noon, with registration starting at 11 a.m. A $75 fee per person includes a catered lunch, 18 holes of gold with cart, beverages on the course and a chance to win prizes.  Individual competitions such as closest to the pin and a putting contest will take place.

Individual hole sponsorships are available for $50, which includes an 18 x 24” sign at the tee box on tournament day.

To become a sponsor or to pre-register for the tournament, which is required, contact Jake Ernst at or 252-737-4682.

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